Steve Rodriguez – December 27

Steve Rodriguez pauses for a portrait while painting in his studio. Rodriguez is a former art teacher and says quite a few of his students still recognize him despite his advanced years. Steve his lived in Cheyenne all his life and says friends are what makes living in Laramie County special. To take part in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith's "Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County" project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment.  Michael Smith/staff

Steve Rodriguez pauses for a portrait while painting in his studio. Rodriguez is a former art teacher and says quite a few of his students still recognize him despite his advanced years. Steve his lived in Cheyenne all his life and says friends are what makes living in Laramie County special. To take part in WTE Photo Editor Michael Smith’s “Our Faces: Portraits of Laramie County” project, call 633-3124 or 630-8388 or email msmith@wyomingnews.com to make an appointment. Michael Smith/staff