Local author chronicles life of renowned Southern Ute artist

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Local author chronicles life of renowned Southern Ute artist

Book signing to take place in Mancos
Judith Stone’s living biography of Russell Box Sr. features the story of how Box came out of poverty and alcoholism in his youth to become a renowned artist.
Judith Stone, author of “Russell Box Senior: The Physical and Spiritual Journey of a Southern Ute Elder,” began work on the book in 2013 after meeting Box for the first time. She says that a “higher power” led them together, and she was inspired to write the book only 10 minutes into their first meeting.

Local author chronicles life of renowned Southern Ute artist

Judith Stone’s living biography of Russell Box Sr. features the story of how Box came out of poverty and alcoholism in his youth to become a renowned artist.
Judith Stone, author of “Russell Box Senior: The Physical and Spiritual Journey of a Southern Ute Elder,” began work on the book in 2013 after meeting Box for the first time. She says that a “higher power” led them together, and she was inspired to write the book only 10 minutes into their first meeting.