Arts & Culture
Arts & Aesthetics
Fine art collections serve as on-site museums for some of Sacramento's culture-loving companies Trainor Fairbrook Trainor Fairbrook senior shareholder Charles Trainor describes the law firm's aesthetic as an integration of contemporary and antique Asian culture. His wife Paulette, who owns an
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Pricing the Past
Collector Brian Witherell on the gambles and gains of antiques
Juxtaposed against the crisp, modern lines of Brian Witherell’s home in Alkali Flat sits a trove of ancient treasures, premier antiquities cherry picked from his company’s massive antique collection.  Witherell’s Auction House is a family business, started in 1982 by Brian’s father, Brad, an
Allison Joy
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The sound of music
The Sacramento Youth Symphony inspires budding musicians
Though only 16, Audrey Shepherd is as poised and articulate as any 20-something. Her demeanor is that of a young professional; so is her skill as a principal bassoonist with the Sacramento Youth Symphony. Shepherd’s talent has moved her along quickly, and so, she says, have the committed music
Sharon Frederick
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Acuity with Erika Bjork
2013 Young Professional of the year
Erika Bjork, 38, is the vice president of marketing and communications for Sacramento Republic FC. She has spent much of her 19-year career specializing in business development and branding strategies in the sports industry, including stints with the Sacramento Kings and Monarchs, the Oakland
Douglas Curley
Arts & Culture
Richard Hallmarq
Fashion Designer
It’s been an extraordinary couple of years for Richard Hallmarq, the 41-year-old Sacramento native who last year made his fashion debut on national television and is now gearing up for New York Fashion Week from his design studio inside the Sacramento Art Complex on K Street. “Let’s just keep our
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Thomas Ramey
Metal Designer
Sacramento has not been kind to Thomas Ramey, though he loves the city and hopes it will someday let him succeed. A Southern California transplant, he’s accustomed to clients who value his contemporary metal sculptures, modern architectural design elements and hand-fabricated furniture. “I’d spent
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Phil Tretheway
Creative Director
In today’s on-demand marketplace of real-time information delivered to mobile devices at lightening speeds, smart design is crucial for business success. And as the creative half of marketing firm Position Interactive, Phil Tretheway, 34, knows that without strategic and compelling design,
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Marvin Maldonado
Architectural Designer
“First off, I’m not an architect,” says Marvin Maldonado, a Sacramento-based building designer. He’s really more of a dreamer with a architecture degree. But as we all know, dreams can get tricky. And in early 2009, 26 days after his first son was born, Maldonado was laid off from an
Kibkabe Araya and Christine Calvin