"Art of the West" is a privately owned fine art collection of original watercolor and oil paintings, bronzes and prints. Artists in the collection come from Idaho, Montana, Colorado and Oregon and include Fred Ochi, Clyde Aspevig, Joseph Bohler, Jim Brousseau, Arlene Hooker Fay, Dan Rickards and Bob Wood. The collection includes two bronzes of Lewis and Clark and the subjects of the paintings and bronzes include landscapes, wildlife, western and Native American themes. Nancy Halliwell from Forum Del Sol, represents the collection and will be at the opening reception on First Thursday, April 2 from 5-9 p.m. Enjoy acoustic folk music by Beth Wilson, wine tasting by Indian Creek Winery, and finger foods.