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Art & Design Study Collection
Empire Art Gallery
Walter Piehl is recognized as a leading proponent of contemporary western art. Sentimental and romantic in association, horses are a central theme to American western art. Traditionally more illustrative in nature, Piehl instead incorporates a highly expressive technique (akin to Abstract Expressionism) in combination with rodeo themes.
Piehl completed his undergraduate study at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, and his graduate study at the University of North Dakota and the University of Minnesota. Piehl has taught painting at Minot State University for more than three decades.
Part of the Minot State Faculty Suite. The Suite includes nine prints from the following artist; Jessica Christy, Micah Bloom, and Ryan Stander, as well as Linda Olson, Walter Piehl, Avis Veikley, Bill Harbort, and Rob Anderson
This artwork has been custom framed in archival materials
Images are provided for educational purposes only and may not be reproduced for commercial use. Images may be protected by artist copyright. A credit line is required to be used for any public non-commercial educational purpose. The credit line must include, “Image courtesy of the University of North Dakota.”