himself as 'Dedicated to Christ First; historically driven, well traveled and reflective'.
A self-taught artist He has been involved in art and media related projects since the 1970's.
Texas Tech University
has asked for and agreed to accept his
collection of Vietnam Related Art and writings for inclusion
in their Vietnam
Center and Archive.
His art has been shown in Tombstone
Arizona, Granbury, Amarillo, San Antonio, Charlotte North Carolina and a one man Southwestern Show at the Black Kettle Museum Cheyenne Oklahoma 1992.
He has produced thousands of photographs
and hundreds of pieces of art in 57 years. Some of his steam engines paintings are to be included in the
new Amarillo Railroad
His official permanent residency
is Historic San Antonio with his Daughter Stephanie; but he has a Granbury Lake site as of 2009.
A Native Texan; he was born in Canadian
Price's Hood County roots go back to the late 1800's.
His Great-Grandfather Francis Marion Cunningham was a Confederate Veteran from Alabama and is listed on the Masonic rolls of the Paluxy Lodge which
met at Rock Church; Hood County. The Cunningham's were Hood County residents until 1893.
The family later
migrated to Indian Territory in 1894 making the last free land runs and put down roots in Cheyenne & Arapaho County.
He has two great-grandmothers
who were full-blood Native
American of the Chickasaw and Cherokee Tribes.
Price has completed extensive
work on his family history since 1964.
The Price family research including connections
with Wales; runs from Jamestown, through the Revolutionary War,
the Civil War up to the Lincoln County Cattle Wars of New Mexico. One of his great – grandfathers was a Line-Rider for John Chisum.
The family included
Preachers, lawmen, outlaws, farmers and a number of Railroaders. Price himself is a Fourth Generation Railroader having worked for Texas
Southern Railroad . His father
J.M. Price was a steam Engineer on the Santa Fe Railroad's Plains Division.
“While most people watched 'Westerns' on TV; many of those stories were being told around
our dinner table and at Family Reunions as family history ,” said Price, “all that history
day and night had an effect on my life then and now. I try and reflect that in my artwork.
History defines me,” says Price. “If I were a painting; my frame would be the American
West.” Stationed at Fort Huachuca; Price
made his home in Tombstone Arizona. His
first civilian press work was conducted in the offices of the Tombstone
Bob Price comes
to Granbury as an accomplished Illustrator, Photographer and Journalist.
He is a Member of Warriors For Christ.
He offers as his credentials these facts: Illustrator, Photographer and Journalist with the Army Security Agency - Vietnam Period -tasked with providing briefings for General Staff and above to include the Under-Secretary of the Army. Staff Cartoonist – Illustrator for
The Torii Typhoon
– Army Security Agency. Graphic Artist, Photographer, Reporter and Manager of the Art Department; for the Randall County Reporter Newspaper. Managing Editor – Motorsports In Action, Program Illustrator and Track Photographer Amarillo Speedway, Associate in Science Degree Mass Communications Amarillo College. Managing Editor of the AC Newspaper – The Ranger, multiple awards in Journalism, Illustration and Cartooning from AC and
The Texas Intercollegiate Press Association, He received the Tommy Bryant Memorial Scholarship in Journalism. In 1979 he was Awarded a CATO Institute Scholarship to Northwestern
University at Evanston Illinois in
Investigative Journalism, Political Economy and World Affairs. The Associate Editor National Vietnam Veterans Review Washington
D.C.; Editor, Veterans Press Syndicate –
Ft Bragg; Fayetteville North Carolina; Editor –
Medina Valley Times Tri-County Area Bexar/Medina/Atascosa Counties. Photographer of the Year Stevens Transport Dallas Texas. He has produced several award winning
websites mostly based on his past work.
Bob is a 2 million mile accident free
safe driver, receiving the Presidents Award for Courtesy and On time delivery, safety and longevity awards and Safety Awards
from The American Truck Driving Association. He has trained numerous Truck Drivers.
"I am a Conservative,"
says Price. "
Price has been the
Webmaster and Independent
Historian for the 1st &
3rd Army Ranger Battalions for WWII since 1999:
He has been associated in the Past with
the VFW, a District Adjutant for the American Legion (54 Texas Counties), Top of Texas Vietnam Veterans, past member of the
Masonic Lodge,member of The Republican Club and lay-counselor for the Institute for Christian Counseling Ministries.
He is the Editor and Webmaster for the Warriors For Christ Messenger an on-line Church Newsletter:
“I've tried to do a little bit
of everything I ever wanted to do,” said Price. “This has taken me to some unusual places ranging
from Illustrator to Newspaper Editor, Radio Personality, Railroader and Accident Free and Awarded 18 year truck driver and driver trainer. All this has broadened my knowledge of Art and America. I look forward to my time with LGAA.”