Bronze sculptor Dave McGary learned from the best
WATERMELON SUMMER, OIL, 11 X 16 By Devon Jackson Colin Poole was a sculptor before he was a painter; today he is adept at both art forms. Born in Washington, DC, and raised in Virginia, Poole came from an artistically sensitive family. The most artistic being his grandmother, sculptor Una Hanbury. “She was my...
G. HARVEY By Norman Koplas Whether he’s sculpting, painting rollicking frontier scenes, or creating luminous canvases and prints, G. Harvey is an expert at harnessing the particular power art possesses to tell stories. Doing so has been a lifelong pursuit. “I always loved to sketch, draw, whittle, and carve,” says the artist, who was...
Watercolorist Teal Blake draws on his experiences as a cowboy, rodeo rider, and son of the West
Melissa J. Cooper deftly captures the spirit and personality of the animals she sculpts
Kate Starling unearths inspiration in the red-rock deserts of Utah
By Bonnie Gangelhoff Don Sahli began his formal art education at the University of Texas in 1981, but one year later a meeting with renowned Russian colorist Sergei Bongart proved life-changing. At Bongart’s invitation, Sahli moved to California and became the master artist’s last apprentice. Today, the Colorado-based artist doesn’t hesitate in saying that...
The mountains and forests of the West inspire Sallie K. Smith's landscapes
Scott Myers finds his artistic niche painting modern-day ranch hands
Zig Jackson, an accomplished photographer explores Native traditions and identity