By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: I took art lessons in elementary, middle, and high school. When I graduated from college, I became a second-grade teacher. But then I started studying art with Denise Mahlke. I’m moving to New York to study at Water Street Atelier in a four-year program. STYLE: Realism....
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...
In his new log-cabin studio in rural Arizona, CA founder John W. Hampton is bursting with energy and fresh ideas
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...
Tonalist painter Catherine Anderson finds solace in the Napa Valley landscape
Loss and regret are essential themes in William Glen Crooks’ spare paintings
The Gilcrease Rendezvous hosts two Coloradans: landscapist Clyde Aspevig and sculptor Steve Kestrel.
Teresa Saia on location in Venice, Italy
A Santa Clara potter is helping bring Indian art into a new era
New Mexico painter Joyce Dant heeds her artistic calling