Balancing Two Worlds
Colorado artist Nathan Solano finds inspiration in all things western
By Bonnie Gangelhoff In July 1998, when John Coleman first appeared in Southwest Art, the then 49-year-old sculptor had been a professional artist for only four years. Trained as an illustrator, the Southern California native supported his growing family as a real estate developer in Arizona, a career he stuck at, he says, “until...
ART EDUCATION: I studied animation and took life-drawing classes at lgonquin College in Ottawa. Then I studied with Juan Martinez, Yuqi Wang, and Jeremy Lipking. STYLE: I work in a realist technique rooted in classicism, but I deal with contemporary themes. MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT THE WAY YOU WORK: I am really interested in...
Legendary western artist Maynard Dixon [1875-1946] spent his final years in Tucson, AZ. Today, more than 50 years after Dixon’s death, Mark Sublette, owner of Medicine Man Gallery, has found a way to memorialize the master: An entire room in the gallery is dedicated to Dixon’s legacy.
San Antonio Collection
a tour of 10 western museums
Thomas Van Stein, Jane Jones, Mollyeth Winega Gough
Margaretta Gilboy expresses her relationship to the world in watercolor still lifes obsessed with pattern, form, and color