Focus on Susu Meyer
Emotional experiences demand an abundance of talent and an absolutely sure hand if an artist is to convey them without crossing that point of no return into melodrama or kitsch. There’s no chance of that happening in Karen Vance’s oil-on-linen paintings.
Can a single painting alter the course of an artist's career? Of course it can. Many have. Brent Cotton can count the ways.
Plein-air painter Leigh Gusterson focuses not simply on what she sees
For wildlife painter Greg Beecham, observing ruffled grouse in Yellowstone National Park last year became an unexpectedly emblematic experience.
Chinese-born Sacramento artist Jian Wang speaks an imperfect but highly effective English and is given to saying direct, often entertaining things like:
Can an oil painting be considered action-packed? If the narrative piece is one of Allan Mardon
Sherry Blanchard Stuart was always drawn to western subjects
Focus on Joel Ostlind
A visit with painters Ed Sandoval and Ann Huston in their Taos, NM, studios