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Introducing Artist Kevin Kehoe

Introducing Artist Kevin Kehoe

April 15th, 2021

Eight short years ago, Kevin Kehoe left his high-flying advertising career to become a fine artist. “It was terrifying,” he admits, but “I realized that even though I was terrified of dropping everything and becoming a fine artist, I was more terrified of not dropping everything and becoming a fine artist.” Determined to finally have […]

Artist Exhibition: Memento Vivere with Matt Flint

Artist Exhibition: Memento Vivere with Matt Flint

April 12th, 2021

By Victoria Slagel, Fine Art Consultant    “Memento Vivere,” a Latin phrase translating directly to “Remember to Live,” is the moving meditation by Wyoming artist Matt Flint, a reminder to cultivate wonder in all aspects of life. In his latest body of work Flint grounds himself in the present moment, being fully absorbed with the […]

Nothing Better Than Installation Day

Nothing Better Than Installation Day

March 29th, 2021

by Eileen Treasure, Manager Fresh art always makes a spectacular improvement like frosting on a cake. There is something very satisfying about installing artwork and hearing a collector ‘ooh and aah’ all over again — in their own home. Sometimes the home is grand, sometimes petite, but fresh art always makes a spectacular improvement like […]

Your Zoom Art Game is Strong

Your Zoom Art Game is Strong

March 22nd, 2021

While we are all spending more time on Zoom this year, we noticed just how inspiring some of the backgrounds are — especially when filled with fine art. What do you have as a Zoom backdrop? Below, enjoy a few of our recent favorites, and their stories. Hadley Powell, Powell Fine Art Advisory We have […]

Gallery MAR Book – Volume I

Gallery MAR Book – Volume I

March 17th, 2021

This month, we’re thrilled to announce the release of our first Gallery MAR Book. Within its pages, we have curated a beautiful, streamlined written and visual experience of your favorite art gallery: Gallery MAR. Within our first volume, you will discover…   Fresh art from our 35 represented artists in the gallery   In situ photos […]

One Year Later: Covid-19

One Year Later: Covid-19

March 14th, 2021

One year ago, we closed for Covid-19: Sunday, March 15th, 2020. Just two nights earlier, we had hosted a celebratory artist reception for R. Nelson Parrish and Nina Tichava. Although we eventually found homes for nearly every work of art in the show, it felt like a tragedy to have to close down with such […]

Celebrating the Women of Gallery MAR

Celebrating the Women of Gallery MAR

March 6th, 2021

We’re proud to be a women-owned and operated business, from our fabulous gallery owner  to our lovely gallery ladies to the 13 women artists we represent. In honor of Women’s History Month and International Women’s Day, we would like to showcase and celebrate these incredibly talented, hard-working women who make Gallery MAR shine.  In their […]

A View From the Easel During Times of Quarantine

A View From the Easel During Times of Quarantine

March 2nd, 2021

This week, from art blog Hyperallergic: artists reflect on quarantining from their studios in San Diego, Milwaukee, and Chicago. Richard Taylor, Milwaukee, Wisconsin My studio is set up to create sculpture in the Riverwest area of Milwaukee. Within it you will find a tig welder, metal rollers, a shear, press brake, and other metal-working tools […]

The Importance of Public Art

The Importance of Public Art

February 24th, 2021

Our passion lies in connecting beautiful works of art with collectors who will cherish them for generations. It also lies in seeing the many little connections made to a piece while the work lives on our gallery walls, even before that one lucky collector takes the piece home. We’ve seen first-hand how art has a […]

Maren Mullin: 40 Under 40 Honoree – Utah Business Magazine

Maren Mullin: 40 Under 40 Honoree – Utah Business Magazine

February 21st, 2021

Each year, Utah Business Magazine celebrates 40 business professionals who are working to evolve the state of Utah’s business landscape. In the February 2021 issue of the magazine, you can see the 40 individuals (who are all under 40) who are elevating the future of business throughout the state. Gallery MAR owner Maren Mullin is […]