Southwest Art Magazine

The southwestern United States is one of the most unique and visually inspiring places to visit. From its rich heritage to its awe inspiring landscape, the American southwest provides an endless supply of artistic beauty to all who visit. Artists like Edgar Payne and Nicolai Fechin are among those who have not only been captivated by the people and places of this region, but have strived to capture them on canvas. As a result, these breathtaking paintings continue to inspire a new generation of artists to venture west with the hopes of experiencing and recording the beauty that once motivated great painters of the past.

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The southwestern United States is one of the most unique and visually inspiring places to visit. From its rich heritage to its awe inspiring landscape, the American southwest provides an endless supply of artistic beauty to all who visit. Artists like Edgar Payne and Nicolai Fechin are among those who have not only been captivated by the people and places of this region, but have strived to capture them on canvas. As a result, these breathtaking paintings continue to inspire a new generation of artists to venture west with the hopes of experiencing and recording the beauty that once motivated great painters of the past.

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With nearly forty years of experience, Southwest Art is the leading magazine devoted to bringing American Western art to readers each month. Along with stunning images of drawings, paintings and sculpture from some of today’s leading artists, Southwest Art also puts readers in touch with the galleries and collectors who shape the market.

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Each new issue features a wide range of artwork that appeals to both the art lover and the experienced collector alike. The magazine also focuses on discovering emerging artists and gives you a glimpse inside some of the studios of today’s most well known artists.

Here are some photos of artists Scott Burdick and Susan Lyon that were included in the Artists’ Studios section at www.SouthwestArt.com:

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I always enjoy reading the profiles and interviews with top contemporary Southwestern artists that are included in each issue. Learning more about a particular artist not only gives me greater insight into their working methods, but I often gain a greater appreciation of both them and their work as a result. You can also meet a wide range of artists and learn about their lives, art techniques and more in the Art Videos section of Southwest Art‘s website.

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Learn more about a wide range of artists in the Art Videos section at www.SouthwestArt.com.

Southwest Art is available in both print and digital format. You can also search for your favorite artists, print articles for reference, or carry a year’s worth of art inspiration with you anywhere when using Southwest Art’s Annual CDs. Each CD contains the full content of all twelve issues of Southwest Art that were published in a particular year.

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Southwest Art magazine also hosts the annual Artistic Excellence art competition. This competition exemplifies a high standard of excellence and strives to find the very best in representational art from some of today’s most talented artists.

Here are a few examples from the 2012 Artistic Excellence competition:

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Southwest Art is a great resource for keeping up to date on the completed works of some of your favorite artists and is also a guide to where you can find those works. So, whether you’re an art collector who is just starting out or a seasoned collector who is looking to expand their collection, Southwest Art is a tremendous help when it comes to making a well informed decision about the next purchase to add to your collection. If you’re an artist, you’ll be inspired by the artists and images from the American Southwest that are featured in each incredible issue.

I’ve enjoyed reading Southwest Art magazine over the years and am extremely honored to have them as one of the sponsors of the You be the Judge art contest 2013. The Grand Prize winner will have the opportunity to have their work featured in a half page ad in Southwest Art magazine! Viewers will have the opportunity to decide who this year’s winner will be by voting for their favorite work of art in the Grand Prize round which will begin next Monday, June 3, 2013. For more information about the contest visit www.YouBeTheJudgeArtContest.com.

If you get a chance, I would highly recommend taking a look at www.SouthwestArt.com to learn more about this incredible magazine and all of the informative and educational features that they offer on their website.

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About the Author:

Accepting both private and corporate commissions, premier portrait painter, Brian Neher, specializes in capturing the likenesses of clients of all ages. His work has been featured in American Artist magazine and on national public television. With each new portrait, Brian strives to create a timeless work of art that will last for generations to come.