? A long-standing mystery has finally been solved.
Alum from the late 1970’s and early 1980’s will remember this beautiful painting. It was on display on the back wall of the original Arcosanti café in the Crafts III building for many years. ? A long-standing mystery has finally been solved.
Alum from the late 1970’s and early 1980’s will remember this beautiful painting. It was on display on the back wall of the original Arcosanti café in the Crafts III building for many years.
The painting was done by artist and alumna Paula Wittner, commissioned in 1977 by alum Russ Adams. It disappeared in the mid 1980’s. Apparently it was stored in Phoenix and the storage company had gone out of business.
It reappeared in Prescott, at Drake Station Trading Company. Their owners, trying to trace the origin of the painting, got in touch with Paula Wittner just recently. This prompted Russ Adams and Paula to visit the new owners and they are now in negotiation to buy the painting back.
See all the exciting details in an article by reporter Bruce Colbert,
Lost painting turns up in Prescott Prescott Daily Courier – Prescott, AZ, USA
“When Mary (Hoadley from Arcosanti) called me and said my painting was found, I was just totally floored,” Rus Adams, the painting’s original owner, …

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