Cindy Long’s sensitive graphite portraits bring to life the many faces of the people of the American West. Her lifelong love of drawing has found them to be captivating subjects, full of personality, strength, and character. Cindy believes that portraying their faces in graphite or charcoal is the perfect way to capture their strong and unique spirits.
Her work has been shown in art shows throughout the West, where her drawings have won numerous awards. Among the shows, she participates in are “Small Works, Great Wonders” at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, the Cheyenne Frontier Days Western Art Show, the Phippen Museum Miniature Masterpiece Show, and the Bosque Classic. She has been featured in several art publications, including “Art of the West”, “Western Art Collector”, “Southwest Art”, “Horses in Art”, and “Strokes of Genius: The Best of Drawing.”
Cindy enjoys traveling to beautiful locations all over the West in search of new faces and inspiration.