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Meet Jay Contway
Jay Contway was a world-famous American Western Sculptor who’s life was his art and his art was his life. Much of his artwork shows what he has experienced first hand. Click on The Artist button below to learn more.
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Jay was a native Montana artist who raised working Quarter Horses. He spent time on the rodeo circuit and his knowledge and respect for the working cowboy shows clearly in his art. Appreciation for the history, his own native ancestry, and the people and animals of the west he loved is illustrated in his work. Click on The Work button below to learn more.
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Dear patrons, family and friends: This past year has been challenging; one never stops learning. I have missed Jay greatly but could not wish him back to have lived through the confinement caused by Covid 19. As his legacy keeper, I have placed many of his belongings in the Phillips County Museum in Malta, Montana and have added to the […]
On Friday, September 6th, 2019 Jay & Lynn Contway and 164 of their closest friends and family gathered at the C.M. Russell Museum in Great Falls, Montana to celebrate Jay being honored with the 2019 Montana Cowboy Hall of Fame Saddle of Honor Award.