On a trip to Montana, Jack began photographing an approaching storm. The images he
captured brought back memories of his grandfather’s stories about the cattle drives
and storms he had weathered. Here he depicts the determination and hard work it takes
to get the cattle to safety, no matter the situation.
A New Day
Cowboys gather at sunrise as they prepare to ride out from the big red barn to gather
A Cowboy's Time to Reflect
Yosemite Valley. This day was certainly custom-made for a "Cowboy's Time to Reflect"
on all things that make life worth living.
“All In” is near and dear to Jack and his wife Anita. Jack created a painting for
their engagement that would represent his love and commitment. Using his western
art style, he painted a cowboy on his horse plunging ‘ALL IN.’ It symbolizes his
dedication to her.
Autumn at Big Bear Lake
Nestled in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California, Big Bear Lake is
one of the most beautiful spots in the nation. Autumn is particularly special as
leaves turn vibrant shades of vermillion and gold glistening against the heroic pine
In a few short minutes the sun will burn through the clouds and by day's end the
horses and riders will be ready to enjoy the comforts of another "Clearwater Crossing".
Crossing the Nueces
The Nueces River is one of the most beautiful sights in Texas. Artesian springs supply
crystal clear water that flows for many miles over a limestone rock bottom through
the hill country.
Remembering the Old Times
It was a time when people met downtown at the Post Office and shared conversations
with friends and business owners.
Change of Fortune
“Change of Fortune” delivers an image that is worth more than a thousand words. No
matter how much the every day world changes for the cattle business with the search
for renewable energy and oil well placements, the western spirit is kept alive by
cowboys dedicated to their passion and work.
Many times after a long day's work the men would gather around the wagon with a guitar
and fiddle to pass the time. These early cowboy ballads were the roots of the music
we know as "Country and Western".
The Fort Worth Stockyards offers a fun-filled adventurous step into the history of
the Old West available nowhere else but "Cowtown".
It seemed the cattle were fond of the grass and the solitude and weren't concerned
with the Early Snow.