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.

Robert Seabeck, Bull Elk Study, oil, 18 x 24.

Show Preview | Western Visions Show & Sale

For 30 years, the National Museum of Wildlife Art has celebrated western wildlife at the institution’s largest annual fundraising event, Western Visions. In recognition of the milestone anniversary of the show and sale, the museum is featuring solely artists whose work is in the permanent collection.
Glenn Dean, Nearing the End of a Long, Hot Day, oil, 20 x 20.

Show Preview | Dean, Elliott & Polzin

Three rising stars in western art converge in a three-man show this month at Legacy Gallery in Jackson, WY. The dynamic trio—Glenn Dean, Josh Elliott, and Kyle Polzin—showcase some 30 new oil paintings, collectively, that highlight their individual styles, interests, and motifs.
Gina Rossi, Pools of Water, oil, 36 x 48.

Show Preview | Inspired Views

Four contemporary artists—Jami Tobey, Jeffrey Beauchamp, Aleta Pippin, and Gina Rossi—present their own modern visions and interpretations of the landscape this month in a group show at Pippin Contemporary.
John Moyers, South of Taos, oil, 24 x 24.

Show Preview | Taos Group Show

This month the show returns with a spotlight on the more intimate but equally cherished setting of Taos, NM, through the eyes of 10 western painters, including G. Russell Case, David Grossmann, Logan Maxwell Hagege, and Tim Solliday.
Hai-Ou Hou, Heroica, oil, 36 x 48.

Show Preview | Hai-Ou Hou

Hou presents a new body of work from her yearly trips to Zion National Park, Grand Canyon National Park, and Sedona, AZ. The show opens on Friday, September 8, with a reception from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
September Vhay, Deer Run Mystics, oil, 24 x 24.

Show Preview | Buffalo Bill Art Show

The 36th annual show first opens to the public with a reception at 6 p.m. on Friday, August 25, at the Buffalo Bill Center of the West, where paintings and sculptures by 106 top western artists are on view.
Jim Eppler, Raven XID, bronze, 17 x 14 x 9.

Show Preview | B.C. Nowlin & Jim Eppler

Manitou Galleries brings together the art of painter B.C. Nowlin and sculptor Jim Eppler this month in a two-man show at its West Palace Avenue location. In this combined collection of more than 40 pieces—on view beginning Friday, August 4.