Cyrus Afsary

Cyrus Afsary

Cyrus Afsary studied art under the strict discipline of the Russian Realist style of painting.  He has won numerous awards including gold and silver medals from the National Academy of Western Art and was the first recipient of the coveted Lougheed Memorial Award.  Cyrus won the Painting Award at the Buffalo Bill Art Show in 2006 and shared in the choice award.  In 2007, he was awarded the Best of Show at the Eiteljorg Museum and, in 2009 at the Charles Russell Museum he received the staff choice award. In 2010, he was awarded the Williams Award for Collectors’ reserve at the Gilcrease Museum.

Cyrus is an artist and member of the Cowboy Hall of Fame.  He participates annually in the Prix de West, the Masters of the American West at the Autry Museum in California, and the Buffalo Bill Art Show & Sale in Cody, Wyoming.  Cyrus was featured in the 2002 Gilcrease Museum Rendezvous.  He is also a member of the Northwest Rendezvous Group.

Cyrus and his work appear in numerous publications, including American Artist, Art of the West, Southwest Art, Western Art Collector, and Who’s Who in American Art. Cyrus has a passion for his work and the exceptional paintings he produces reflect that passion. His work is represented by Claggett/Rey Gallery, Vail, Colorado; Trailside Galleries, Jackson Hole, Wyoming and Scottsdale, Arizona; Altermann Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico; Settlers West Galleries, Tucson, Arizona; Whistle Pik Galleries, Fredericksburg, Texas; and the Ponderosa Art Gallery, Hamilton, Montana.