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.

Jason Sacran, Morning Clouds, oil, 16 x 24.

Emerging Artists | Jason Sacran

As a youngster growing up in Tennessee, Jason Sacran drew countless action figures; by the time he got to Tennessee Technological University to study art, his figure-drawing teacher said he knew anatomy well enough to teach the class. While figurative works will always interest him—he won a top award in 2011 from the Portrait...

Shirley Gipson, Embroidered Treasure, oil, 18 x 18.

Emerging Artists | Shirley Gipson

When Shirley Gipson looks at items that others might consider junk, she sees something more—a sense of life in the inanimate, whether it’s an old milk pitcher or a tattered jack-in-the-box toy. The Texas-based still-life artist says she relishes using objects in her tableaux that were once treasured during a bygone era.

Elsa Sroka, Caroline, oil, 10 x 10.

Emerging Artist | Elsa Sroka

When Elsa Sroka was growing up, her father had a passion for art and architecture...Sroka remembers being a little bit embarrassed as a child because the family was known around town as the one with statues all over their house. But today the Denver artist carries on the legacy of her father’s passions.

Stephanie Hartshorn, Rural Texture, oil, 30 x 24.

Emerging Artist | Stephanie Hartshorn

Stephanie Hartshorn recalls spending hours as young girl at her grandparents’ home perusing their various objects from around the world...That same fondness for objects and their histories carries over into her oil paintings today.