William Acheff used to believe he was born in the wrong century, fascinated by the Dutch and Renaissance masters. But an apprenticeship with Italian painter Roberto Lupetti helped Acheff find his way to become a highly acclaimed realist painter with his own distinctive style.
Inspired by the early California Impressionists, Jim Wodark reimagines his Golden State
Maura Allen becomes both participant and spectator to interpret contemporary western life
Drawing and the cowboy life have long been dual passions for Don Weller. No matter to him that it took six decades or so to bring them together in perfect harmony through a career as a full-time fine artist.
Peggi Kroll-Roberts quietly yet powerfully invites you to live in a world of simple, pure beauty with her clear, bright colors and hypnotically peaceful scenes. “I like happy, I like pretty, and I’m annoyed with people who think that pretty isn’t cool," she says.
Romona Youngquist’s paintings evoke a sense of homecoming
Greg Woodard’s sculpture continues to reach new heights
Our July cover artist Liz Wolf takes inspiration from nature for her bronze sculptures. Wolf's pieces are reminiscent of the minimalist, elegant stone works of Native American cultures and feel both primitive and contemporary at the same time.
This essay by Timothy J. Standring is excerpted and adapted with the permission of the Denver Art Museum. This publication accompanies the exhibition Daniel Sprick’s Fictions: Recent Work, on view at the Denver Art Museum from June 29 through November 2.
Stacey Peterson’s art brought her back to the Colorado mountains she loves