The arts, with their unique fusion of emotion, imagination and thought, are a form of communication; works often speak for themselves. But one of the ...

Hiking the archeological sites of Southwestern Colorado had been on my bucket list for years, always getting shoved aside for more exotic destinations...

Ever since meeting in the fiber arts department at the Kansas City Art Institute 44 years ago, Mary Dee and Allen Dodge have been joyful collaborators...

Big Time Modern Blue Clock by David Scherer “Time flies when you’re having fun,” and even when “time stands still,” you can still have fun i...

MONKEYS, MATCHES, AND MOCCASINS; books, bowls and bones; spurs, sharks and warriors. Glimmers of bright fall color on glassware, a feather’s delicat...

A PICTURE, AS THEY SAY, IS WORTH A THOUSAND WORDS, but Colorado artist Jill Soukup has a way with words as well as with paint. Whether you’re lookin...

WHEN PETER SMILLIE STUMBLED UPON a Spanish Colonial Revival home designed by Bert Harmer (of Alexander Bertrand Harmer) it wasn’t the structure itse...

ARCHITECT RICHARD KEATING IS BEST KNOWN for his skyscrapers, but he enjoys residential projects, too. “The opportunity just doesn’t present itself...

A COUPLE OF YEARS AGO, I decided to self-publish one of my novels which had gone out of print. When it came time to design the cover, the painting I c...

Inquire, and you’ll discover that some of Colorado’s most striking mountain homes were designed by Poss Architecture + Planning and Interior Desig...

Jerome B. Wheeler moved to Colorado for his wife Harriet’s health in 1882. They were cultured New Yorkers: he, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s third cousin,...

Mauricio García always knew he would do something in the creative arts. In second grade, he began making architectural models out of notebook paper. ...

IN A QUIET VILLAGE 23 MILES SOUTH of Santa Fe, New Mexico, in the vast reaches of the Galisteo Basin, artist Woody Gwyn creates extraordinary portrai...

WHEN WE THINK OF AN ARTIST’S STUDIO, we imagine a well-used space, often with good northern light and room for canvas, paint, clay, brushes and ...

WHEN EZRA TUCKER WAS A SMALL BOY in Memphis, Tennessee, he became obsessed with zoologist Marlin Perkins and “Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom.” T...

THE SALE STREET HOUSE, designed by Bernbaum-Magadini Architects working with Neal Stewart Designs, is built on a deep, narrow lot (50 by 250 feet) wit...

IT WASN’T LONG AFTER KAY JONES STEPPED FOOT INTO her Jackson Hole, Wyoming, home that she realized she was there to stay. Kay and her husband, ...

Pearson Design Group (PDG) has long been known for its expressive rustic architecture. Recently, the Montana firm has been stirring passions and inspi...

Artist Clare Graham has a special relationship with mundane household objects. While most people might think buttons belong on shirts, puzzle pieces f...

When we put together issues of WA&A, themes often develop on their own. While reading over these pages, I see something new, an original thread th...

Handmade Metal Switchplates by Four Winds West With a creative background in leather crafting, artist Joel Rubiner has evolved his skills into metal...

In a year that brought social, economic and environmental changes on a grand scale, the range of prices for Western and wildlife art should prompt bar...

Located on a wildlife preserve in Oklahoma, the Woolaroc Museum is filled with works from Old Masters that exemplify the genre of Western art: Russell...