Author Archives: Southwest Art

Anthony Salvo, View From Cliff Drive, Laguna Beach, oil, 12 x 24.

Emerging Artists | Anthony Salvo

Salvo chooses to paint it all, from an autumn view along Laguna Canyon Road to a rusty 1953 Dodge pickup to perfected renditions of his mom’s apple pie. And he wouldn’t have it any other way.

George Hallmark, La Parroquia, oil, 36 x 36.

Show Preview | George Hallmark

So, for the momentous occasion—his first full one-man show in nearly 20 years—he completed 20 new oil paintings that portray the pastoral towns and back roads of his travels with his wife, Lisa. The exhibit opens at Legacy Gallery on Saturday, March 18, with an artist’s reception and sale by draw at 5 p.m.

Zinnia Bouquet by Daniel Keys.

Editor’s Letter | The Interview Issue

In this month’s issue, we’re trying to re-create that experience for you as much as possible. Although we can’t put you face-to-face with each featured artist (wouldn’t it be great if we could!), we’ve included interviews in which the artists speak directly to our questions about some of their most significant recent works.

Mark English, Geisha in Red, mixed media, 46 x 30.

Show Preview | Mark English

Jones & Terwilliger Galleries in Palm Desert, CA, is showcasing his fine-art talent in a solo show starting Saturday, March 11, with a reception from 4 to 7 p.m. Over 25 mixed-media works are on view, displaying his alchemy of paint and unusual materials.

Jeffrey Beauchamp, Frida Be You and Me, oil, 60 x 48.

Emerging Artists | Jeffrey Beauchamp

In Beauchamp’s studio landscape paintings, classic representational scenes are often entangled in painterly, abstracted patterns. Realistically rendered figures might be surrounded by a conceptual background of lively, colorful brushwork.