June | July 2017


Articles

Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of painter David Grossmann Designing the West: Success in Simplification Colorado interior designer Kristen Thomas developed a reputation for creating fresh, richly textured spaces with a less-is-more approach Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of painter Sandra Dal Poggetto Western Landmark: Brooks Lake Lodge & Spa Located off the beaten path in Wyoming, this historic lodge brings the Old West back to life Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of painter Alvin Gill-Tapia Collector’s Eye: J. Landis Martin A devoted art patron and committed leader shares his perspective on collecting and giving generously Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of ceramic artist Eric Stearns Auction Block: Keeping with Tradition Storytelling, classic Western art and Americana led spring sales Illuminations: Ones to watch Spotlighting the work of architect Norman D. Ward Collector’s Notebook: Authenticating Works of Art Expert advice on how to spot the frauds and the fakes Editor’s Note: The Eureka Moment In the Studio: Alive with Light, Color and Imagination Once a boat factory, Dale Chihuly’s studio in Seattle, Washington, is where the revolutionary artist shapes molten glass into works of fine art Details: Things We Love From Art Deco oven ranges to rustic guest wagons and eco-friendly rain drums, WA&A editors select their favorite objets d’art Perspective: Nicolai Fechin [1881–1955] This Russian-American painter brought his intensely creative spirit and genius for portraiture to the American West Wanderings: Joseph, Oregon Known as the Little Switzerland of America, this tiny town in northeast Oregon has inspired artists for many years Rendering: Amid Red Rock Wonders Based in St. George, Rob McQuay contributes to a changing architectural landscape in Southern Utah