Here’s a sampling of the 100 entries that made it to the final round of judging.
East greets West this month at the 47th national juried exhibition of the Women Artists of the West, the oldest juried women’s arts organization in the country. The show opens on Sunday, November 5, at McBride Gallery in Annapolis, MD.
Today, in her still lifes and figurative works, the contemporary realist painter seeks to convey serenity, clarity, and strength through spare, refined compositions.
Demers continues to portray historic sailing vessels, drawing on years of experience and research—ships’ plans, historical records, maritime novels, nautical charts, photos of harbors—to assemble imagined narratives of actual historic ships.
Meet 6 artists who paint people in myriad styles and mediums.
Where Daly is these days, as a fine artist, is worth noting. He has scooped up multiple national awards for his impressionistic portrayals of landscapes, city streets, and coastal life.
And unlike her hyperrealistic fantasy works, the compositions in her oil paintings of animals—impeccably observed and rendered though they are—possess natural, almost organic rhythms and patterns that “make it feel like real life.”
Now in its 21st year, the event continues to grow, this year featuring 174 artists at 44 studios across the Cave Creek, Carefree, and North Scottsdale areas.
This month that tradition continues with A View to the West, a group show featuring all-new work by more than 25 of the gallery’s renowned western artists, including Bill Anton, Morgan Weistling, Veryl Goodnight, Curt Walters, and Mian Situ.