In art, the medium matters
Spring City Home by Seth Winegar By Margaret L. Brown As we were completing this issue we were saddened to learn of the death of John Hampton, one of the founders of the Cowboy Artists of America. Hampton, who was 80, spent six decades painting and sculpting the cowboy life. In an article in...
Wise words come from the artists in our pages
By Margaret L. Brown On a crisp February day in Colorado, plein-air painter Henry Isaacs drives his rented Jeep west of Crested Butte on Route 133, his intended destination a place called Oh Be Joyful Creek and Falls. “From the viewpoint of the driver’s seat I fall in love again and again: a trailhead...
Highlights from this year's Prix de West Invitational
Hanging above the fireplace in the home of Philadelphia-area collectors Lu and Beverly Galloway is a magnificent, large-scale painting by Cowboy Artists of America member Roy Andersen.
There’s more going on in a still life than meets the eye
Edge of Tomorrow by Morten Solberg By Margaret L. Brown Like the figurative artist, who relies on the ability to express gesture and sense of place to bring a subject to life, the wildlife artist is challenged to go beyond mere anatomical replication to create paintings and sculptures that capture an animal’s living essence...