A keen observer of the human condition, Barbera explores Native American lifeways with heart in hand.
Laura Robb expresses herself in lush still lifes
Arizona artist Curt Walters finds endless ways to portray the grandeur of the Grand Canyon
Bruce Campbell turns trash into treasure
California artist Art Mortimer has made a name for himself as a muralist and plein-air painter
By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: Bachelor of fine arts from Western State College, Gunnison, CO. STYLE: Idealized realism. I take a subject and make up a scene around it. MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT THE WAY YOU WORK: I paint in watercolor, and lately I’ve been painting really big—36 by 96 inches. I do big...
By Bonnie Gangelhoff Talk about dedication to authenticity: California painter Meadow Gist not only paints scenes from U.S. history, especially the era of the American Revolution, but she also sews all the costumes for her models. “It helps me relate to the times,” she says. In the past three years, Gist has made about...
A sense of serenity pervades Laurie Kersey's elegant landscapes
Beauty in the eye of the beholder
Cowboy artist Gary Niblett paints stories of the Old West with compelling detail and authenticity