Pastelist Clark Mitchell renders landscapes that soothe the soul
By Bonnie Gangelhoff Adding machines, lunch boxes, record players, and old suitcases are a few of Wendy Chidester’s favorite things. “I love painting anything that has been replaced and forgotten,” the Utah artist says. She gathers subject matter for her contemporary still lifes everywhere she can, from antique shops to city streets. She once...
By Bonnie Gangelhoff When Matt Smith was working on his degree in painting at Arizona State University, he was discouraged by the school’s focus on abstract art. He soon found himself studying the painting styles of classic American landscape artists such as Maynard Dixon, William Herbert Dunton, and Edgar Payne. Today, all the hard...
Women artists donate works of art to Scottsdale’s new Mayo Center for Women’s Health
A new book spotlights Ed Trumble, founder of the Leanin' Tree greeting-card company and owner of a stellar western art collection on permanent view in Boulder, CO
Each year, the Southwestern Association for Indian Arts honors a select group of artists with fellowships based on artistic excellence and a written application in which the artists discuss their work and goals. Honorees receive a cash award and a booth at Indian Market. Generous contributions enabled SWAIA to offer six fellowships this year....
Meet six Native American artists working in styles from traditional to contemporary
Art heals the soul
Dennis Doheny sets his sights on the California landscapes he knows and loves.
A Taos legend