DAVID LEFFEL By Bonnie Gangelhoff When looking at a still life or portrait by David Leffel, there is the sense that one has stepped back in time to the era of Rembrandt and the Dutch masters. A Leffel piece emanates the same high drama of chiaroscuro—the theatrics of light and shadow employed by masterful...
By Bonnie Gangelhoff Mejo Okon is fond of repeating what natives from the Lone Star State often say: “There are two Texases: Texas and West Texas.” Okon moved to West Texas from Indiana three years ago, straight into the heart of ranching country. Since settling there, she has found endless inspiration in cowboys and...
By Bonnie Gangelhoff California painter Morgan Weistling is known as one of the great visual storytellers of his generation. His complex scenes often feature scores of characters engaged in activities, from a family gathering around a fireplace to women and children at a quilting bee. Weistling brings a master’s touch to lighting, atmosphere, and...
Kim English captures the beauty in everyday scenes
The judges of Oil Painters of America focus on time-honored standards.
The Bellevue Art Museum in Bellevue, WA, has broken ground on a new facility. The new 36,000-square-foot, three-story museum is scheduled to open in January 2001 in downtown Bellevue.
Terri Hallman’s playful paintings and figurative sculptures continually lead her to new places
Mateo and Diego Romero discuss current trends in Native Arts
A keen observer of the human condition, Barbera explores Native American lifeways with heart in hand.
Laura Robb expresses herself in lush still lifes