June | July 2013


Rendering: Tim Cuppett This Austin architect believes that houses have something important to say, and he’s mastered the art of spreading the word Ones to Watch: Gwen Samuels Spotlighting the work of Gwen Samuels In the Studio: Blazing a New Trail In rehabbing several historic buildings with her husband in Saint Jo, Texas, contemporary cowgirl painter Donna Howell-Sickles layers her passions and honors her sense of place Ones to Watch: Jerry Markham Spotlighting the art of painter Jerry Markham Wanderings: Telluride, Colorado Summer in this spectacularly beautiful ski resort is a series of arts festivals tied to culinary events Ones to Watch: Troy Collins Spotlighting the work of painter Troy Collins Collector’s Eye: Al Anthony Driven by a longtime love of historic pottery and with 30 years in the gallery business, this collector's passion is going strong Auction Block: In Like a Lion The spring auction and art sale season showcased successes Ones to Watch: Suzanne Wallace Mears Spotlighting the work of Suzanne Wallace Mears Collector’s Notebook: Good for a Laugh Collectors don’t necessarily have to look outside the Western genre for works with a sense of humor Ones to Watch: Brad Tomecek Spotlighting the work of Brad Tomecek Designing the West: Multi-Discipline Design Whether creating an exhibit for a major auction house or the interiors for a luxury mountain home, wRJ Design Associates’ sophisticated designs are informed by decades of work with the world’s finest collections of furniture, antiques and art Western Landmark: Dunton Hot Springs Old west romance and mountain high luxury in Colorado Details: Things We Love From custom-made jewelry to a baby grand piano, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art Perspective: Marsden Hartley (1877-1943) Known as “the painter of Maine,” the artist discovered a “sturdier kind of realism” in his years out west Ones to Watch: Tracy Leagjeld Spotlighting the work of Tracy Leagjeld