A painting of our son, Leif Eric Halvorson aka Eric of the Upper Missouri is the subject of the forthcoming cover of Art of the West magazine for March/April 2019.
The cover reproduces an original painting by C. Michael Dudash titled, "Six Stringer." For this study, Dudash used his live observations of Eric rendering authentic Fur Trade Era and other early songs accompanied on period-appropriate banjo. The original is an oil on linen work 16" h x 12" w, completed on February 9, 2017.
The magazine announced the forthcoming cover on Facebook here. You can see much more from Art of the West at its website here.