Peter Holbrook records the lay of the land. By Rosemary Carstens
Letting Nature Lead
Colorado sculptor Steve Kestrel turns river and field stones into elegant wildlife portraits. By Mark Mussari
A visit with Hugh Wilson in his studio in Livingston, MT. By Bonnie Gangelhoff
Wit & Wisdom
Ginger Bowen casts a fresh eye on the centuries-old still-life genre. By Bonnie Gangelhoff
Mary Qian's portraits capture senses of spirit and place. By Norman Kolpas
Walt Wooten combines his classical art training with a modern sensibility to create unique Indian portraits. By Gussie Fauntleroy
Palette & Pattern
Michael Steirnagle uses the figure as a springboard to explore shapes, colors, and other artistic concerns. By Bonnie Gangelhoff
The Good Guys
Masculine portraits from six talented artists.
Brad Aldridge show at Bonner David Gallery in Scottsdale, AZ.
Riva Sweetrocket at the Denver Botanic Gardens in Denver, CO.
Los Angeles Art show in Los Angeles, CA.
Beyond the West
Group show at Corse Gallery & Atelier in Jacksonville, FL.
Coors Western Art Exhibit and Sale in Denver, CO.
From the Editor
We're celebrating 40 years of Southwest Art Magazine in 2011!
Artist to Watch
Justin Wheatley captures man and nature living in harmony.
Three figurative paintings to add to your collection.
I saw it in SWA!
Paintings and sculpture sold from our pages.
Catching up with Peggi Kroll-Roberts, who first appeared in our pages in March 1998.
From Our Archives
A look at some notable figurative covers from the past four decades.
New additions for your bookshelf.
Index to Advertising
Jim Norton's winning painting from the Cowboy Artists of America sale and exhibition.