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…”
Still lifes that explore complexities
Observing the human condition
In our October issue, we revisit 10 painters who were named Artists to Watch years ago, and find out what they’ve been up to since then–how their artwork has changed, what their greatest accomplishments and biggest turning points have been, their goals for the future, and more.
Dogs and wildlife lead a Colorado couple on a fine-art journey