Stretch Mini
Stretch Mini
Snooze
Snooze
Prance Mini
Prance Mini
Pebbles Vessel
Pebbles Vessel
Orbs
Orbs
Jack Jr
Jack Jr
Itchy
Itchy
Itch II
Itch II
Fairy IV _ Seated Pivoting On Her Hands Between Her Legs
Fairy IV _ Seated Pivoting On Her Hands Between Her Legs
Fairy II - Seated Legs To the Side Crossed At Calf's
Fairy II - Seated Legs To the Side Crossed At Calf's
Fairy I - Seated Hands On Knees
Fairy I - Seated Hands On Knees
Chaco
Chaco
Alert Mini
Alert Mini


"The sculpted figures are so inviting and York so unassuming that before long, you have entered into a pact with her and have become involved in her vision."

New Mexico Magazine, May 1993

Born: April 1952
Education:
University of Maryland
Baltimore Institute of Art
Corcoran, Washington, DC

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:
Museums:
Desert Cabballeros Western Museum "Cowgirl Up Annual Show" Wickenburg, AZ 2006-present

Trappings of the American West Show Santa Fe, NM 2004

Sky Arbor Wild Life Exhibit, 2003

Koshare Museum, La Junta CO 2002

Cowboy Artist of America Museum, Romancing the West, 2002

Fort Lewis College, Dedication with Blessing Way Monument

Okalahoma University Children's Hospital Dedication with the Dreamcatcher Monument 2002

One Woman Show, The Gilcrease Museum, Tulsa, OK, 1998

Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ "Woman & The West", 1994 - 1991

Nita Haley Library & Museum, Western Art Show, 1993, 1992, 1989

Pioneer Museum, Colorado Springs, CO, 1986

Canton Museum, Canton, OH, 1985

Traveling Exhibits:
Horse Power, Traveling Exhibition, Meyer Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, 2000
Horse Power, Traveling Exhibition, Zaplin-Lampert Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, 1999
Covering the West: Cover Artist of The SW Art Magazine 1997

Shows:
Animal Spirits and Objects of Power, Santa Fe, NM November 2005
Prince George Alumni Show, Largo, MD, March 2005
Night of the Artist Show, San Antonio, TX February 2005
Art Feast Santa Fe NM, February, 2005
Western Fashion show on horseback June 2004
Espanola Animal shelter sculpting demonstration "Pound Pup" December 2004
Master Miniature Show, Albuquerque, NM 2003
Sculpture Show And Demonstration, Beaver Creek Fine Art, Beaver Creek, CO 2002
Wild Horse Show, Denver , CO, November 2002
Parade of Homes put on by Contemporary Southwest Gallery2001
All Artists Indian Market Show, Santa Fe NM August 2001, 2005
Coyote Whispers, Meyer Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ 2002
Animal Group Show, Medicine Man Gallery, Tucson AZ, 2001
Hot Art Show Medicine Man Gallery, Tucson AZ , 2001
Two Person Show, Meyer Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ, 1999
The Art of Loving, Invitational, Bennington Center for the Arts, VT, 1998
Cowgirl Hall of Fame, Hereford, TX, 1985

SELECTED AWARDS:
1994 Best of Show, The Classic Art Show, Albuquerque, NM
1990 Western Artist of the Year, Collectors Society, Minneapolis, MN
1989 Judges Merit, Minneapolis Western & Wildlife Art Exhibition, MN
1987 Council of American Artists Society Award, Catherine Lorillard Art Club, New York, NY
1987 Best of Show, Traditional Western Art Show, Gallup, NM
1986 Buckaroo Heritage Award, Indian Heritage Award, Western Art Roundup, Winnemucca, NV
1982 First Place, Miniature Painters, Gravers, Sculptors Society of
Washington, DC
1981 Second Place, Miniature Painters, Gravers, Sculptors Society of Washington, DC
1979 First Place, Miniature Painters, Gravers, Sculptors Society of
Washington, DC
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:
The Enduring Western Spirit Focus- Santa Fe Magazine, August/Sept 2007
Passionate about Art-and Life, Wildlife Art Magizine July/Sept 2007
Star Liana York and Jeffery Lee Brock . . .Merging Art and Life, June 2007
30 Stars of 30 Years featured as one of the most significant and influential artists of the last 30 years by SW Art Magazine, May 2001
Horse Power in Life and Art, Cover Artist for the Equine Image, Feb/Mar. 2000
Star York: Horse Power, Pasatiempo, The New Mexican, Nov. 1999
Star Liana York: Bridging the Gap, Art of the West, March/April 1999
Star York: Riding a New Direction, Art Talk, and June/July 1998
Leading the West: 100 Contemporary Painters and Sculptors by Don Hagerty, Northland Publishing, and September 1997
Where Inner Life is More Important... New Mexican, August, 1997
Visions of the West Through the Work of Six Sculptors, InformArt, summer, 1997
Sculptor Inspired by Nature... Arizona Republic, July, 1997
New Land Gives New Spirit to Star York, New Mexican, May, 1996
Unfamiliar Paths, Southwest Art Magazine, February 1995
Sculptor: A Rising Star, New Mexico Magazine, May 1993
Sculpture in New Mexico, Art & Antiques, July/August, 1991
No Clich├ęs Here, Art of the West, May/June, 1989
How Liberal Are the Arts, Wildlife Art News, Jan./Feb., 1988
Cowgirl Art: How the West was Really Won, Santa Fe Reporter, July, 1987
Recasting the West, Southwest Art, Sept., 1987
Star Liana York, Albuquerque Journal Magazine, Sept. 15, 1987
The Colors of the West, Midwest Art, July/August 1987