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!

Legends of Fine Art | John Nieto

JOHN NIETO By Bonnie Gangelhoff John Nieto has always brought a contemporary eye to classic western motifs. Whether portraying Native Americans or animals, his dramatic, often electric canvases make the viewer sit up and take notice. Nieto maintains that his art “is more the result of an emotional involvement with my subject matter than...

The Produce Aisle | Erin Harnett

FALL JEWELS, OIL, 6 X 16 By Devon Jackson “I get hung up on details—that’s very relaxing to me,” laughs H.L. “Erin” Harnett. “And I try always to put imperfections into my paintings. Like in FALL JEWELS, the leaves are brown and spotted, and the persimmons are ripe and have lots of divots and...