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Jerry Diaz, Trick Roper & Rodeo Promoter, Fort Worth, Texas

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Jerry Diaz, Trick Roper & Rodeo Promoter, Fort Worth, Texas

Artist: Don Russell (American, born 1953)

Date: 2016, printed 2017
Medium: digital inkjet color print on paper
Dimensions:
22 × 17 inches (55.9 × 43.2 cm)
Image: 12 1/16 × 19 1/16 inches (30.6 × 48.4 cm)
Classification: Photographs
Inscribed: JERRY DIAZ, BEST OF MEXico PRomotoR, TRick RopER, CHARRO, 2016 (lower left, in pencil)
Signed: Don Russell (lower right, in pencil)
Credit Line: Gift of the artist, 2017
Object number: 2017.1.17
Previous Number: OD.2017.1.16
Label Text:Gerardo “Jerry” Diaz is a charro. The charro is a Mexican horseman. Diaz is the fourth generation of his family to follow the charro tradition. Diaz provides Specialty Acts for rodeos. He also produces The Mexican Rodeo Extravaganza. The performances feature skilled horsemanship. In addition, they demonstrate expert roping feats. Diaz has won numerous awards. They include the Federation of Charros’ Golden Spur Award.
Provenance: Artist; gifted May 4, 2017 to the Nelda C. and H.J. Lutcher Stark Foundation; accessioned to the Stark Museum of Art
Exhibitions:
  • Portraits from Cowboys of Color: Photographs by Don Russell