Articles & Interviews

Here you’ll find art articles and art interviews on some of your favorite painters and sculptors of the West as well as upcoming artists. The editors of Southwest Art bring you in-depth art interviews and profiles, as well as behind-the-scenes tours of beautiful art studios and stories about current art events. Search for artists we’ve covered in the past, or discover new and emerging artists by checking back often to see the art articles we’ve added most recently!

Eric Bowman, Fall Reflection, oil, 9 x 12.

Emerging Artists | Eric Bowman

Artistic inspiration can spontaneously arrive at any time. Oregon-based artist Eric Bowman believes “keeping an open mind and being observant is the key" to finding inspiration.

Joseph Lorusso, End of the Line, oil, 40 x 40.

Joseph Lorusso | People Like Us

Joseph Lorusso cuts to the emotional core in his timeless scenes of everyday folk. “The scenes I depict are almost archetypal in a sense,” he observes. “They’re ones that most people in society can relate to.”