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.

Nancy Boren, I don’t Care What My Teacher Says, All-y’all Is a Word, oil, 20 x 16.

Nancy Boren | Forging Ahead

Dallas-area painter Nancy Boren’s creative spirit leads the way in her pursuit of painting in multiple genres and many types of subjects, including landscapes, horses, portraits, buildings, and boats.