Smith renders his animal figures and surrounding landscapes with exceptional naturalism, each element tightly constructed and radiating the spirit of the moment.
The main exhibition and sale returns as usual, featuring more than 260 works by 75 western artists from across the country, including painting, sculpture, and mixed-media works.
It’s March, and that means Great Falls, MT, is the place to be when it comes to the world of western art.
Meet 6 artists who call the Lone Star State home.
These days, the seasoned artist draws and paints for the sake of exploration, of testing solutions to a visual problem until he finds resolution in the various shapes and hues that populate his experiments.
Survey even a small portfolio of paintings by Michele Usibelli, and—while you would immediately recognize the bold self-assurance of her composition, palette, and brushwork—you might find yourself hard-pressed to categorize her work.
In the following pages you’ll meet gallerists and museum professionals who are breaking new ground—both literally and figuratively—and proving that the western art world is an exciting place to be.
Kunz quickly discovered that an important factor for expressing her authentic voice involved producing her paintings as series, in which she explores a particular location through as many as a dozen different works.
Haworth’s inspiration became intensely fired up when he discovered the beauty of the Texas Hill Country, with its wooded canyons, rivers, carpets of wildflowers, and limestone cliffs.