Articles & Interviews

Here you’ll find art articles and art interviews on some of your favorite painters and sculptors of the West as well as upcoming artists. The editors of Southwest Art bring you in-depth art interviews and profiles, as well as behind-the-scenes tours of beautiful art studios and stories about current art events. Search for artists we’ve covered in the past, or discover new and emerging artists by checking back often to see the art articles we’ve added most recently!

Tucson 7

Tucson is home to some of the West’s best-known painters, whose work will be shown together in a museum setting for the first time.

Contemporary Realism

With a wink and a nod to yesterday's masters, contemporary realists offer fresh perspectives on the traditional still-life, figurative, and landscape genres, altering our perceptions of the commonplace.


Combining her passion for cats with a minimalist approach, Rosetta captures the essence of a predator.

Frederic Edwin Church | Painting the New World

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...