I travel to write about art & nature, and the intersection of both. Please find links to my most recent articles below...


Air France Magazine

Margaret Mee, the Amazonian - Throughout the 1960s up to 1988, the renowned British botanical illustrator Margaret Mee explored the Amazon's flooded forests along the Rio Negro... 

À fleur de peau - Azuma Makoto, a Japanese florist based in Tokyo, and the most radical contemporary botanical artist today...

 


T Magazine

Graffiti Made of Plants, Not Paint - In recent years, city walls have become fertile artistic ground — quite literally — for a new wave of graffiti art that uses live plants instead of paint. 

Yayoi Kusama Hawaii Debut- In anticipation of next spring’s Honolulu Biennial — which will feature local and Indo-Pacific contemporary art — the Honolulu Biennial Foundation will present Yayoi Kusama’s first Hawaiian exhibition starting this week.

A Japanese Artist Launches Plants Into Space - "Flowers aren't just beautiful to show on tables," said Azuma Makoto, a 38 year-old artist based in Tokyo...


Hamptons Magazine

LongHouse Reserve 25th Anniversary - "In the mid-1980s, when Jack Lenor Larsen first started designing LongHouse with his architect, Charles Forberg, he explained that he wanted the house to be modern, but it didn’t need to be a white box. “After all, the pursuit of the modernist is not to be bound by tradition,”

Ilona Oppenheim - Swiss-born designer, Ilona's new tome Savor, is a beautiful resource to prepare delicious sustainable recipes...and learn to forage.

LongHouse Reserve - "Weaving is so logical," says Jack Lenor Larsen, the prominent textile designer and founder of LongHouseReserve...

Native Beauty - The Long Island Native Plant Initiative has been dedicated to maintaining biodiversity...

Abstract Acreage - "My most geometric drawings come from the garden," says Garson Leiber, a 92 year-old modernist artist...

Beyond the Hedges - An exclusive look at the garden that inspires interior designer
Charlotte Moss...

Karen Kluglein: Botanical Illustration “Botanical illustration and art wasn’t just valuable as a scientific tool in Victorian times,” Kluglein explains...

LaGuardia Group: Modernist Landscape Architecture - Capability Brown, the great 18th-century English landscape architect who designed naturalist parks... 

Edmund Hollander - discusses how three ecologies come into play to create a harmonious garden...

Natural Splendor - As the Madoo Conservancy continues its founder's legacy, the gardens' use of light stands out as one of their most dynamic legacies... 

 

 


Fathom

Verbier, the Modern Old Ski Town in the Alps - Verbier, a ski village in the Valais canton of Switzerland, is the preferred spot for European rich and social to pursue the winter sport... 

The Rubber Baron's Outpost in the Amazon - Manaus was Brazil's first urban center and the second to implement electricity by 1900...

Balls Out: Adventures in Bhutan - Landing in the wide green valley of Paro in western Bhutan, the first thing to jump out is color...

A Capital Architectural Tour of Brasilia - The plans for building Brasília, the new Brazilian capital in the center of the country, date back to 1827 and the reign of Emperor Pedro I...


Gastronomica

Vendimia Celebrations - On a crisp fall day in April 1936, Delia Larrive Escudero was picking grapes for the family’s table at the small vineyard her father kept at the back of their house
when she received a visit from her brother, who bore good
news...