These interviews were conducted on 8/15/1996 at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, Oklahoma City, OK. They were recorded during the final phase of installation of â€śVisions of the Westâ€ť â€“ five triptychs in the Special Events Center. These five paintings are one of the largest landscape installations in America. Video Interview with Wilson Hurley.
â€śIn His Partnerâ€™s Wordsâ€ť Rosalyn Roembke a.k.a. Roz Hurley
Roz and Wilson forged a rare personal and professional partnership with complementary skills and a unifying interest in creating the â€śbetter paintingsâ€ť. She was adamant about using her maiden name for her paintings because she did not want the perception that she was hanging on Wilsonâ€™s reputation. No-one who has seen her works could possibly make this error. Click Here to View.
â€śIn His Daughterâ€™s Wordsâ€ť Mary DeMova Hurley
The following video clips are from an interview with Mary DeMova Hurley, daughter of Wilson Hurley, in her Phoenix home on November 27, 2001. From a first-hand source they begin to paint a picture of the Hurley family and Wilson as an emerging artist. Click Here to View
Susan Halston McGarry After receiving a Masterâ€™s degree in Art History from the University of Minnesota, she was the editor for Southwest Art magazine for 18 years (1979-1988). She possess an impressive knowledge of the American art scene and has personal relationships with many well-known artists. View Video
Ann Brown (Nedra Matteucci Gallery) Fine art dealer, Santa Fe, NM (representative of the Wilson Hurley Estate) View Video