By Bonnie Gangelhoff Adding machines, lunch boxes, record players, and old suitcases are a few of Wendy Chidester’s favorite things. “I love painting anything that has been replaced and forgotten,” the Utah artist says. She gathers subject matter for her contemporary still lifes everywhere she can, from antique shops to city streets. She once...
By Bonnie Gangelhoff When Matt Smith was working on his degree in painting at Arizona State University, he was discouraged by the school’s focus on abstract art. He soon found himself studying the painting styles of classic American landscape artists such as Maynard Dixon, William Herbert Dunton, and Edgar Payne. Today, all the hard...
By Margaret L. Brown, Kristin Bucher, Leslie Busler, and Donna Tennant Known nationally as a distinguished painter, Richard Schmid is also widely recognized as a great teacher. Ten artists who have studied with him over the years reflect on his influence. Paul Mullally, Portofino, oil, 16 x 26. · Paul Mullally · “Richard Schmid...
California artists carry on the traditions of a historic club
The Prix de West Invitational showcases the best in western art
Yellowstone Landscape Wins Top Prize
It's all about the light
Dennis Doheny sets his sights on the California landscapes he knows and loves.
A Taos legend