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.

Magnificent Obsession | Joyce and Roland Jones

Joyce and Roland Jones Clifton, TX What kind of artwork do you collect? Mostly contemporary western painting. We also have quite a bit of sculpture. How would you describe your approach to collecting? If my heart doesn’t speed up [when I see a certain piece], I just keep walking. Something has to stop you...

Magnificent Obsession | Tim Newton

Tim Newton Long Island, NY   What kind of artwork do you collect? Paintings, sculptures, and drawings. Early on I was interested in fine artists who do maritime work. Now I am broader in my collecting and have paintings such as western landscapes by Clyde Aspevig, wildlife works by Jim Morgan, still lifes by...

Magnificent Obsession | Shannon Robinson

Shannon Robinson Evergreen, CO What kind of artwork do you collect? My collection consists mainly of oil paintings and sculpture. The collection is somewhat eclectic in that I collect both representational and abstracts. Most of my works are by artists in Colorado and this region, including Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, California, and Washington. But...

Magnificent Obsession | Jay and Mary Linda Strotkamp

Jay and Mary Linda Strotkamp Laguna Beach, CA   What kind of artwork do you collect? The majority of our collection is contemporary representational paintings with a focus on American plein-air artists. We also collect bronze sculptures. How would you describe your approach to collecting? A shared passion for a work of art is...