“Our little planet floats like a mote of dust in the morning sky,” wrote the late, revered American astronomer Carl Sagan. “All that you see, al...

ARCHITECTURE: Shepherd Resources Inc. CONSTRUCTION: Beck Building Company INTERIOR DESIGN: Kelly Carlisle Design LLC Though he didn’t know it at the...

If there were one word to define Tom Browning’s life and artistic career, it would be simplicity. Simplicity in the rural Eastern Oregon lifestyle h...

Images by Rudi Broschofsky may strike viewers as delightfully intriguing optical conundrums. Are they paintings or photographs? Two-dimensional surfac...

Kristine Poole’s fired-clay sculpture Duende offers an eloquent, poetic manifestation of the artist’s life and career. A reclining woman holds her...

Sculptor Amy Laugesen and visual artist Stephen Hume met, appropriately enough, in a Denver art gallery. They started dating in 1999 and married three...

Chloe Convertible Bag by Sapahn Known for its artisan-made leather bags and wallets, Sapahn has also built a reputation as a company that advocates fo...

Works available for purchase during recent Western art auctions presented a dazzling array of masterpieces that captivated art enthusiasts and collect...

When the term “Western art” appears, what do you think of first? Do paintings by explorer artists George Catlin and Albert Bierstadt come to mind?...

Marz Doerflinger eloquently communicates through two mediums — sometimes pastels, sometimes acrylics — the quiet glories of the austere desert Sou...

David Knowlton’s latest oil paintings harmoniously and dramatically juxtapose the human-made and natural worlds by placing majestic red-and-gold loc...

Decades before the term “New Age” achieved popularity in American culture and long before a fascination with Eastern philosophies brought yoga and...

A guesthouse can transform extended visits from family and friends from tedious to enjoyable. They can also serve as studios, pool houses, home gyms, ...

It’s the first week of October in Oaxaca de Juárez. Día de los Muertos is three weeks off, but the city is already in its grip. Fireworks punctuat...

Architecture: Appleton Partners LLP Construction: Tom Nelson Custom Builders Inc. Interior Design: Patti Skouras et Fille Landscape Architecture: SWA ...

When people encounter Angela Babby’s work from a distance, they often think they’re viewing oil paintings. But, as they draw closer, they discover...

There was a moment this past August at the 101st annual Santa Fe Indian Market when textile artist Melissa Cody, who served as the textile classificat...

In today’s modern world, as technology moves us along at an accelerated pace, the effort to stay present has become increasingly challenging. Our li...

William Hook’s recent Heads Up captures the discerning appeal of a realist painter at the top of his game. Against a distant Southwestern mountainsc...

The unreality of the American West feels more real to Nicholas Ward. When the 28-year-old artist, who lives and paints in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, ...

Cora Sexton Wheeler has never stopped trying to capture something she considers forever elusive. “You can never recreate what nature creates,” she...

Destiny Bowman devotes her artistic talents to two primary genres: portraits and still lifes. Those dual callings may at first seem antithetical; afte...

Russ Fry designs furniture, lighting, and architectural installations that make traditional Western materials and forms feel new. Using items as diver...

Multi-Colored Champagne Flutes by Saludi Glassware Saludi Glassware founder Dani Baltar has infused her Latina roots into high-quality drinkware remin...

21c Museum Hotels is a boutique resort chain with an imagination. In eight properties throughout the U.S., historic structures have been restored and ...

Snugged into the hillside in Montana’s Spanish Peaks Mountain Club, this home melds contemporary architecture with the adventure of a ski-in, ski-ou...

In my home office, hanging square in the middle of a wall crowded with beloved paintings and photographs, is a poster from the 1994 Telluride Bluegras...

Collectors showed a strong appreciation for the iconography, heritage, and spirit of the American West during late summer and autumn auctions. Wildlif...

There’s a story that art historian Michael R. Grauer tells about two co-founders of the Taos Society of Artists, the small group of painters who, be...

Cathi and Steven House of San Francisco-based House + House Architects met on their first day of Virginia Tech’s architecture program, and married t...

Wander down Park City’s Main Street on an evening in the height of the winter tourist season, and the small-town charm is palpable. A trolley makes ...

Whenever Alexandra Karram looks into the reflecting pool outside the house she shares with her husband, she sees “a sky mirror that reflects what’...

As much as the West has always been defined by its landscapes, Native American tribes, pioneers, and ranchers in the imaginations of people across the...

Painter and sculptor Bruce Greene has spent periods of his life on a horse. In his time, he has rodeoed, worked cattle, taken miles-long trail rides, ...

Chuck Roberts had always been interested in architecture, and when he had the chance to study design in college he found that it was the work of Moder...

There was nothing particularly wrong with the home that was built in 1999 just a short stroll away from town in Crested Butte, Colorado. Soaring timbe...

“Dream Yet Again” is the title of a talk that painter Jerry Jordan of Taos, New Mexico, will make to attendees at his upcoming one-man show, “To...

Mitch Baird’s paintings offer two distinct, pleasurable viewing experiences. See them from 10 feet away and they appear as wondrously realistic scen...

Natalie Featherston delightfully tricks the eye multiple times in her trompe l’oeil paintings, which often involve creating more than one work of ar...

Eugene Tapahe’s ravishingly beautiful photographs achieve far more than merely pleasing the viewer’s eye with scenes of Indigenous women wearing c...

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