Stories from the streets of Austin
Spreading her wings
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.
Painting from life
Portraying the human condition
Carl Bretzke’s impressionistic landscapes depict everything from snow-covered streets of downtown Minneapolis to the azure skies and sandy beaches of Southern California.
Spotlighting everyday objects
Creating visual harmonies
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.
With thick, juicy paint applied with energetic brush strokes, Robert Reynolds conveys the magic of his New Mexico home in his paintings that combine realism and abstraction.