Featured Artist

The Platte Valley Arts Council is proud to sponsor the SECOND annual HAY BALE SCULPTURE COMPETITION in the Saratoga, Encampment & Riverside, Wyoming area. All Ranches, Businesses & Families near the highway or county road were invited to create some hay bale art & enter to win a traveling trophy & bragging rights for a year which has been The Barkhurst Family as the 2017 winner. 

Stay Tuned to vote for your favorites as this is STRICKLY a popularity contest when photos of the completed sculptures will be placed on Facebook on October 16, 2018 for everyone to vote for their favorites at

Judging taking place October 16-31, 2018