Robert Winter Born in Germany, he became a painter of western scenes that earned him feature articles in "Southwest Art" and "Western Art Digest." His painting "Feed Time" won the Best of Show award at the C.M. Russell Art Show in Great Falls, Montana in 1984. He majored in art in college in California, served in Vietnam in the Army as a combat artist and then attended the Los Angeles College of Design. At the Scottsdale School of Art, he studied with Jim Reynolds, and during the early part of his career, he was an illustrator for CBS. He paints from a studio in Gardnerville, Nevada, where he and his wife have raised their son.