Steve Miller

Wednesday, Feb 13

Today I’m going to tell you about Steve Miller, a good friend and a very talented western artist.

As you’ve no doubt noticed, we share the same last name. That’s because Steve is my ex-husband Rick’s first cousin. He lives in Montana, with his beautiful wife, Terry, and heads up the marketing department at Montana Silversmiths, the place where I buy a lot of great jewelry and purses :), but there’s more to Steve than marketing, and that’s for sure. Steve is a gifted sculptor and storyteller, and a genuine cowboy to boot. His event is team roping, and he’s the guy who got Wendy and I a behind-the-scenes look at the National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas this past December.

I think his work is truly spectacular, on a par with Remington and Russell, which is why I want to share it with you. At present, I own two of his pieces, “The Highest Price for Beef” and “When Beef was Wild”, and there are more on the way. Steve does his pieces in clay and wax first, then has them cast in bronze, and the detail is enough to take your breath away. He has a great love of the Old West–and the new one, too–and it comes through in his sculptures and the stories that accompany each one. On top of that, the price truly fits a cowboy’s (or cowgirl’s) budget–around $200–as Steve told me, a cowboy has to be able to afford them after paying entry fees, gambling, and a couple of beers. 🙂 You can have a look online at or in person at your local Western store.

Me, I’m stocking up. This guy is going to be famous. Don’t say I didn’t tell you ahead of time, so you could get in on the ground floor. 🙂

About Linda

The daughter of a town marshal, Linda Lael Miller is a #1 New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of more than 100 historical and contemporary novels, most of which reflect her love of the West.

Raised in Northport, Washington, Linda pursued her wanderlust, living in London and Arizona and traveling the world before returning to the state of her birth to settle down on a horse property outside Spokane.

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