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.

21 Under 31 | Daniel Keys

By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: Self-taught. STYLE: I paint alla prima. Painterly realism is what everyone seems to call my style. SECOND-CHOICE CAREER: I can’t see myself being anything but an artist. But I would have loved to have been a writer. I love to read classics by Charles Dickens and Jane Austen. BEST...