Ed Mell's bold landscapes express a lifelong connection to his home state of Arizona
JOHN NIETO By Bonnie Gangelhoff John Nieto has always brought a contemporary eye to classic western motifs. Whether portraying Native Americans or animals, his dramatic, often electric canvases make the viewer sit up and take notice. Nieto maintains that his art “is more the result of an emotional involvement with my subject matter than...
In January, Northern California-based painter Thomas Soltesz flew from San Francisco to the Philippine Islands. Southwest Art’s Bonnie Gangelhoff caught up with Soltesz while he was staying in the countryside there. This is the fifth in...
Allen and Patty Eckman collaborate on cast-paper sculptures using a process they developed themselves
The Art of Scott L. Christensen
Arizona painter Kenn Backhaus strives to move beyond conventional visual meaning in his landscapes and other scenes
Arizona artist Douglas Diehl paints the sturdiness and strength of the landscape
Utah’s Randall Lake brings a 19th-century approach to his 21st-century paintings
By Bonnie Gangelhoff Dan Gerhartz pays homage to the artistic tradition of Romanticism in his expressive paintings, which highlight the incandescence of female beauty. The 44-year-old Wisconsin native studied at the American Academy of Art in Chicago and has gone on to earn numerous awards and honors. Yet one of his career’s most memorable...