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      Oil on Linen

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                  Cyrus Afsary is known for works of art that not only capture moments in time but create moods about people and places as well. With an eclectic range of subjects, Afsary moves from portraits to still lifes to landscapes with a magical grace that reflects his sensitive and emotional study of life.

                  As a child, his love for art was evident. And while his father was concerned for his penchant for art, his mother encouraged his talent.

                  Afsary received commissions for painting portraits which served him well later in his career when he was invited to paint portraits of John Wayne, Sylvester Stallone, Frank Sinatra, Susan Anton, Dean Martin, and Wayne Newton’s horse, Aramis. In college, Afsary earned two Bachelor of Arts degrees, one in Fine Arts and the other in interior design. His education has led him, through the years, to paint a wide variety of subjects in his preferred medium, oil, and sometimes watercolors and pastels. He has been greatly influenced by the artwork of the masters, especially the great Russian artists, Ilya Repin and Valentin Serov as well as European artists.

                  Selected Group Exhibitions
                  • Autry National Center, Masters of the American West, Los Angeles, California, 2014
                  • National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Prix de West, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 2014
                  • National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Small Works, Great Wonders, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
                  • Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, WY
                  • Gilcrease Museum, Rendezvous, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2002

                  • Northwest Rendezvous Group
                  • Cowboy Hall of Fame
                  • Oil Painters of America
                  • National Academy of Western Art
                  • Artists of America
                  Selected Press
                  • Western Art Collector, (Feature), December, 2009
                  • Western Art Collector, February, 2008
                  • American Artist, (Feature), March, 2002
                  • Art of the West, (Cover) July/August, 1999
                  • Southwest Art, January, 1987
                  • Who’s Who in America
                  • Who’s Who in the West

                  • Gilcrease Museum. Williams Award for Collectors’ Reserve, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2010
                  • C.M. Russell Museum, Staff Choice Award, Helena, MT, 2009
                  • Eiteljorg Museum, Quest for the West, Best of Show, Indianapolis, IN, 2007
                  • Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Buffalo Bill Art Show, Painting Award, Cody, WY, 2006
                  • Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Buffalo Bill Art Show, Choice Award, Cody, WY, 2006
                  • C. M. Russell Show of Original Western Art, Best of Show, Helena, MT
                  • National Arts Club, Pastel Society of America Show, Exceptional Merit Award, 1986
                  • National Academy of Western Art, Gold & Silver Awards, Lougheed Memorial Award, Oklahoma City, OK
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                          To our Valued Customers


                          During this time of crisis, when our lives are upended daily as new information is available, John Marzolf and the staff at the Broadmoor Galleries want to extend our heartfelt gratitude for your partnership and loyalty.  We are reminded of our strength in the community during this moment and we are truly grateful for our extended family.  We have been contacted by many of our artists, who are also concerned about our current events and they’ve decided to lower their prices during these uncertain times.  We know that as the world seems to stand, still life continues to happen - birthdays, anniversaries, Easter and Mother’s Day all will still occur and these lower prices will ease the strain at this time.  Inquire about specific pieces and Krista or Jamie will let you know the temporality lowered prices.

                          Currently, our physical locations will not be open to the public.  We hope to reopen with the Broadmoor Resort and Properties on May 22nd for Memorial Day Weekend.  Until then we plan to be fully functional through our website, social media, email, phone calls, and texts.  Explore our website’s new chat feature for immediate contact with an associate.  If you have any questions about our pieces or artists please reach out.  Our associates are able to respond to any of your inquiries and will do so promptly.

                          Gallery Directors
                          Krista Steed

                          Jamie Oberloh

                          John Marzolf
                          Broadmoor Galleries

                          We are able to ship products directly to you or arrange a safe pick up at an offsite location. If there is anything we’ve missed or any other way we can help you please let us know!

                          We’ll get through this together. Sincerely,

                          John Marzolf and the Broadmoor Galleries Staff