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!

Recent Books | March 1997

By Donna Tennant Crossing the Frontier: Photographs of the Developing West, 1849 to the Present By Sandra S. Phillips, Richard Rodriguez, Aaron Betsky and Eldridge M. Moores Published in conjunction with a traveling show organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, this book traces the tradition of landscape photography in the American...

Recent Books | September 2001

By Donna Tennant Susan Bennerstrom Essays by Robin Updike, Rod Slemmons, and Sarah Clark-Langager Susan Bennerstrom’s pastels speak the language of light and mystery. In addition to her art studies at Western Washington University and the University of California at Berkeley, the Seattle native has traveled extensively through the United States and Europe. Drawing...

Carolyn Meyer | Vantage Points

Until a few years ago, Carolyn Meyer was best known for her landscapes of Napa Valley that show the vineyards and fields with an abstracted, almost cubist pattern. Living in rural northern Marin County and often painting en plein air, she had one particular place she favored for a heightened...