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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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Jay Joseph Contway was born February 13, 1935 in Malta, Montana and passed away November 21, 2019 in Great Falls, Montana. He was divinely blessed with a God-given talent for western art. He painted in watercolor and oil, but as we all know, his greatest gift was his ability to sculpt in clay and cast […]
Dear patrons, family and friends: Long before my husband, Jay Contway, reached the last chapter of his life we discussed the legacy he was leaving to the world of western art. Jay was truly grateful for his talent and his life. He loved the west and the cowboy life. He moved with complete ease between two cultures, the […]