ALYCE FRANK By Norman Koplas Southwestern landscapes by Alyce Frank boldly demand attention with heightened, often unrealistic colors and flattened perspectives that sometimes cross the line into abstract expressionism. The result feels as if she has captured on canvas the emotional impact of a scene, unfiltered by what the human eye or brain perceives....
By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: I took art lessons in elementary, middle, and high school. When I graduated from college, I became a second-grade teacher. But then I started studying art with Denise Mahlke. I’m moving to New York to study at Water Street Atelier in a four-year program. STYLE: Realism. MOST INTERESTING THING...
Legendary western artist Maynard Dixon [1875-1946] spent his final years in Tucson, AZ. Today, more than 50 years after Dixon’s death, Mark Sublette, owner of Medicine Man Gallery, has found a way to memorialize the master: An entire room in the gallery is dedicated to Dixon’s legacy.
San Antonio Collection
a tour of 10 western museums
By Donna Tennant Keith Carter Photographs: Twenty-Five Years By Keith Carter This book brings together 75 photographs selected by Keith Carter to represent the range of his work since the 1970s. Many of these images have never before been published, while others appeared in his five previous books. Carter describes his maturation as a...
Striking an emotional chord with viewers
Matt Smith paints landscape scenes devoid of human presence
For inspiration, painter Dave Gordinier keeps his eyes fixed on the Arizona landscape
Bierman’s Earth Mothers surmount life’s most difficult challenges, finding tranquility and contentment in simple pleasures