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What Lies Ahead of You?

We couldn’t possibly describe our ideal Bermuda holiday better than this wonderful old travel brochure. The whole thing has us just soaked in nostalgia! Speaking of which, we also note the “Queen of Bermuda” ocean liner photographed in the background is the self-same vessel so beautifully painted by our very own Scott Mcbee!

Queen Of Bermuda - Painting by Scott McBee

Queen Of Bermuda - Painting by Scott McBee (click to enlarge)

Take Home a Nude (or Yacht)


Mark your calenders for one of my favorite events of the season, namely the Take Home a Nude art auction and party coming Monday October 17th from 6PM ’till 9 PM at Sotheby’s!

It’s is a marvelous event that helps fund student fellowships, scholarships, and studio space along with programs of varied and intense studies. And as an added draw, my beloved Scott McBee has very generously donated the most elegant portrait of the Rothschild yacht, Atmah.

Atmah - portrait by Scott McBee

Atmah - portrait by Scott McBee

We do so look forward to seeing many of you there for such a fun AND altruistic event.

You can purchase your tickets HERE.

Rooms With A View 2011

James Andrew Design - Illustration by Scott McBee

James Andrew Design - Illustration by Scott McBee

I’m quite thrilled and honored to be a part of this year’s Rooms With A View Design Show.

Founded by my mentor, the legendary Albert Hadley, as a venue to support the Southport Congregational Church, it has become one of the most important social events of the season in Connecticut.

There you’ll find a series of vignettes, or mini room settings, designed by some of the most celebrated interior designers from the Northeast. This year’s theme is being called “The Next Generation,” with, as you might have guessed, a focus on rising stars. Of course there’ll be a special tribute to the iconic Albert Hadley, and in this spirit I’ve been taking great pleasure in designing my room with a nod to Hadley, the man who’s been called the “Dean of American Design.” Scott McBee’s able hand has imagined my vignette (above) I think quite perfectly.

I’m being most graciously sponsored by the superlative Scalamandre fabric house and I’ll be using all of their luxurious fabrics and trims in my vignette. I’ll also be featuring a spectacular selection of old and new pieces from some of my favorite dealers and artisans, including Frederick P. Victoria, H M Luther, Topher Carnes, Tucker Robbins, Yale R Burge, French Accents, and the brilliant work of our very own Scott McBee to name a few.

Do mark your calenders! The opening gala preview party is Thursday November 3rd , 2011 6 PM, and the show will be open to the public Friday November 4th 2011 to Sunday November 6th.

I hope to see many of you there!