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!

Milestones May 1997

Dan and Elaine May In Memoriam Texas painter Nancy Sage Marabella, 49, died suddenly February 17 in her hometown of Bossier City, LA. Marabella was a member of Art Focus XC [swa nov 96] and had exhibited her work at the Women Artists of the West 4th International Juried Show, Biloxi, MS. She also...

Milestones September 1997

Father by Jove Wang In Memoriam Santa Fe painter Tom Lovell died June 29 in a car accident which also killed his daughter, Deborah Lovell. Born in 1909, Lovell began illustrating “pulp” magazines while a student at Syracuse University, NY, in 1930. After graduating, he produced illustrations for magazines such as National Geographic. Lovell’s...

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Hyrum Joe | The Quiet Side of Native Life

By Gussie Fauntleroy If you had asked Navajo painter Hyrum Joe, when he was 16, what his culture was, he might have glanced quizzically around for a moment and then said with a grin, “My 5.0 Mustang! Football!” Growing up in the northwestern New Mexico oil and gas town of Kirtland, just off the...