Portfolio Naples March 2017 - Page 11

ON THE COVER: Koastal Design Group – Kira Krümm & Co. transforms this gulf-front condominium from plain and outdated to an award-winning vacation retreat for a Connecticut family. Completed in only four months, the result a spacious, functional, modern interior that is both luxurious, livable and well worth the investment. 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. 18 JEFF WALDORFF, PHOTOGRAPHING THE WONDOROUS BEAUTY OF NORTHWEST FLORIDA Jeff Waldorff is an award winning nature and wildlife photographer whose photographs have been featured in Outdoor Photographer Mag- azine, Delta Sky Magazine, Canoe & Kayak Magazine, Coastlines, Club Side, Landscape Photography, Coastal Lifestyles and Emerald Coast Life (official publication of FWB Chamber of Commerce). 32 SHELBY LEE ADAMS, SALT-OF-THE-EARTH Shelby Lee Adams, born 1950, in Hazard, Kentucky. His photographs are collected and studied in more than 60 public museums and numerous private collections; he has exhibited in numerous one person and group exhibitions internationally since 1974. 46 BEFORE AND AFTER Tranquil neutral backgrounds and transitional décor create a chic yet inviting interior in this spacious gulf-front condominium at the Carlysle in Bay Colony, designed by Koastal Design Group – Kira Krümm & Co. 62 SEBRING HISTORY Sebring is truly unique, especially by today’s standards. It is an “Old School” circuit where fans can watch incredibly close to the action. And teams set up in the middle of the paddock, completely accessible to all spectators. 72 DRIVEN: THE ART OF KAREN BARROW Karen has created a unique mixed media oeuvre that celebrates the automobile by contrasting the precision of digital photog- raphy with the gestural movement of Abstract Expressionism. She calls it Digital Expressionism. 78 COLLIER COUNTY GETS A BOOST FROM OVER $15 MILLION AT 2017 NAPLES WINTER WINE FESTIVAL Guests from around the world came together to bid on 62 jaw-dropping auction items ranging from exceptional wine and culinary experiences to limited-edition cars and exotic travel packages. All auction lots were generously donated, and all proceeds from the Festival support the Naples Winter Wine Festival’s founding organization. 84 CALL OF AFRICA NATIVE VISIONS GALLERIES CELEBRATES IT’S 30TH ANNIVERSARY A fixture in South Florida for years, Art Dealer Ross Parker Heads Into His Fourth Decade With One Of e Leading Wildlife And Nature emed Art Galleries In e World 90 SMALL RENOVATIONS MEAN BIG TRANSFORMATIONS When you think about remodeling your home, you may have images of complete construction chaos that include major disruptions and inconvenience to your daily life. What you may not realize is that the process can be quite manageable 96 EMPOWERING PEOPLE TO LIVE YOUNGER LONGER Step Smart Collier’s Vision is: To dramatically improve the quality of life for Collier County Seniors, which is being achieved through its Mission: To reduce falls among Collier County Seniors that result in injury, disability or death. 102 1/2 BACK GALLERY: 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. Photo opposite page: Jeff Waldorff P O RT P F O O R L T F I O O L I M O A M G A A G Z A Z I I N N E E 9 9