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!

Gayle Crites

Lonely, arresting, fearless Crites’ subjects, as Thomas Moore writes, “lure the heart into profound imagination.”


Dave McGary

A new book chronicles the two decades McGary has spent experiencing and depicting the intricate details of Plains Indian lifeways.


Recent Books | May 1997

By Donna Tennant All This Way for the Short Ride: Roughstock Sonnets, 1971-1996 Poems by Paul Zarzyski Photographs by Barbara Van Cleve First paired in the book called simply Roughstock Sonnets, poet and former bareback rider Paul Zarzyski and photographer Barbara Van Cleve (both from Montana) have produced 20 new poems and 35 photographs...