On Thursday, September 15, 2022 – Tom Gilleon's 40" x 60" oil painting Fort Mountain was the top selling painting at the National Wildlife Museum's live auction!
"Veteran western artist Tom Gilleon's oil painting Mourning Star sold for $350,000 - a Russell Auction record for a living artist's work"
During the past decade, R. Tom Gilleon’s career has skyrocketed, earning him tremendous recognition and rewards. But now, at age 79, he’s most excited about projects that are taking him in a new direction—what he calls his “2020 Vision”—and that might well be the most daunting challenge he’s ever undertaken.
The prolific career of Contemporary Western Fine Art Painter, Tom Gilleon
Tom Gilleon painting, Hair Apparent, sold for $265,000 at The C.M. Russell Museum Live Auction in 2013, breaking the record sale price of any living artist at the annual Russell Art Auction
Meeting up with friends at the Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival this September, I found myself flowing around the town plaza being led by art consultant, Steve Zabel, from Bozeman, Montana.