In her former life, Kimberly Wurster developed wildlife refuges in Montana. These days she is more likely to paint the winged inhabitants of such places near her home in Oregon. Her impressionistic depictions of various birds and waterfowl often include an abstracted background that brings the subject forward as the focal point.
Julie Petro remembers her first encounters with art as a youngster growing up in Indiana. Her family owned the Time-Life book series, and Petro relished thumbing through the pages.
In the world of Aesop’s fables, foxes are symbols for slyness, crows represent vanity, and wolves symbolize loneliness. Painter Dave Merrill discusses these literary conceits with ease, noting that such ideas inspire his artworks.
Veteran oil painter John Encinias finds a fresh approach to capturing the landscape.
Cindy Long captures the souls of her subjects in expressive graphite portraits.
Randall Sexton captures everyday life with a nod to nostalgia
The venerable organization celebrates its 25th anniversary exhibition in Dallas.
This month’s issue marks our 45th anniversary. In celebration, we took a look back at four and a half decades of covers to trace the evolution of the magazine and the art market it has chronicled.
For Minnesota artist Matt Linz, 2015 was a busy year filled with shows, awards, and other accolades. Three different portraits by Linz won top honors in various venues, including the Oil Painters of America Online Showcase, the American Impressionist Society National Juried Exhibition, and the online BoldBrush Painting Contest. And 2016 ushered in more...
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