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!

Mian Situ, Convergence of Cultures, oil, 60 x 50.

Mian Situ | Converging Cultures

Mian Situ has come a long way since studying the western realist painters in his home of Southeastern China. Now he paints stories of his Chinese heritage combined with the history and experiences of Chinese immigrants of the 19th-century American West.

Eric Bowman, Fall Reflection, oil, 9 x 12.

Emerging Artists | Eric Bowman

Artistic inspiration can spontaneously arrive at any time. Oregon-based artist Eric Bowman believes “keeping an open mind and being observant is the key" to finding inspiration.