An Exciting Adventure

Last fall was an especially memorable time for Logan Maxwell Hagege, whose surname hints at his French ancestry. He married Misty Zollars, who owns a denim company that makes women’s jeans. And he earned the Best of Show Purchase Award at the 2015 Quest for the West Exhibition at the

Answering the Call of the Open Road

“As a landscape painter, you want to kind of get your arms around the planet.” So says Andrew Peters, who has made a valiant attempt to do just that, traveling far and wide to see and capture magnificent and varied landscapes. When he was just 25—three years after winning the

Ah, Sweet Success

When Gladys Roldan-de-Moras’ husband Rafael couldn’t attend the 2015 Qwest for the West Show with her, she invited her sister to join her. It was Roldan-de-Moras’ first showing at the prestigious event at the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis, Indiana, and she was in awe

Up Close and Personal

In an ideal world, Bonnie Marris would get out for a long horseback ride every day. Especially in the fall, when the trees around her northern Michigan home transition to brilliant yellow and reds, she would love to settle in for a daily ride. But it doesn’t always work out

Letting in the Light

Throughout her life, voices have spoken to J. Peralta, acknowledging her talent and urging her to create art. Fortunately, she paid them the attention they deserved and, in doing so, changed the course of her life. The first was the voice of her kindergarten teacher who, after taking note of

Seasons of Change

Landscape artist Carole Cooke is pushing a deadline—and she’s pushing her envelope. Sometimes you need to take a good look around and change course. After all, life is change. A major change for Cooke came about 11 years ago when, as a fledging artist, relatively speaking, she was accepted into

The Studio of Blair Buswell

Utah sculptor Blair Buswell’s initial response to having his studio immortalized within the pages of a magazine was, “It’s just a warehouse.” But warehouses, as utilitarian and functional as they are, just store stuff. This warehouse look-alike has far more grandiose aspirations. To the uninitiated observer, from the outside the