California artist Art Mortimer has made a name for himself as a muralist and plein-air painter
By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: Bachelor of fine arts from Western State College, Gunnison, CO. STYLE: Idealized realism. I take a subject and make up a scene around it. MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT THE WAY YOU WORK: I paint in watercolor, and lately I’ve been painting really big—36 by 96 inches. I do big...
By Bonnie Gangelhoff Talk about dedication to authenticity: California painter Meadow Gist not only paints scenes from U.S. history, especially the era of the American Revolution, but she also sews all the costumes for her models. “It helps me relate to the times,” she says. In the past three years, Gist has made about...
A sense of serenity pervades Laurie Kersey's elegant landscapes
Beauty in the eye of the beholder
Steven Graber’s charcoal images evoke a feeling of timelessness
Western art in the 1960's Proud Legacy: 150 Years of Western Art
To Draw, Dance and Make Music
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