August

2017 Issue of Southwest Art Magazine
Featuring Elsa Sroka

"The Need to Paint" by Elizabeth L. Delaney

Denver painter Elsa Sroka places her artwork squarely on the contemporary side of realism. Drawing from her own memories as well as a deep font of imagination, Sroka transforms traditional subject matter into partially abstracted yet lucid expressions of the things that feed her soul... READ MORE

Summer 2017 Issue of NMAI
Featuring Pablita Abeyta

"One Who Completes a Circle" by Anya Montiel

Pablita Ta-Nez-Bah Abeyta, a Navajo ceramicist and former employee of the National Museum of the American Indian, passed away at her home in Washington, D.C., this January 31. The great loss felt by her family and colleagues was echoed throughout Indian Country as those who knew her reflected on her remarkable legacy and talent... READ MORE

Junw/July Art of The West - Gerald Balciar

July/August 2017 Issue of Art Of The West
Featuring Gerald Balciar

"Penty Left to Do" by Sara Gilbert Frederick

Gerald Balciar and his wife Bonnie start every day with a walk around their prop­erty They loop around the 10-acre plot near Parker, Colorado, three times, weaving between the trees they planted when they moved there 26 years ago. As they walk, Balciar counts bluebirds. "Most days we see eight or 10 of them,"... READ MORE

Art of The West - March/April Greg Kelsey Feature

March/April 2017 Issue of Art Of The West
Featuring Greg Kelsey

"Spiritual Connection" by Mary Nelson

Riding, roping, and sculpting are the things Greg Kelsey’s dreams are made of. Deep inside this sculptor beats the heart of a cowboy. He is the intrepid soul who likes to stand on the precipice of the future and hurl himself headlong over the edge... READ MORE

Star Liana York - A Life in Bronze

January 2017 Ridgeway Report
Featuring Star Liana York

"A Life In Bronze"

Star Liana York tells the story of her own discoveries through her art. While her career as a professional sculptor began in the mid-1970’s, much of the recognition she has achieved has occurred since moving to the American Southwest in 1985 — where she was allured by the frontier spirit that lingers beneath New Mexico’s austere high-desert landscape... READ MORE