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!

Success Stories | Dan Gerhartz

By Bonnie Gangelhoff Dan Gerhartz pays homage to the artistic tradition of Romanticism in his expressive paintings, which highlight the incandescence of female beauty. The 44-year-old Wisconsin native studied at the American Academy of Art in Chicago and has gone on to earn numerous awards and honors. Yet one of his career’s most memorable...

Portfolio | Oil Painters of America

Kate Palmer, Point Pinos, oil, 11 x 12 By Cristina Adams · Kate Palmer · Landscape painter Kate Palmer says that for her the natural world has always been “a wellspring of inspiration, solace, and contentment.” In 1990 Palmer moved from Oklahoma to New Mexico, drawn by the state’s dramatic desert vistas and ever-changing...