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.

Susan George | A Day at the Beach

Ocean Sky VII #10 by Susan George By Devon Jackson SUSAN GEORGE’S PAINTINGS SHINE with a kind of sunlit nostalgia. Her renderings of oceans, beaches, and skies, saturated with color and radiant light, evoke pleasant memories and a sense of tranquility. George incorporates still lifes into her landscapes, too, with beach umbrellas, chaise lounges,...