Taos Jar , oil, 7 x 9. By Norman Kolpas Trompe l’oeil. These days the French term, which means literally “trick the eye,” is so freely and swiftly applied to any painting with a three-dimensional sense of realism that many people don’t stop to think about why artists choose to paint trompe l’oeil works...
Wildlife artist Luke Frazier gets close to the animals he paints
A multi-talented artist explores Northwest Coast imagery
Ancient Trails , oil, 36 x 48. By Myrna I. Zanetell Thickly forested hills give way to high rolling meadows lush with grass and dotted with tiny wildflowers. This is western ranch country, where vast horizons celebrate freedom in its purest form. Here, in the shadow of Granite Mountain and near the old territorial...
Nancy Chaboun takes a painterly approach to figurative work that's full of expressive meaning
A lifelong passion for the American West inspires R.S. Riddick's award-winning paintings.
Utah artist Nate Ronninger
HOWARD TERPNING By Bonnie Gangelhoff Howard Terpning has been recognized with some of western art’s highest honors, among them the Lifetime Achievement Award and the Masters of the American West’s Thomas Moran Memorial Award, both from the Autry National Center, as well as the National Academy of Western Art’s Prix de West. As a...
Josh Elliott paints his home state of Montana after years of painting elsewhere
Lane Timothy creates classic scenes with a contemporary twist