April | May 2017


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