Today we all know how important great design is to our everyday life. Not so much the case some generations ago. But visionaries like Russel Wright did know. A forerunner of what many of us take almost completely for granted, as we handle our beautiful iPhone. Wright believed that “good design was for everyone.” He embraced and forwarded the empirical axiom that art is not just a part of life. Art is life!
There are few places where this consciousness is more discernible than here at Russel Wright’s former home and design center, Montioga. A place of striking yet gracious beauty, a place where art, nature, and human habitation reside in utter invigorating harmony.
Today exciting initiatives to share the magnificence of this place are underway, one such program is the 2015 Artists in Residency Exhibition, ” a celebration of Russel Wright’s legacy of creative experimentation and celebration of place. Continue reading A Visit to Manitoga for the 2015 Artists in Residency Exhibition