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...
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...
Summer brings a slew of top art events
Impressive paintings at the Salon International Show
This month’s issue offers new & improved columns
There’s more to art than oil painting
Celebrating the individual personalities of animals
The particular pleasures of miniature artworks
A new show takes an expansive look at the West
In August 2011, the Schoharie Valley in New York was devastated by flooding from Hurricane Irene. Far inland from the coast, Schohaire Creek rose above its banks and flooded local towns and fields; destroyed crops; drowned livestock; contaminated food and water sources; and destroyed roads, bridges, homes, and businesses. Local artist Jonathan Stasko, moved...