Exploring the Southwest Through New Eyes
Texas painter George Hallmark establishes more mood and emotion in his paintings of weathered buildings than many artists show in human portraits
By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: I was an art minor at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. Then I studied to become a commercial artist but decided to focus on fine art. I moved to Jackson Hole, where I took Scott Christensen’s workshop. I also studied with Matt Smith and Ralph Oberg. STYLE: I’m...
By Bonnie Gangelhoff Nicole Desmond finds inspiration in the multicultural faces and figures she views every day on the bustling streets of New York City. Her model for LILLIAN is of Thai and German heritage, she says. “She is very lithe with a torso that is tremendously long,” Desmond explains. “I like the way...
Dan Mieduch creates colorful scenes that recall the early American West
Ancient icons and totemic imagery inspire Linda Raynolds’ sculpture
Ed Sandoval and Ann Huston observe the same people and places, but they each tell the stories of New Mexico in their own style
Painter Donna Clair has found peace and passion at home in Taos
Combining her passion for cats with a minimalist approach, Rosetta captures the essence of a predator.
Under Niagara, 1862 (chromolithograph) by Frederick Edwin Church By Gerald L. Carr Frederic Edwin Church [1826-1900] was the best-known student of Hudson River School founder Thomas Cole and one of the country’s preeminent painters of the New World. More than 40 paintings by Church are on view through January 3, 2001, at the Portland...