Art Events & Show Previews

In the May issue of Southwest Art, we introduced Show Previews—a new format for our coverage of art events. Each month, the editors will zero in on some of the most important events happening around the country. This new format allows us to offer substantial information about each event, along with plenty of big, beautiful images of works included in the show. Click on the links below to view the individual Show Previews in each issue.

Greg Beecham, Refuge, oil, 18 x 24.

Show Preview | Beecham, Tobey & Soukup

This year Astoria Fine Art celebrates its 10th anniversary with an extensive summer schedule—a new show every 10 days. The festivities reach a pinnacle this month with a set of three concurrent solo shows for Greg Beecham, Joshua Tobey, and Jill Soukup.

Edward Aldrich, Greeting the Dawn, oil, 64 x 52.

Show Preview | Jackson Hole Fall Arts Festival

The 12-day celebration kicks off on Wednesday, September 7, with activities scheduled every single day. Collectors won’t want to miss the Western Design Conference, the Palates & Palettes gallery walk, and the Saturday morning Quick Draw on closing weekend.

Ann Hanson, Sisters, oil, 24 x 18.

Show Preview | Women Artists of Glacier

Above the noise, the bustle, and the cramp of civilization, one can sometimes hear the call of the wild luring us to seek the quiet of open spaces. For some it beckons more insistently. Almost 30 women who have answered that summons are featured in the second annual exhibition and sale titled A Timeless...

Autumn Borts-Medlock, Santa Clara Pueblo vase. Estimate: $8,000-10,000.

Show Preview | Auction in Santa Fe

Manitou Auctions, a division of Manitou Galleries, presents the 11th annual Auction in Santa Fe this month at the Hilton Santa Fe in the Mesa Ballroom. The auction boasts 270 fine-art works, nearly 400 Native American artifacts, and sundry Old West collectibles.

James Parker, Leave a Light in the Window, photograph, 40 x 60.

Show Preview | Evergreen Fine Arts Festival

The annual Evergreen Fine Arts Festival—one of Colorado’s longest-running juried fine-art shows—kicks off this month in Jeffco Open Space Heritage Grove at the Hiwan Homestead Museum. The Evergreen Artists Association introduced the festival in 1966, and it has since become a favorite among the country’s art festivals.

Manny Mellor, Along the Sheffield Road, mixed media, 11 x 14.

Show Preview | Escalante Canyons Art Festival

Artists, collectors, and art enthusiasts travel to the canyons of southern Utah this September for the 13th annual Escalante Canyons Art Festival. Located at the heart of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument in the town of Escalante, the weeklong event includes a plein-air competition, artists’ demonstrations, and an art show and sale.

B.C. Nowlin, Years, oil, 36 x 48.

Show Preview | Eppler & Nowlin

Manitou Galleries juxtaposes two bodies of work that are informed by the Southwest this month with an exhibition of artwork by wildlife sculptor Jim Eppler and visionary landscape painter B.C. Nowlin. The show opens on Friday, August 5, at Manitou’s West Palace location with a reception for the artists from 5 to 7:30 p.m....