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Welcome to our art blog page. Here you can read posts from our main fine art blog and also from the art blog written by Kristin Hoerth, Southwest Art magazine’s Editor in Chief. Whether you are an avid art collector, an artist, or simply an admirer of fine art, our art blogs are a great way to stay informed about the western art scene. Follow these fine art blogs to learn about art events, art collecting, emerging artists, and more from the editors at Southwest Art magazine—the collector’s choice for over 40 years!

Show Targets Top Still-Life Painters

Channeling Johns (oil, 50 x 40) by Robert C. Jackson.

Robert C. Jackson is known for juxtaposing disparate elements into playful, complex compositions sprinkled with wit and hidden meanings. On the other hand Daniel Sprick creates elegant, haunting tableaux which can combine creepy skeletons with lithesome flowers. On October 15 Jackson and Sprick are two of the prominent artists who are participating in a visual […]

Awards & Bidding Wars

That Certain Smile by Don Crowley

The annual Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival unfolded this past weekend amid a series of sunny days and chilly nights. One of the highlights was the Western Visions show at the National Museum of Wildlife Art. By the way, the museum is a piece of artwork itself—a low-slung building constructed of red sandstone that blends […]

Simply Divine: Colorado Plein-Air Event


Taos-based painter Clive Tyler took home the Best of Show award at the Windows to the Divine Invitational Paint Out and show held at Evergreen Fine Art near Denver on Saturday. Clive’s winning piece, “Colorado Flow,” also received the Collectors’ Choice Award. Other top awards went to Colorado painters Ron Hicks, Robert Spooner, and Pem […]