Description Watercolor, 15 x 11. The Hoge Building, built 1911, Seattle's second steel-frame skyscraper in the architectural style of Second Renaissance Revival with elements of Beaux Arts. It was Seattle's tallest building from 1911 to 1914 and it encouraged Smith Tower developers to build higher. The Hoge Building represents the wealth and extravagance of America's early 20th-century financial elite. The building named after John Hoge, an attorney and real estate investor.
Lisa Lu, State of Washington Member Since March 2009 Artist Statement Lisa first started painting with color pencils at the age of 10, and she has always loved to paint ever since; it allows her to express feelings with a peaceful mind. Self-taught and self-developed in watercolor and ink painting, each of Lisa's painting is a journey to adventure. Lisa presently resides with her husband and their son in the State of Washington. She is a licensed architect, and currently works in an architecture firm, while continuing self study and painting on architecture and landscape subjects in watercolors.