Artists of Note

If you are an art collector looking to learn about as many artists as possible, you’ve come to the right place. Our newest column, Artists of Note, turns the spotlight on contemporary artists from the West and beyond—both emerging artists and established ones—who are worth your attention. In this section you’ll meet artists from all walks of life, with styles ranging from realism to impressionism to abstraction in the plein-air, landscape, still-life, western, and sculpture genres. Here we’ll give special attention to the works these artists create with numerous images of their artwork. Art collectors will recognize some of these artists and also take note of new artists that are on the rise.

E.M. Rinchik, Monument Valley #1, oil, 18 x 24.

Artist of Note | E.M. Rinchik

When he first began, the artist included minute details in his scenes, utilizing techniques from the Hudson River School painters. But he was also drawn to impressionism and has gradually loosened his work and applied his scientific mind to color theory.
Karyn DeBont, White Hollyhocks, oil, 16 x 12.

Artist of Note | Karyn DeBont

Her main focus now is to portray all of her subjects with integrity. Whether it is a small cactus flower or a sprawling gorge, she hopes to convey the same amount of respect for every subject.