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ON THE COVER: HARRY de ZITTER South African Protea flowers at the Cape Grace Hotel dining room. ADVERTISING / EDITORIAL INFORMATION Contact: Bill Hemmer Direct: 706-717-1184 Email: hemmer@hemc.net www.PortfolioMagazineNaples.com PORTFOLIO ONLINE: PORTFOLIOMAGAZINENAPLES.COM Visit the Portfolio website and view previous issues of Portfolio on your tablet, smartphone or computer. Check out our latest advertisers and learn more about the magazine. PUBLISHER Bill Hemmer hemmer@hemc.net ASSOCIATE PUBLISHER Bo Hemmer CREATIVE DIRECTOR Bill Hemmer CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS & ARTISTS Brenda Belfield, Ingrid Cohen, Context Media, Harry de Zitter, Luba Drahosz Sharon Erbe, Caryl Gordon, Phyllis Heller, Stephen Mancini, Lorna Marsh Gisela Miller, Clemente Mimun, Al Razza, Dennis Sabo Portfolio Magazine is published by Mountain Communications Group, Inc. Copyright: All content of this issue are copyright 2018 Portfolio Magazine. All rights reserved. No portion of this issue may be reproduced in any manner without prior consent of the publisher. e publisher believes that the information contained in this publication is accurate. e publisher is not responsible for any changes in dates or events. Portfolio Magazine welcomes comments and suggestions. 14 NAPLES WINTER WINE FESTIVAL UNVEILS SCORES OF LAVISH AUCTION LOTS FOR 2019 Imagine attending the opening ceremonies of the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, gaining access to some of the most exclusive red carpet events, spending time at luxurious properties in the most sought-after places or having the chance to sip and enjoy rare wines from vineyards around the world. 26 GRACIOUS GATHERINGS AT THE WELLINGTON It’s well known that location is everything. And for its Watlington estate, London Bay Homes chose a prettyideal one. Situated along Fifth Street South in Old Naples, this custom home is just minutes from the Gulf of Mexico and the array of shops and restaurants on Fifth Avenue and ird Street South. 36 LORNA MARSH RECENT WORK Lorna Marsh is a South African born expressionist artist whose work is a commentary on the human condition. Lorna is an observer who reflects what she sees, without making judgements. Much of her work deals with interactions between people, and between people and nature. e interface with the animal world is a regular theme. 44 A STILL LIFE, FEATURING THE PHOTOGRAPHY OF HARRY de ZITTER 52 SALON SALVATI, A BOUTIQUE ATMOSPHERE THAT OFFERS THE PERSONAL TOUCH 58 COLLECTIONS 66 THE EARTH WORLD: SWEET ART GALLERY, SWFL’S LARGEST CONTEMPORARY ART GALLERY 84 JANIS SIEGEL IS A VISIONARY ARTIST/DESIGNER Top designers create elegant and admired interiors for their clients, but what happens in the process of designers making their own homes? Sought after Naples interior designer and artist Janis Siegel created a stunning and unique home for quiet, liesurely living in a Pelican Bay villa. 92 1/2 BACK GALLERY: FEATURING PHOTOGRAPHER DENNIS SABO Portfolio Magazine highlights the beautiful scenery of the Blue Ridge. Southwest Florida residents have traveled to these cool mountains to escape the summer heat and return often to view the fall foliage, take back a fresh cut fraser fir for the Holidays or perhaps catch an early snow fall. 8 PORTFOLIO MAGAZINE