You’ll love this print issue of Southwest Art if:
- You love being the first in your group to discover the newest up-and-coming artists
- You’re an art buyer on the hunt for the next must-have piece for your collection
- You love coastal landscape paintings that capture the essence of the American West
In the December 2012 issue of Southwest Art you’ll meet the winners and 10 runners up of our annual Artistic Excellence competition and get an exciting peek at a few of the 70 finalists that made it to our final round. You’ll see work from each featured southwestern artist and hear from them as they discuss their artistic process & what inspired their art. You’ll also discover their future artistic goals. This issue also includes an article on self-taught artist Wanda Choate & her road to painting and her personal style after years of experimenting with different creative pursuits. Don’t miss the interesting history and artwork of landscape painter William Hook also featured in the December 2012 issue of Southwest Art magazine.
In addition to great articles on artists and art you’ll also find featured art show previews — great for any art collector looking to plan a trip through the West and American Southwest. These events are a must-see. Locations featured in this 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 wonder with his memorable Southwest landscapes. By Norman KolpasMagical Beauty
Artist Wanda Choate creates a sense of timelessness, a fleeting spirit in her work. By Gussie FauntleroyMy World
Take a look inside the Salida, CO studio of Joshua Been. By Bonnie GangelhoffBrushing the Shoreline
9 painters interpret the coastal landscape.Artistic Excellence
Find out who came out on top in our annual art competition: Meet the top 13.Meet the Finalists
A sampling of the 70 artists who made it to our final round.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.