Roger Iker, Wagon Train, oil on canvas, 18 x 24.5", frame: 26.75 x 32.75"
Roger Iker developed a passion and talent for art early in life. His work has appeared in several publications including the "Texas Longhorn Breeders Association of America". Roger Iker was born in Fort Worth and attended The University of Texas at Arlington. After graduating in 1970, he pursued classical art training by working and studying under Texas State Artist Renne Hughes. After working as an artist, he decided to make a career move by using his talent to help people and received a Masters in Art Therapy at New Rochelle College. Iker worked as an art therapist in Chicago and continued working in the field after moving back to Fort Worth. After working seven years, he decided to return full time to his first passion, being an artist. He has enjoyed continued success and continues to focus on landscapes and scenes of the West. Among his other activities, Iker also serves on the National Arts Advisory Council of the Boy Scouts of America.