Author Archives: Southwest Art

Jesse Powell at his art studio in Monterey, CA

Artists’ Studios | Jesse Powell

A VISIT WITH JESSE POWELL AT HIS STUDIO IN MONTEREY, CA | "My studio is located in the historic American Tin Cannery building on Cannery Row," Powell says. "The studio sits on the third floor facing the Pacific Ocean and has 20-foot-high ceilings, the original 12-foot-tall windows, and the original brick walls."

Shirley Gipson, Embroidered Treasure, oil, 18 x 18.

Emerging Artists | Shirley Gipson

When Shirley Gipson looks at items that others might consider junk, she sees something more—a sense of life in the inanimate, whether it’s an old milk pitcher or a tattered jack-in-the-box toy. The Texas-based still-life artist says she relishes using objects in her tableaux that were once treasured during a bygone era.

William Acheff, title unknown, oil, 31 x 21. Estimate: $40,000-$60,000.

Featured Event | Gerald Peters Gallery: Santa Fe Art Auction

Santa Fe, NM, November 15-16 | Gerald Peters Gallery sponsors and hosts the annual Santa Fe Art Auction, which has been a mainstay in the community every November since 1994. Paintings of the western United States make up most of the more than 200 lots available. An auction preview takes place from 10 a.m....