21 Under 31: Young Artists to Watch in 2013

Our annual spotlight on emerging artists

By Bonnie Gangelhoff

Looking for the best young talent in the art world? Look no further. We’ve brought together a talented group of emerging artists who are already making names for themselves. Within this group you’ll find many students and graduates of top schools like the Academy of Art University in San Francisco, as well as the Florence Academy of Art and the Angel Academy in Italy. You’ll also find styles ranging from traditional to contemporary and subjects ranging from figures to still lifes. Finally, you’ll find an equal dose of wisdom and humor—and we think you’ll find yourself impressed.

Zoey Frank Zoey Frank





Brock Alius | Self Portrait 2, charcoal/chalk, 14 x 18.Brock Alius





Terra ChapmanTerra Chapman





Amy KarnesAmy Karnes





Robin Cole SmithRobin Cole Smith





Darianne WhittDarianne Whitt





Samantha BullerSamantha Buller





Matt SabaMatthew Saba





Holly MathewsHolly Mathews





Jackson LainJackson Lain





Tyler MurphyTyler Murphy





Abigail GuttingAbigail Gutting





David ShinglerDavid Shingler





Melissa SmallMelissa Small





Najin BaeNajin Bae





Daniel GranittoDaniel Granitto





Melissa Franklin SanchezMelissa Franklin Sanchez





Daniel BilmesDaniel Bilmes





Jennifer GennariJennifer Gennari





Barry CarterBarry Carter





Anna Rose BainAnna Rose Bain





Featured in the September 2013 issue of Southwest Art magazine–click below to purchase:
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