Feature Articles

If you’ve been searching for art articles on the best talent in the West, look no further. Here you’ll find articles about art and artists as well as collections of themed works. You’ll find our art magazine articles reprinted here in full and with bonus artwork images we couldn’t fit in our printed pages. Check back often to find the most current art articles highlighting upcoming art events you don’t want to miss and explore new artists and techniques as each month we gather a collection of works from different artists all on a single theme.

Upcoming Event | Inspired Synergies Group Show

Orleans, MA | Last year a group of local and international artists converged in France to paint. The works created from their trip are on display this month at Addison Art Gallery. “These artists have continued a heritage of American painters who traveled to France for inspiration, and their creations are exceptional examples of...

Special Feature | Crested Butte Invitational

On July 2, plein-air painters from across the United States converge on historic Crested Butte, CO. For the next two weeks, some 45 artists scatter into the old mining town’s streets and up into the surrounding mountains to capture some of this country’s most spectacular alpine scenery en plein air. The event drawing these...

Upcoming Event: Realism Group Show

New York, NY | A group of artists showcase their depictions of subjects as they appear in everyday life in a new show opening this month at Arcadia Fine Arts. The show, titled New Faces of Realism, includes artwork by Danny Galieote, Kerry Brooks, Peter Greaves, Jordan Sokol, Kris Lewis, Joshua Suda, and Cesar...

Upcoming Event: Sean Diediker Show

Santa Fe, NM | The Blue Series: New Portraits by Sean Diediker is on display at Blue Rain Gallery, June 3-25. Diediker begins with biblical allegories, narratives, and concepts and creates compelling declarations about contemporary life. “To me,” says Diediker, “they represent timeless ideas and situations. I have made an attempt to take these...

Special Feature | American Masters Show

By Norman Koplas For lovers of contemporary American realist art, there are a number of outstanding annual shows that provide opportunities to see and purchase works by today’s top painters and sculptors. From Prix de West to Masters of the American West and more, art lovers can enjoy a feast of long-established top events...