Paul Mullally finds inspiration at home and abroad
Darcie Peet follows her passions by painting evocative landscapes of the American West
By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: As Oscar Wilde put it, “Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.” I’ve studied all over the place, but I think you learn the most from other artists. STYLE: Classical realist. MOST INTERESTING...
Ed Mell's bold landscapes express a lifelong connection to his home state of Arizona
An Artful Summer in Utah
By Bonnie Gangelhoff While this issue is dedicated to all women in the arts, we’ve singled out five in particular as our first-ever Notable Women of the Year. Our honorees are Anne Marion, founder of the new Georgia O’Keeffe Museum; Elaine Adams, who has been instrumental in reviving the 88-year-old California Art Club; Charles...
An exhibit explores the beauty and meanings of this traditional art form
Thomas Van Stein, Jane Jones, Mollyeth Winega Gough
In January, Northern California-based painter Thomas Soltesz flew from San Francisco to the Philippine Islands. Southwest Art’s Bonnie Gangelhoff caught up with Soltesz while he was staying in the countryside there. This is the fifth in...