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Southwest Art May 2015

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In the May 2015 issue of Southwest Art you'll meet figurative artist Ron Hicks and plein air painter Marcia Burtt. Tour Elizabeth Tolley's Cayucos, CA, art studio and read about 18 art auctions and shows around the West.

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You'll love the May 2015 issue of Southwest Art if:

  • You love impressionistic depictions of human relationships in their many forms, whether it is the dynamics of a larger group or the intimate moments of a solitary figure or couple.
  • You love expressions of the landscape colorfully distilled through the artist's emotional lens.
  • You love catching up with artists we have featured in the past to see what they're doing now.

In the May 2015 issue of Southwest Art we introduce you to landscape painter Marcia Burtt, whose impressions of the land and sea are interpreted on canvas over and over again, even in the same locations because, each time she visits a place, she says, it is different. We check in again with figurative painter Ron Hicks, whose depictions of intimate moments and human interaction continue to evolve as he explores artistic techniques. In the May issue we also bring you updates from 13 artists we've featured in past issues. Find out how their work and their careers have changed since they were featured in our pages and preview 18 auctions and art shows around the West.

Natural Rhythms
Marcia Burtt uncovers the world's hidden patterns in vibrant canvases. By Norman Kolpas

More Than Pretty
Ron Hicks' artistic path led to work that feeds his soul. By Gussie Fauntleroy

My World
A visit with Elizabeth Tolley at her studio in Cayucos, CA. By Bonnie Gangelhoff

Where Are They Now?
We catch up with 13 artists we've featured in the past.

Show Previews
Fredericksburg Art Auction
St. Mary's Event Center, Fredericksburg, TX

Ken Elliott & Kim English
Total Arts Gallery, Taos, NM

Thomas Hart Benton: Legacy
Evergreen Fine Art, Evergreen, CO

Oil Painters of America Show
Cutter & Cutter Fine Art Galleries, St. Augustine, FL

The Cartographers
Abend Gallery, Denver, CO

Glenn Dean
Maxwell Alexander Gallery, Culver City, CA

The Texas Aesthetic IX
William Reaves Fine Art, Houston, TX

Elements of Nature
Sorrel Sky Gallery, Durango, CO, and Santa Fe, NM

Icons of the West
Dana Gallery, Missoula, MT

Jonathan Ahn
Waterhouse Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA

Passport to the Arts
Canyon Road, Santa Fe, NM

Javier López Barbosa
Waxlander Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Santa Fe, NM

Governor's Art Show
Loveland Museum/Gallery, Loveland, CO

Western Art Show
Phippen Museum, Prescott, AZ

Art for Life
Abend Gallery, Denver, CO

Charles Movalli
James J. Rieser Fine Art, Carmel, CA

Robin Laws & Roger Williams
Vernon Filley Art Museum, Pratt, KS

National Weather Center Biennale
National Weather Center, Norman, OK

From the Editor
Our 44th anniversary

Artists to Watch
Lori Forest, Christine Swann, Jan Jewell

I Saw it in SWA!
Paintings and sculpture sold from our pages

Artists of Note
Keith Huey, Ray-Mel Cornelius

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