JOHN NIETO By Bonnie Gangelhoff John Nieto has always brought a contemporary eye to classic western motifs. Whether portraying Native Americans or animals, his dramatic, often electric canvases make the viewer sit up and take notice. Nieto maintains that his art “is more the result of an emotional involvement with my subject matter than a [...]
In January, Northern California-based painter Thomas Soltesz flew from San Francisco to the Philippine Islands. Southwest Art’s Bonnie Gangelhoff caught up with Soltesz while he was staying in the countryside there. This is the fifth in a series of columns that invite you to travel along with artists to far-flung locations.
Allen and Patty Eckman collaborate on cast-paper sculptures using a process they developed themselves
Arizona painter Kenn Backhaus strives to move beyond conventional visual meaning in his landscapes and other scenes
Arizona artist Douglas Diehl paints the sturdiness and strength of the landscape
G. HARVEY By Norman Koplas Whether he’s sculpting, painting rollicking frontier scenes, or creating luminous canvases and prints, G. Harvey is an expert at harnessing the particular power art possesses to tell stories. Doing so has been a lifelong pursuit. “I always loved to sketch, draw, whittle, and carve,” says the artist, who was born [...]
Watercolorist Teal Blake draws on his experiences as a cowboy, rodeo rider, and son of the West