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 March 1997

Meredith Long (right) and fellow honoree Bettye Fitzpatrick Recognition The 23rd annual New Mexico Governor’s Awards for Excellence in the Arts were presented on December 4 to Ted Egri (sculpture), Margaret Lefranc (painting) and Luis Tapia (sculpture and woodcarving). Anne and John Marion, founders of the Georgia O’Keeffe Museum scheduled to open in Santa...

Artist Studio | Jesus Bautista Moroles

Jesus Bautista By Bonnie Gangelhoff While some artists refer to their studios as quiet sanctuaries, the workspace of Texas sculptor Jesús Bautista Moroles is the polar opposite of a peaceful retreat. On any given weekday shrill sounds from two industrial-strength diamond saws pierce the air of Moroles’ studio, located three hours south of Houston....