The work of the West's most accomplished artists come to your home in the pages of Southwest Art. Dedicated to the coverage and preservation of this unique genre of American art, each issue profiles the artists of the Southwest and looks at their work and what to expect in the upcoming times. Written for collectors, dealers and art enthusiasts of all levels, Southwest Art acts as your very own gallery, with brightly colored photography of hand-picked pieces filling the pages!
Chasing the Light • Sunlight is essential for our competition winners
Chris Manwaring • Reveling in the unknown
Natasha Ramras • Calculating the glow
Yer (Za) Vue • Abstraction, expressionism, & impressionism
Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale • National Western Complex, January 4-23
Holiday Small Works Show • The Legacy Gallery, December 9-31
LISTENING TO THE LANDSCAPE • David Griffin reveals the sensory layers of the American West
Idyllic Visions • Time in seclusion has brought reflective depth to Johanna Harmon’s paintings
VARIATIONS ON MANY THEMES • Derek Penix explores his various subjects in ongoing series
11th ANNUAL ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE • Every year in our Artistic Excellence competition, we extend our creative horizon beyond the West, inviting emerging and established artists alike to showcase their unique perspectives on genre, medium, and style. They never fail to impress. As we step into the second decade of the competition, we’re again honored and humbled to witness the talent displayed in the hundreds of inspired submissions—and delighted to share the 13 award winners that have captured our souls.
MEET THE FINALISTS • HERE ARE SOME OF THE 100 ENTRIES THAT MADE IT TO OUR FINAL ROUND OF JUDGING
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE REST OF THE FINALISTS