INSPIRED BY GREENE AND GREENE'S FAMOUS GAMBLE HOUSE, A COLORADO BUNGALOW CONNECTS TO ITS ARTS AND CRAFTS INFLUENCE. I’ve always had a passion for the Arts and Crafts movement and William Morris,” says Carol Kelly, co-owner of the Portfolio Gallery in Breckenridge, Colorado. “When we...

AN ARTIST'S JOURNEY. In 1999, Lee Andre traveled to Korea, the country from which she’d been adopted at age 5 by a family from Minneapolis. She’d grown up as an American, discovered a proclivity for art at an early age, and went on to study...

AN EXHIBITION EXAMINES THE CRAFTSMANSHIP AND ARTISTRY OF ANTIQUE AND CONTEMPORARY FIREARMS. The history of engraving firearms fits hand in glove with the history of weapons, a past as entwined as the scrolling acanthus leaves etched onto them. In the 16th century, firearms frequently sported...

GARY RUDDELL'S QUEST FOR ART'S ESSENTIAL NATURE. Artists often draw upon unconscious longings when creating works of art. Releasing them into the world like messages in bottles tossed into the sea, they carry wishes for viewers to connect with their own universal thoughts and secret...

THE TERM "AMERICANA" IS OFTEN ASSOCIATED WITH MUSIC,  but when artist Kyle Polzin uses the word to describe his work, it harks back to the original meaning, which, according to Webster’s Dictionary, has referred since 1841 to “materials concerning or characteristic of America, its civilization,...

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