A VISIT WITH JESSE POWELL AT HIS STUDIO IN MONTEREY, CA | “My studio is located in the historic American Tin Cannery building on Cannery Row,” Powell says. “The studio sits on the third floor facing the Pacific Ocean and has 20-foot-high ceilings, the original 12-foot-tall windows, and the original brick walls.”
When Shirley Gipson looks at items that others might consider junk, she sees something more—a sense of life in the inanimate, whether it’s an old milk pitcher or a tattered jack-in-the-box toy. The Texas-based still-life artist says she relishes using objects in her tableaux that were once treasured during a bygone era.
Large-scale landscapes by Arturo Chávez depict the wonders of the West
Colorado painter Michael Ome Untiedt captures contemporary and historic visions of the West
Observing everyday life
Capturing the wild natural world
From ranches to rodeos, Carrie Ballantyne’s portraits depict an authentic West
By Rosemary Carstens
Johanna Harmon’s paintings reflect both inner and outer beauty
When Elsa Sroka was growing up, her father had a passion for art and architecture…Sroka remembers being a little bit embarrassed as a child because the family was known around town as the one with statues all over their house. But today the Denver artist carries on the legacy of her father’s passions.
A Visit With Craig Kosak at his Studio on Whidbey Island, WA | “The first thing you notice about my studio is that it’s new,” Kosak says. “The first chapters of my painting career were spent in art schools and rental studios…As my career matured, I needed more space…”