About the Book
The Art of Barry Hood
Rick Newby is executive director of Drumlummon Institute, a nonprofit dedicated to research, writing, and publishing on the culture of Montana and the broader American West, and editor-in-chief of the onlinr journal, Drumlummon Views (www.drumlummon.org). As an independent scholar, Rick Newby has written extensively about the culture of the American West and is the editor of many books, including A Most Desperate Situation: Frontier Adventures of a Young Scout, 1859-1864, by Walter Cooper; Writing Montana: Literature Under the Big Sky; The New Montana Story: An Anthology; and the Rocky Mountain Region volume in the Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Regional Cultures. An active art critic, Rick has published many articles on contemporary artists in national and international journals, and he is the author of numerous exhibition catalogs, including Rudy Autio: The Infinite Figure; New Works: Lawson Oyekan; and Beckoned into Landscape: The Paintings of Dale Livezey.