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2017


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Auction Block: America, America Quintessential national themes and artists elicit buyer interest Collector’s Notebook: Art on the Move For museums, gallerists and collectors, safely transporting art is a top priority Collector’s Eye: Nancy and Joe Masterson Nancy and Joe Masterson came to agree on art once they went West Designing the West: Modern Mixmaster Alice Lane’s founder, interior designer Jessica Bennett, built a unique brand, artfully combining classic and contemporary styles Details: Things We Love From functional sculptures to a hand-painted drum and an artisian backgammon set, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art Editor’s Note: Western Epilogue Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the works of painter Doug Turman Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the works of painter Richard Boyer Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the works furniture designer Bruce Schuettinger Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of architect Carol Cozen Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of photographer Cara Romero In the Studio: Food and Fine Art Dan Ostermiller’s passions are equally represented in his studio’s function and décor Perspective: Helen Henderson Chain [1849–1892] This early Colorado painter, alpinist and philanthropist was a woman ahead of her time Rendering: Hawkins & Associates, Inc. This Reno, Nevada, firm designs modern homes with an air of authenticity Wanderings: Boise, Idaho Blending tradition, nature and the arts, this capitol city charms with its small-town feel and urban amenities Western Landmark: Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort Steeped in history and the desert sun, this resort is a longstanding mainstay in Tucson, Arizona

April | May 2017


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Auction Block: On the Upswing Western art sales show post-election pop Collector’s Notebook: The Fine Art of Framing The best frames protect, present and add value to your artwork Collector’s Eye: Abe Hays Arizona resident Abe Hays donates his collection of art and artifacts to Scottsdale’s newest art museum, Western Spirit Designing the West: Cultivated by Nature Living Green Design creates lush, vibrant landscapes that delight the senses and beckon exploration Details: Things We Love From glamorous gold suitcases to mid-century modern birdhouses, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art Editor’s Note: Creative Collisions Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting mixed-media artist Stacie Smith Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting painter Matthew Sievers Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting painter John Berry Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting artisan Michael Jones Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting architect Joaquin Karcher of Zero E Design In the Studio: Creative Cooperation Identical twin sisters, Lisa and Lori Lubbesmeyer forge separate identities while collaborating on the same works of art in Bend, Oregon Perspective: Frances Senska [1914–2009] The Montana artist and educator leaves her mark on American ceramics Rendering: Designs for People First In the Pacific Northwest, Scott | Edwards Architecture finds the right fit for every client Wanderings: San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico This colorful 16th-century colonial town invites visitors to share in its cultural delights Western Landmark: The Historic Davenport Hotel This landmark hotel is a testament to turn-of-the-century elegance in Spokane, Washington

June | July 2017


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Auction Block: Keeping with Tradition Storytelling, classic Western art and Americana led spring sales Collector’s Notebook: Authenticating Works of Art Expert advice on how to spot the frauds and the fakes Collector’s Eye: J. Landis Martin A devoted art patron and committed leader shares his perspective on collecting and giving generously Designing the West: Success in Simplification Colorado interior designer Kristen Thomas developed a reputation for creating fresh, richly textured spaces with a less-is-more approach Details: Things We Love From Art Deco oven ranges to rustic guest wagons and eco-friendly rain drums, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art Editor’s Note: The Eureka Moment Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of painter David Grossmann Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of painter Sandra Dal Poggetto Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of painter Alvin Gill-Tapia Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of ceramic artist Eric Stearns Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of architect Norman D. Ward In the Studio: Alive with Light, Color and Imagination Once a boat factory, Dale Chihuly’s studio in Seattle, Washington, is where the revolutionary artist shapes molten glass into works of fine art Perspective: Nicolai Fechin [1881–1955] This Russian-American painter brought his intensely creative spirit and genius for portraiture to the American West Rendering: Amid Red Rock Wonders Based in St. George, Rob McQuay contributes to a changing architectural landscape in Southern Utah Wanderings: Joseph, Oregon Known as the Little Switzerland of America, this tiny town in northeast Oregon has inspired artists for many years Western Landmark: Brooks Lake Lodge & Spa Located off the beaten path in Wyoming, this historic lodge brings the Old West back to life

2016


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Auction Block: Drawing on Nostalgia Sales of artworks depicting American landscapes and traditions are on the rise Collector’s Notebook: Beyond the Bidding A primer on art auctions for beginners Collector’s Eye: Craig & Barbara Barrett For Barbara and Craig Barrett, sharing their passion for Western art with guests at their Triple Creek Ranch is as much a part of the experience as mountains and sky Designing the West: Livable Luxury Designer Jay Jeffers layers streamlined furnishings with storied accessories and bold color to create sophisticated spaces that exude energy and soul Details: Things We Love From handmade clocks and handcrafted furniture to fossil art, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In Flight In the Studio: Designing His Own Inspiration Whether mapping out his home, his unique education or a road trip itinerary, Randy Van Beek meticulously crafts the conditions where his art can thrive Ones to Watch: Bryan Peterson Spotlighting the work of metalworker Bryan Petersen Ones to Watch: Jim Dayton Spotlighting the works of architect Jim Dayton Ones to Watch: Kristine Allphin Spotlighting the works of mixed-media artist Kristine Allphin Ones to Watch: Olivia Pendergast Spotlighting the works of painter Olivia Pendergast Ones to Watch: Sandra Pratt Spotlighting the works of painter Sandra Pratt Perspective: O.C. Seltzer [1877–1957] This Danish immigrant with a meticulous hand painted the quickly changing Old West Rendering: “Call it Rustern” With openness and dedication, architect Douglas Burdge produces beauty Wanderings: Healdsburg, California In the rolling countryside of Healdsburg, California, there are bites, sights and sips galore Western Landmark: The Heathman Hotel Art, culture and high tea are de rigueur at Portland’s Heathman Hotel

April | May 2016


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Auction Block: Of Wild Spaces and Untamed Places Sales and interest in all things Western stay on track Collector’s Notebook: Leaving a Legacy When passion becomes philanthropy, everyone benefits Collector’s Eye: J.P. Bryan Houston oilman and Texas historian J.P. Bryan is committed to sharing the history and art of the American Southwest Designing the West: Rustic Comfort High Camp Home designs timeless, character-rich spaces that tell the story of place Details: Things We Love From tipis and raw diamond cuffs to high-tech doorbells, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art Editor’s Note: Western Reverie In the Studio: Modernist Missionary For Father Bill Moore, the lines between life, work, spirit and service have long been painted over Ones to Watch: Francis Di Fronzo Spotlighting the work of painter Francis Di Fronzo Ones to Watch: Jeff Williams Spotlighting the work of architect Jeff Williams Ones to Watch: Kevin DesPlanques Spotlighting the work of furniture maker Kevin DesPlanques Ones to Watch: Mary Baxter Spotlighting the work of painter Mary Baxter Ones to Watch: Matt Smith Spotlighting the work of painter Matt Smith Perspective: Seth Eastman [1808–1875] As a pictorial historian, this soldier-artist of the frontier documented the West he knew and loved Rendering: Hofmann Architecture Built for life on the road, these timeless travel trailers are powered by freedom and exceptional design Wanderings: Southwest Utah St. George and the surrounding red rock hamlets are dynamic art destinations Western Landmark: The Culver Hotel Full of Hollywood history, this home to the stars is once again ready for its close up

June | July 2016


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Auction Block: Investing in the West Auctions see first-time buyers and urge purchasing based on appeal Collector’s Notebook: Bidding from Afar Though still second fiddle to actually being there, thanks to technology, absentee bidding is now easier than ever Collector’s Eye: Dan Leach Based in Tucson, Arizona, Dan Leach is an ever-curious collector influenced by artists, travel and his home state Designing the West: Adding Dimension Hollywood-actress-turned-Colorado-designer Susse Budde creates eclectic, textured spaces that reflect her Scandinavian heritage and the lifestyle of her high-country clients Details: Things We Love WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art Editor’s Note: Artful Experiences In the Studio: Behind the Welding Mask Discarded relics from residents in Hood River, Oregon, offer inspiration to metal artist Kelly Phipps Ones to Watch: Chris Morel Spotlighting the work of artist Chris Morel Ones to Watch: Jeff Pugh Spotlighting the work of artist Jeff Pugh Ones to Watch: Rahnee Gladwin Spotlighting the work of mosaic artist Rahnee Gladwin Ones to Watch: Stacy Robinson Spotlighting the work of landscape architect Stacy Robinson of Land Design, Inc. Ones to Watch: Terry Karson Spotlighting the work of artist Terry Karson Perspective: Frida Kahlo [1907–1954] The Mexican painter and cultural phenomenon was more than just an “almost beautiful” face Rendering: Designed for People and Place CCY Architects cultivates a legacy of collaboration and innovation Wanderings: Art Escapes in Portland, Oregon In this creative city, art isn’t just easy to find — it’s everywhere you look Western Landmark: The Art Hotel In Denver, Colorado, this boutique hotel is an elegant salute to creativity, color and light

August | September 2016


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Auction Block: Taking Flight Sales of key Western artworks rise above estimates amid a strengthening market Collector’s Notebook: Creating an Artful Sculpture Garden When it comes to design and placement, collaborating with the pros is your best bet Collector’s Eye: Allison Merritt Allison Merritt orchestrates the annual Western Design Conference in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, collecting work she reveres along the way Designing the West: Reimagined and Repurposed Combining unique antiques, fine art and contemporary furnishings, designer Abby Hetherington creates modern interiors both eclectic and imaginative Details: Things We Love From feather bow ties to French-script doggy beds and roadside photography books, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art Editor’s Note: Individual Perspectives In the Studio: Motivated by Mother Nature In Cimarron, New Mexico, Susan Norris’ love of animals translates into emotive works of art Ones to Watch: Andrew Mann Spotlighting the work of architect Andrew Mann Ones to Watch: Ben Pease Spotlighting the work of painter Ben Pease Ones to Watch: Marc Hanson Spotlighting the work of painter Marc Hanson Ones to Watch: Marela Zacarías Spotlighting the work of sculptor Marela Zacarías Ones to Watch: Robert Seliger Spotlighting the work of custom furniture maker Robert Seliger Perspective: Group f/64 This association of masterful 20th-century photographers championed photography as an art form, leaving an indelible mark on American imagery Rendering: Daring Adventures or Nothing At All Kendle Design Collaborative creates homes that are functional art within the landscape Wanderings: An Insider’s Guide Known for its dining, nightlife and over-the-top attractions, this neon city in the desert is also a glowing oasis for fine art Western Landmark: Through an Owner’s Eyes, Chico Hot Springs Resort An owner shares the story of a historic Montana property built on American ambition and healing waters

October | November 2016


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Auction Block: In the Footsteps of Giants Western artists who followed Remington and Russell gain traction in late summer sales Collector’s Notebook: Painting the World When art and travel mix, the result is a fresh perspective no matter the era Collector’s Eye Alan and Nadine Levin’s distinct appreciation for Western craft, art and history shines through their collection, the organizations they champion and the art they create Designing the West: Curatorial Vision Drawn to storied heirlooms, tactile textures and timeless craftsmanship, Santa Fe, New Mexico, designer Chandler Prewitt creates convivial spaces that embrace his clients’ interests and collections Details: Things We Love WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art Editor’s Note: Celebrating 10 Years Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the works of painter Bruce Everett Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the works of painter Peter Burega Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the works of painter Susan Goldsmith Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of Warren Lloyd of Lloyd Architects In the Studio: A Trip to Narnia Nestled in the rolling hills of Southern California, Ashley Collins creates a world rich with art, history, myth and her own magic Perspective: Mabel Dodge Luhan [1879–1962] The woman who brought Modern art to Northern New Mexico, making Taos … Taos Rendering: Giulietti | Schouten Architects This team of Portland, Oregon, architects envision light-filled structures that reflect the clients who live there Wanderings: Carmel-by-the-Sea, California Explore this artists’ colony on the coast during its centennial anniversary Western Landmark: The Joule In the Lone Star State, this boutique hotel fosters art appreciation and a revitalized Main Street in downtown Dallas

December 2016 | January 2017


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Auction Block: Of Collections and Collectors Prices remain consistent for works by key Western and American artists Collector’s Eye Collector’s Notebook: Art’s Impact Through Philanthropy Among its many purposes, art can be a tool for change Designing the West: Personality and Panache Equal parts television star, fashionista and successful business owner, designer Nina Magon creates bold spaces infused with her sophisticated sense of chic Details: Things We Love From hand-painted flasks to Pop Art cowgirl boots, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art Editor’s Note: The Art of Observation Illuminations: Ones to Watch Spotlighting the works of silversmith Isaac Dial Illuminations: Ones to Watch Spotlighting the work of Miller Dahlstrand De Jean Architects Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of artist Mike Weber Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of artist Nagakura Kenichi Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of artist Claire Brewster In the Studio: We’re All in this Together In a hand-built studio in the Pacific Northwest, Robert McCauley creates works that embrace the ecologically rich region and examine the relationship between man and beast Perspective: Belmore Browne [1880–1954] and George Browne [1918–1958] As outdoorsmen painters, this father-and-son duo embodied a love of adventure and art Rendering: Born to be Bold Inspired by Bauhaus and California Modernism, architect Dan Brunn tests the limits of minimalism Wanderings: Flagstaff, Arizona Answering “The Call of the Canyon,” this mountain town offers scenic views, historic stops and a thriving artistic community any time of year Western Landmark: Gateway Canyons Off the beaten path in Colorado, this luxury resort encourages exploration and learning amid vibrant red rock scenery

2015


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Auction Block: Modern Appeal A resurgence of American Modernism leads to record-breaking sales in the last quarter Collector’s Eye: Bob and Charla Nelson With three galleries, two auctions and two museums to run, the Nelsons are collectors to their core Collector’s Notebook: Hail to the Toastmasters A new business model in wineries brings original art to the foreground Designing the West: Harmonious Trio The partners at LMK Interior Design in Salt Lake City bring their distinctive talents, backgrounds and perspectives to the sophisticated spaces they create Details: Things We Love From the handcrafted furniture and earthenware pottery to rose gold rings, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d'art In the Studio: An American Icon at 90 With work all over the world and a legacy for always having been true to himself, Gino Hollander still creates magic in his Ojai studio Ones to Watch: Anne Moore Spotlighting the works of painter Anne Moore Ones to Watch: Bill Poss Spotlighting the work of Poss Architects Ones to Watch: Clive Tyler Spotlighting the work of soft pastel artist Clive Tyler Ones to Watch: Frank Marquette Spotlighting the work of furniture maker Frank Marquette Ones to Watch: Michael Ross Spotlighting the work of painter Michael Ross Perspective: Thomas Hart Benton [1889 –1975] A folksy American painter receives renewed attention Rendering: Intuition to Create Santa Fe’s Woods Design Builders blends the high-desert landscape into a legacy of homebuilding Wanderings: Tucson, Arizona With abundant galleries, festivals and art classes, this city is a high-desert paradise for collectors and artists alike Western Landmark: Hermosa Inn and Hotel Valley Ho A pair of resurrected Scottsdale classics combine colorful pasts with four-star accommodation

April | May 2015


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Auction Block: Achieving Balance First-quarter art sales suggest steady gains Collector’s Notebook: Learning from the Masters Finding the right artist workshop can help collectors appreciate art, and their favorite artists, on a whole new level Collector’s Eye: Tom and Mary James Patrons in principle and practice Details: Things We Love From handcrafted furniture and fixie bikes to beaver pelt blankets, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: Inside Out On the edge of a forest in Montana, painter Michael Haykin created an intimate space that showcases his work and gives way to the natural world just outside his doors Ones to Watch: Artchitect Candace Miller Spotlighting the works of architect Candace miller Ones to Watch: Artist Allen Garns Spotlighting the works of painter Allen Garns Ones to Watch: Artist Glendon Good Spotlighting the custom furniture and architecture details of Glendon Good Ones to Watch: Artist Karen Bezuidenhout Spotlighting the works of painter Karen Bezuidenhout Ones to Watch: Artist Linda Elliott Spotlighting the works of painter Linda Elliott Perspective: Armin Hansen [1886–1957] A man of the sea paints his own kind Rendering: Form Finds A New Dimension  By blending technology and artistry, Belzberg Architects creates dwellings worth dreaming about Wanderings: Marfa, Texas In this middle-of-nowhere hip town, ranching and art live side by side under gigantic blue skies Western Landmark: Broadmoor Wilderness Experiences Bring out your inner cowboy at Cloud Camp and the Ranch at Emerald Valley,

June | July 2015


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Auction Block: Trending Upward Stellar Western artworks realize tidy sums at spring sales Collector’s Eye: Native American folk art collector Bruce VanLandingham This artist, gallerist and impassioned collector knows his subject inside and out Collector’s Notebook: Stacking Up How to build a Western art library that equals your collection Designing the West: Peaceful Retreats Joe Mcguire’s serene interiors are borne of his rich upbringing, well-honed style sensibilities — and a grateful heart Details: Things We Love From handcrafted moccasins to furniture and fine linens, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art From the Editor: Finding the Secrets From the desk of Carter Walker In the Studio: Intuitive by Nature Catherine Earle makes art the way she gardens, in an Idaho studio that embraces both Ones to Watch: Architect Tim Belton Spotlighting the work of architect Tim Belton Ones to Watch: Artist Jinni Thomas Spotlighting the work of painter Jinni Thomas Ones to Watch: Artist Kathleen Dunphy Spotlighting the works of painter Kathleen Dunphy Ones to Watch: Artist Ralph Wiegmann Spotlighting the works of painters Ralph Wiegmann, Kathleen Dunphy and Jinni thomas, custom door craftsmen La Puerta Originals architect Ones to Watch: La Puerta Originals Spotlighting the work of custom-door craftsmen La Puerta Originals Perspective: George Catlin [1796-1872] An obsessive dreamer imparts a priceless legacy Rendering: The lay of the land Austin architect James LaRue is well grounded in what it takes to make a house look at home in its setting Wanderings: Boulder, Colorado Get fit, get fed and get fired up about art in this alpine paradise Western Landmark: The Allison Inn The artistry of this inn is steeped in family principle and in the history of Oregon

August | September 2015


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Auction Block: Taking Flight Sales of key Western artworks rise above estimates amid a strengthening market Collector’s Notebook: Fine Art and Taxes America is undergoing one of the greatest transfers of wealth in human history and fine art figures prominently as heirlooms change hands Collector’s Eye: Max Baucus & Melodee Hanes America’s Ambassador to China, Max Baucus, and his wife Melodee Hanes stay true to their roots by showcasing Montana artists Designing the West: Simply Divine Grace Home Design’s Jennifer Prugh Visosky creates personal, happy spaces that are modern, fresh and intuitive Details: Things We Love From art books and art glass to packable rafts and sculptural hat racks, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: Outlier A look into David Buckingham’s Los Angeles studio offers a glimpse into the sculptor’s imagination Ones to Watch: David Coffin Spotlighting the work of David Coffin Ones to Watch: Katie Metz Spotlighting the work of Katie Metz Ones to Watch: Michael Kessler Spotlighting the work of Michael Kessler Ones to Watch: Mike Krupnick Spotlighting the work of architect Mike Krupnick Ones to Watch: Rose Masterpol Spotlighting the work of Rose Masterpol Ones to Watch: Silas Thompson Spotlighting the works of painter Silas Thompson Perspective:  The Taos Society of Artists From 1915 to 1927, this community of artists defined a uniquely American art Rendering: Architecture inspired by art The award-winning Los Angeles firm Frederick Fisher and Partners aims for simplicity Wanderings: Santa Ynez Valley, California In this quietly sophisticated valley, cowboys, artists and oenophiles coalesce to put a new twist on the Western ethos Western Landmark: Grand Wailea Waldorf Astoria Maui’s Grand Wailea Resort blends art and paradise

October | November 2015


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Auction Block: On the Level Sales of Western art hold steady in 2015 Collector’s Eye: Diane & Sam Stewart Philanthropists, gallerists and lifelong collectors, Diane and Sam Stewart tell their own story through art Designing the West: Comfort and Joy She’s known for creating stunning, modern interiors with clean lines, fresh colors and lush textures, but what designer Dana Hugo really wants is for her clients to be relaxed and happy Details: Things We Love From handmade titanium jewelry and handcrafted furniture to bicycle chain chandeliers, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art From the Editor: Our place in the West In the Studio: Blazing Trails At 87 years old, Harold Balazs is still creating wonder with his art Ones to Watch: Carrie Fell Spotlighting the work of painter Carrie Fell Ones to Watch: Gordon McConnell Spotlighting the work of painter Gordon McConnell Ones to Watch: Greg Kelsey Spotlighting the work of sculptor Greg Kelsey Ones to Watch: Howard Knight Spotlighting the work of leather craftsman Howard Knight Ones to Watch: Ken Andrews Spotlighting the work of Ken Andrews Perspective: Frank Reaugh [1860–1945] The Texas painter captured the beauty and immensity of the open plains Rendering: Crafted Modernism Nils Finne brings together abstract natural patterns and the weight of history to craft inner landscapes for his modern homes Wanderings: Albuquerque, New Mexico Founded more than three hundred years ago, this high-desert city bursts with culture, art and cuisine Western Landmark: Four Seasons Denver Denver’s Four Seasons Hotel is a cultural oasis in the heart of the city

2014


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Auction Block: Setting the Pace American art sales on both coasts build a strong auction climate for the coming year Collector’s Eye: Tom Petrie A passionate collector of western art, Tom Petrie is a consummate researcher, a fabulous storyteller and a patron for the ages Collector’s Notebook: Frozen in Motion The progress of a sculpture, clay to bronze Designing the West: Intuitive Interiors With projects across the continent, designer Paula Berg is inspired by geography, driven by architecture and passionate about lifestyle In the Studio: A Working Space With the same remarkable attention to detail for which his canyon paintings are known, Peter Holbrook created a studio that simply works Ones to Watch: Architect Susan Desko Spotlighting works of architect Ones to Watch: Painter Brianne Janes Spotlighting the works of painter Brianne Janes Ones to Watch: Painter Gavin Brooks Spotlighting the works of painter Gavin Brooks Ones to Watch: Sculptor Charles Ringer Spotlighting the works of sculptor Charles Ringer Ones to Watch: Weaver Cheryl Samuel Spotlighting the works of weaver Cheryl Samuel Perspective: Alfredo Ramos Martinez [1871–1946] With a major exhibition of his California work this year, the painter widely known as the father of Mexican Modernism is back in the spotlight Rendering: Broad Strokes Led by Marc whipple, L.A.’s whipple russell architects re-envisions Modernism Wanderings: San Antonia, Texas Come for a spring fling and enjoy museums, festivals and shopping Western Landmark: El Corazon de Santa Fe This Fairmont Heritage Place hotel affords guests residential comfort with luxury hotel flair

June | July 2014


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Auction Block: Gathering Sales Regional auctions bring the best works in the Western and contemporary genres to the block Collector’s Eye: Brian Lebel Brian and Melissa Lebel have channeled their shared passion for western art and collectibles into a life they love Details: Things We Love From handcrafted knives and sculptural glass tables, to paper and resin bookshelves, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the studio: Unique Vision Artist Dennis Hare sees beauty and possibility in people, places and things Ones to Watch: Architect Erik Peterson Spotlighting the works of architect Erik Peterson Ones to Watch: Furniture maker Charise Buckley Spotlighting the works of furniture maker Charise Buckley Ones to Watch: Painter Gregory Packard Spotlighting the works of painter Gregory Packard Ones to Watch: Painter Rick Stevens Spotlighting the works of painter Rick Stevens Ones to Watch: Sculptor Bale Creek Allen Spotlighting the works of sculptor Bale Creek Allen Perspective: Bill Owen [1942-2013] Just a year since his sudden passing, this cowboy artist’s legacy is coming into focus Rendering: Collision, Overland Partners Creating structures that demonstrate the inescapable relationship between art and architecture for three decades Wanderings: Vancouver, British Columbia In this Canadian metropolis, food plus art equals LOVE Western Landmark: The Stanley Hotel The Stanley Hotel in Estes Park, Colorado, combines an english exterior, a western interior and a trip in a time machine

August | September 2014


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Auction Block: Upbeat Tempo Premier pieces come to market and continue to drive American art sales Collector’s Eye: Ann & Alan K. Simpson For the former U.S. Senator and his wife, art unites family and society Collector’s Notebook: Weaving the Dance Early 20th-century Navajo Yei rugs can be artistic, soulful masterpieces and a real find for collectors Designing the West: Natural Sanctuaries Snake River interiors’ Elisa Chambers creates peaceful, harmonious homes inspired and grounded by the palettes, patterns, textures and traditions of their surroundings Details: Things We Love From gemstone tile and exquisitely engraved shotguns to wooden beach cruisers, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: Freedom on the Wing Sculptor Greg Woodard creates larger-than-life master works in a tiny Utah airport Ones to Watch: Architect Aaron Kang-Crosby of Spore Architecture Spotlighting the works of architect Aaron Kang-Crosby of Spore Architecture Ones to Watch: Jeweler Jesse Monongye Spotlighting the works of jeweler Jesse Monongye Ones to Watch: Painter Deladier Almeida Spotlighting the works of painter Deladier Almeida Ones to Watch: Painter Flavia Eckholm Spotlighting the works of painter Flavia Eckholm Ones to Watch: Painter Luke Stavrowsky Spotlighting the works of painter Luke Stavrowsky Ones to Watch: Sculptor Carol Alleman Spotlighting the works of sculptor Carol Alleman Perspective: Bronze Visions of the West As the bronze casting process advanced, American artists used the medium to both capture the myth of the West and reflect its continual transformation Rendering: Outside the Box Jack Snow and Sally Brainerd of RKD Architects practice the art of the definitive Wanderings: Napa Valley, California Wine country embraces food, spas, wine and art with first-class flair Western Landmark: La Fonda A remarkable remodel puts quirks, and art, back in front on Santa Fe's Plaza

October | November 2014


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Auction Block: Summer Sweep Auctions and events around the West show strong sales Collector’s Eye: Barbara LaFranchi, Jane Campbell and Betty Ballentine Three girlfriends knit hearts over their love for Napa Valley and for art Collector’s Notebook: Responsive Design With an instinctive knack for knowing just what her clients will want, need and love, Slifer Designs’ Yvonne Jacobs creates comfortable, personal and richly layered interiors Details: Things We Love From uniquely designed cowboy hats and updated bankers’ lamps to quad micro bars, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Shadow of Magnitude Thanks to popularity during their lifetime and the enduring appeal of their subject matter, demand for work often outlives great artists such as Dave McGary and Gib Singleton In the Studio: Side by Side Designed to complement their 1960s home by famed designer Roger Rasbach, William Carrington and Caroline Korbell Carrington’s studio helps this dynamic duo to meet in the middle Ones to Watch: Architect Nick Deaver Spotlighting the works of architect Nick Deaver Ones to Watch: Ceramic Artist George McCauley Spotlighting the works of ceramic artist George McCauley Ones to Watch: Ironworker Ted Docteur Spotlighting the works of ironworker Ted Docteur Ones to Watch: Painter Denise Lemaster Spotlighting the works of oil painter Denise Lemaster Ones to Watch: Sculptor Stephanie Revennaugh Spotlighting the works of sculptor Stephanie Revennaugh Perspective: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Other Women The architect’s working relationships with some of his independent and strong-willed female clients affected his body of work in fascinating ways Rendering: Texas Range Wanderings: Sun Valley, Idaho Its glitzy history, natural beauty and cultural bounty make this mountain town a dreamy getaway Western Landmark: Inn at the Presidio Built in 1889 and opened in 2013, Funston House adds intimate accommodations and a fabulous art collection to the Inn at the Presidio

December 2014 | January 2015


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Auction Block: Growing Strong Auctions and events around the West continue to gain momentum Collector’s Eye: Rose Fredrick Whether she’s curating an exhibit, guiding an artist or discovering the next prodigy, Rose Fredrick is moved by artists who demonstrate honest, authentic expression Designing the West: Vibrant Spirits Santa Fe designers Michael Violante and Paul Rochford create highly livable space with traditional influences and modern lines Details: Things We Love From crackle-glaze pottery and cascading light installations to reversible pendants studded with diamonds, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In Search of Western Art Museums and companies mark rising demand for art-based travel In the Studio: A Garden of Imagination From her Craftsman studio in Pasadena, Cha-Rie Tang creates artisan designs that are grounded in history but realized with contemporary flair Ones to Watch: Architect George Gibson Spotlighting the works of Architect George Gibson Ones to Watch: Artist David Patchen Spotlighting the works of blown-glass artist David Patchen Ones to Watch: Deborah Berniklau Spotlighting the works of painter Deborah Berniklau Ones to Watch: Jill Zeidler Spotlighting the works of ceramic artist Jill Zeidler Ones to Watch: Rory Egelus Spotlighting the works of furniture maker Rory Egelus Perspective: N.C. Wyeth [1822-1945] The legendary artist’s painterliness and exuberance defined his illustrations of the West Rendering: Shaped by Place Austin architects Arthur Andersson and Chris Wise create buildings exactly where they belong Wanderings: Beverly Hills, California The city of elegance, glamour and luxury turns 100 Western Landmark: Sunset Marquis Hotel Combining old Hollywood glamour with rock ’n’ roll flair for 50 years

2013


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Auction Block: Fickled Findings The art market’s final quarter proves that collectors have incredible options to acquire quality fine art Collector’s Eye: Marvin & Simona B. Elkin Autry trustees Marvin and Aimona B. Elkin found common ground in Western and Native American Art Collector’s Notebook: True Social Networks Through art tours, museum member events, collectors clubs and more, art lovers can form meaningful and productive relationships with artists, art experts and other collectors Designing the West: Conceptual Design Erika Jennings taps into her clients’ emotions to create thematic homes and spaces that reflect their lifestyles and passions In the Studio: Where Magic Happens Michael Scott’s Santa Fe studio sails over a high-desert landscape Ones to Watch: Catherine Courtenaye Spotlighting the works of Catherine Courtenaye Ones to Watch: Clare Walton Spotlighting the works of architect Clare Walton Ones to Watch: Dyani White Hawk Spotlighting the works of Dyani White Hawk Ones to Watch: Jared Sanders Spotlighting the works of Jared Sanders Ones to Watch: Karli Henneman Spotlighting the works of Karli Henneman Ones to Watch: Mark Edward Adams Spotlighting the works of Mark Edward Adams Perspective: Bierstadt to Warhol — American Indians in the West From 19th-century Romanticism to 20th-century Realism, a new exhibition at the Utah Museum of Fine arts poses fascinating questions about representation and portraiture of Native Americans across time Rendering: Desert Intuition Kristi Hanson brings lush designs to the California desert Wanderings: Honolulu, Hawaii Layered with contrast, Oahu’s urban center is rich with art, architecture and culture Western Landmark: Kessler Collection Handpicked by the Kessler Collection’s CEO and his family, a remarkable body of fine art gives shape and warmth to ten boutique hotels

April | May 2013


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Auction Block: Steady Beginnings Western art sales, large and small, proved positive for the coming year Collector’s Eye: Dr. Eric Jungermann His late wife’s love of art and lifelong friendships with artists has lead to amassing a museum-quality collection Collector’s Notebook: Historic Remodels By looking at massive remodels, like the Ahwahnee Hotel, homeowners can take cues for their own projects Details: Things We Love From handmade jewelry boxes and felt animal sculptures to hand-tooled antler candelabras, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: Snowdrift Dan Lutzick renovated an enormous, dilapidated space to create a studio and gallery that inspires and influences his art Ones to Watch: Amber Jean Spotlighting the works of Amber Jean Ones to Watch: Anne Sneed Spotlighting the works of Anne Sneed Ones to Watch: Christopher Ries Spotlighting the works of Christopher Ries Ones to Watch: Diana Tremaine Spotlighting the works of Diana Tremaine Perspective: Ernest “Darcy” Chiriack Relatively unknown by name, thanks to years of work under pseudonyms, ernest Chiriacka made important contributions to the Western genre Rendering: Big Vision Sun Valley’s McLaughlin & Associates uses natural materials and timeless design to create residential works of art across the globe Wanderings: Austin, Texas Musically inclined and with a winning personality, this city is only too happy to let visitors in on the fun Western Landmark: Cavallo Point The lodge at the Golden Gate Bridge

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Auction Block: Art Recovery American art sales at auctions reflect collector confidence Collector’s Notebook: Go Big or Go Home Collectors and artists make the most of major art events with complementary shows and side sales Details: Things We Love From modular wooden tiles and pit-fired pottery to handcrafted furnishings, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: Brad Greenwood Inspired by place and a reverence for the objects all around him, a Nevada furniture maker crafted a studio that is as original as his art Ones to Watch: Architect Matthew Coates Spotlighting the works of Matthew Coates Ones to Watch: Beth Loftin Spotlighting the works of Beth Loftin Ones to Watch: Danae Bennett Miller Spotlighting the works of Danae Bennett Miller Ones to Watch: David Slonim Spotlighting the works of David Slonim Ones to Watch: J. Chester Armstrong Spotlighting the works of J. Chester Armstrong Perspective: Ahead of their time More than 100 years after an exhibition brought them together, the works of painter Eanger Irving Couse and photographer Edward Sherriff Curtis continue to shape our views of Native Americans Rendering: The Swaback Synthesis Designing homes as a microcosm of the communities they plan, scottsdale’s swaback Partners relies on experience combined with intelligent dreaming Wanderings: Mendocino County, California Get lost amidst a sea of natural splendor, glorious culinary culture, charming inns and plenty of art Western Landmark: Chamberlin Inn In Cody, Wyoming this Inn serves up authentic Western hospitality

October | November 2013


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Auction Block: Peak Season Western art sales exceed expectations and events draw thousands of collectors Collector’s Eye: Gerald Peters When it comes to fine art, there is no distinction between work and pleasure Designing the West: Fresh Western In an expansive new showroom at the Denver Mart, the western home & Design Center curates an eclectic collection of western furnishings from top artisans, furniture makers and craftsmen Details: Things We Love From leather-and-wool cowboy boots and natural stone belts to metalware vessels, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: Ed Morgan In a home that was once an officers’ barracks for the Spanish Army and the personal residence of Oscar Berninghaus, artist Ed Morgan has crafted a studio that inspires and gives rise to his own remarkable work Ones to Watch: Artist Crista Ann Ames Spotlighting the works of ceramic artist Crista Ann Ames Ones to Watch: Mixed-media Artist Christopher Owen Nelson Spotlighting the works of mixed-media artist Christopher Owen Nelson Ones to Watch: Painter Cesar Santos Spotlighting the works of painter Cesar Santos Ones to Watch: Sculptor Tammy Bality Spotlighting the works of sculptor Tammy Bality Perspective: Frederick Remington Haunted by mortality — both his own and that of the soldiers he watched perish in the Spanish-American War — late in his career the artist turned his focus to painting startling nocturnes Rendering: Pared Down Elegance Considered the father of texas Modernism, architect Frank welch combines modesty, scale and simple beauty in perfect proportion Wanderings: Salt Lake City, Utah Pioneer heritage and scenic mountain vistas are signatures of Utah’s capital, but a growing number of young contemporary artists, entrepreneurs and bon vivants are making their mark on the high-desert landscape Western Landmark: Alisal Guest Ranch Owned and operated by the Jackson family for nearly 70 years, California’s storied resort offers a timeless getaway

December 2013 | January 2014


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Auction Block: Autumn’s Scenic Art Venues Significant but low-key events punctuate the slower season Collector’s Eye: Kathy & Brad Coors Promoting art, education and Western heritage, Kathy and Brad Coors combine passions in their family’s namesake art exhibit Collector’s Notebook: Wired Online art galleries flourish in today’s market Designing the West: Rustic Meets Modern Inspired designers energize contemporary spaces by curating an eclectic mix of furnishings, art, accessories, materials and architectural details Details: Things We Love From handmade jewelry and raku pottery to fine furniture crafted with reclaimed materials, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: George Dombek Down to the last detail, George Dombek’s airy Arkansas studio is a form-follows-function masterpiece Ones to Watch: Geoffrey Warner Less was more for Geoffrey Warner, founder of the AIA award-winning architecture firm Alchemy Architects, when he perfected the idea of the “weeHouse.” Ones to Watch: Jamie Kirkland Oil painter Jamie Kirkland’s traditional techniques come through with a contemporary voice Ones to Watch: Josh Clare Josh Clare’s paintings encapsulate the sense of wonder that exists upon seeing a landscape for the first time Ones to Watch: Lisa Ronay Metalsmith Lisa Ronay connects the mystic feeling of the ocean with the beauty of tide-rocked glass as well as the treasure-like quality of found objects. Ones to Watch: Sherry Salari Sander Bronze sculptor Sherry Salari Sander combines the strength of the animals she portrays with the fierce emotional response she experiences while in their presence. Perspective: Gene Kloss [1903–1996] A printmaker with a pioneering spirit captured the essence of early New Mexico Rendering: The Fine Art Behind Architecture Jerry Locati, principal of Montana’s Locati Architects, returns to his artistic roots Wanderings: Las Vegas, Nevada From neon graveyards to bars made of ice, WA&A has the blueprint for an unforgettable weekend in Sin City Western Landmark: The Oxford Hotel As the city’s oldest luxury hotel, the Oxford reflects the history and spirit of Denver

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Auction Block: A Good Year Major auction houses mark the return of top prices Collector’s Notebook: Provenance Fine art’s origin can profoundly influence its value Collector’s Eye: Jim & Karen Hensley Jim and Karen Hensley have created an eclectic collection in their Oregon home Designing the West: Traditional With A Twist Interior Designer Kathleen Navarra incorporates the unexpected into her designs Details: Things We Love From hand-forged flatware to hand-crafted furnishings, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: Del and Martha Pettigrew Two artists share a space — and a life — creatively Ones to Watch: Bryan Christiansen Spotlighting the work of mixed-media artist Bryan Christiansen Ones to Watch: David Bardwick Spotlighting the work of wood carver David Bardwick Ones to Watch: Josh Chandler Spotlighting the work of designer Josh Chandler Ones to Watch: Josh Elliot Spotlighting the work of painter Josh Elliot Ones to Watch: Mary Bechtol Spotlighting the work of painter Mary Bechtol Rendering: Quality of Experience Driven by site without stylistic fingerprints, Seattle’s Heliotrope Architects designs structures that connect with nature and address their clients’ lives, past, present and future Wanderings: Fort Worth, Texas From rough-and-tumble beginnings, this charming city has developed a culture all its own Western Landmark: El Tovar Hotel El Tovar Hotel has enchanted Grand Canyon visitors for more than a century Perspective: LeConte Stewart [1891-1990] Prolific and humble, the painter quietly — and brilliantly — captured Utah in all its natural and struggling glory

April | May 2012


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Auction Block: Quality Market Strong sales promise a bright first quarter for 2012 Collector’s Eye: Charmay Allred Celebrated in Santa Fe for her patronage of the arts, Charmay Allred’s collection is often driven by friendship with the artists Collector’s Notebook: Displaying Collectibles When it comes to presenting one’s treasures, options abound Designing the West: Personal Panache Vallone Design captures the eye — and the imagination — with style, flair and a sense of fun Details: Things We Love From hand-forged garden tools to hand-blown glass, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: Richard Parish Creating landscapes in glass Ones to Watch: Henry Jackson Spotlighting the work of painter Henry Jackson Ones to Watch: James F. Jackson Spotlighting the work of mixed-media artist James F. Jackson Ones to Watch: Joel L. Sherman Spotlighting the work architect Joel L. Sherman Ones to Watch: Mike Medow Spotlighting the work of sculptor Mike Medow Ones to Watch: Shawna Moore Spotlighting the work of painter Shawna Moore Rendering: Marmol Radziner From restoration and design-build to its own prefab and furniture divisions, these L.A. innovators represent a new breed of architectural firm Wanderings: Santa Barbara, California The famous city honors its history with red-tile roofs, balconies dripping with Bougainvillea and romantic courtyard fountains Western Landmark: Encantado The Santa Fe hotel offers a rich history and unmatched luxury Perspective: Gustave Baumann [1881-1971] With technical genius, the woodcut artist transports viewers with his extraordinary interpretations of place and time

June | July 2012


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Auction Block: Spring Highlights With major auction houses, Sotheby’s and Christie’s, launching an impressive spring auction season in May, niche auctions throughout the West follow suit with strong sales Collector’s Eye: Duffy & Tina Oyster From buyer’s remorse to suggesting a Western art museum for Dallas, collector and investor Duffy Oyster dishes on his passionate pursuit of art Collector’s Notebook: Beginning a Collection From attending art auctions and art fairs to shopping for miniatures and works by emerging artists, here are the ABCs of becoming a collector Designing the West: Organic Design Michelle Wempe of zumaooh intuitively blends natural spaces to connect indoor and outdoor living Details: Things We Love From illuminated metal palm trees to reverse-painted chandeliers, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: John Austin Hanna Fredericksburg, Texas, and passion for humanity define artist John Austin Hanna Ones to Watch: Alan Carr Alan Carr’s heirloom rocking horses and gliders emulate the romance of the American West with their sweeping manes, strong stature and handcrafted personalities Ones to Watch: Brian Scott Brian Scott’s textured, poured-metal-surrounding-kiln-formed-glass sculptures stand like delineated thresholds separating what you think you know from what you might learn Ones to Watch: Daniel Weaver Daniel Weaver founded 361 Architecture and Design Collaborative in 2010 to bring a team-based approach to his twin passions of design and construction Ones to Watch: Dean L. Mitchell Painter Dean L. Mitchell brings an emotional palette to his work as well as an expert hand Ones to Watch: Geoff Parker As a representational plein air painter, Parker’s soft brush strokes demonstrate an exceptional understanding of color in natural settings Ones to Watch: Julia Lucich Painter Julia Lucich’s first love is portraiture Perspective: Julia Morgan [1872-1957] The Architect’s Influence in the 20th Century Rendering: Urban Design Associates Form and function merge in Scottsdale firm’s creations Wanderings: Boulder, Colorado In the heart of this liberal college town, great art, food, culture and nightlife can all be found within a few city blocks Western Landmark: Hotel del Coronado San Diego’s stately Hotel del Coronado combines period elegance with timeless luxury

August | September 2012


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Auction Block: Collector’s Choice The sleepy season of the auction world shows promising numbers Collector’s Eye: Bob & Nancy Tia Brown Bob and Nancy Tia Brown infuse the pleasure of collecting with business Collector’s Notebook: Outdoor Life There is much to consider when designing an outdoor space filled with art Designing the West: Precision Planner A thoughtful, exacting and highly personal approach to design informs Jennifer Hoey Smith’s modern interiors Details: Things We Love From vintage handbags and hand-finished telescopes to sculptural cast-glass chandeliers, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: Cathy Smith In an unassuming but beautiful adobe hacienda, this costume designer and painter brings her work to life Ones to Watch: Donna Gans Spotlighting the work of painter Donna Gans Ones to Watch: Doug Smith Spotlighting the work of painter Doug Smith Ones to Watch: Evert Sodergren Spotlighting the work of woodworker Evert Sodergren Ones to Watch: Hans Berglund Spotlighting the work of architect Hans Berglund Ones to Watch: Tony Abeyta Spotlighting the work of painter Tony Abeyta Perspective: Fritz Scholder [1937-2005] The enigmatic painter changed everything about our perspective of Native American art Rendering: Conquering the Spectrum  When it comes to style, Warner Group Architects defies boundaries Wanderings: Bend, Oregon The high desert of Central Oregon offers art, adventure and culture with a view Western Landmark: The Royal Hawaiian Hotel For 85 years, The Royal Hawaiian Hotel has welcomed guests in lavish, tropical fashion

October | November 2012


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Auction Block: Collector’s Choice The sleepy season of the auction world shows promising numbers Collector’s Notebook: Finding Inspiration Showcase homes across the West give visitors a chance to see cutting-edge design and cream-of-the-crop materials long before they are "en vogue" Collector’s Eye: Mike & Juanita Eagle Mike and Juanita Eagle create a home for their range of Native American collectibles Designing the West: Modern, Classic and Conscientious Traditional meets eco-contemporary in Colorado designer Andrea Schumacher’s eclectic, intuitive interiors Details: Things We Love From hand-cast doorknockers to whimsical glass sculpture, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: Leslie Codina Studio buildings are woven with purpose through the garden of this ceramicist Ones to Watch: Aleta Pippin Spotlighting the work of painter Sleta Pippin Ones to Watch: David Barrett Spotlighting the work of architect David Barrett Ones to Watch: Florian Roeper Spotlighting the work of craftsman Florian Roeper Ones to Watch: Leon Loughridge Spotlighting the work of printmaker Leon Loughridge Ones to Watch: Simon Gudgeon Spotlighting the work of sculptor Simon Gudgeon Perspective: Beatrice Mandelman [1912-1998]  A former East Coast artist was at the hub of the mid-20th-century Modern art scene in Taos Rendering: Balancing Intuition Architect Cass Calder Smith pairs practical application with ingenious design Western Landmark: Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa Integrating place-based architecture and abundant opportunities for health and well-being, Tucson’s Miraval Arizona Resort & Spa specializes in serenity Wanderings: Tubac, Arizona Visitors find out “where art and history meet” in this picturesque Southwestern town

December 2012 | January 2013


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Auction Block: Positive Energy Loyal art patrons continue to seek quality works in their favorite venues Collector’s Notebook: Travel Treasures With a little bit of thoughtful planning, trinkets from your latest adventure can enhance your home Collector’s Eye: François Chladiuk Belgian collector François Chladiuk’s passion for the American West led to the discovery of a lifetime Designing the West: Holistic Design From architecture to interiors, lighting, finishes, graphics and more, Denton house founder Rebecca Buchan creates seamless buildings and spaces Details: Things We Love From hand-sewn moccasins and salvaged metal jewelry to sculpted pewter decanters, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: John Banovich Wildlife artist John Banovich teams with architect Jerome Diepenbrock to create an intimate space that works Ones to Watch: Eric Cobb Spotlighting the work of architect Eric Cobb Ones to Watch: Jacquelyn Bischak Spotlighting the work of painter Jacquelyn Bischak Ones to Watch: Rene Gibson Spotlighting the work of artist Rene Gibson Ones to Watch: Robert Spooner Marcus Spotlighting the work of Robert Spooner Marcus Ones to Watch: Susan Jarecky Spotlighting the work of painter Susan Jarecky Rendering: Freedom of Expression Tahoe’s Martis Camp is a showcase for mountain architecture by some of the West’s best-known architects Rendering: Legacies in Wood Wood Pioneer Log Homes takes a more modern approach to the traditional log aesthetic Wanderings: Park City, Utah Sublime snow is just one reason to visit this culinary and art-rich mountain hamlet Western Landmark: Montage Laguna Beach Montage Laguna Beach gives elegance an Arts-and-Crafts spin Perspective: Carl Rungius [1869-1959] Never wanting to be pigeonholed by genre, the master artist elevated wildlife art and influenced generations of artists

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Auction Block: Optimistic Outlook An end of the year rally for Modern, Western and Contemporary works at large and small venues leaves collectors positive about 2011 art market Collector’s Eye: Ginger Renner The grande dame of the C.M. Russell Museum, Ginger Renner reflects on her lifelong passion for art Collector’s Notebook: Palliative Pleasure Hospitals across America are tapping into art’s healing powers Designing the West: Timeless by Design Interior designer David Michael Miller brings understated elegance to every project Details: Things We Love From stained-glass mosaics and pewter teapots to super-comfy rockers and whimsical weathervanes, WA&A editors pick their favorites In the Studio: G. Harvey G. Harvey’s studio expands from his intimate work space to the wide open Texas plains and the golden cities of Europe and America Ones to Watch: Keri DeWitt Spotlighting the work of designer Keri DeWitt Ones to Watch: Kevin and Val Pourier Spotlighting the work of artists Kevin and Val Pourier Ones to Watch: Kirsten Kainz Spotlighting the work of sculpturist Kirsten Kainz Ones to Watch: Kyle Polzin Spotlighting the work of artist Kyle Polzin Perspective: Ralph Meyers [1885-1948] Ralph Meyers’ living room was the gathering place for some of the greatest painters and writers in the West Rendering: Crafting Great Design Arch11 uses building experience to create influential and innovative designs Wanderings: Beaver Creek, Colorado Get your art fix this winter… and some ski time, too

Spring | Summer 2011


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Auction Block: Enthusiastic Market Steady sales numbers are balanced by patron enthusiasm at this quarter’s auctions Collector’s Eye: Terry Winchell Antiques collector and dealer Terry Winchell reflects on a life filled with passion for history Collector’s Notebook: Hidden from View For all sorts of collections — from art to wine — secret passageways can offer homeowners a unique and clever way to protect their property Designing the West: Living Outside Laird Jackson Design House of Austin, Texas, elevates outdoor spaces with refined style Details: Things We Love From sea glass jewelry and moose antler chairs to chipped-stone knives, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: William Matthews Painter William Matthews is home … at last Ones to Watch: Jeff Brandner Spotlighting the work of designer and sculptor Jeff Bradner Ones to Watch: Joe Netherwood Spotlighting the work of oil painter Joe Netherwood Ones to Watch: Nora Naranjo-Morse Spotlighting the works of sculptor Nora Naranjo-Morse Ones to Watch: Robert Royhl Spotlighting the work of painter and printmaker Robert Royhl Ones to Watch: Stephen Sullivan Spotlighting the work of architect Stephen Sullivan Perspective: Gennie DeWeese [1921-2007] By painting what she saw with honesty and nurturing those who would follow in her footsteps, Gennie DeWeese played a pivotal role in defining the contemporary Western art scene Rendering: Inspired Placemakers Passion, nature and “unexplored possibilities” inform Larry Yaw and CCY Architects’ artful contemporary architecture Wanderings: Seattle, Washington For art lovers, architecture buffs and foodies, merely getting into, out of and around the Emerald City is an entirely worthwhile pursuit

Summer | Fall 2011


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Auction Block: Better Bidding An upswing in sales keeps savvy art collectors on their toes Collector’s Eye: Jorden Nye Jorden Nye proves that art is truly for everyone Collector’s Notebook: Vintage Style From wine cellars and wine pantries to wine caves, architects and designers are creating a new generation of personalized luxury Designing the West: Mix Master Katherine Snedeker brings to life a belief that the spirit of the New West is inclusive Details: Things We Love From handmade furniture and leather briefcases to blown glass cake stands, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: William Shepherd From his modest adobe studio outside Nambe, New Mexico, painter William Shepherd transcends genre Ones to Watch: Charles Rose Spotlighting the work of architect Charles Rose Ones to Watch: Craig Bergsgaard Spotlighting the work of sculptor Craig Bergsgaard Ones to Watch: Marc Taggart Spotlighting the work of furniture designer Marc Taggart Ones to Watch: Michael Greenspan Spotlighting the works of painter Michael Greenspan Ones to Watch: Shelley Muzylowski Allen Spotlighting the work of glass artist Shelley Muzylowski Allen Perspective: John Ford Clymer [1907-1989] This native son of the West chronicled history and rubbed shoulders with giants Rendering: Creating Livable Spaces With respect for California’s rich architectural heritage, Robert Hidey makes his mark in Orange County’s planned communities Wanderings: Jackson Hole, Wyoming This valley’s Fall Arts Festival is the highlight of September Western Landmark: The Broadmoor The Broadmoor’s grand history, breathtaking setting and forward-thinking design have captivated travelers for generations

Fall | Winter 2011


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Auction Block: Closing Strong Record sales indicate an upward trend in the market Collector’s Eye: Eugenie Johnson With significant collections of Outsider art, Southwest art and work by contemporary Chicago artists, Eugenie Johnson reflects on living with art Collector’s Notebook: Original Prints How etching and lithography changed the art world, and shaped the careers of such giants as Frederic Remington, Thomas Moran and Carl Rungius Designing the West: Nothing to Hide Designer Kyle Bunting looks to the familiar for inspiration Details: Things We Love From embroidered linen pillows and sculptural gourds to contemporary native basketry, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art In the Studio: Tom Rodrigues With passion for art and winemaking, Tom Rodrigues carves out an ideal working space in Mendocino County Ones to Watch: Dean Mabe Spotlighting the work of painter Dean Mabe Ones to Watch: Kay Sekimachi Spotlighting the work of fiber and textile artist Kay Sekimachi Ones to Watch: Kensuke Yamada Spotlighting the works of sculptor Kensuke Yamada Ones to Watch: Matthew Baird Spotlighting the work of architect Matthew Baird Ones to Watch: Susan von Borstel Spotlighting the work of painter and zoologist Susan von Borstel Perspective: Gerard Curtis Delano [1890-1972] The artist reached his highest expression in distinctive paintings of the Navajo people and their landscape Rendering: Listening to the Land Channeling the romantic idea of the Old West is one way to design a home; for Ward + Blake Architects, letting the Western landscape dictate architecture is another Wanderings: Sedona, Arizona Discovering the art of the red rocks Western Landmark: Arizona Biltmore Infused with the spirit of Frank Lloyd Wright, the Arizona Biltmore has charmed visitors for more than 80 years

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Auction Block: A Hopeful Note As collectors gain confidence in the economic recovery, events around the country show signs that the art market will grow again Collector’s Eye: Alan and Nancy Maiss With a passion for the hunt and a compulsion for art, Alan and Nancy Maiss have amassed a staggeringly important collection Collector’s Notebook: The Artful Presentation Julian & Sons thinks outside the box when it comes to showcasing exquisitely crafted tools of the hunt Designing the West: Breaking the Convention Jason Lenox creates some of Dallas’ most unique Western designs Details: Things We Love From art books and silver flasks to handbags and furnishings, WA&A editors select their favorite objects d’art Illuminations: Ones to Watch Spotlighting the work of painter Suzanne Truman Illuminations: Ones to Watch Spotlighting the work of painter Charles Schridde Illuminations: Ones to Watch Spotlighting the work of painter Scott Tallman Powers Illuminations: Ones to Watch Spotlighting the work of sculptor Michael Stano In the Studio: Michael Boyce Renowned taxidermist and artist Michael Boyce gives WA&A a peek into his “soul space” Perspective: Asa Lynn Powell The cowboy artist was an American realist Rendering: Architecture From the Ground Up RMT Architects’ multidisciplinary approach integrates Modernist ideals with lifestyle-based solutions in designs both influenced and inspired by the landscape Wanderings: Phoenix-Scottsdale, Arizona A destination defined by a rich past and a present wealth of art

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