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Artist of the Month – Neil Gray

 

September 22, 2022

Grace Moore

Neil Gray stands among treasures of the past in his store on Big Horn Avenue.

Moorcroft businessman Neil Gray and wife Dee have been familiar faces in Moorcroft for several years, having opened the doors to their antique store eight years ago. Not all of the items Gray gathers on his travels, though, are on show.

"A lot of times, there are antiques that are just beyond useable so I've got piles and piles of them at home," he says.

Now, others may see only junk, but Gray sees possibilities: "Once in a while, I think of some way to make them useful. The modern day word for it is up-cycle – you take a piece of junk and make it something else. It's not really art, it'...



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