Texas painter George Hallmark establishes more mood and emotion in his paintings of weathered buildings than many artists show in human portraits
By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: I was an art minor at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, NC. Then I studied to become a commercial artist but decided to focus on fine art. I moved to Jackson Hole, where I took Scott Christensen’s workshop. I also studied with Matt Smith and Ralph Oberg. STYLE: I’m...
By Bonnie Gangelhoff Nicole Desmond finds inspiration in the multicultural faces and figures she views every day on the bustling streets of New York City. Her model for LILLIAN is of Thai and German heritage, she says. “She is very lithe with a torso that is tremendously long,” Desmond explains. “I like the way...
In his new log-cabin studio in rural Arizona, CA founder John W. Hampton is bursting with energy and fresh ideas
Four sculptors depict man and nature in the west leading the west
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.
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.
Dan Mieduch creates colorful scenes that recall the early American West
Ancient icons and totemic imagery inspire Linda Raynolds’ sculpture
Ed Sandoval and Ann Huston observe the same people and places, but they each tell the stories of New Mexico in their own style