The Language of Painting

Sherrie McGraw is in the midst of preparing for what she says will be the highlight of her career. The Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio, will host a solo show for the talented artist September 14, 2014. The event will showcase 50 to 60 of McGraw’s paintings

‘Let’s Just Paint’

When she was a senior in high school, Barbara Edwards met a recruiter from Utah State University, who had brought with him original artworks created by several of the professors there. Included was what Barbara describes as a “gorgeous painting by Glen Edwards.” Today, whenever she wants to view one

Tenacity and Talent

Edward Aldrich, or Ned as anyone who spends more than five minutes in his company calls him, has been an artist, mostly a wildlife artist, for the past 25 years. It is all that he ever aspired to do. It’s the only kind of work he’s ever done. “If the


While his forte is capturing the pristine beauty of the American West in all its diversity, lakes and streams highlighted by the melding of autumn into winter are often prevalent themes in Colorado-based painter David W. Mayer’s sparkling landscapes. By combining a refined sense of color with his ability to


T.D. Kelsey would readily agree that he is living a life that many would envy. An award-winning sculptor, he divides his time between Texas and Wyoming. A former commercial pilot, he can jump into the cockpit of one of his planes and take to the skies whenever the mood hits,

Feeling the Light

Douglas Aagard harkens back to the summers when he hiked Utah’s backcountry, helping his grandfather herd sheep. As a teenager, he had his own version of summer camp, cooking and helping with the chores as his Danish grandpa grazed his bands of sheep. Now in his mid-forties, Aagard keenly recalls