Wildlife artist Carrie Wild has spent thousands of hours outdoors, tracking, viewing, and photoraphing wildlife. She is equally at home among the impressive, soaring mountain peaks and expansive valleys of Jackson Hole, Wyoming, as she is on the African plains, or in the frigid polar...

Ron Hicks has always been a figurative painter. As a little kid, he could draw the neighbors with innate accuracy. He earned scholarships in high school and college to study fine art, and though Hicks pursued a career in graphic design after college, he says...

Encountering one of Patrick Dougherty’s “stick work” sculptures feels like a mythological discovery. Architectural, anthropomorphic, or abstract, his site-specific installations transform ordinary environments into provocative illusions resembling enchanted dwellings, suspended cyclones, or wooly creatures.  [caption id="attachment_18057" align="aligncenter" width="547"] River Vessels | 2010 | Waco Cultural Arts...

If you’ve ever sat in a classroom, waited in an airline terminal, or worked in a cubicle, chances are the chairs and tables were designed by Charles and Ray Eames, regarded as one of the most influential design teams of the 20th century. Starting in...

STEPPING INSIDE THE HOME OF SCULPTOR GLENNA GOODACRE in Santa Fe, New Mexico, is like entering an art museum. It’s also like following “a roadmap of her long and illustrious career, that also traces her passion for collecting,” says her manager, Daniel R. Anthony. [caption id="attachment_18020"...

SOMETIMES, IT'S THE FINAL STATEMENT THAT SAYS THE MOST about an architecture project. The owners of a property in Wilson, Wyoming, had just finished building their unique handcrafted home when they realized they still had a dilapidated historic log cabin to deal with. Some might have...

Growing up on the East Coast, Marion and Bob Auray were used to traditional architecture, the kind that depends on right angles and clean, classic lines. So when Marion walked into a home at an open house in Scottsdale, Arizona, that was designed by architect...

FOR AN INTERNATIONAL COUPLE LIVING LONDON, their new Rocky Mountain home would be as much about art as it was about architecture. Despite the distances separating the participants, the thoroughly collaborative effort resulted in all of the components working together to create a harmonious whole in...