You’ll love this digital issue of Southwest Art if:
- You love being the first to discover a new up-and-coming southwestern artist
- You’re an avid art collector hunting for a must-have piece to add to your collection
- You love unique and exceptional images of coastal landscapes
Download the December 2012 issue of Southwest Art and instantly you'll meet the winners and 10 runners up of our annual Artistic Excellence competition, take a peak at a sampling of the 70 finalists that made it to our final round, and much more. You’ll also get an exclusive look at each artist’s winning painting, hear about their sources of inspiration and read along as they share their exciting goals for the future. Hear from self-taught artist Wanda Choate as she discusses how she came to painting and developed her special personal style, for example. Explore the interesting history and artwork of landscape painter William Hook.
Save the date for art collecting with our art show previews for upcoming don’t-miss art events around the West and the American Southwest. Locations featured in this digital issue include Denver, CO; Lodi, CA; and Park City, UT. If you’re planning an art-collecting trip to the West or Southwest, this issue of Southwest Art is a true must-have.
Highlights in the December 2012 issue of Southwest Art include:
From the Editor: Judging the Artistic Excellence competition
Artists to Watch: David Grossmann, April Raber, and Stanka KordicContentsFeaturesA World Apart
William Hook captures a sense of true wonder in his Southwest landscapes. By Norman KolpasMagical Beauty
Wanda Choate captures the fleeting spirit of timelessness in her art. By Gussie FauntleroyMy World
Visit with Joshua Been at his Salida, CO studio. By Bonnie GangelhoffBrushing the Shoreline
9 painters interpret the coastal landscape.Artistic Excellence
Meet the 13 artists who came out on top in our annual art competition.Meet the Finalists
A sampling of the 70 artists who made it to the exciting final round of our art competition for this year.Show PreviewsCoors Western Art Show
National Western Stock Show Complex, Denver, COHoliday Small Works Show
InSight Gallery, Fredericksburg, TXOne Random Day
Knowlton Gallery, Lodi, CAHoliday Miniatures Show
Abend Gallery, Denver, COMiniature Masterpiece Show
Evergreen Fine Art, Evergreen, COTracey Lane & Kim Brown
Coda Gallery, Park City, UTSmall Works
Giacobbe-Fritz Fine Art, Santa Fe, NMColumnsFrom the Editor
Judging the Artistic Excellence competition
Artists to WatchI Saw it in SWA!
Paintings and sculpture sold from our pages.