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Art & Artisans

Their remarkable talents and awesome variety of skills are showcased throughout the GSRR tourism area. To view art that inspires and crafts to admire, visit the following locations ... Eatonia Murals by Dean Francis

Eatonia Murals
Beautiful outdoor murals of local landscapes.

That's Empressive! Craft Gallery & Tearoom
A unique selection of paintings, pottery and handmade jewelry from Canadian artists.
(403) 565-0009

Dean Francis at Sagebrush Studios & Fran Francis Pottery
A renovated church houses the original wildlife and landscape paintings of Dean Francis and the hand built pottery of Fran Francis. The grounds contain ponds, rock gardens and native trees, shrubs, cactus and wildflowers. Open June to September by appointment. Leader Wildlife Sculpture by Ralph Berg

Burstall Cactus Sculpture
Impressive larger than life sculpture.

Leader Wildlife Sculptures
Several larger-than-life sculptures depict bird & wildlife species unique to this area, including rare and endangered species.

Mendham MuralSceptre Wheat Sculpture by George Jaegli
Outdoor mural depicts historic Hot Air Balloon Landing.

Sceptre Murals
An ever-growing number of impressive scenic and historical musrals by various local artists.

Sceptre Wheat Sculpture
The world's largest metal wheat sculpture.

Sceptre Cartoon Fire Hydrants
Funny and whimsical additions to the Sceptre streets.

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