Author Archives: Southwest Art

Western Reservation floor rug, circa 1950, 13 x 7 feet. Estimate: $9,000-$12,000.

Auction Preview | March in Montana

This year, for its 30th anniversary, the annual March in Montana auction moves to Elks Lodge No. 214 in Great Falls, MT—the very lodge that C.M. Russell was inducted into in 1908. Some 730 western artworks and artifacts are up for bid at noon on Friday and Saturday, March 17 and 18.

Jaclyn Alderete, Winter’s Light, oil, 12 x 12.

Emerging Artists | Jaclyn Alderete

Drawing on similarities between humanity and the natural world, Jaclyn Alderete creates poignant, ethereal figure paintings full of grace and optimism. What you won’t find in her works are depictions of adversity and despair.

Jean Hildebrant, Prayer, pastel, 24 x 18.

Show Preview | Arizona Pastel Artists

After hosting successful statewide shows, the organization decided to conquer a new challenge with its National Open Show. The show opens with up to 90 juried paintings on view beginning April 13 at the Sedona Arts Center.

Gladys Roldan-de-Moras, At the Lienzo, oil, 36 x 48.

Show Preview | Texas Masters

InSight Gallery tips its hat to some of the finest Texas painters working today. The gallery’s ninth annual Texas Masters show opens on Friday, March 3, with an artists’ reception at 6 p.m.

Noe Perez, Orange Cactus Flowers, oil, 12 x 12.

Show Preview | Noe Perez

The Texas painter opens his first major solo show, titled Allures of the Wild Horse Desert: Noe Perez and the Colors of South Texas, at William Reaves | Sarah Foltz Fine Art on Friday, March 3. The show kicks off with a reception on Saturday, March 4, from 6 to 8:30 p.m.

Cindy Sorley-Keichinger, Elegance, acrylic, 8 x 8.

Wildlife & Animals 2017

Whether their subjects slither, trot, swim, scuttle, or fly, the fine artists in this section masterfully capture the splendor of all creatures great and small.