Page 110

“Who would have thought that this big-city boy’s paradise was nestled on a private orchid farm between an aquaponic and Moringa tree operation?” recalls Munich-born, Manhattan-raised artisan and filmmaker Daniel Kuttner. “I remember driving up to the greenhouse for the very first time. I felt I had arrived as an artist. Your art is not defined by your space, but your space can define your art.” Daniel marks the moment just over a year ago when he stood looking at broken panes of glass dangling from the steel rafters, weeds five feet high, and he became fixated on its potential. “High ceilings made of glass mean a limitless connection to the universe above. Feet firmly planted in the soil, it grounded me in a stance of balance. The view of the vast ocean gave me hope for future generations. I called Beth, ‘Honey, you

SB_MAG_KUTTNER_DEWEY.indd 108

3/24/16 12:58 PM

Profile for Santa Barbara Magazine

Spring 2016  

His + Hers Style, Food with Friends, and our Guide to be a Bride 2016 Camilla Belle Well Suited for Spring

Spring 2016  

His + Hers Style, Food with Friends, and our Guide to be a Bride 2016 Camilla Belle Well Suited for Spring