By Bonnie Gangelhoff Don Sahli began his formal art education at the University of Texas in 1981, but one year later a meeting with renowned Russian colorist Sergei Bongart proved life-changing. At Bongart’s invitation, Sahli moved to California and became the master artist’s last apprentice. Today, the Colorado-based artist doesn’t hesitate in saying that...
in the museums
Meet seven artists who have been an integral part of Indian Market for decades
Despite its improbable name and location, the Old Jail Art Center in tiny Albany, TX, attracts thousands of art lovers
James Zar, Christopher Reilly, Ron Hicks, and Rodolfo Rivademar
FALL JEWELS, OIL, 6 X 16 By Devon Jackson “I get hung up on details—that’s very relaxing to me,” laughs H.L. “Erin” Harnett. “And I try always to put imperfections into my paintings. Like in FALL JEWELS, the leaves are brown and spotted, and the persimmons are ripe and have lots of divots and...
From Chairs to Mares: A Sculptor is Born
Until a few years ago, Carolyn Meyer was best known for her landscapes of Napa Valley that show the vineyards and fields with an abstracted, almost cubist pattern. Living in rural northern Marin County and often painting en plein air, she had one particular place she favored for a heightened...
The founder of Tamarind talks about the history and future of lithography
Michael Ome Untiedt wields a metaphorical paintbrush