Emerging Artists

Art collectors interested in learning about today’s top emerging artists can find everything they need right here. These hot, new emerging artists encompass a wide variety of styles and genres, including plein-air painting, landscapes, still lifes, wildlife, western paintings, and more. Many of these emerging contemporary artists have won awards in highly respected art competitions. You’ll also learn about the many galleries for emerging artists—a great source for purchasing artworks by these rising stars.

Heather Arenas, Chasing Pigeons, oil, 24 x 36.

Emerging Artists | Heather Arenas

Heather Arenas considers herself a lifetime student of art whose works span street scenes, restaurant interiors, portraits of flamenco dancers, storefronts, trailers, and western landscapes featuring granite rocks and backcountry roads.


21 Under 31: Young Artists to Watch in 2015

Let us introduce you to the next generation of talented artists—all of them under the age of 31. We polled art schools, ateliers, galleries, and respected workshop instructors to find some of the most promising young painters in the country.