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!

Susan Hong-Sammons, Nikki and Her Birds, oil, 16 x 20.

Emerging Artists | Susan Hong-Sammons

Today Hong-Sammons paints in a style that feels true to her, blending classical realism and expressionism in her contemporary portrayals of everyday people, many of whom she meets through routine encounters such as trips to the grocery store.
Jill Carver, Along the Rio Grande, oil, 30 x 32.

Jill Carver | Conversations with the Land

After six years of attending five or six shows each year in various parts of the country, winning awards and making good sales, she became aware of a strong desire to explore the edges of her ability and push them as far as possible.
Albin Veselka, Ink and Paper, oil, 22 x 28.

Albin Veselka | A Gift to be Shared

Consider even a small selection of recent works by Idaho-based painter Albin Veselka, and you could be excused for thinking at first that not one but several different, highly talented artists might have produced them.