John Ferris Robben

By ANNE W. SEMMES Photography by CHICHI UBIÑA     He was dressed as an “art Pope” in an actual priest robe, sporting a fedora entitled “Press.”  John Ferris Robben was making his official debut as artist in a one night retrospective “Painting Show,” May 22, at the Greenwich YMCA in a town where he’s known [...]

A Fashionable Home: Interior Designer and Home Décor Boutique Owner Sandra Morgan

By KRISTAN SVEDA Photography By CHICHI UBIÑA   Interior designer and home décor boutique owner Sandra Morgan summons her passion for fashion, art, and color with each design. Sandra Morgan is somewhat of a renaissance woman when it comes to interior design. The Long Island-raised designer and owner of Sandra Morgan Interiors took the [...]

Phillip Watson: The Master Gardener and QVC Celeb Has Always Felt at Home Outdoors

    By: KRISTAN SVEDA     Groomed by his great aunts at a young age in Lexington, Miss., Phillip Watson seemed destined to have a green thumb. His country upbringing revolved around feeding livestock before school and tending his flower garden after. Instead of focusing on the sermon at church, he doodled patterns of [...]

Of Art and Squash: Upcoming Frank Stella Exhibit is the Happy Result of 30 Years of Shared Passions

Story by: KRISTAN SVEDA Photography by: CHICHI UBIÑA   As the gallery approaches its one-year anniversary Anders Wahlstedt Fine Art is hosting an exhibit of one of America’s most iconic artists. “Frank Stella Circuits Prints” will be on view (and available for purchase) from May 19 to July 16 at the Upper East Side [...]