In his book, Under Western Skies, historian Donald Worster writes that “regionalism is about telling differences or it has nothing to tell.” When ...

Majestic II Customizable Range from ILVE For more than 60 years, ILVE (il-vay) has been handcrafting luxury appliances from its home base just outside...

Architecture with a capital A is what Craig Hoopes has always aspired to at his Sante Fe, New Mexico, firm — not simply building. Yes, a house is pr...

The last time Mara Williams, Chief Curator of the Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, saw Emily Mason, it was about a week before the artist’s deat...

It’s been said that all artwork is a self-portrait. For Pamela Caughey, her increasingly non-objective work reflects a personal transition, includin...

Brenda Howell’s realist oil paintings of the Grand Canyon do more than merely display that iconic setting in all its majesty. Through the use of ski...

It took a journey to the Far East for Don Oelze to discover his deep love for the Old West. That passion ultimately led him to create richly atmospher...

Auction houses and Western art shows and sales have worked mightily to overcome challenges that are implicit in seeking buyers and selling works amid ...

Imagining a home can be tricky. This is especially true for art aficionados with an ever-evolving collection of paintings, sculpture, antiques, and co...

Last fall, a half-dozen tornados bounced through Dallas, Texas, leaving a swath of destruction in their wake and damaging hundreds of homes. Of those ...

When the Booth Western Art Museum in Cartersville, Georgia, was building their permanent collection in preparation for its 2003 opening, they were loo...

Human skulls are not new subject matter for Daniel Sprick’s paintings, but the cranium took on a more macabre significance during the coronavirus pa...

When California announced the order to self-isolate because of coronavirus in mid-March, Jim Wodark watched his spring and summer lineup of shows and ...

Although it’s a region, the West sparks creative interpretations that expand far beyond geography or location. The beauty and uniqueness of the land...

A collection of grand structures within the national parks pays tribute to the pioneering architects who embraced the harmony between rustic design an...

The Burnt Forest Collection from MFGR Designs “Just because they look like ski bums, doesn’t mean they are. Okay — they are, but they also make ...

These are the most challenging times that almost any of us can remember. But as we continue to face uncertainties and difficulties that are unpreceden...

Discovering landscape architecture at Texas A&M University was hardly David Hocker’s aha moment. For a kid who loved the outdoors, made pocket m...

Tim Lozier adds his own creative spin to classic Western-style furniture in a range of club chairs and sofas, desks and dining sets, beds and dressers...

Beth Cavener’s ceramic sculptures defy easy explanation and gravity alike. Since her 2002 residency at the Archie Bray Foundation in Helena, Montana...

With modest brevity, Mardie Rees describes herself as “a sculptor of the human figure and the portrait.” Yet, that summation embraces a breadth of...

When she was growing up in Indiana, Sheila Miles drew just about anything within her orbit: cows, horses, barns, even the calves her family raised in ...

Sarah Lamb first discovered the appeal of still life paintings more than three decades ago as a teenager in Atlanta, Georgia, while taking three-hour-...

Interior designer Sharon Lohss, founder of Shelter Interiors, based in Bozeman, Montana, credits good genes for her deep-rooted creativity. “My moth...

George Matthews has lent his expertise to everything from real estate and oil investments to cattle operations and managing the game ranch he and his ...

Western and Native American art sales so far for 2020, a year slated to be remembered for a global pandemic and economic challenges, prove that you ca...

Rox Corbett On a quiet morning this past spring, as Rox Corbett was gazing at birds on a feeder at her Wyoming ranch, an image for a drawing appeared ...

When a couple bought 100 acres north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1980, one thing was for sure: It wasn’t a home site for just anyone. Surrounded by ...

Though just inland from the 118-year-old arts community of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California, a gently rolling eight-acre property resembled the fairytale...

When Utah artist G. Russell Case paints the Southwest desert, he explains that his purpose as an artist is not to seek glory or renown for himself but...

This January, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith turned 80. As a painter, printmaker, collage and installation artist, curator, lecturer, and political activist...

A couple years ago, I fell asleep in a hotel room painted with sky blue walls and puffy clouds with faces on them; a little girl in ceremonial dress s...

Heavy Metal Pendants from Buster + Punch “Street-inspired” describes the work of Buster + Punch, a London-based fashion label that patented these ...

“When Kate and Vera started the company, they deliberately gave it the name Arterra versus using their names,” says Gretchen Whittier, a partner a...

His face was that of a Renaissance prince. His dark hair framed it, his piercing eyes glared, and a crooked nose — broken in childhood — looked pe...

There’s a canoe hanging from the ceiling of Dick Idol’s art studio, and it’s not just any old boat. Purchased from a fur trade museum in Michiga...

In a time when challenges and uncertainties abound, it’s reassuring to learn that artists, art dealers, and collectors are doing what they do best: ...

Were Obi Kaufmann simply a watercolorist producing subtly exquisite works of surpassing immediacy, that would be enough. Were he merely a writer of th...

Elsa Sroka “never grew up around cows,” she says of her Fort Collins, Colorado, childhood. More and more these days, however, her rocketing reputa...

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