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.

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...

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...