Leland Y. Lee Elrod House - Hummingbird View, 1968
Archival print from Ektachrome transparency
22 x 17.25 in
Leland Y. Lee was a renowned architectural photographer who documented the work of many great 20th century architects and designers. In 1968, he was the first to photograph the house architect John Lautner designed for interior designer Arthur Elrod. Lee called the shoot his “single most rewarding experience as an architectural photographer.” The now-iconic Elrod house, built into the rocks overlooking Palm Springs, remains a modern landmark.
Christopher Jeffries Voda Blue Pebbles, 2017
Christopher Jeffries’ unique style and distinct designs embody the true beauty of hand-blown glass art. After graduating with a degree in Fine Art from Chico State University, Jeffries continued his studies both nationally and internationally. His passion for blowing glass led him to the Czech Republic and an apprenticeship with master glassblower Igor Muller. His many invaluable experiences soon earned the recognition of Dale Chihuly, with an apprenticeship at the prestigious Boat House in Seattle, Washington.
Dawn Renee Quand Je Souris au Soleil, 2016
Dawn Reneereceived her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1994 and has been working almost exclusively as a raku ceramic sculptor for over 25 years. She counts among her artistic influences the abstract expressionism of Louise Nevelson’s monochromatic wooden compositions, and the post minimalist sculptures of Eva Hesse. Dawn Renee's work will be featured on the cover of the March 2017 issue of Tucson Lifestyle Magazine.
Ken Scaglia Roadmaster Wood and White
Acrylic on canvas
40 x 30 in
Ken Scaglia was raised in Indiana and received his MFA from Yale University in 1990. His training in illustration and graphic design has provided him with skills in draughtsmanship, color, and composition. His long-held interest in rendering detailed materials serves him well in both his ventures as realist artist and trompe l’oeil painter.
Jim Riche Squares-Getty Center, 2015
Archival print on acrylic
24 x 36 in
Jim Riche graduated from the Rochester Institute of Technology with a BFA in Photography. A passion for Architecture and Film Noir led to a series of award-winning black and white images highlighting the architecture of Palm Springs as well as other diverse structures around the world. His series "Urban Abstracts" is featured in the February 2017 issue of the Black & White Fine Art Photography magazine, Adore Noir.