June | July 2015


Ones to Watch: La Puerta Originals Spotlighting the work of custom-door craftsmen La Puerta Originals 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 Perspective: George Catlin [1796-1872] An obsessive dreamer imparts a priceless legacy Auction Block: Trending Upward Stellar Western artworks realize tidy sums at spring sales Details: Things We Love From handcrafted moccasins to furniture and fine linens, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art Ones to Watch: Artist Jinni Thomas Spotlighting the work of painter Jinni Thomas Ones to Watch: Architect Tim Belton Spotlighting the work of architect Tim Belton Collector’s Notebook: Stacking Up How to build a Western art library that equals your collection In the Studio: Intuitive by Nature Catherine Earle makes art the way she gardens, in an Idaho studio that embraces both Ones to Watch: Artist Kathleen Dunphy Spotlighting the works of painter Kathleen Dunphy Designing the West: Peaceful Retreats Joe Mcguire’s serene interiors are borne of his rich upbringing, well-honed style sensibilities — and a grateful heart 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 Collector’s Eye: Native American folk art collector Bruce VanLandingham This artist, gallerist and impassioned collector knows his subject inside and out From the Editor: Finding the Secrets From the desk of Carter Walker 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