Although Borein's design has become an icon of the Calgary Stampede, the precedent of using original western art as the basis of the Stampede's visual identity all but disappeared with Weadick's departure in 1932.
those pieces were likely made by local Calgary jeweller and member of the Calgary Exhibition and Stampede board of directors, David E.
If Borein's art work consolidated a visual identity for the Stampede in the 1920s, it was the ingenuity of Charlie Beil, one of Russell's proteges, who helped elaborate it over the next three decades.
Awarding rodeo trophy bronze sculptures as rodeo prizes was an innovation unique to the Calgary Stampede.
In 1972, the Calgary Stampede invited five sculptors to continue the Beil's tradition: Malcolm MacKenzie, Come Martens, Gina McDougall, Douglas Stephens, and Gerald Tail Feathers.
23) This mandate is evident to this day in the arts and crafts section organized by the Calgary Stampede's Western Showcase committee and in its high school art competitions and art scholarship programs organized in conjunction with the Calgary Stampede Foundation.
In addition to opening the fourth Dixie Stampede, Dolly also announced yesterday that she and her Dixie Stampede partners are contributing $7 million to help fund the expansion of her Imagination Library across the United States.
For more information on the opening of the new Dixie Stampede attraction in Orlando, contact Ted Miller at Dolly Parton Productions; for more information regarding the Imagination Library program's expansion, contact David Dotson at the Dollywood Foundation.
The Stampede has been the city's primary vehicle by which these economic priorities were promoted and consolidated, a fact duly recognized and abetted by civic government.
The Calgary Stampede is also a festival in that it exports a cultural product with roots in the past and it celebrates a specific localized perception of this heritage.
In 2003, the Calgary Stampede informed the public that for every dollar of revenue generated from Stampede activities, another $2.
The Calgary Exhibition and Stampede owes its survival to the City of Calgary.
In many ways, the Stampede functions like a private company.
One has only to note the active presence of senior city officials within the Stampede organization.