Gary Byrd graduated from Oklahoma State University with Bachelor’s degrees in Biological Science and Advertising. While originally self-taught, has been a professional artist since 1993. Gary has studied under several renowned artists including Greg Beecham, John Seerey-Lester, Martin Grelle, Bruce Greene and Jim Wilcox.
Specialties are Western themes, wildlife/animal and landscapes.
After a long and successful career in the Energy business, Gary and his wife made the decision to pursue his art on a full-time basis. They implemented a plan to accomplish that goal and in 2012, he began painting full time. He has produced a substantial portfolio of diversified works. He has lived in Oklahoma and Texas. He now resides in New Mexico.