Don Prechtel

Don Prechtel has been a professional working artist since 1968. He is also an historian and avid collector of military and western accoutrements. He has filled his studio with books and artifacts that he incorporates into his paintings. Many of his paintings have been reproduced on book jackets, magazine covers, and illustrations in historical and scholastic publications. His goal is to use his natural talent to inspire others to pursue their artistic talents. His paintings are displayed in private collections, museums, military installations and even European collections.

A selection of awards, publications and distinctions for Don include: John Scott People’s Choice Award, Purchase Award, Merit Award, and 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005 Heritage Award for the best representational paintings depicting our Western Heritage.

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