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"Sheep Camp" depicted in the San Juan Mountains of southwest Colorado. In the area where I live, twice a year, the sheep are driven up the road by sheep herders on foot either to their summer grazing area or back down out of the mountains to their winter refuge. I am lucky to have them pass by my place and it's always fun to see.
Shepherding is one of the oldest occupations, beginning some 6,000 years ago in Asia Minor. Sheep were kept for their milk, meat and especially their wool. Over the next millennia, sheep and shepherding spread throughout Eurasia. Henri Fleisch tentatively suggested the Shepherd Neolithic industry of Lebanon may date to the Epipaleolithic and that it...
Jerry McElroy's art and photography has been published and collected by numerous corporations and private collectors for more than 25 years. His images have been used to illustrate many book covers, annual reports, magazines, and advertisements. His art has been accepted, and won awards in major art shows and includes a "Best of Show" in the Cheyenne County Annual Spring Art Show and the Denver Art Museum's "The Real West" show. Jerry's work centers around the desert southwest and the ancient puebloans. Being of Native American decent himself, he is drawn to the places and ruins of the Anasazi who flourished in the Four Corners Area over 700 years ago.
Owning a painting by McElroy is not only a great addition to your room decor, but is a...
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