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!

SWAIA Fellowship Recipients | Rodriguez, Begay, Goseyun, Nez, Tahbo, Lovato

Each year, the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts honors a select group of artists with fellowships based on artistic excellence and a written application in which the artists discuss their work and goals. Honorees receive a cash award and a booth at Indian Market. Generous contributions enabled SWAIA to offer six fellowships this year....

Art Online | October 2000

Sausalito by Augustus Dunbier By James Turrell Forget Jeeves. Try Art! When it comes to asking a pesky question in the virtual world, many people go to www.askjeeves.com. But art aficionados take note: There’s a new, specialized site for your art-related questions. The Web site www.askart.com has information about more than 20,000 North American...

William Acheff | Truths of the Spirit

Taos Jar [1999], oil, 7 x 9. By Norman Kolpas Trompe l’oeil. These days the French term, which means literally “trick the eye,” is so freely and swiftly applied to any painting with a three-dimensional sense of realism that many people don’t stop to think about why artists choose to paint trompe l’oeil works...