Author Archives: Southwest Art

Rebecca Haines, Emissary 17, oil, 30 x 20.

Show Preview | Rebecca Haines

Painter Rebecca Haines presents a new body of work this month in her solo show, titled Animystic, at Pippin Contemporary. The show opens on Wednesday, May 24, with an artist’s reception on Friday, May 26, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Daniel Gerhartz, Hopes and Dreams, oil, 30 x 24.

Spotlight | Oil Painters of America

On Friday, May 12, the Oil Painters of America unveils its 26th annual National Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils at Eisele Gallery of Fine Art in Cincinnati. The show opens with an artists’ reception from 6 to 9 p.m. and features the work of nearly 250 artists from all over the continental United States...

An artist works on Canyon Road during last year's Spring Art Festival.

Show Preview | Spring Art Festival

Artists travel from across the country to participate in the event, which is hosted by the Canyon Road Merchants Association. Attendees can watch artists working in oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, mixed media, bronze, ceramics, jewelry, and leather.

Britt Freda, Belgian d’Uccle, acrylic, 48 x 24.

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Freda reveals paintings of chickens completed over 12 years in a show titled The Year of the Cock, which opens at Giacobbe-Fritz Fine Art on Friday, June 2, with an artist’s reception from 5 to 7 p.m.

Still Dawn by Dennis Doheny.

Editor’s Letter | Singular Focus

Putting together an issue of Southwest Art always involves hard work, tough decisions, and a little bit of good fortune. But some issues also involve the element of surprise, in the form of coincidences, unexpected parallels.

Kim Casebeer, Fire and Ice, oil, 24 x 30.

Show Preview | Wanderlust

This month more than 50 leading North American painters celebrate wanderlust-inspired art in an invitational landscape exhibition at Howard/Mandville Gallery in downtown Kirkland, WA.