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Artist Jay Contway
Title Cutter #11/30
Media bronze sculpture
Dated 1980
Size 13 x 27 x 11 in. / 33 x 68.6 x 27.9 cm.
Estimate $1,000 - $1,500

Notes
signed, dated and numbered along bottom

Provenance
private collection, Calgary


Biographical Information
Jay Contway ~ [1935-2019] American
Contway was a native Montana artist who was raised working quarter horses on a ranch and spent time on the rodeo circuit. Appreciation for the working cowboy, his own native ancestry, and the people and animals of the west is illustrated in his work. His ancestry includes Native American, English, and Irish. He attended Northern Montana College in Havre and the College of Great Falls to earn a teaching certificate. Over the years Jay won numerous awards but the most important recognitions of his career were the inductions into the Calgary Stampede Western Art Show Hall of Fame in 2009, the C.M. Russell Museum Skull Society of Artists 2014 & 2015, and the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center in 2015.
for more biographical information and examples of his work see artist's website at jaycontway.com

Historical Results for this Artist

Current Bid
CAD $550 - Paddle # 101456
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CAD $600

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Bidding History
Paddle #
Date
Amount
101456
4/20/2024 2:21:43 PM
CAD $550
101860
4/20/2024 1:38:14 PM
CAD $500

Biographical Information
Jay Contway ~ [1935-2019] American
Contway was a native Montana artist who was raised working quarter horses on a ranch and spent time on the rodeo circuit. Appreciation for the working cowboy, his own native ancestry, and the people and animals of the west is illustrated in his work. His ancestry includes Native American, English, and Irish. He attended Northern Montana College in Havre and the College of Great Falls to earn a teaching certificate. Over the years Jay won numerous awards but the most important recognitions of his career were the inductions into the Calgary Stampede Western Art Show Hall of Fame in 2009, the C.M. Russell Museum Skull Society of Artists 2014 & 2015, and the Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame and Western Heritage Center in 2015.
for more biographical information and examples of his work see artist's website at jaycontway.com

Historical Results for this Artist

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