August | September 2012


Auction Block: Collector’s Choice The sleepy season of the auction world shows promising numbers 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 Western Landmark: The Royal Hawaiian Hotel For 85 years, The Royal Hawaiian Hotel has welcomed guests in lavish, tropical fashion Ones to Watch: Doug Smith Spotlighting the work of painter Doug Smith Wanderings: Bend, Oregon The high desert of Central Oregon offers art, adventure and culture with a view Ones to Watch: Donna Gans Spotlighting the work of painter Donna Gans Perspective: Fritz Scholder [1937-2005] The enigmatic painter changed everything about our perspective of Native American art Ones to Watch: Tony Abeyta Spotlighting the work of painter Tony Abeyta Rendering: Conquering the Spectrum  When it comes to style, Warner Group Architects defies boundaries Ones to Watch: Hans Berglund Spotlighting the work of architect Hans Berglund 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: Evert Sodergren Spotlighting the work of woodworker Evert Sodergren 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