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.

Top Emerging Artist of 2009 | Suchitra Bhosle

By Norman Koplas When regarding Suchitra Bhosle’s self-assured oil portraits and figures, which are distinguished by their glowing palette, exquisite brushwork, and relaxed yet perfectly balanced composition, it’s mind-boggling to learn that the 33-year-old artist began her serious fine-art studies less than eight years ago. RED SCARF, OIL, 16 X 20 Born and raised...