M. W. “Skip” Whitcomb, an accomplished plein air painter, draftsman and print maker, studied at the Art Center College of Design in Los Angeles. He is the two-time winner of both the Artists’ Choice Award at the Buffalo Bill Art Show and Sale, and the Red Smith Memorial Award at the National Museum of Wildlife Art in Jackson, Wyoming. Whitcomb has also won the Grand Prize in Pastel Journal’s International Competition.His paintings have been included in exhibitions organized by the National Academy of Design in New York City, the Gilcrease Museum of the Americas in Tulsa, OK, the Prix de West in Oklahoma City, and the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, Cody, WY among many others. He is a signature member of the Plein Air Painters of America and is represented by the Simpson-Gallagher Gallery in Cody, WY and the Wood River Fine Art in Ketchum, ID. He maintains a studio in Fort Collins, CO.