Finding inspiration everywhere, C.C. Barton creates delicate hand-colored etchings.
A new series by Oklahoma painter Mike Larsen documents Native American tribal cultures
Conversations with an up-and-coming still-life artist
Native son Ray Roberts paints the California landscape
Myth and metaphor influence Jean Richardson’s modern renditions of the horse
Jim Vilona's sculptures encourage viewer interaction
Balancing Two Worlds
Colorado artist Nathan Solano finds inspiration in all things western
By Bonnie Gangelhoff In July 1998, when John Coleman first appeared in Southwest Art, the then 49-year-old sculptor had been a professional artist for only four years. Trained as an illustrator, the Southern California native supported his growing family as a real estate developer in Arizona, a career he stuck at, he says, “until...
ART EDUCATION: I studied animation and took life-drawing classes at lgonquin College in Ottawa. Then I studied with Juan Martinez, Yuqi Wang, and Jeremy Lipking. STYLE: I work in a realist technique rooted in classicism, but I deal with contemporary themes. MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT THE WAY YOU WORK: I am really interested in...