Archives by Year: 2019

Ask a Fine Art Consultant

Ask a Fine Art Consultant

December 31st, 2019

Our Gallery MAR Manager and Fine Art Consultants answer clients' most frequently asked questions.

Netflix's Interior Design Masters

Netflix's Interior Design Masters

December 29th, 2019

By Veronica Vale : These frosty winter days call for a new Netflix series to binge, and the BBC's Interior Design Masters delivers. The show begins with 10 aspiring interior designers, competing to win a career-defining interior design commercial contract (and not to worry – no spoilers here!).

Cristall Harper, the Water Witch

Cristall Harper, the Water Witch

December 17th, 2019

After a well deserved break from her heavy load of Christmas commissions, Cristall is excited to return to her studio in happy abandon and make more magic.

Wild Interiors: The Work of Patrick St. Clair

Wild Interiors: The Work of Patrick St. Clair

December 16th, 2019

By Veronica Vale : In recent years, St. Clair’s work focuses less on the figure and more on the exploration of interior spaces. He explains how this transition has opened up his process: “I wanted to make work that was as much about light, color, and form as the idea behind it. Making interior paintings with signifiers (paintings, guitars, records, etc.) still allows for an identity or human presence in the painting… [but] in a more organic way now.”

The Sketchbook Diaries: Shawna Moore

The Sketchbook Diaries: Shawna Moore

December 9th, 2019

By Veronica Vale : Montana- based encaustic artist Shawna Moore began using sketchbooks “as a way to chronicle thoughts and practice drawing” when she began architecture school in 1983. Since then, she’s used sketchbooks “to keep the creative wheel moving forward when out of the studio.” Occasionally, her sketches serve as studies for future paintings, but more often, they serve as visual diaries of her travels.