Articles & Interviews

Here you’ll find art articles and art interviews on some of your favorite painters and sculptors of the West as well as upcoming artists. The editors of Southwest Art bring you in-depth art interviews and profiles, as well as behind-the-scenes tours of beautiful art studios and stories about current art events. Search for artists we’ve covered in the past, or discover new and emerging artists by checking back often to see the art articles we’ve added most recently!

Deborah Tilby, White Boats on a Beach, oil, 18 x 24.

Deborah Tilby | A Natural Observer

Deborah Tilby's observant nature—combined with natural talent and an expertise gained largely through dedicated self-education—has earned the artist widespread admiration as a painter of landscapes and seascapes in a contemporary impressionistic style.
Cindy Baron, Lines of Heritage, oil, 24 x 30.

Cindy Baron | Capturing the Sublime

Plein-air artist Cindy Baron developed an early appreciation for farmland and the families who carry on the farming tradition. Today, although she paints occasional still lifes and portraits to stay creative, her heart lies in the land.

Emerging Artists | Patrick Meehan

Returning to his native California has been just one recent high point for figurative painter Patrick Meehan, who snapped up an Award of Excellence at Oil Painters of America's national exhibition last year.
Cody DeLong, Colors of the Court, oil, 18 x 24.

Cody DeLong | Unplugged

A connection with the tangible world pulls artist Cody DeLong to remote canyons and mesas around the Southwest, and a desire for authenticity keeps him based in the historic mining town of Jerome, AZ.