Author Archives: Southwest Art

Jesse Hitchens, Under the Bridge, oil, 24 x 36.

Emerging Artists | Jesse Hitchens

Hitchens, whose impressionistic style reflects contemporary and imaginative realism. “Ever since I was a child, nature has fascinated me. I have memories of sitting outside watching the leaves blow in the wind and creating infinite patterns.”

David Caton, Santa Elena Canyon, Downstream, oil, 48 x 60.

Show Preview | David Caton

The show opens with an artist’s reception on Saturday, November 5, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Caton is also in the gallery on Saturday, November 19, from 2 to 4 p.m., to discuss the 25 to 30 works in the show, all of which are from late 2015 and 2016, so they represent Caton’s...

Michele Usibelli, It’s All About Summer, oil, 16 x 20.

Show Preview | Women Artists of the West Show

Most meet-the-artists events happen on the opening evening or weekend of a show. But the artists’ reception for the 46th annual Women Artists of the West National Exhibition takes place at the midpoint of the four-week-long show, which opens on November 15.

William Haskell, Arizona Journey, acrylic, 14 x 18.

Show Preview | Western Art Show

This month, the Mountain Oyster Club throws open its doors to the general public for its 47th annual Western Art Show and Sale. “It’s a western show, but it’s contemporary western,” says show director Alisha Taylor. “We have an eclectic range of artwork in subject matter and style, a good mix of contemporary and...

John Coleman, BFF, oil, 10 x 14.

John Coleman | Soul Connections

Coleman has been working professionally to create such convincing, absorbing illusions of life for almost a quarter of a century now. In that time, the 67-year-old artist has earned a stellar reputation in the world of western art, achieving along the way memberships in the prestigious National Sculpture Society since 1999 and the Cowboy...