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!

Legends of Fine Art | Alyce Frank

ALYCE FRANK By Norman Koplas Southwestern landscapes by Alyce Frank boldly demand attention with heightened, often unrealistic colors and flattened perspectives that sometimes cross the line into abstract expressionism. The result feels as if she has captured on canvas the emotional impact of a scene, unfiltered by what the human eye or brain perceives....

21 Under 31 | Lindsay Foster

By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: I took art lessons in elementary, middle, and high school. When I graduated from college, I became a second-grade teacher. But then I started studying art with Denise Mahlke. I’m moving to New York to study at Water Street Atelier in a four-year program. STYLE: Realism. MOST INTERESTING THING...

Tucson 7

Tucson is home to some of the West’s best-known painters, whose work will be shown together in a museum setting for the first time.

Contemporary Realism

With a wink and a nod to yesterday's masters, contemporary realists offer fresh perspectives on the traditional still-life, figurative, and landscape genres, altering our perceptions of the commonplace.

News | December 2006

News Beat - December 2006, Sonoma Plein Air, Results for Wyoming Shows, Buffalo Bill Art Show, Oil Painters of America and Sale, New Show at the Eiteljorg and Out & About

MIlestones April 1997

A Glance to the Past by Dan Garrett Transitions Richard J. Schwartz has been elected chair of the National Museum of American Art Commission, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, effective January 1, 1997. The commission was established in 1921 as an advisory board for the museum. Tidbits The California Art Club has sent out a...