Capturing a way of life
MIA BERGERON grew up in New York City surrounded by modern art. Her parents were graphic artists, and she was a regular visitor to the Museum of Modern Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum … Today the artist, who lives in Tennessee, is known for her expressive figurative work, which melds her early exposure to more abstract art with her classical art education.
Robert Rohm’s vivid impressionistic scenes engage the imagination
California-based Logan Maxwell Hagege treks the Southwest on an artistic quest
Sculptor Daniel Glanz starts with keen observation to create his bronze portraits
For Doug Hyde, sculpture is a collaboration between the artist and the medium itself
A visit with Cynthia Eckhardt at her studio in Arroyo Seco, NM | Eckhardt says her studio “looks like one of the old adobe churches you see in little communities throughout northern New Mexico. It even has a bell tower. I designed it, and it was a ton of fun. I even included a nave at the end of the building that is flanked by two cupboard beds.”
Meet 12 artists who honor the landscape by capturing it in person, including Daniel Aldana, Trey Finney, Jason Sacran, Lori Putnam, and Elaine Mathews, whose piece titled SPRINGTIME IN THE DESERT is shown here.
Although his style continues to evolve, Will Pealatere says one thing remains constant: The Los Angeles-based artist has always been drawn to figurative work. ealatere says the genre is so difficult that it subsequently becomes the most rewarding for him.
Eye on the West