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Artisan Row: The Artists of Buffalo

Mar 29, 2022 | Arts & Culture

The Artists of Buffalo

Home to an eclectic group of artisans that run the gamut of artistic mediums. Blending practice and passion across a diverse canvas, Johnson County offers a vibrant and dedicated art community.

Bronze statues and murals, contributed by local and visiting artists, dot the downtown landscape paying tribute to our western heritage, while art galleries and pitter centers offer a wide ranch of admirable art one can see, wear or learn how to craft.

Take a Stroll

Stroll the city block lined with artisans and galleries, beginning at E Benteen Street.

1. Potters Depot – Pottery classes and handmade creations
2. Crazy Woman Square – Murals & the bronze work of Hugh Jennings
3. The Hitching Post – Bronzes, art, Longmire books, as well as fine cigars and more
4. First Northern Bank Parking Lot – Features the bronze work of D. Michael Thomas
5. Gigi’s – Local artist’s images of the West and portraits by Lin
6. Wyoming In Color – Jewelry, art, pottery, leather work, books
7. Bucking Buffalo Supply Co. – Longmire headquarters, books and merchandise
8. The Historic Occidental Hotel – Open mic nights on Tuesday, Thursday Night Bluegrass Jam
9. Margo’s Pottery & Fine Crafts – Ceramics, stoneware, blown glass, metal art
10. Prosinski Custom Framing & Fine Art – Custom framing, matting and original fine art.
11. Rustic Gears – Specialty gift shop featuring 100 percent local hand-made items

Artisan Row: The Artists of Buffalo

THE MURALS

Crazy Woman Square, the Margo’s Pottery building and other downtown buildings are home to hand-painted murals. The murals reflect the artistic expression of our history and culture by local painters Marchel Kelley, Jenny Wuerker, Aaron Wuerker, and visiting painters from Colorado.

Read more about the Murals.

THE WRITERS

Home to authors, the likes of Gene Gagliano, Steve Rzasa, and Craig Johnson, the area boasts a variety of genres. From the famed Longmire Series, to Sci-Fi and children’s books, we’ve got a little something for everyone.

Read more about the Writers.

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