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Welcome to the American Plains Artists website where you will learn more about our annual juried art show and the artwork which focuses on the American Plains as a source of artistic expression in traditional, realistic and representational fine art paintings, drawings and sculpture.



Come Visit the Plains With Us!!



The 2017 Annual Juried Exhibit Award Winners is now available for viewing!!

The 2017 Reception and Tours is also available for viewing!!



The 2017 American Plains Artists 32nd Annual Juried Exhibit and Sale

Will be held at the


New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum

4100 Dripping Springs Road, Las Cruces, NM 88011

August 3 - November 5, 2017

Opening Reception, Thursday, August 3rd,  5:30 - 8 PM



The 2017 Signature "Small Works" Show

is now available for viewing!!!




(Visit our Juried Art Show page to review past exhibits)


If you are an artist interested in participating in our juried show or a collector of fine art

and would like to receive email notification of events, please email the APA Show Chairman, Judy McElroy to be added to our contact list.



The People



The Landscape



The Wildlife


The  Life


American Plains Artists c/o Fritzi Heron

P.O. Box 14607 - Odessa, TX 79768


APA  Contact Directory:

Judy McElroy, 2017 Show Chairperson: <jimcartist@gmail.com>

Fritzi Heron, APA Secretary/Treasurer:<heronartconnection@sbcglobal.net>

American Plains Artists c/o Fritzi Heron  P.O. Box 14607 Odessa, TX 79768

Jammey Huggins, APA web master: <jammey@jammey.com>



Please note: All images are copyright protected. Printing of these web pages and images are granted to

the extent for personal informational, non commercial purposes. All other use is restricted unless otherwise granted in writing.


Above artwork left to right by Jammey Huggins, Steven Napper, Eileen Nistler,  Fritzi Heron,

Cindy Long, Marvin Stevenson, Bill Scheidt, Mike Irvin