For as long as he can remember, Los Angeles-based painter Ezra Suko has been intrigued by the natural world. Growing up in the Pacific Northwest, Suko loved exploring the Cascade Mountains and the forests close to his home in Gig Harbor, WA.
Connecting with the human figure
David Jonason captures the southwestern landscape with a bold new visual vocabulary
September Vhay strips away the excess to focus on serenity and beauty
Mark Gould thrives outside the box
Deborah Bays pushes a classical genre into the fourth dimension
Still lifes with an edgy wit
In our July issue, we introduce you to seven artists who push art into all three dimensions. These sculptors work in bronze, steel, and other media to create pieces that range from miniature to monumental in size. Their subjects and styles are also diverse, running the gamut from wildlife to figures and from representational to abstract.
A VISIT WITH JOSH TOBEY AT HIS STUDIO IN LOVELAND, CO | “My wife, JoJo, and I live in the mountains 35 minutes from Loveland, CO, and about six miles, as the crow flies, from Estes Park. Our property is surrounded by national forest on two sides,” Tobey says. “The studio is a two-story metal building. It has big windows to take advantage of the view of the surrounding mountains and of Loveland in the distance.”
Creating painterly still lifes