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!

Emerging Artists | Hardy, Marill, Tew, Yorke

What We All Have in Common, colored pencil, 16 1/2 x 22 1/2 Linda Lucas Hardy “We really are a strange section of the art world, us colored-pencil people,” admits Linda Lucas Hardy with a laugh. “And it is tedious, but we love it.” Hovering somewhere between photorealism and the old masters, Hardy’s colored-pencil...

21 Over 31 | Scott Royston

By Bonnie Gangelhoff SUMMERTIME THIRST QUENCHER was born of a strictly “Baltimore thing,” Scott Royston says. According to the Maryland-based artist, locals like to sip lemonade through peppermint sticks. “They are porous and act like a straw,” he says, explaining the special attributes of the red-and-white striped candy. In general, the subject matter of...