ONE EVENING LAST WINTER, Jivan Lee set up his easel outside his house near Taos, New Mexico, intending to paint the long field in front of him, patches of winter trees and layers of mountains beyond. As he stood there taking in the sunset glow,...

PERHAPS THE MOST FAMOUS OF ALL THE RIVERS IN MONTANA, the Madison River is known for some of the finest fly fishing in North America. Flanked by three mountain ranges, its pristine waters are home to rushing ripples and deep pools that boast high densities...

OREGON HAS MANY SPECTACULAR NATURAL SETTINGS. And if you are lucky enough to find one of these special places to create a space where you can live, you’ll need patience, commitment, creativity and vision. So when Cyndie and Thom Bell found a 1980s ranch style...

Stacked Gold Rings by Barbara Heinrich Studio June is a wonderful month for brides, brides-to-be and for those who are remembering their wedding day. Might we suggest a celebration for all? One or all three of these 18-karat yellow gold rings from Barbara Heinrich Studio could...

J. Vehar-Evanoff’s paintings bring about the tension between anarchy and a desire for rules. That inner battle contained within each piece creates a tautness that teeters on the edge, as movement of paint meets the restriction of its surface. [caption id="attachment_16414" align="alignleft" width="300"] "Untitled IV" |...

Matthew Frederick’s landscapes combine the playfulness of a paint-by-number scene and a contemporary perspective on color and composition. For the last 20 years, Frederick has been examining the landscape, trying to help people see the natural world in a new way. [caption id="attachment_16406" align="alignleft" width="148"] "Colorado...