Art Events & Show Previews

Our Show Previews and Auction Previews offer in-depth coverage of the top art events happening in the West and beyond. Each month, the editors zero in on some of the most important openings, invitationals, exhibitions, auctions, fairs, festivals, and more around the country. We offer substantial information about each event, along with plenty of big, beautiful images of works that are in the show. Click on the links below to get great information on every event we’ve covered.

Renee Buller, Mom’s Chickadees, oil, 8 x 8.

Show Preview | Miniature Masterpieces

Masterworks come in all shapes and sizes. This month, Evergreen Fine Art recognizes the world of small wonders—and the patience, concentration, and extraordinary dexterity needed to create them—with its sixth annual Miniature Masterpieces exhibition.

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Show Preview | Kent Wallis

Utah artist Kent Wallis’ impressionistic paintings of flower gardens and Italian scenes have graced the walls of galleries for years, but now the artist is adding something new to his repertoire.

Margaretta Caesar, Coming or Going, oil, 9 x 12.

Show Preview | Holiday Show

Arts at Denver has long realized the potential of its annual holiday show as a chance for collectors to discover new work and as a way for the arts to give back to the community.

Howard Post, Clear Water, oil, 30 x 30.

Show Preview | Ranch Life

As the landscape of American ranch life continues to change with the tides, Maxwell Alexander Gallery’s group show this month invites viewers to savor slices of its preservation through the eyes of 12 contemporary painters.

David Caton, Santa Elena Canyon, Downstream, oil, 48 x 60.

Show Preview | David Caton

The show opens with an artist’s reception on Saturday, November 5, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Caton is also in the gallery on Saturday, November 19, from 2 to 4 p.m., to discuss the 25 to 30 works in the show, all of which are from late 2015 and 2016, so they represent Caton’s...