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.

Cat Van Bergen, Cranes, lithograph, 18 x 15.

Show Preview | Cat Van Bergen

Although many artists have been asked to create art for the building, Van Bergen wanted to start her own project. This culminated in a series of photographs, lithographs, and oil paintings that Van Bergen presents at Christian Daniels Gallery beginning on Friday, October 27.
George Bodine, Anniversary, oil, 30 x 24.

Show Preview | Bodine & Tseng

Evocative new paintings by George Bodine and Hsin-Yao Tseng grace the walls of Waterhouse Gallery this month in a two-man show that gallery co-owner Diane Waterhouse describes as “a true visual feast.”

Show Preview | Canyon Road Paint Out

The main event happens on Saturday, October 21, along historic Canyon Road, but the festivities commence the day before, when visitors can view artists’ demonstrations as they stroll down the shady half-mile lane lined with galleries, boutiques, and world-class restaurants.
Jeri Salter, Sale or Rent, pastel, 12 x 20.

Show Preview | Jeri Salter

Entitled Fleeting Light: First and Last Light Over the Texas Landscape, the exhibition features many works that have never been on view before, including about a dozen new paintings and works on loan from private collections.
Linda Loeschen, In the Wind, watermedia, 24 x 24.

Show Preview | Watermedia Exhibition

For more than 40 years, Rocky Mountain National Watermedia has held its annual juried exhibition in the foothills of Colorado. This year, it moves to the Center for the Arts Evergreen for its 44th National Exhibition.
Logan Maxwell Hagege, Desert Meeting, oil, 30 x 50. Estimate: $30,000-$50,000.

Auction Preview | Jackson Hole Art Auction

This month Trailside Galleries of Jackson and Gerald Peters Gallery of Santa Fe partner to present the 11th annual Jackson Hole Art Auction, with over 350 lots of both contemporary and historic fine art up for bid in two sessions.