In our January issue, we look at the trends that are shaping the western-art auction market and what you can expect in 2014.
In our December 2013 issue, we meet six painters who find beauty in winter scenes. Through various media and styles, these artists capture the essence of the wintry world and present them for viewers who favor the colder months of the year.
As a youngster growing up in Tennessee, Jason Sacran drew countless action figures; by the time he got to Tennessee Technological University to study art, his figure-drawing teacher said he knew anatomy well enough to teach the class. While figurative works will always interest him—he won a top award in 2011 from the Portrait Society of America—it is the landscape that urgently calls to him these days.
Every year we receive thousands of entries in our Artistic Excellence competition. After culling the list to narrow the entries to the three winners and 10 honorable mentions, we are still left with many works and artists worthy of mention. Here we introduce you to a few of the more than 70 artists from our final round of judging.
Painter Lindsey Bittner Graham evokes the spirit of equine beauty and strength
A VISIT WITH JOSEPH TODOROVITCH AT HIS STUDIO IN POMONA, CA. “My studio is located in Pomona on the second floor of the Progress Building facing Third Street,” Todorovitch says. “The most I know about the building is that it was built in the Art Deco style and used to house the Progress Bulletin newspaper.”
Painter Scott W. Prior finds extraordinary beauty in mundane subjects
For the love of beauty
A classical realist for today
In our November issue, we introduce you to 10 artists who focus their artistic attention on the human form. Several of these artists work in oil, while others portray their subjects in watercolor, mixed media, bronze, and more. No matter what their medium of choice may be, each artist aims to tell part of the human story through their work.