AVAILABLE MARCH 8, 2016Four men walked into a bar and over booze, beer, and laughs created a powerful American art movement. Joined by fellow artist Fred Harman they called their organization the Cowboy Artists of America. Fred Harman the creator of the famous comic book character Red Ryder added his commercial knowledge, George Phippen added his reputation as a pioneer in the field of Southwest art. Charlie Dye and John Hampton were fierce protectors and innovators of the new movement, and Joe Beeler had the enthusiasm and spice of a young talent. Meet them all first as individual men, then as extraordinary talents in this biographical book on the Founders of the Cowboy Artists of America.