Exploring Augustus Dunbier’s Life and Art
Linda Kyser Smith finds endless fascination in portraying the inner thoughts and outer charms of women
Featured in 21 Under 31 in September 2003
Arizona artist Phil Beck specialized in Native American portraits and scenes of the ranching life
ROBERT SHUFELT By Bonnie Gangelhoff A wizard with a pencil, Robert “Shoofly” Shufelt captures the flavor of ranching life in today’s West. Schufelt’s cowboys rope, ride, and straddle saddles as they herd their bovine charges. His starkly beautiful black-and-white graphite drawings of working ranch hands evoke a sense of the past and a way...
Jerry Jordan's paintings recreate a quieter time
By Bonnie Gangelhoff ART EDUCATION: Bachelor of fine arts from Laguna College of Art and Design, Laguna Beach, CA. STYLE: Contemporary realism. MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT THE WAY YOU WORK: The way my ideas are conceived. I like to describe it as a welling up out of life. I have a lexicon of memories,...
Taos artist Suzanne Wiggin creates intimate landscapes of large, moody scenes
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.