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!
Inspired Works • Competition winners touch our minds, hearts, souls
Coors Western Art Exhibit & Sale • National Western Complex, January 7-22
Holiday Small Works Show • The Legacy Gallery, December 8-31
Plein Air Artists Colorado • Mary Williams Fine Arts, Through December 31
Women Artists of the West • McBride Gallery, Through January 7, 2023
LA Art Show • LA Convention Center, February 15-19
Moments of Rare Beauty • Kathleen B. Hudson finds joy and refuge in sublime landscapes
A Challenge Rewarded • Stephanie Campos aims for realism as she honors Native Americans through her charcoal portraits
Paying It Forward • Jenny Buckner paints what she loves and shares that passion with others
Artistic Excellence • The annual Artistic Excellence competition always draws an impressive number of talent-laden entries from across the continent and around the globe, and this year’s art event is no exception. The diversity of artists and artworks alike is astonishing, from young people who’ve just gone professional to seasoned veterans, and from works on paper made with colored pencils to canvases and boards covered in pastel, oil, watercolor, and acrylic. All the entries—and particularly the 13 top-award winners—share one thing in common: art’s rare ability to cross boundaries and connect with minds, hearts, and spirits.
Meet the Finalists • Here are some of the 100 entries that made it to our final round of judging
NEW YEAR, New Work • AS ONE YEAR ENDS AND A NEW YEAR DAWNS, IT’S THE PERFECT TIME TO PAUSE AND THOUGHTFULLY REVIEW YOUR WESTERN ART COLLECTION. MUCH LIKE AN
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