Artist makes toast to her iconic “cowgirl” image

Contemporary western artist Donna Howell-Sickels, who operates Davis & Blevins Gallery with her husband John in Saint Jo, celebrated the 40th birthday of the “Cowgirl,” who is the centerpiece of her artwork. Guests at Saturday’s exhibition opening┬áheard a brief talk from the artist on the evolution of the red-lipped cowgirl, and also viewed her latest artwork. (Photo by Barbara Green)