Author Archives: Southwest Art

Susan Hong-Sammons, Nikki and Her Birds, oil, 16 x 20.

Emerging Artists | Susan Hong-Sammons

Today Hong-Sammons paints in a style that feels true to her, blending classical realism and expressionism in her contemporary portrayals of everyday people, many of whom she meets through routine encounters such as trips to the grocery store.

Jill Carver, Along the Rio Grande, oil, 30 x 32.

Jill Carver | Conversations with the Land

After six years of attending five or six shows each year in various parts of the country, winning awards and making good sales, she became aware of a strong desire to explore the edges of her ability and push them as far as possible.

Logan Maxwell Hagege, Desert Meeting, oil, 30 x 50. Estimate: $30,000-$50,000.

Auction Preview | Jackson Hole Art Auction

This month Trailside Galleries of Jackson and Gerald Peters Gallery of Santa Fe partner to present the 11th annual Jackson Hole Art Auction, with over 350 lots of both contemporary and historic fine art up for bid in two sessions.

Margaret Nes, Peace Crane Sky, pastel, 19 x 25.

Show Preview | Pastel Legends

Collectors and artists alike revere Mary Silverwood and Margaret Nes for their deep mastery of the pastel medium. Legends in their own right, both women have distinct, signature styles that are on display at Ventana Fine Art this month.