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!

Karyn DeBont, White Hollyhocks, oil, 16 x 12.

Artist of Note | Karyn DeBont

Her main focus now is to portray all of her subjects with integrity. Whether it is a small cactus flower or a sprawling gorge, she hopes to convey the same amount of respect for every subject.
Michele Usibelli, Winter Escape, acrylic, 18 x 24.

Michele Usibelli | Dappled Light

Survey even a small portfolio of paintings by Michele Usibelli, and—while you would immediately recognize the bold self-assurance of her composition, palette, and brushwork—you might find yourself hard-pressed to categorize her work.

The Interview Issue

In the following pages you’ll meet gallerists and museum professionals who are breaking new ground—both literally and figuratively—and proving that the western art world is an exciting place to be.