GLENDALE, CA—Women of Vision: National Geographic Photographers on Assignment opens at Forest Lawn Museum at Forest Lawn—Glendale on December 11, ...

“As I get older and the firm gets more experienced,” Rick Joy says, “we’re really drawn to that feeling of creating silence and making archite...

MY FRIENDS WHO WERE HOSTING MY VISIT HAD TO SHOW ME THE DOLPHINS, of course. We’d just taken a lovely stroll along the downtown Kelowna boardwalk ...

What makes Charlie Ringer a contemporary Western artist isn’t subject matter — or geography — although the Montana metal artist has cut, ground,...

When designers Leela Brightenburg and Alissa Pulcrano first met in Portland, Oregon, they realized they had something unique in common. “We were wor...

FOR AN INTERNATIONAL COUPLE LIVING LONDON, their new Rocky Mountain home would be as much about art as it was about architecture. Despite the distanc...

TO UNDERSTAND AARON MORGAN BROWN’S PAINTINGS, it helps to know that he spent many summers hanging out in the Creede Repertory Theatre, located i...

ARTIST DIANA MADARAS IS PURSUING TWO OF HER LIFE PASSIONS: philanthropy and painting. As a philanthropist, she has donated more than $500,000 in artw...

Bubble Lighting from Lindsey Adelman Studios We love fresh inspiration, especially when it comes to interior components that we live with day to day. ...

SANTA FE, NEW MEXICO, WAS LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT for Arlena Markinson back in 1986. Not so for her Brooklyn-born husband, Martin (Marty), a Broadway prod...

ACCORDING TO ROD FRASER, when people visit and sit on the patio at his family’s 3D Ranch in Bozeman, Montana, they become easily transfixed. “Ever...

Full of unexpected resonance, depth, and a sense of harmony, Tricia Rissmann employs color and texture to extoll the power of abstract form and compos...

After creating a variety of metalsmith work, Glenn Gilmore is returning to his first love: fireplace doors. The hearth, historically a central place t...

Angus Wilson’s still-life paintings quicken with color, bloom with shape, and speak of the artists upon whose shoulders he stands, and the future th...

Mixed-media artist Amy Brakeman Livezey combines found objects with contemporary abstracted landscapes. Livezey picks up bits of detritus from the pas...

First-generation immigrants, Jack and Rebecca Benaroya met at Garfield High School in Seattle, Washington. They fell in love, and for 70 years they li...

Figurative works and landscapes led western art sales in the closing weeks of 2018, with images of the region’s storied figures competing with rend...

THOSE GROWING UP IN THE WESTERN part of the United States are forever shaped by its landscape. Its open spaces mold you, its winds erode and reshape y...

STRIDING PURPOSEFULLY THROUGH SIX FLAGS OVER MID-AMERICA (now Six Flags St. Louis) on a warm June day, Teresa Elliott suddenly stopped in her tracks. ...

“Right now, all our projects are for repeat clients,” architect Brian Tichenor remarks. “Is that true?” his partner and wife, Raun Thorp, asks...

Artist Earl Biss was a man driven by visions and demons. He was brilliant, charming, handsome, volatile, sometimes violent and, as his friend, Hunter ...

His name was Gus. Throughout our afternoon hike, he never judged me or complained. I could unburden my innermost secrets, and he would be as calm as a...

Furniture designer Anne Beard finds herself inspired by absolutely everything, from fine art to her garden and her life in the remote high desert of O...

Like many little girls, Mary Ross Buchholz loved to draw and she loved horses. As a professional artist, she incorporates her childhood passions into ...

Mixed-media artist Kathleen Hope approaches her abstract cement paintings from a color perspective. Through the use of industrial construction materia...

NOT MANY WORKING ARTISTS CAN CLAIM A DIRECT CONNECTION to an artform that’s hundreds of years old, but Luis Tapia continues to give new relevance to...

THERE’S THE POSTCARD VERSION of spectacular Western American landscapes, places such as national parks, for example, that shout out, “This is ...

Twelve years ago, Tom Dean left corporate America and never looked back. Now, he focuses on his passion for woodcarving, and credits his business acum...

Jill Carver translates the landscape into line and color. Her ongoing dialogue with place brings us into an intimate setting and allows us to eavesdro...

WHEN JONATHAN FOOTE DESIGNS A HOUSE, he thinks like a composer. “When I’m designing buildings,” the architect explains, “I have music going th...

ALTHOUGH THE ARCHITECTURAL STYLES of San Francisco vary greatly, the image that no doubt pops into most people’s minds is that of the decorative and...

IT’S ELEMENTAL. SYMBOLIC. The center of stories told throughout the centuries. Fire informs our lives and questions our mortality. It is of the ...

OBSERVATION IS CRITICAL TO THE CREATIVE PRACTICE of artist, writer, and naturalist James Prosek. Observation, and what American biologist E.O. Wilson ...

Nature Design Series by Hastings Tile and Bath No longer do we have to decide between white or a solid color for a newly designed bathroom, thanks to ...

Blur a few details, and the Hassayampa Inn refocuses on another time: Calvin Coolidge is president; the improved Model A is replacing the iconic Model...

A vision of the mysterious light in Spanish Shawl, one of JoAnn Peralta’s most notable paintings, came to her as she was waking up one morning. The ...