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!

21 Over 31 | Meadow Gist

By Bonnie Gangelhoff Talk about dedication to authenticity: California painter Meadow Gist not only paints scenes from U.S. history, especially the era of the American Revolution, but she also sews all the costumes for her models. “It helps me relate to the times,” she says. In the past three years, Gist has made about...

Cowboy Artists Sneak Preview

Members of the Cowboy Artists of America gather in Phoenix, AZ, this month for their 34th annual sale and exhibition. Here’s a sneak preview of nine works you’ll see.

Emerging Artists | Hardy, Marill, Tew, Yorke

What We All Have in Common, colored pencil, 16 1/2 x 22 1/2 Linda Lucas Hardy “We really are a strange section of the art world, us colored-pencil people,” admits Linda Lucas Hardy with a laugh. “And it is tedious, but we love it.” Hovering somewhere between photorealism and the old masters, Hardy’s colored-pencil...

Gene Kloss | A Printmaking Virtuoso

By Jennifer F. Cook A retrospective exhibition of more than 185 works from Gene Kloss’ 60-year career, A Kloss Celebration: Prints, Paintings, and Poetry, is on view through November 28 at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center in Pueblo, CO. Self-Portrait and the Golden Gate [1951], drypoint, 14 x 11. Courtesy Gallery A, Taos,...