Author Archives: Southwest Art

Martha Walter, Bathers by the Sea, oil, 18 x 26. Estimate: $40,000-$60,000.

Auction Preview | American Art Auction

That is decidedly not the case, however, with Heritage Auctions, the world’s third-largest house, as evidenced by its latest American Art Signature Auction on November 12 starting at 11 a.m. in its Dallas Design District showroom.

Louis Escobedo, Canyon View, oil, 12 x 16.

Show Preview | Louis Escobedo

Postcards From the West, the title of Louis Escobedo’s new show, may lead those attending the opening reception—which takes place at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center on Friday, November 4, from 6 to 9 p.m.—to expect a travelogue-style exhibition of familiar sights from a month-long trip the artist and his wife, Yolanda, took...

The original painting: Robert Spooner, Studio Arrangement, oil, 36 x 30.

Show Preview | Crossover

Contemporary abstract expressionist Doug Kacena jokes that he’s been trying to pin down the 30-second “elevator pitch” for his show Crossover, which opens November 5 at Mike Wright Gallery during Denver Arts Week.

Michelle Dunaway, Alaskan Doll, oil, 26 x 18.

Show Preview | Michelle Dunaway

In her upcoming solo show, artist Michelle Dunaway explores the nature of humanity in a series of portraits from her recent travels around the world. The show, entitled Journeys, graces the walls of InSight Gallery throughout the month of November, with an opening reception on November 4 from 6 to 8 p.m.

Rick J. Delanty, Seawall, acrylic, 16 x 20.

Emerging Artists | Rick J. Delanty

In a world where so many eyes are glued to smartphones and other high-tech gadgets, Rick J. Delanty seeks to show us something different—something better—beyond the temporal world and its digital distractions.

Eric Slayton, Sea Brothers, oil, 20 x 24.

Show Preview | Anniversary Exhibition

For this year’s show the gallery called upon its stable and guest artists to compile the impressive list of 35 participants, which includes Peter Adams, George Bodine, Jove Wang, Mian Situ, Hsin-Yao Tseng, Adrian Gottlieb, Jeremy Lipking, and Kyle Ma.

Anne Blair Brown, Welcome Home, oil, 24 x 24.

Anne Blair Brown | Into the Light

Several years ago, whenever artist Anne Blair Brown thought about her career, she felt blessed. She was represented by outstanding galleries, and her paintings were both selling and being juried into impressive shows. What more could an artist want? In fact, Brown did want more.

T.D. Kelsey, Two for the Outside, bronze, 21 x 8 x 17.

Show Preview | Cowboy Crossings

An exhibition opening to the public at the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum on Saturday, October 15—and debuting two days earlier with a roster of ticketed preview events—makes it clear that the roots of cowboy art not only spread far wider and deeper but also thrive today in abundant and varied forms.