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.

Emerging Artist | Erin Berrett

Making magic with the mundane

Emerging Artist | Pem Dunn

By Bonnie Gangelhoff “I always wanted to be a painter and I always wanted to fly airplanes. I ended up doing both.” So says Colorado-based landscape painter Pem Dunn. It’s not often that you hear those two career ambitions in the same sentence. But Dunn has indeed pursued two successful careers...

Josh Clare, Moosetrail Creek, oil, 30 x 40.

21 Under 31 | Josh Clare

By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: Bachelor of fine arts, Brigham Young University, Rexburg, ID. STYLE: Impressionistic landscapes. MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT THE WAY YOU WORK: I’m more comfortable working from life than from photos. It’s usually the other way around. SECOND-CHOICE CAREER: I started in graphic design and illustration. When I...

Erica Pollock, Midtown, Midday, oil, 36 x 48.

21 Under 31 | Erica Pollock

By Bonnie Gangelhoff   ART EDUCATION: Bachelor of fine arts from the Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA. STYLE: Urban representational or urban contemporary. SECOND-CHOICE CAREER: Landscape architect. I was leaning toward that when I was going to Cornell. Part of me was afraid of becoming an artist because I...

ANdrea Orr, Morning Has Broken, oil, 30 x 24.

21 Under 31 | Andrea Orr

By Bonnie Gangelhoff   ART EDUCATION: Master’s of fine arts from Pensacola Christian College, Pensacola, FL. STYLE: Representational. MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT THE WAY YOU WORK: I consider any talent I may have as a gift God has given me, and my desire is for the viewer to see his love...