Gary is a second generation artist from Canyon, TX. Growing up under the influence of his artist dad, the late Jim Ward, he developed an early appreciation for the cowboy life and western art. Gary works in pastels, oils and bronze, and strives to give an honest, accurate interpretation of the people, animals and places that make the west unique. He maintains his studio a couple of miles south of Canyon on an eleven acre tract where he resides with this wife Lisa.
His work has been accepted in numerous shows over the years. He has garnered numerous awards and has artwork in collections throughout the country.