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!

The Produce Aisle | Jill Hackney

Jill Hackney serendipitously discovered her unique style of painting in 2004. After shaving down some cheap bristle brushes, she noticed the odd way the paint traveled across the canvas. “I’d see these streaks happening, and I thought, ‘What if I did a whole painting like this, with all the brush strokes only going in...

21 Under 31 | Daniel Keys

By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: Self-taught. STYLE: I paint alla prima. Painterly realism is what everyone seems to call my style. SECOND-CHOICE CAREER: I can’t see myself being anything but an artist. But I would have loved to have been a writer. I love to read classics by Charles Dickens and Jane Austen. BEST...