Dyrk Godby's most recent honor is the recognition of his art in the 2008 - 2009 America's Horse In Art, American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame Museum, Amarillo, TX. Dyrk is also the American Paint Horse Association 2006 Artist of the Year, with the painting, "New Beginnings" of a mare and colt. His paintings have
won numerous Best of Show and People's Choice Awards across the
west. Dyrk's work has graced the covers of the finest equine and
He has produced and published 18 signed/numbered, limited edition
prints over the past 30 years. A number of these prints are sold-out
editions, found now only on a secondary market.
Dyrk has recorded two albums. He has written, recorded, and
performed songs with Brooke Shields and appeared in concert with
Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings. He has performed in Seoul, Korea's
Olympic Stadium and for the troops on Korea's north/south DMZ line.
He performed a song he wrote — Fly Without Wings— for the
opening ceremonies of the final go-round at the National Finals
Rodeo in Las Vegas, NV. He now performs at various venues mostly in
the northwest with a band called "Quarter Horse."
Other noted showings at which Dyrk has represented himself are: Cow Camp Trading Post, Elko, NV;
Professional Cowboy Hall of Fame, Colorado Springs, CO; Sun Valley Art and Humanities, Sun Valley, ID;
Paint World, Ft. Worth, TX, and Reno, NV; Hamley's Western Art Show, Pendleton, OR; Happy Canyon Western
Art Show, Pendleton, OR; Western Art Show and Auction, Ellensburg, WA; and the Sesquicentennial One-man
Show for the 150th Anniversary of the Oregon Trail at Jim and Carmela Martell's Vineyard (known as
Carmela's Vineyard), Idaho.