Words at Work

A sampling of the business writing of Tom Mason

Entries for the ‘People’ Category

An artist between two worlds

José Valverde finds success by putting a new twist on an old artistic style.

by Tom Mason
THE IMAGES THAT DANCE IN José Antonio Valverde-Alcaide’s paintings are at the same time familiar and exotic. The colors – bursts of red and yellow, the sun-drenched blues, whites and greens – project a powerful Mediterranean ambiance, conjuring up visions [...]

One for the rhodo

by Tom Mason
It’s a color passion play that Captain Dick Steele has eagerly awaited for nearly all of his 87 springs. The first act comes in February, when the deep winter green leaves of the Hinoki false cypress (Chamaecyparis obtuse) yield the stage to the white buds of the Japanese pieris as they add [...]