Author Archives: Southwest Art

Margaret Larlham, Golden Hour, soft pastel, 18 x 24.

Pastels 2016

These soft sticks of saturated pigment provide artists with a smooth, buttery texture and chromatic luminosity that no other medium can match in quite the same way.

Julie Chapman, Glimpse 1, scratchboard, 14 x 11.

Show Preview | Southeastern Wildlife Expo

Charleston, SC, becomes an outdoor enthusiast’s mecca in February as the Southeastern Wildlife Expo takes over venues throughout the historic southern city. Three days of wildlife and sporting events include hunting, fishing, and cooking demonstrations; duck decoy exhibitions and auctions; and a world-class fine-art show featuring the work of 100 painters and sculptors.

Kyle Paliotto, The Boaters, oil, 20 x 20.

Kyle Paliotto | A Reality of The Heart

At 42 and in his 10th year as a full-time artist, Paliotto sees himself a bit like the steadfast, hardworking farm animals he paints. Having achieved a level of technical proficiency and gained his stride in the daily undertaking of an artistic career, he finds himself relaxing into the process, enjoying both plein-air sketching...

Lin Fengmian (1900-1991), Seated Lady and Dahlia, ink and color on paper, 26 x 26, MS Rau Antiques.

Show Preview | LA Art Show

The growth of the art scene fostered the annual LA Art Show, which is now in its 22nd year. The show opens at the LA Convention Center on Wednesday, January 11, with an opening-night preview and premiere party at 7 p.m. The exhibition continues through Sunday, January 15, and hosts more than 100 galleries...

Randy Saffle, Calling It a Day, oil, 9 x 12.

Emerging Artists | Randy Saffle

A plein-air artist with no formal training, Saffle focuses his creative endeavors not on the landscape per se but on once-crucial manmade contrivances now decomposing in its midst: dilapidated trucks, ancient tractors, collapsing barns.

Sherrie York, Trunk Show, linoleum block print, 18 x 18.

Show Preview | Coors Western Art Show

On Tuesday, January 3, Denver-area art lovers brave unpredictable weather to vie for work by some of the top names in representational art as the Coors Western Art Exhibit and Sale opens with a Red Carpet Gala Reception at 5:30 p.m. at the National Western Stock Show Complex.