April | May 2017 Feature Articles



Welcome Home

Written By Christine Phillips       Photography By Roger Wade      

TUCKED AWAY AT THE END of a pasture on her family’s ranch, Roxie Simpson’s home in Roscoe, Montana, is a welcoming blend of timber, steel, glass and stone. Overlooking the Rosebud River, lined with 100-year-old cottonwood trees, the home was designed with the landscape in mind. “The home sits low on the property where it does not compete with its…

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The Spirit of Old Taos

Written By Gussie Fauntleroy      

IF JERRY JORDAN WAS A BETTING MAN — which he’s not, having grown up in a West Texas Pentecostal churchgoing family — he would never have put down money on the chances of ending up with the life he has. What are the odds of a 16-year-old farm boy wandering through the open door of a painter’s studio — which happened…

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Turning 30 with Andy Warhol

Written By Richard Polsky      

ON MAY 17, 2017, the National Museum of Wildlife Art, located in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, will open an exhibition of Andy Warhol’s Endangered Species prints to kick off its 30th anniversary celebration. Despite boasting a diverse collection of some 5,000 works of wildlife art, there’s nothing like a Warhol show to generate buzz and bring in an audience. Warhol’s group…

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Creative Space

Written By Corinne Garcia       Photography By Dror Baldinger      

THEY SAY THE EYES ARE THE WINDOWS TO THE SOUL, but perhaps the home is as well. At the very least, it is a reflection of the spirit and essence of those who reside there, and Jene and Jean Lamans’ San Marcos, Texas, residence is a prime example.  Their home is a reflection of a love of craftsmanship, evident in…

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A Painter of Place

AS WITH MANY ARTISTS FROM THE WEST, Josh Elliott is obsessed with the landscape. It’s difficult not to be when you live in a place such as Montana, a place where you are surrounded by the best nature has to offer.  But also like many artists from the West, Elliott doesn’t consider himself a “Western artist.” “I’m an artist who…

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