June | July 2016


Perspective: Frida Kahlo [1907–1954] The Mexican painter and cultural phenomenon was more than just an “almost beautiful” face Ones to Watch: Jeff Pugh Spotlighting the work of artist Jeff Pugh Rendering: Designed for People and Place CCY Architects cultivates a legacy of collaboration and innovation Ones to Watch: Stacy Robinson Spotlighting the work of landscape architect Stacy Robinson of Land Design, Inc. Western Landmark: The Art Hotel In Denver, Colorado, this boutique hotel is an elegant salute to creativity, color and light Auction Block: Investing in the West Auctions see first-time buyers and urge purchasing based on appeal Collector’s Notebook: Bidding from Afar Though still second fiddle to actually being there, thanks to technology, absentee bidding is now easier than ever Wanderings: Art Escapes in Portland, Oregon In this creative city, art isn’t just easy to find — it’s everywhere you look Collector’s Eye: Dan Leach Based in Tucson, Arizona, Dan Leach is an ever-curious collector influenced by artists, travel and his home state Editor’s Note: Artful Experiences Ones to Watch: Chris Morel Spotlighting the work of artist Chris Morel Details: Things We Love WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art Designing the West: Adding Dimension Hollywood-actress-turned-Colorado-designer Susse Budde creates eclectic, textured spaces that reflect her Scandinavian heritage and the lifestyle of her high-country clients Ones to Watch: Terry Karson Spotlighting the work of artist Terry Karson In the Studio: Behind the Welding Mask Discarded relics from residents in Hood River, Oregon, offer inspiration to metal artist Kelly Phipps Ones to Watch: Rahnee Gladwin Spotlighting the work of mosaic artist Rahnee Gladwin