Education B.F.A. 1973 Fine Art Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX


Museum Collections

Buffalo Bill Museum, Cody, WY
CM Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT
National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame, Fort Worth, TX National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY
Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
Booth Museum of Western Art, Cartersville, GA Scottsdale’s Museum of the West, Scottsdale, AZ Steamboat Art Museum, Steamboat Springs, CO


Museum Exhibitions

The Booth Western Art Museum, Cartersville, GA:

For the Love of Art Gala Artist, February 2017
Taking The Reins! The Art of Donna Howell-Sickles, January 2015
The 11th Annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering Featured Artist, March 2007 The Other Side of the West: Recreating New Icons of the West, April 2004

Buffalo Bill Museum, Cody, WY:

Buffalo Bill Art Show, Sept. 1992-2021

Briscoe Western Art Museum, San Antonio, TX:

Into the New West: Contemporary Art from the Booth, May-December 2019 210 West Gallery Lecture, August 2019

The Brinton Museum, Big Horn, WY

The Brinton 101, November 2013 - 2017

CM Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT:

CM Russell Auction, March 1997- 2021
Guest Speaker, C M Russell Show, March 2004 Guest Artist Retrospective, March 1998
Guest Artist Show, March 1997
The Spirited Line, Four Artist Show, Sept 1995

Cowboy Hall of Fame, Oklahoma City, OK:

Small Works; Small Wonders, November 2009 – 2019
The Madonna’s of the Prairie: Depictions of Women in the American West, May 2015

Prix de West, June 1997

Desert Caballeros Western Museum, Wickenburg, AZ:

Cowgirl Up; Art from the Other Half of the West, April 2006-2017

Eiteljorge Museum, Indianapolis, IN:

Quest for the West, September 2018-2021

Museum of Art of the American West, Houston, TX:

Four Faces West, July 1991

National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame, Fort Worth, TX:

Donna Howell-Sickles Exhibition: The Trail of the Cowgirl, March 2019
Donna Howell-Sickles Retrospective: The Timeless Image of the Cowgirl; Feb 2005

Cowgirl Spring Roundup, Montana, May 2015, April 2021 The Heart of the West;, 2004-2010

National Museum of Wildlife Art, Jackson, WY:

Guest Artist, Western Visions, 2008
Western Visions, Sept 1996-2020
Invitational Show-Wildlife Miniature Show, Sept 2001

American Women Artists: A New Legacy, Guest Speaker, March 1996



The Night of Artists, Featured Artists, Jan 2003-2013

Nicolaysen Art Museum, Casper, WY:

Rubbed, Smeared, Erased...the Facets of Drawing, Oct 1997

Nita Stewart Haley Memorial Library, Midland, TX

Haley Library Show, Painters who Sculpt, April 2015

Phippen Museum, Prescott, AZ:

Annual Miniature Masterpiece Art Show and Sale 2000 -2020 Wild Horses: Equine Art At Home On the Range, Jul-Nov 2008

Other Side of the West: The Homecoming; Oct. 2005

Steamboat Art Museum, Steamboat Springs, CO

Looking West Group Show, May 2019 Imagining the West, December 2017
SAM Exhibit, December 2016
Donna Howell-Sickles Retrospective, 2014

Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ:

American Women in the West Group Show, February 1993 - 1997

University of Wyoming Art Museum, Laramie, WY:

Realism in the Contemporary Art of the American West, Oct 1998

Western Art & Architecture, Cowgirl Dreams, October 2020, Corrine Gaffner Garcia

Cowboys & Indians, Touring the Booth, July 2020, Dana Joseph
Texas Women and Ranching 2019, Texas A&M Univercity Press, Cover Art.

Horses in the American West: Portrayals by Twenty-Four Artists 2018, Heidi Brady and Scott White

Western Art of the Twenty-First Century 2018,. Schiffer Publishing Ltd E. Ashley Rooney forward by Seth Hopkins

Southwest Art Magazine: Donna Howell-Sickles Roping the Stars, July 2016, Gussie Fauntieroy

The National Center for American Western Art, San Antonio, TX:

Art of the West, The Joy of Being Alive, January 2015, Vicki Stavig

Western Art & Architecture, In the Studio: Blazing a New Trail July 2013, Shari Morrison

Southwest Artr Magazine, 40 Prominent People, April, 2011

Texas Traditions: Contemporary Artists of the Lone Star State 2010, Michael Duty & Susan Hallsten McGarry

Western Horseman Magazine: New Step for Howell-Sickles, July 2010; Jennifer Denison

Art of the West Magazine: 2008 Guidebook of Art, 2006 Anniversary Issue; Vicki Stavig

Cowboys and Indians Magazine: A Cowgirl On the Rise, Dec 2007; William C. Reynolds

Western Horseman Magazine: Splashed With Spirit, Nov 2007; Kyle Partain

Texas Highways Magazine: Cowgirl Rising In Saint Jo, May 2007; Kathryn Jones

Wildlife Art Magazine: May-June 2006 Issue; Judy Archebald

The Dallas Morning News: The Muse in the Saddle, Mar 13, 2005; Katharine Goodloe

Western Traditions: Contemporary Artists of the West 2004; Michael Duty & Suzanne Deats

Performance Horse Magazine, 2004, Prime-Time Thrill Seekers; Erin Randall Lone Star Horse Report, July 2004; Dan Talbot
Southwest Art, May 2004, My World; Wolf Schneider
Art of the West, Nov-Dec 2002, The Studio; Nancy Gillespie

Frisco Style, Fall 2000, Blazing Trails; Lori Fairchild America’s Horse, Nov-Dec 1999, Cowgirl Magic, Lesli Groves

Leading the West: 100 Contemporary Western Artists, 1998 Northlight Publishing Dan Hagerty

Cowgirl Rising: The Art of Donna Howell-Sickles, 1997 the Greenwich Workshop Press; Peg Streep

The Equine Image, Jun-July 1997, Classic Cowgirls; Ann Terry Hill

American Cowboy, 1994, Donna Howell-Sickles Sends Real Cowgirl Greetings; Shari R. Carman

The Santa Fean , June 1993, Donna Howell-Sickles, Artist; Jann Wolcott

Southwest Art, May 1991, Donna Howell-Sickles, Annie Osburn