Enjoy this selection of Southwest online art gallery video tours and artist interviews. You’ll meet a wide range of artists and learn about their lives, their inspirations, their art techniques, and much more. Plus, we’ll take you inside western art galleries on a virtual tour, and you’ll hear about their upcoming art events and the artists they’re featuring.
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Sharon Markwardt is a fourth-generation Texan and fifth-generation artist who is represented by Waxlander Gallery in Santa Fe, NM. Meet the artist and discover her bold, colorful oil paintings of horses, cows, donkeys, and other animals.
Waxlander Gallery on Canyon Road in Santa Fe, NM, is owned by expressionistic watercolor artist Phyllis Kapp, who talks about her work in this video interview. The gallery represents over 30 fine artists including Andrée Hudson, Marshall Noice, and Sharon Markwardt and pastel artist Sangita Phadke.
Meet Joshua Franco, a Santa Fe artist represented by Giacobbe-Fritz Fine Art. Learn about the artist and the techniques and processes he uses to create his acrylic surrealistic paintings.
Native American artist Poteet Victory paints in his studio on the upper floor of McLarry Modern art gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Learn about the artist’s abstract paintings, palette knife techniques, and more in this artist profile video.
Meet western artist B.C. Nowlin at Manitou Galleries in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Learn about the painter’s life, where he finds his inspiration, and more in this artist interview video.
J.R. Eason creates figurative bronze sculptures of women, cowboys, and more. Learn about the western sculptor and her work in this artist profile video.
Western artist Donna Bernstein talks about her mixed-media work in this video interview.
Meet western artist David Jackson, who is well known for his accurate depictions of wildlife and western landscapes. Jackson was featured in Southwest Art‘s Artist to Watch column in the November 2000 issue.
Learn about the life, work, and inspiration of western landscape painter Cary Henrie, who was featured in Southwest Art as an Artist to Watch in January 2006, and in our Portfolio titled “Split Personalities” in the May 2008 issue.
Western artist Bruce Marion talks about his landscape, figurative, and abstract paintings in this profile video.
Beth Zink paints in acrylics to create dramatic close-ups of flowers and plants. Learn more about this western artist and her work in this video profile.
Watercolorist Heidi Rosner’s inspiration comes from scenes in and around the Southwest, the West Coast, and locations all over the world. In this video, Rosner talks about her work and life as an artist in Scottsdale, AZ.
In this artist interview video, Jossy Lownes talks about what challenges and inspires her as an artist, as well as her recent shift in focus to primarily figurative painting.
Meet western sculptor Scott Rogers, who was featured in Southwest Art‘s sculpture portfolio in July 2004. View Rogers’ portrayals of the Old West in bronze sculptures, and learn about his passion for western sculpture and cowboy art.
Steve Taylor creates figurative, western, and wildlife artworks. In this video interview, the artist talks specifically about his portrait paintings and where he finds his inspiration.
In this video interview, western artist Sue Averell talks about her impressionistic urban landscape and floral paintings, including her use of color and palette-knife techniques to create her works.
In her video interview, Santa Fe artist Aleta Pippin talks about her abstract paintings and the secrets she’s discovering to staying inspired.
Meet impressionist painter and gallery owner Barbara Meikle and learn about her art gallery and inspiration.
Our artist video interview with contemporary Santa Fe artist Melinda K. Hall explores the artist’s inspirations and process.
Mixed-media artist Mary Bechtol describes the decades-old epiphany that shapes the work she paints today.
In this video interview, self-taught artist Linda St. Clair describes her impressionistic animal paintings and how she found her painting niche.
Southwest Art Galleries
Wilder Nightingale Fine Art in Taos, NM, has been serving new and seasoned art collectors for more than 20 years. In this video, owner Robert Wilder Nightingale discusses the variety of artwork on view by the gallery’s more than 35 western artists.
Take a tour of Pippin Meikle Fine Art, a Santa Fe gallery that specializes in original contemporary artwork that’s full of life, color, and energy.
Take a tour of Framing Concepts Gallery in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Framing Concepts Gallery specializes in oil, watercolor, and pastel paintings by 20 regional and local artists.
Tour Hunter Kirkland Contemporary gallery on Canyon Road in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The gallery specializes in contemporary and abstract art, including sculpture and paintings in a variety of media.
Purple Sage Galeria is a new gallery in historic old town Albuquerque, New Mexico, featuring artists who are members of Plein Air Painters of New Mexico, a group of painters who paint New Mexico landscapes from life.
Take a tour of Ventana Fine Art, located on Canyon Road in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The gallery features both contemporary and traditional art in a wide variety of styles and mediums, including paintings and sculptures from artists throughout the West and beyond.
Meet Larisa Aukon, featured artist at Paul Scott Gallery, in Scottsdale, AZ. Take a virtual tour of the gallery and Aukon’s work in particular. Paul Scott Gallery also represents Angie Renfro and Michael Steirnagle.
Nedra Matteucci Galleries of Santa Fe, NM, features the works of blind Native American sculptor Michael Naranjo, who speaks about his work and process in this artist video interview. The gallery also represents painters Walt Gonske, Ramon Kelley, John and Terri Kelly Moyers, and Chris Morel, sculptors Dan Ostermiller and George Carlson and more.
Steve Elmore Indian art specializes in antique Southwestern Indian art including Indian pottery, Navajo weavings, turquoise jewelry, basketry, paintings, and photography and contemporary paintings by Steve Elmore.
Mark White Fine Art features artist Mark White’s kinetic sculptures and works by his son Ethan White as well as Conrad Kern, Charles Veilleux, and Kathleen Earthrowl.