Category Archives: Editor’s Letter

Editor’s Letter | On Fire: Colorado wildfires and their impact on the art community

Beauty and Beast by Dave Santillanes, part of the Richard Schmid Fine Art Auction

Whether you live in the West or not, you’ve undoubtedly heard about the disastrous wildfires that seemed to consume the state of Colorado at the beginning of the summer. The High Park Fire near Fort Collins took on personal significance for me when my parents were notified to evacuate in the wee hours of a Sunday morning in mid-June…

Editor’s Letter | Oklahoma on My Mind: A report from the Prix de West art show

Waiting on Spring by Walt Gonske

It’s become a bit of a tradition on this page for me to share my thoughts on the Prix de West show each year. After all, it’s one of the western art world’s biggest parties, hosted in grand style each June by the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City. This year’s event was as impressive as ever…