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 | Milt Kobayashi at Meyer Gallery

Santa Fe, NM | From July 22 through August 4, Meyer Gallery presents new oil paintings by Milt Kobayashi. Kobayashi’s subjects are people from another time and place—strange, yet familiar—urban dwellers lost in thought, as they take a momentary respite from routine. An opening reception takes place from 5 to 7 p.m. on July...

Upcoming Event | Plein Air Easton!

Easton, MD | The seventh annual Plein Air Easton! Competition & Arts Festival takes place July 18-24. More than 50 juried artists, including Roger Dale Brown, Greg LaRock, Hodges Soileau, and Bryan Mark Taylor, compete to win over $11,000 in cash prizes. Last year’s winners include Ned Mueller, Gavin Brooks, Debra Huse, Camille Przewodek,...

Special Feature | Gallery Openings & More

By Laura Rintala New Mexico is one of the busiest places in the art world this month. Here’s a rundown of worthwhile events in Santa Fe and beyond. Perhaps the most celebrated event in August is Santa Fe’s Indian Market. For 90 years, Native Americans from over 100 tribes and visitors from around the...

Special Feature | Rocky Mountain Plein-Air Show

From July 27 to August 7, artists and collectors gather in Pagosa Springs, CO, to celebrate the Rocky Mountain Plein Air Painters’ 10th annual National Paint-Out and Show. The 12-day event begins with artists painting en plein air for up to 10 days, and it wraps up with a two-day show and sale at...

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...