Author Archives: Diane Huntress

Great arts education from grade school in Kansas to a BFA in Creative Arts. Over 20 years in editorial and business photography specializing in portraits of people and the built environment. At the same time, to stay in the creative flow, I exhibit in galleries and museums.

New Art Photography Commission Post # 2

The outside dimensions of the finished and installed artwork are to be 87″ x 80″. Multiple images were captured over time and compiled on computer. This single image detail of old signage was captured on the original Rocky Mountain Seed Building.   Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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Art Commission from a Seed?

The backstory.  The request: “Diane, we would like art that is bold and graphic.  It should be something unexpected.” Music to my ears. Location:  a small, but significant lobby entrance.   Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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A sparkling Cartier New Year’s Eve!

Looking for a little bling to wear tonight? See these in Brilliant at the Denver Art Museum.   Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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First Christmas at Crawford Hotel

A favorite spot for enjoying a fine cup of espresso from PigTrain Coffee at the Denver Union Station – Crawford Hotel.   Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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Noguchi at Nelson-Atkins

This beautiful form by Isamu Noguchi in the Noguchi Sculpture Court in the contemporary Bloch Building of the Nelson-Atkins Museum frames this portrait of David.   Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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Photos in new life of The Crawford Hotel, Denver

Happy Birthday Colorado! Vicki Godbey, famous for great promotions when she was at the Brown Palace Hotel (L) and the iconic Dana Crawford, Denver based Historic Preservationista and namesake of the new Crawford Hotel at Denver Union Station, in a quiet moment before the Gala opening.   Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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Great Room and Terminal Bar

The Crawford Hotel at Union Station. “Terminal Room was the name of a bar that was at Union Station during the railroad’s hay days – the name is a perfect shout-out to the building’s storied past.  The space is fairly skinny but runs the length of the train hall. It should make for a very […]

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The new Crawford Hotel Great Room

From the 3rd floor of the renovated Denver Union Station is this great perspective of the transformation to the new Crawford Hotel and beyond to the new open-air train hall by the award winning architects of Skimore, Owings & Merrill LLC.   The preservation and renovation has revealed the beauty of original wall lighting and […]

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Barilla fun design for #WorldCup

  Barilla pasta design for #Worldcup For me the only way to do a great job on a book about the land and people of a place like the Italian region of Piedmont, is to immerse myself in the culture.  That includes food, art and futbol.   Did you like this? Share it:Tweet

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Secret Garden French Style

How do you refresh your ideas and creativity?  Walking is on my top 5 list.  And,  playing with my iPhone along the way… Every Saturday beginning May 31st for 14 weeks (without Labor Day) from 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM you can discover a petite, French style market in Larimer Square.     Le Jardin […]

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