Artists

Cyrus Afsary

Cyrus Afsary biography: Cyrus Afsary studied art under the strict discipline of the Russian Masters influence. At the age of fifteen, he began his artistic...

Bill Anton

Bill Anton biography: Bill Anton was born in Chicago in 1957 and later moved to Prescott, Arizona. He graduated from Northern Arizona University. Later, after...

James Ayers

James Ayers biography: James Ayers paintings are more than a slice of Native American history. They are the result of years of research combined with...

Suzanne Baker

Suzanne Baker biography: Suzanne Baker's love of the California Sierras and the ranchers who live amongst them stems from a youth spent in their shadows....

Joe Beeler

Joe Beeler biography: A founding member of the Cowboy Artists of America*, Joe Beeler was a pioneer in contemporary western art and is accomplished in...

Richard Boyer

  Richard Boyer biography: Richard Boyer views each new painting as a learning experience, dealing with composition and texture, value and color. He feels that the...

Mary Ross Buchholz

Mary Ross Buchholz biography: For over 22 years, art has been Mary Ross Buchholz's devotion.  Buchholz and her husband live and ranch in rural west...

Scott Burdick

Scott Burdick biography: Scott Burdick was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1967 where his mother and father early on encouraged his interest in Art. "I...

Jean Chambers

Jean Chambers biography: Jean Chambers grew up on a farm in Alabama and showed a strong interest in drawing and painting as a child, but...

Lorenzo Chavez

  Lorenzo Chavez biography Lorenzo Chavez was born and raised in the southern most point of the Rockies in New Mexico. His first inspirations and foundation as...

Tim Cherry

Tim Cherry biography: Tim Cherry produces sculptures which not only attract the viewers eye but also the viewer’s hand. Born in Calgary, Alberta in 1965,...

John Coleman

John Coleman biography: A native Southern Californian, John Coleman has become a well-known Southwest sculptor of Indian figure work.  In October, 2001, he was elected...

Jim Connelly

Jim Connelly biography: Jim Connelly may reside in Michigan, but his paintings suggest otherwise, telling the stories of cowboys, horses, and bulls with his bold,...

Gene Costanza

Gene Costanza biography: Gene Costanza is a contemporary realist oil painter who prefers the “painterly” application of oils. “At our point in history, there have...

Cowboy Artists Of America

Cowboy Artists of America The Cowboy Artists of America is one of the longest running organizations of fine artists. They continue to host an annual...

John Cox

John Cox biography: For over 40 years, John Cox has traveled extensively to personally experience the actual locations of his works. A painter of light...

Bill Cramer

Bill Cramer biography: Growing up in southern California, Bill always had an interest in exploring nature and creating art.  As an experienced rock climber, he...

Claudio D’Angelo

Claudio D'Angelo biography: Claudio D'Angelo was born in Montreal but grew up in a rural area just north of the city. There he spent much...

Rose Ann Day

Rose Ann Day biography: We have the harsh Michigan weather to thank for Rose Ann Day’s move to warmer weather and a career change from...

Leslie B. DeMille (1927-2017)

  Leslie B. DeMille biography Leslie B. DeMille, relative of the late movie director Cecil B. DeMille, is an internationally acclaimed painter and sculptor. A master...

Marina Dieul

    Marina Dieul biography Marina Dieul, born in France, showed great interest in painting and drawing from an early age. Her family encouraged her to pursue...

Tom Dorr

Tom Dorr biography: When Tom Dorr was 11, his family moved to Colorado and the love affair with the cowboy began.  He traveled the wild,...

Charlie Dye (1906-1972)

Charlie Dye biography: Born in Canon City, Colorado, Charlie Dye became a painter of western genre inspired by the painting of Charles Russell. From childhood, he...

Loren Entz

Loren Entz biography: Whereas many Western artists focus on either the more adventurous aspects of the historical West or contemporary ranch life, Loren Entz paints...

Larry Fanning

Larry Fanning biography: Known for large wildlife such as buffalo, elk and antelope in landscape as well as western scenes with cowboys, Larry Fanning, began...

Deborah Copenhaver Fellows

Deborah Copenhaver Fellows biography: Born in Spokane, Washington, Deborah Copenhaver Fellows is a sculptor of western subjects. She has a degree in fine arts, and...

Fred Fellows

Fred Fellows biography: Living in Sonoita, Arizona, Fred Fellows is a painter and sculptor who works in realist style.  He was born in Ponca City,...

Kaye Franklin

Kaye Franklin biography: Kaye Franklin began her art career in the early 80's. She studied exclusively with Connecticut artist William Henry Earle. Her pursuit of excellence has...

Howard Friedland

Howard Friedland biography: Howard Friedland is a graduate of the high school of Music and Art and Cooper Union in New York.  Oil Painters of...

Joe Garcia

Joe Garcia biography: A teacher of wildlife painting in California, Joe Garcia focuses on animals and patterns of light and shadow and is especially interested...

Daniel Gerhartz

Daniel F. Gerhartz biography: Daniel Gerhartz was born in Wisconsin in 1965 where he now lives with his wife Jennifer and their five children.  His...

Bruce Greene

Bruce Greene biography: Bruce R. Greene and his family live on a small ranch in the historical community of Norse, outside Clifton, Texas. The studio...

Nancy Guzik

Nancy Guzik biography: Nancy Guzik is an oil and pastel artist of figures and still lifes. She first earned attention in the mid-1980s when she...

George Hallmark

George Hallmark biography: Artist George Hallmark’s creative career has spanned nearly five decades, progressing from architectural designer to commercial artist to renowned oil painter. His subject matter...

Ann Hanson

Ann Hanson biography: I want to capture the heart and soul of the West in my paintings. No matter the subject, I love capturing the...

Ray Hare

Ray Hare biography: Ray Hare's style could be called photo-realism, but his art goes beyond realistic likeness, which capture merely the minute details of a...

G. Harvey (1933-2017)

  G. Harvey (Gerald Harvey Jones) biography Artist G. Harvey grew up in the rugged hills north of San Antonio, Texas from where herds of longhorn...

Harvey W. Johnson (1921-2005)

Harvey W. Johnson biography: Harvey's father was Burt Johnson, a noted sculptor whose death at the age of 37 cut short a very promising career....

Susan Kliewer

Susan Kliewer biography: Susan Kliewer is a native of Southern California, but has made Arizona her home for forty years. She spent five of those...

Bob Kuhn (1920-2007)

Bob Kuhn biography: Bob Kuhn (1920-2007) Robert Kuhn was born in Buffalo, New York in 1920, and was educated at the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, New...

Earl Kuhn

Earl Kuhn biography: Earl Kuhn's watercolors depict our great ranching heritage, a story about a way of life. His favorite subjects are the cowboy, his...

Mehl Lawson

Mehl Lawson biography: A determined mindset, along with raw talent, has made Mehl Lawson one of the more successful sculptors on the Western art scene...

Calvin Liang

Calvin Liang biography: Calvin Liang was born in Canton, China. He began painting in high school and completed his art education at the Shanghai Academy of...

Kevin Macpherson

Kevin Macpherson biography: Steeped in American Impressionist traditions, Kevin Macpherson’s paintings are distinguished by his masterful brushwork and classic use of color and layering.  His...

David Mann

David Mann biography: A painter of Native American figures and genre as these subjects would appear in everyday life, David Mann does extensive research on...

Bonnie Marris

Bonnie Marris biography: Wildlife artist Bonnie Marris’ fascination with animals began at an early age when, at the age of two, she spent hours in...

Charles Badger Martin

  Charles Badger Martin biography Charles Badger Martin is best known for his depictions of Native American subject matter in sculpture. Living in Arizona, he had...

Sherrie McGraw

Sherrie McGraw biography: Sherrie McGraw was born in Wichita, Kansas and grew up in Ponca City, Oklahoma. She studied both in college and privately for...

Robert Meyers (1919-1970)

Robert Meyers biography: Robert Meyers, painter and illustrator, was born in New York City in 1919.  His illustrations appeared in the following publications: The Winning...

Dan Mieduch

Dan Mieduch biography: Dan Mieduch was drawing by the age of seven. During high school, he took evening art classes and began working in both...

Denis Milhomme

  Denis Milhomme biography: Early childhood was spent in Massachusetts where he began his courtship with nature, enjoying the wooded landscape and nearby lake; it was...

Lanford Monroe (1950-2000)

Lanford Monroe biography: Lanford Monroe grew up surrounded by art. She was greatly influenced by her parents, illustrator C.E. Monroe and portraitist Betty Monroe, as...

Jim Morgan

Jim Morgan biography: Roaming the canyons and fields around the small, central Utah town where he grew up gave Jim Morgan an appreciation of nature’s...

Scott Myers

Scott Myers biography: Scott Myers is a native of Fort Worth, Texas where his interest in ranching, horses and cattle developed at an early age...

Gayle Nason

Gayle Nason biography: Since moving to Arizona from rural Iowa in 1968, Gayle Nason’s love for the Southwest and her fascination with the historical legacy...

Bill Nebeker

  Bill Nebeker biography: Looking at a Bill Nebeker sculpture gives one an honest and authentic portrayal of the historic American West or contemporary ranch life....

Jim Norton

  Jim Norton biography: To fashion his highly successful career as an artist, Jim Norton has combined his natural talent for painting, his formal university training,...

Dustin Payne

  Dustin Payne biography: Dustin Payne was born into a rodeo and ranching family in southern New Mexico in 1981.  Growing up as a third-generation sculptor...

Ken Payne

  Ken Payne biography: Born into the ranching heritage of the Southwest, Ken Payne began his artistic career as a painter, focusing on the landscapes, cowboys,...

Darcie Peet

Darcie Peet biography: Featured in Southwest Art, Art of the West and Western Art Collector magazines, Arizona and Colorado landscape painter, Darcie Peet is a...

Andrew Peters

Andrew Peters biography: Andrew Peters grew up immersed in nature. His father brought home strikingly beautiful wildfowl and hunting tales from windswept marshlands and prairies....

Robert Peters

Robert Peters biography: Robert Peters is a landscape and still-life painter with a career spanning more than thirty-five years. He has participated in museum exhibitions...

John Poon

John Poon biography: Encouraged as a child by the wealth of landscape and artist interpretation in the Bay Area and with such early experiences as...

Craig Pursley

Craig Pursley biography: Craig Pursley started early in art, obtaining professional commissions at 14 and was chosen as Nebraska’s Outstanding Young Artist at 17. While...

Mary Qian

Mary Qian biography: Raised in China, Mary Qian was enrolled in the traditional education system there, with a focus on the sciences. However, while attending...

Jason Rich

Jason Rich biography: Jason Rich grew up riding, training and drawing horses on a small farm in southern Idaho. While completing his undergraduate and master's...

David Riedel

David Riedel biography: David Riedel was born in 1956 in Indiana and lived there until moving to Tempe, Arizona to study art. He fell in...

Alfredo Rodriguez

Alfredo Rodriguez biography: For Alfredo Rodriguez painting has always been part of his life. He was born in the small Mexican town of Tepic, Nayarit,...

Howard Rogers

Howard Rogers biography: Howard Rogers has spent a lifetime expressing himself through art. Like many of his contemporaries, he began his fine art career as...

Scott Rogers

Scott Rogers biography: History and art course through the veins of David “Scott” Rogers – sculptor.  John Rogers, his Great Grandfather (six times removed) died...

Sueellen Ross

Sueellen Ross biography: For almost forty years, Sueellen Ross’s paintings and etchings of domestic cats, dogs, and wildlife have delighted collectors around the world. Ross combines...

Ken Rowe

  Ken Rowe biography Ken Rowe was born and raised in Arizona. As a young boy, he was known to express himself through various art mediums,...

Chuck Sabatino

Chuck Sabatino biography: Arizona-based still-life painter, Chuck Sabatino, has long studied and collected the historic and prehistoric Southwest pueblo pottery that he has become so...

Sarvenaz Sadrieh

Sarvenaz Sadrieh biography: Sarvenaz Sadrieh is an artist born in the Middle East. From childhood, she has shown a fascination with the world of colors...

Aaron Schuerr

Aaron Schuerr biography: A day of sketching on a beach in Scotland in the early 1990’s changed everything for Aaron Schuerr. In that humble charcoal...

Jason Scull

  Jason Scull biography Jason Scull grew up in a family that farmed and ranched on the fringes of the South Texas brush country. His people...

Irvin “Shorty” Shope (1900-1977)

Irvin "Shorty" Shope biography: Irvin "Shorty" Shope was raised on a ranch in Montana, and fell under the influence of the western painter Edgar S. Paxson...

Mian Situ

Mian Situ biography: Mian Situ was born in southern China. His youthful surroundings would be a great resource for future paintings. Mian studied art at...

Matt Smith

Matt Smith biography: Matt Smith was born in Kansas City, Missouri in 1960.  At an early age, he moved to Arizona where he developed his life long connection to the...

Phil Starke

Phil Starke biography: Phil Starke grew up in a military family where he spent several years in Europe and was influenced by the museums and...

Dean St. Clair (1942-2003)

Dean St. Clair Biography: Spending his childhood on a farm in the mountains of North Carolina, Dean St. Clair is a painter of western subject...

Trevor Swanson

Trevor Swanson biography: Acclaimed by critics and collectors alike, Trevor V. Swanson is one of the most gifted and promising wildlife artists in the world...

Dale Terbush

Dale Terbush biography: Dale Terbush was born in Elmhurst, Illnois, a suburb of Chicago. Soon thereafter his family moved to Southern California’s San Fernando Valley....

Timothy R. Thies (1954 – 2010)

Timothy R. Thies biography: Timothy R. Thies, born in Boone, Iowa, has traveled throughout New England, France, Colorado, and Vermont, and he is drawn to...

Hsin-Yao Tseng

  Hsin-Yao Tseng biography Hsin-Yao Tseng was born in Taipei, Taiwan in 1986. Around the age of ten, he started painting in watercolors, as well as...

Curt Walters

Curt Walters biography: Curt Walters of Sedona, Arizona, is a plein-aire impressionist painter known for his depictions of the Grand Canyon.  Though his body of...

Skip Whitcomb

Skip Whitcomb biography: M. W. Skip Whitcomb is an artist with varied interests and proficiency in several media. An accomplished plein air painter, draftsman and...

Todd Williams

Todd Williams biography: Todd Williams was born in the small farming community of Central City, Nebraska. Since his childhood, he has been aware of the...

Wayne Wolfe

Wayne Wolfe biography: American Painter, Wayne Wolfe, was born in Kansas City and graduated from the University of Kansas with a journalism degree.  His exposure...

Alan Wolton

Alan Wolton biography: Alan Wolton was born in England in 1934. He launched his professional art career at the early age of 20. Most of the early...

Robert W. Wood (1889-1979)

Robert W. Wood biography: A painter of realistic landscapes reflecting a vanishing wilderness in America, Robert Wood (not to be confused with Robert E. Wood)...

Dan Young

Dan Young biography: Dan Young’s impressionist landscape paintings often depict beloved locations and pastimes of the West with emphasis on his home state of Colorado....

Jie Wei Zhou

Jie Wei Zhou biography: Jie Wei Zhou is a master realist artist whose love and talent for art brought him from Shanghai, China to the...

William Acheff

William Acheff biography: Known for his highly realistic still lifes, often combining objects of the present and the past, William Acheff became a resident in...

Robert Abbett (1926-2015)

Robert Abbett biography: Robert K. Abbett, noted as one of America's contemporary masters of sporting and wildlife art, was born in Hammond, Indiana in 1926...

Michael Albrechtsen

Michael Albrechtsen biography: Michael Albrechtsen was born in Bountiful, Utah in 1962.  He grew up in Utah playing baseball, ice hockey, and all kinds of...

Betty Amerson (1923-2002)

  Betty Amerson biography: At times visual realty can be disorienting, as edges blur and forms blend into one another. But a blink of the eye...

Roy Andersen (1930-2019)

Roy Andersen biography: Known as a western painter, Roy Andersen did paintings of Crow, Cheyenne, and Apache Indians.  He began his career living in Chicago...

Rogers Aston (1918-1999)

Rogers Aston (1918-1999) biography: Rogers Aston (1918-1999) of Roswell, New Mexico, was a rancher and an oilman, an art collector, and an artist. His life-size...

Clyde Aspevig

Clyde Aspevig biography: Inspired by the sagebrush and wide open horizons of Wyoming and Montana, Clyde Aspevig is a landscape painter who does sketches on...

Phil Beck

Phil Beck biography: A portrait, figure, and animal painter, Phil Beck began his career as an illustrator in Chicago where he had studied at the...

Christopher Blossom

Christopher Blossom biography: Like a member of another famous American art family, the Wyeths, Christopher Blossom follows a line of highly accomplished artists.  Both his...

Bob Boomer

Bob Boomer biography: Coming from a long line of woodworkers and fine cabinetmakers, Bob Boomer's own love of working in wood sprouted at a young...

Scott Christensen

Scott Christensen Biography: Scott L. Christensen is a painter with the curiosity of a scholar and an uncommon past.  Largely self-taught, he came to art...

Grace Marion Collcutt (1875-1854)

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Brent Cotton

Brent Cotton biography: After several years of carving and sculpting, Brent Cotton decided to concentrate on painting. He began attending workshops, and over the years...

Donald Crowley (1926-2019)

Donald Crowley biography: Known for his realistic depiction of Indian figures, Donald Crowley was born in Redlands and raised in Santa Ana, California from the...

Bill Edwards (1918-1999)

Bill Edwards biography: Bill Edwards was born in New Jersey and grew up on a farm in Wyoming. From an early age, Bill showed a...

Stephen Elliott

  Stephen Elliott biography: Becoming an artist was not a childhood aspiration of Steve Elliott's, but rather an evolution. Throughout his childhood, Elliott was exposed to all...

Cheryl English (1945-2018)

  "To me, art is a balance between what you see, what you feel and your technique. Your technique comes from the study of the...

Michael Ewing

Michael Ewing biography: "Buildings may change style and form," states oil painter Michael Ewing, "but how the sunlight and shadows play on the structure is...

Joni Falk

Joni Falk Biography: A still life, portrait, and western landscape painter, Joni Falk is a resident of Phoenix, Arizona, and is known for her crisp,...

Nicholas Firfires (1917-1990)

Nicholas Firfires biography: Portraying western scenes in oil painting and watercolor comes to Nicholas Firfires, directly from experiences of having lived the western life of...

Glenna Goodacre

Glenna Goodacre Biography: With a career spanning nearly five decades, Glenna Goodacre has become well-known for her bronze sculptures, specializing in sensitive portraits of children...

Martin Grelle

Martin Grelle biography: Born and raised in the foothills surrounding his hometown of Clifton, Texas, Martin Grelle grew up with a deep desire to capture...

Steve Hanks (1949 – 2015)

Steve Hanks biography Steve Hanks began his art career at the age of sixteen when his parents moved the family from Southern California to Albuquerque,...

Walt Horton (1953-2010)

  Walt Horton biography: Although Walt Horton, who has had a long and prolific career as a cartoonist, has only been a sculptor since 1993, the...

Ignat Ignatov

Ignat Ignatov biography: Ignat Ignatov is a contemporary artist with exemplary talent. His interpretation of the spirit of fine art saturates his paintings with a...

Harry Jackson (1924-2011)

Harry Jackson biography: Born with the name Harry Shapiro on the South Side of Chicago, Harry Jackson became a well-known 20th-century artists whose wide-ranging work...

Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson biography: Robert Johnson believes, "that drawing is the most important element in the foundation of realistic art. I have pursued drawing vigorously, not...

Francois Koch

Francois Koch biography: Art was always Francois Koch's central interest. Painting and drawing since childhood, he began selling watercolor landscapes at age fifteen. Koch worked...

Andre Kohn

Andre Kohn biography: Born in Volgograd, Russia, Andre Kohn is a figure painter whose subjects include cowboys and Indians and whose style is described as...

Damian Lechoszest

Damian Lechoszest biography: Damian was born in 1976 in Raciborz, Poland. His first great interest was drawing. From early childhood he liked to copy various...

Gerry Metz (1943-2018)

Gerry Metz biography: Gerry Metz was a painter and sculptor in realist style of Old West subjects, and he settled in Scottsdale, Arizona in 1971....

Marianne Millar

Maryanne Millar biography: Southern California acrylic painter Marianne Millar dedicates herself to conveying "the spiritual aspects of Native American culture, the beauty and elegance of...

Brenda Murphy

Brenda Murphy biography: Brenda Murphy has a love for the West it is evident in her sensitively rendered drawings of horses, cowboys and ranch life....

Charles Pabst

Charles Pabst biography: A native of Santa Clara Valley, California, Charles graduated from Arizona State University with a degree in Fine Arts.  He chose to...

Slim Pickens (1919-1983)

Slim Pickens biography: Louis Burton Lindley Jr. (June 29, 1919 – December 8, 1983), better known by his stage Slim Pickens, was an American rodeo performer and...

James Reynolds (1926 – 2010)

James Reynolds Biography: James Reynolds played out the adventures of childhood away from the sprawl of the cities, in the shadow of California's high Sierras....

Kenneth Riley

Kenneth Riley biography: A realist painter of the Old West and a highly successful illustrator, Ken Riley was born in Waverly, Missouri in 1919 and...

Stan Robinson (1927 – 1999)

  Stan Robinson biography: Stan Robinson studied at the Phoenix School of Design in New York City. He went on to work as an art director...

Elizabeth Sandia

Elizabeth Sandia biography: Elizabeth Sandia, originally from New York, has an extensive professional background in art - as an architectural designer, art director, illustrator, and...

Tucker Smith

Tucker Smith biography: Wildlife and landscape artist, Tucker Smith was born in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1940. "I am not personally interested," he points out,...

Paul Strisik (1918-1998)

Paul Strisik biography: Born in Brooklyn, New York, Paul Strisik became a resident of Rockport, Massachusetts, where he did landscape painting that brought him national...

William Slaughter (1923 – 2003)

William Slaughter biography: William A. Slaughter was born in San Antonio, Texas in 1923 and died in Dallas, Texas December 2003. His first call was...

Adam Smith

Adam Smith biography: Adam Smith was born in Minnesota in 1984 and moved to Montana when he was nine years old.  Raised in a family...

Ray Swanson (1937-2004)

Ray Swanson biography: In the boulder-strewn hills of Carefree, just north of Scottsdale, stood an elegant Santa Fe style home and studio. It is there...

Howard Terpning

Howard Terpning biography: Born in Oak Park, Illinois and receiving his art education at the Chicago Academy of Fine Art and the American Academy of...

David Thimgan (1955-2003)

David Thimgan Biography: David Thimgan was without a doubt one of the leaders of a new generation of marine artists. Specializing in re-creating scenes of...

Michael Trcic

  Michael Trcic biography: Michael Trcic's current work celebrates our western heritage, which is rich with colorful characters and men and women of great fortitude. Michael’s...

Jeffrey Watts

Jeffrey Watts biography: Jeffrey R. Watts is a southern California native. Growing up in rural San Diego county with an artist father, Watts demonstrated an...

Morgan Weistling

Morgan Weistling Biography: Known for realistic figurative paintings of adults and children in antique settings, Morgan Weistling was raised in Southern California.  He learned to...

Olaf Wieghorst (1899-1988)

Olaf Wieghorst biography Born in Viborg, Denmark, Olaf Wieghorst was a child acrobatic performer from the age of nine when he began appearances at Tivoli...

Curtis Wingate (1926 – 1982)

Curtis Wingate biography: Curtis Wingate was born in Denison, Texas but most of his life was lived in Arizona. As a youth, Curtis was an...
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