Publications & Press


In October 2017, Dustin was inducted into the Cowboy Artists of America in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. In it’s 52nd year, he is now one of 21 active members in the organization.  He is excited to unveil seven new works in bronze at the 2018 show.

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“The Legend, The Lore, The Law” on the cover of the 2017 Spring/Summer GoFredericksburg Visitors Guide


Fine Art Connoisseur
October 2016
‘Three to Watch’
pg. 63


‘The Legend, The Lore, The Law’ makes entrance
August 17th 2016
Fredericksburg Daily Standard | Fredericksburg, TX


photo courtesy: Fredericksburg Daily Standard | Richard Zowie

Dustin Payne’s wife, Tammy, and his sons Dillon, left, and Brody join him as Fredericksburg gets its first glimpse at Payne’s “The Legend, The Lore, The Law” sculpture of Texas Rangers he created for the Texas Rangers Heritage Center. The Aug. 13 unveiling depicted life-size bronze statues of the history of the Rangers on horseback from 1823 to present day. Payne, whose non-direct ancestor, Charlie Goodnight, was a Texas Ranger, said he created this sculpture because he wanted to tell the Rangers’ stories








Philanthropists Tom and Mary James unveil plans for new St. Petersburg museum



We are so excited for our collectors & friends Tom & Mary James on the progress of their Museum of Western & Wildlife Art in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Tampa Bay Times Article Here


Texas Ranger Center Shapes Up


Article from Fredericksburg TX News regarding the new Texas Rangers Heritage Center.



Western Art Collector
March 2014
Upcoming Shows: Dustin Payne & Sarah Phippen ~ Horses of a Different Breed
pg. 138-139

YouTube: Video about “Old Blue” available from Dustin Payne Studio: Click Here

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Western Art Collector
September 2012
Vic & Dustin Payne: The Payne Legacy
pg. 114-115


Western Art Collector
September 2011
Vic Payne & Dustin Payne: A Family Legacy
pg. 118



Western Art Collector
March 2010
Western Artist Focus: Dustin  Payne
pg. 147

Sculpture of the Rockies
December 2009
From the Editors of Southwest Art
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Southwest Art
July 2009
My World: A visit with father-and-son sculptors
Vic and Dustin Payne at their studio in Cody, WY
pg. 82-85

Western Horseman
June 2009
Four Western Artists Under 45
pg. 112