Waterfowl migrating along the Americas find respite annually in the extensive wetlands and open waters of the Klamath Basin, a wildlife oasis that str...

How does a former nutritionist become one of Vail, Colorado’s top interior designers? For Amy Casey, a principal at Casey St. John Interiors, her ci...

Alaska, nearly two and a half times the size of Texas, remains a land of seemingly endless open space. It’s also a destination of misconceptions by ...

Visitors to solo art exhibitions by James F. Jackson have been so enthralled by the varied styles on display that they’ve asked questions like, “W...

Often in a beautifully designed hotel, we find ourselves gazing around and wishing we could replicate the experience at home. It’s rare to find an A...

Regard one of Nancy Bush’s large-scale landscapes, and you might well be tempted to describe it more as a dreamscape, so mysterious and evocative ar...

Plein air painter Kathie Odom may be a born-and-bred Tennessean, still living near Knoxville, but some of her recent successes suggest she’s feeling...

Carlos Page crafts modern sculptures and furnishings from a variety of mediums: steel that’s hand-forged in his own studio or cut with an acetylene ...

Decorative Security Doors by REMO Despite the beauty of this door, it’s no delicate flower. These security doors by REMO protect your family while l...

Collectors of Western artworks showed signs of selectivity at auctions staged in the waning weeks of 2019. A battle of wills among bidders saw a gem b...

WHEN A COUPLE FIRST VISITED what was to become their wine country property, it had almost everything: a scenic 45-minute approach up a rural, winding ...

A RECENT RETROSPECTIVE AT THE AUTRY MUSEUM of the American West in Los Angeles brought out the enthusiasm that made artist David Bradley’s work icon...

JOPLIN, MISSOURI, SITS SQUARELY IN THE MIDDLE of the Main Street of America, otherwise known as historic U.S. Route 66. It’s famous for being a back...

ONE OF THE MOST SIGNIFICANT ARTISTIC BREAKTHROUGHS in Quang Ho’s long career took place one day in West Virginia, when he carried his paints into an...

IF EVER THERE WERE AN EXAMPLE OF PLACE-BASED INSPIRATION — a setting that in and of itself ignites a creative spark — then Salt Lake City, Utah-ba...

LANDSCAPE ARTISTS GENERALLY TAKE THE LONG VIEW — a panorama, a horizon at sunrise or sunset, a scene comprising nature’s elements affected by ligh...

Custom furniture maker Scott E. Armstrong may live and work in the town of Powell, Wyoming, but don’t necessarily expect him to craft you an item th...

Debra Box enjoys a reputation as a museum-quality artist in beadwork and parfleche — painted rawhide containers, so named by French traders because ...

Woodcuts and linocuts by Tom Killion miraculously bridge the 5,000 miles and two centuries separating present-day California and late-Edo-period Japan...

Jared Brady doesn’t have to travel far from home to find subjects for his plein-air and studio landscapes. “Usually,” he says, “I’m out pain...

Martin OOL Fly Fishing Guitar featuring William Matthews For the angler who loves to play guitar, or the musician who loves to fly fish, we’ve found...

“I always wanted to have them design a house for me,” says Candy Spitzer of her friends, Juan Miró and Miguel Rivera of Miró Rivera Architects. ...

When John Mortensen’s house was built in 1913, it anchored a burgeoning town at the key intersection of the remote high-altitude valley that early f...

What happens when support for the arts is cut off? As in Jhenna Quinn Lewis’ painting, Secrets to be Lost, the paintbrush and palette dry up, valued...

Designer Tracy Lynn’s father served in the military, so her family moved every few years when she was growing up. Perhaps that’s one reason why sh...

Rusty Henderson is a man on a mission for art, a man whose passion for paintings is secondary only to his love for his children and grandchildren. Lik...

There continues to be a calling among artists and collectors for art that represents the animals and traditions of the American West. Key autumn shows...

WHEN A TEXAS FAMILY STUMBLED UPON A SLOPESIDE LOT AT THE YELLOWSTONE CLUB, private residential club and ski area in Big Sky, Montana, they knew it was...

EARLY ON A SUMMER MORNING, WHILE THE REST OF THE FAMILY SLEEPS, a small boy makes his way alone to the overgrown banks of a nearby mountain stream in ...

I’VE ALWAYS HAD A PASSION FOR THE ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT AND WILLIAM MORRIS,” says Carol Kelly, co-owner of the Portfolio Gallery in Bre...

IN 1999, LEE ANDRE TRAVELED TO KOREA, the country from which she’d been adopted at age 5 by a family from Minneapolis. She’d grown up as an Am...

MIGUEL MARTINEZ IS RECOGNIZED BY ART CRITICS AND COLLECTORS alike for his poignant images of women. He describes his subjects as “upright and strong...

THE HISTORY OF ENGRAVING FIREARMS FITS HAND IN GLOVE WITH THE HISTORY OF WEAPONS, a past as entwined as the scrolling acanthus leaved etched onto them...

ARTISTS OFTEN DRAW UPON UNCONSCIOUS LONGINGS when creating works of art. Releasing them into the world like messages in bottles tossed into the sea, t...

THERE’S THE POSTCARD VERSION of spectacular Western American landscapes, places such as national parks, for example, that shout out, “This is ...

THE TERM “AMERICANA” IS OFTEN ASSOCIATED WITH MUSIC,  but when artist Kyle Polzin uses the word to describe his work, it harks back to th...

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