Valley artists are
featured in upcoming HGTV
Express Staff Writer
second time this spring the cable television station House and Garden TV
found its way to the Wood River Valley.
Jago works in her studio on a trout mural while camera man Bill Ward
shoots her for an HGTV program. Express photo by David N. Seelig
spring they shot footage for a segment of the show "If Walls Could
Talk," at the Povey Pension in Hailey. For the Sunday evening
"Modern Masters" program, a crew shot several artists in the
valley last week for the show, which highlights those who make functional
work for the home.
shooting Dave Lamurís work in Twin Falls last Wednesday, the duo
proceeded to Indian Creek, north of Hailey, to shoot tile artist Leslie
High Noon Productions producer Gay Pinder and cameraman Bill Ward arrived
at 8:15 a.m. and worked with Jago in her studio, and on location in East
Fork and Ketchum, for shots of some of her finished work at various
locations until 7 p.m.
was quite an honor for them to choose me," Jago said.
she usually finds artists for the shows by doing on-line searches and by
checking art magazines and fairs.
shot Jago walking to her studio, which is a charming cabin not more than
25 feet from her home. The path has a spectacular view west, surrounded by
hills of flowers, and meanders under a hops-covered arch.
was like a cooking show, with me reproducing what Iíve already
done." She worked on one of her signature wildlife murals used as
backslashes behind stove tops.
showed me rolling clay, cutting tiles, drying, bisqueing and painting the
underglaze. Then I brush clear glaze, and low fire the earthen ware
shot footage inside Jagoís home where liberal proof of her work is
evident. While in the valley, the crew also interviewed and shot footage
of the work of rocksmith Don Fraser and sculptors Jack Burgess and Russ
Noon produces each segment, artists from the same area are put into
separate shows, so they will not all be on one show. The programs will air
either late fall or early winter.
Productions also produces the HGTV programs "If Walls Could
Talk," "The Secret Gardens ofÖ" and "Dream