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!

21 Under 31 | Albin Veselka

By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: Bachelor of fine arts from Brigham Young University in Rexburg, ID. STYLE: A blend between impressionism and realism. MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT THE WAY YOU WORK: My studio is open to the public and people come through as I paint. SECOND-CHOICE CAREER: Architect. That’s what I started going to...

Plein-Air Painting at the Grand Canyon

David Schwindt, Slopes on the Little Colorado, oil, 8 x 10. By Mary Jo Pitzl Take 15 artists. Insert in two rafts. Add easels, canvases, assorted oils, acrylics, and watercolors. Send them down the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. After eight days, remove from river, stash paintings in backpacks, and hike eight miles...