Featured Artists

Each issue of Southwest Art magazine features in-depth profiles of top artists in the West and beyond. Browse this section to read interesting and compelling stories about artists’ lives and their techniques, artistic styles, and sources of inspiration. Each article is accompanied by plenty of images to show examples of the artists’ works—including sculpture and paintings in oil, pastel, watercolor, and acrylic, and featuring subjects from western landscapes to cityscapes, figures, wildlife and animal art, still lifes, and more.

The Produce Aisle | Dennis Wojtkiewicz

PEACH SERIES #4, OIL, 28 X 72 By Devon Jackson By If it hadn’t been for Bob Paulson, a professor of art at Southern Illinois University, Dennis Wojtkiewicz might’ve ended up back in the working-class Chicago neighborhood he was born and raised in, airbrushing and detailing cars for a living. Instead, Paulson convinced Wojtkiewicz...

Legends of Fine Art | Clark Hulings

CLARK HULINGS By Bonnie Gangelhoff Rustic Italian villages. Bustling Parisian markets. Rural Mexican farmhouses. Clark Hulings’ paintings reflect his love of worldwide travel. On location, the peripatetic artist casts his creative eye on everyday scenes from the lives of ordinary people. Hulings’ long and successful career began in an unlikely fashion. He graduated from...