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.

Top Emerging Artist of 2009 | Norman Akers

By Norman Koplas With their swirling compositions of realistically rendered animals, Indian and Anglo symbols, geometric shapes, and map grids, the large-scale oil paintings of Norman Akers resemble nothing so much as dreams captured on canvas. “Let’s face it,” the artist laughs, “surrealism has had a connection to my work. I’m fascinated with both...

Emerging Artists | Horn, Youngers, Carpenter

URBAN ADVENTURES NO. 2 By Bonnie Gangelhoff Tim Horn Derelict vehicles, abandoned buildings, and weather-worn red barns—California painter Tim Horn places them all at the top of his list of favorite subjects to paint. When Horn spotted a shiny Airstream trailer parked in front of a drab building in the Potrero Hill neighborhood in...