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
A series explores every nook and cranny
By Donna Tennant Latin American Art in the 20th Century Edited by Edward J. Sullivan This is not your usual survey. When Edward J. Sullivan, professor of art at New York University, was invited to write a history of 20th-century Latin American art, he declined. Instead, seeking a truly Latin American viewpoint, he invited...
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...
Allen and Patty Eckman collaborate on cast-paper sculptures using a process they developed themselves
The Art of Scott L. Christensen
Arizona painter Kenn Backhaus strives to move beyond conventional visual meaning in his landscapes and other scenes