Historical Utah Artists

Earl W. Bascom

EWB&Old Time Bronc Rider

Earl W. Bascom. Photo courtesy John A. Bascom.

Earl W. Bascom (1906-1995) was born in Vernal, Utah, raised in Alberta, Canada and lived in California where he died.  He was a graduate of BYU in 1940.  He has been inducted into seven halls of fame, mostly for his rodeo career and has been called the “Father of Modern Rodeo” for his many rodeo equipment inventions.  He was a painter, printmaker and sculptor. You can see some of his art and history at www.bascombronze.com.

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