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...

TWO-AND-A-HALF HOURS WEST OF DALLAS, Texas, on a hilltop with magnificent views, the 32,000-square-foot Cook Canyon Lodge is gasp-worthy on its own ...

JOHN BANOVICH’S CONSERVATIONIST IDEALS, as fierce as the lions he portrays, roar with authenticity. His large paintings express a poignant love ...

“THE PAST IS NOT DEAD, it is living in us, and will be alive in the future which we are now helping to make.” So said William Morris, the fame...

THIS NOVEMBER, THE ART MUSEUM OF EASTERN IDAHO opens an exhibit featuring the works of artist Archie Boyd Teater. Entitled Visual Narratives of the Am...

WHEN THEY DECIDED TO BUILD ON THE SMALL TOWN OF HAMILTON, Montana, 15 years ago, a busy couple — who splits their time between Florida and Chicago ...

John Gallis contentedly lives with a waiting list for the custom Western furniture he and his two coworkers — son Ian and shop foreman Tim Goodwin ...

Last October, Carlos Hernandez and a group of print enthusiasts, costumed as extraterrestrials, planned a parade he playfully claimed would summon roc...

Jun Kaneko executes his sculptures on a monumental scale, but not because he thinks bigger is better. “I’m interested in the technical challenge,...

Over the past three decades, Tim Cherry has won widespread acclaim for his Art Nouveau-inspired, limited-edition bronze animal sculptures. His works a...

Phyllis Shafer joyfully defies expectations with her plein-air paintings. For starters, she forswears the easily portable format most landscape painte...

Leather and Hide Table Runner by Montana Leather Designs Since winning the 2012 People’s Choice Award at the Western Design Conference in Jackson Ho...

Many of the artists and architects profiled inside this issue call our attention to the conversations surrounding the “New West,” a term that eme...

The art life is exciting! Creativity engages us and sparks our imaginations. Architecture and art are two parallel disciplines, and it’s a wonderful...

Good design, Chad Dorsey says, is all about emotion. “Our spaces tell our stories — the art that inspires us, the places we’ve traveled, who we ...

An Andy Warhol image of Elvis Presley, like the artist’s paintings of Marilyn Monroe, is pure Americana, a mirror reflecting early 1960s culture and...

Historic survey exhibition Voices Linger: Women Artists in Texas, opens at Foltz Fine Art (formerly Reaves | Foltz Fine Art) in River Oaks. On view Se...

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