April 14, 15, 16  - Minnesota State Fairgrounds
1265 Snelling Ave North, St. Paul, MN

Sponsored by the Minnesota Horse Council
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2022 MN Horse Expo Speakers/Demos

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Candace M. Liddy

How to Draw Horses, the Easy Way

Thursday, April 14


 DNR Building

Friday, April 15


DNR Building

Saturday, April 16


 DNR Building

As lovers of horses, many want to capture their beauty in art but find it frustrating or daunting. Candace has taught for many years how to make this a simpler and more fun experience. She will break down the process in understandable sections that people can easily follow with her handouts and visual explanations. As she sketches large examples, she will help you see how to have the best experience of drawing for yourself.

Candace M. Liddy
is an accomplished Equine/animal artist and horsewoman. Her childhood was spent with Grandparents and Great Grandparents who had horses and she spent her childhood learning all she could about her favorite animals. Her art is an extension of this love, as the beauty of the horse and other animals in all their forms drives her to sculpt and paint these amazing creatures. She has two grown children and lives on a hobby farm with her husband and their menagerie of cats, dogs, and horses, most of them going on the fourth generation of Liddy breeding.

70 plus years as a horsewoman

60 plus years as an Equine and Animal Artist

55 plus years as a professional horse breeder, trainer, judge, horse training and conformation clinician

55 plus years in model horses

of AQHA, PHBA, IAHA champions, ROM’s, Legion of Merit, Regional and National top 5 and 10’s. Competed in Dressage up to 3rd level, Intermediate level Three-day eventing, Grand Prix open jumping, Western and English Gymkhana, Western Pleasure, Western Riding, Cutting, Reining, hunt seat events, Saddle seat events, and driving.

Commercial Sculptor
for Toyota, Judges Law College in Reno, US Navy, US Army, US Coast Guard, US Air Force, US Senate and Congress, Investor Diversified Services, American Express, Norfolk and Southern Railroad, Creata Toy Company, The Horse Collector toys, Manhattan Toy, Blip Toys, Legion Post 569 Memorial Wall art.

Equine Artist and Sculptor
For AQHA, PHBA, FQHA, SMR, PFHBA, FHOBA, MQHA, FTOBA, MTOBA, WSCA, Churchill Downs, Canterbury Downs, Remington Park, Oklahoma Horse Council, Kentucky Derby Museum, The National Racing Museum, The National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, Ramsey Farms, Wind N Wood Farm, plus many personal and private collections around the world.

Training and Conformation Clinician
for University of Minnesota Veterinary College, AQHA, PHBA, FQHA, SMR, IALHA, USPC, 4H, Carver County Mounted Police Posse.

Teacher of Conformation and Equine art classes
for Minnesota Horse Expo, Breyerfest, Carver County Posse, AQHA, SMR, WSCA, USPC, 4H and many other organizations, schools and groups.

To Date she has sculpted and produced 142  different bronze editions, commissions and one -of-a-kind pieces, along with 149 limited edition resin castings.

Signature member of the Academy of Equine art since 2001


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