Pauline Roche, Afternoon in the Gallery of Masterworks, oil, 36 x 48.

Pauline Roche | Enthralling Moments

Pauline Roche honors the creative process and is fast becoming known for works depicting people involved in artistic pursuits. Such works offer Roche the chance to capture people enthralled and in the moment, she says.

Josh Clare, White, oil, 48 x 48.

Josh Clare | Painting with Motives

Josh Clare speaks of beginning to discover a distinctive style of translating visual beauty—and, he believes, spiritual truth—into a language of paint. He has gained a growing collector following and won a number of awards, including first and second place, artists’ choice, and best of show, at plein-air invitational and juried exhibitions around the...


Artists’ Studios | Star Liana York

AT HER STUDIO IN ABIQUIU, NM. "I chose this ranch much because it is right across from the Santa Fe National Forest and near spectacular and colorful country, with everything from tall pine forests to wide-open canyons," York says.

Ulrich Gleiter, A Morning in Russia, oil, 30 x 40.

Portfolio | Snow Days

In our December 2013 issue, we meet six painters who find beauty in winter scenes. Through various media and styles, these artists capture the essence of the wintry world and present them for viewers who favor the colder months of the year.

Rick Wheeler, Gray Hawk, scratchboard/watercolor, 16 x 20.

Jurors’ Choice

For 30 years, The Artist’s Magazine, which is Southwest Art’s sister publication, has conducted an annual art competition that is open to artists all over the world. n the following pages we present a sampling of the impressive works from these winning artists.