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.

Robert Pummill, Moonlight and Mist, oil, 40 x 48.

Show Preview | Texas Masters

InSight gallery celebrates its stable of Texas painters this month. The Texas Masters show opens on Tuesday, March 1, and an artists’ reception is on Friday, March 4, from 6 to 8 p.m. ...

Kairy Mencos, I Made It! Plate Project, 5th grade.

Show Preview | ARTsmart

On Saturday, February 27, ARTsmart New Mexico presents its 19th annual February fundraising weekend, with an Art of Home Tour and its 25th anniversary dinner and auction.

Hiu Lai Chong, All Aboard, oil, 18 x 14, last year’s Best in Show winner.

Show Preview | Maui Plein Air

When an artist experiences the Hawaiian island of Maui for the first time, its exquisite beauty is seen with fresh eyes. That’s sure to be the case at this month’s Maui Plein Air Painting Invitational, which takes place February 13-21 in Lahaina, on Maui’s west side

Robert MacPherson, Ruby’s Vase With Sunflowers, oil, 18 x 14.

Show Preview | Love in Color

Tempting though it may be to say that love is in the air during Arts at Denver’s annual Valentine’s show this month, the passion actually is displayed on the walls, about a hundred times over, in works contributed by the 35 artists the gallery represents, plus a handful of guest artists.

John Banovich, Legends of the 9th Green, oil, 18 x 24.

Show Preview | Southeastern Wildlife Expo

Wildlife art takes center stage in Charleston, SC, this month as approximately 40,000 visitors attend the variety of events that make up the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition.

Jenness Cortez, Charlie’s Horses, acrylic, 24 x 30.

Auction Preview | The Russell

The Russell Exhibition and Sale is a centerpiece of Western Art Week in Great Falls, MT, a collection of art events that take place across Charles M. Russell’s hometown each spring. ...