Queen Creek, AZ
Howard Post was born in 1948 in Tucson, Arizona. He earned his Bachelor's and Masters degrees in Fine Arts at the University of Arizona, and taught there for two years.
Post was born and raised on a ranch near Tucson and gravitated early towards the cowboy life. He began to enter rodeo competitions as a youth and in time became an Arizona High School All-Around Rodeo Champion, a member of the University of Arizona rodeo team and eventually a Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association competitor. He also earned both Bachelor's and Masters degrees in Fine Arts at the university