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!

Don Weller, Cowboy Church, watercolor, 16 x 18.

Don Weller | High in the Saddle

Drawing and the cowboy life have long been dual passions for Don Weller. No matter to him that it took six decades or so to bring them together in perfect harmony through a career as a full-time fine artist.

Kristan Le, Arrangement of Plums, oil, 12 x 12.

Emerging Artists | Kristan Le

Northern California-based Kristan Le is fond of painting in all genres and says that whether it’s a still- life, landscape, or figurative work, her artistic mission is always the same: “to capture the sincerity and authenticity of the moment.”

Peggi Kroll-Roberts, Waterline, oil, 9 x 12

Peggi Kroll-Roberts | Seriously Pretty

Peggi Kroll-Roberts quietly yet powerfully invites you to live in a world of simple, pure beauty with her clear, bright colors and hypnotically peaceful scenes. “I like happy, I like pretty, and I’m annoyed with people who think that pretty isn’t cool," she says.