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.

Albert Scharf, April Moon 875, oil, 55 x 42.

Show Preview | Albert Scharf

The artist is bringing a new series of 12 paintings to Giacobbe-Fritz Fine Art to display from June 23 to July 7. The opening reception is held on Friday, June 23, from 5 to 7 p.m.
Kathy Beekman, Up on the Hill, pastel, 23 x 30.

Show Preview | Kathy Beekman

In a solo show at Canyon Road Contemporary, Beekman presents a new body of work to celebrate 11 years of representation. The show, titled Landscape’s Edge, opens Friday, July 28, with an artist’s reception from 5 to 7 p.m.
John Taft, Cooling Down, oil, 16 x 20.

Show Preview | John Taft

The artist strives to bring out each of these themes in his subtle western landscapes. Taft presents his newest work in his fourth solo show at Vail International Gallery this month.
Mark White, Sandstone Cliffs, oil, 30 x 40.

Show Preview | Mark White

The Santa Fe artist displays nearly 40 works of art in his Canyon Road gallery from July 7 to August 26. The opening reception is on Friday, July 7, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Wayne McKenzie, Telluride Townies, oil, 24 x 24.

Show Preview | Telluride Plein Air

Over 20 artists travel to the mountain town and begin painting on Wednesday, June 28. Artists typically create between 10 and 20 pieces depicting various scenes in the area, including flowered meadows, mountain landscapes, and scenes around downtown.