23 years in the making....

"History Holds The Future"

4' x 8' Oil-Alkyd on Linen

Collection of Dr. Christine and Dennis Fisher--Hays, Kansas

Painting started in 1986 finished October 2, 2009

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Home for "History Holds The Future"... Fort Hays State

Viewing the finished painting.....2009

at Stone Gallery Studio...1986 Hays, Kansas...Artist with initial pencil drawing. The Beginning...of a 23 year journey.

Photo taken at Stone Gallery Studio---1987?

Photo at Stone Gallery Studio--1988

Photo taken at downtown studio-Hays, Kansas --Hays Arts Council's Annex Building off 11th Street-- October 2, 2009

The finished shot.....

Photos by Ron Adams - Hays, Kansas

Painting stage of..."History Holds The Future" 09-2009

Detail section of "History Holds The Future" 2009

Promotional Photo Taken by DJ Cameron Perry-2008

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Painting in progress stage.... "History Holds The Future" 2008


November 13, 2007--Hays Daily News

Photo by Dennis Fisher--Hays, Kansas

Burkholder with mural "History Holds The Future" 2008


Detail from painting.....

10th Street 1886 Hays, Kansas

Signed prints will be available soon!

Detail from painting......

Photo used for painting....


Previous news article....2004

Previous stages of completion.....


"Fort Street"-- Hays, Kansas 1885

Image from painting

"Detail From History Holds The Future"

Signed Prints available

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Will do commission artworks, portraits, wildlife, and landscapes. Serious Inquiries Only.....Please email for prices and requests.