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Meet Joe Norman – Voyage Denver

Meet Joe Norman – Voyage Denver

July 3rd, 2020

  Courtesy of Voyage Denver, where “we want the stories we share to help give our big city a little bit of that small town community charm, where people know each other and their stories at a deeper, more personal level.” Joe, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and […]

The Sketchbook Diaries: Michael Kessler

The Sketchbook Diaries: Michael Kessler

June 24th, 2020

By Veronica Vale Michael Kessler’s abstract work is renowned for its abundance of bold, dynamic texture and its hints of ethereal landscape, on an often larger-than-life scale. So how do these elements translate to a far smaller scale — like that of the pages of a sketchbook? For our next installment of our ongoing series, […]

Black Female Artists – Posts from Shawna Moore

Black Female Artists – Posts from Shawna Moore

June 16th, 2020

“Setting an intention to create change and to find deeper understanding is how I will broaden my awareness of the contribution of black women artists and how I believe eventually we can initiate the changes we wish to see in the world.” – S. Moore   This last week, many of us decided to take […]

The Art of the Cocktail: A Father’s Day Gift Guide

The Art of the Cocktail: A Father’s Day Gift Guide

June 12th, 2020

By Veronica Vale Maybe it’s just us, but sometimes it feels more challenging to buy gifts for fathers than for mothers. Well, this Father’s Day, we wanted to change that, so we’ve teamed up with local gin and whiskey distillery Alpine Distilling to put together a Father’s Day gift guide just for you. We’ve paired […]

Isolation Art Challenge: Gallery MAR Edition

Isolation Art Challenge: Gallery MAR Edition

June 6th, 2020

By Veronica Vale While art galleries and art museums were closed during COVID-19, we were heartened by the creative ways that people stayed engaged with the art community. One of our favorites has been the viral Isolation Art Challenge where people recreate famous paintings while in self-isolation — using only what’s available to them at […]

Art Lovers Rejoice – Gallery MAR Open on Main Street

Art Lovers Rejoice – Gallery MAR Open on Main Street

May 27th, 2020

Article and photo Courtesy of Mountain Express Magazine Gallery MAR has been a favorite of Park City’s art scenes since its opening over a decade ago. That is why it’s a pleasure for us to announce that Gallery MAR is open daily on Main Street from 11 AM to 5 PM. Owner, Maren Mullin, is […]

Utah Stories: Bridgette Meinhold’s Transition: From Engineer to Artist

Utah Stories: Bridgette Meinhold’s Transition: From Engineer to Artist

May 25th, 2020

Courtesy of UtahStories.com. When a person is an artist, their life becomes their magnum opus. This is the principle that Park City artist Bridgette Meinhold has used to intertwine two distinctly different disciplines. Bridgette holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from San Diego State University and an MS in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. When […]

The Portraiture of Matt Flint

The Portraiture of Matt Flint

May 21st, 2020

By Veronica Vale The portfolio of Wyoming-based artist Matt Flint demonstrates in luminous color and textured strokes the artist’s deep affinity for nature and its inhabitants. Whether you’re standing before one of his hauntingly beautiful wolf portraits or gazing peacefully at one of his delicate swan paintings, Matt Flint’s renown wildlife paintings are sure to […]

Staff Suggestion: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

Staff Suggestion: Portrait of a Lady on Fire

May 17th, 2020

By Victoria Slagel, Fine Art Consultant   While anxieties have been rightfully high during this global pandemic, I feel blessed to say I have been hunkered down in my Park City home, safe and sound, making way too many commutes to the refrigerator and indulging in afternoon naps. I can confidently say I beat Netflix […]

In the Depths of Salt Pilgrim – Shawna Moore

In the Depths of Salt Pilgrim – Shawna Moore

May 13th, 2020

NOTES FROM THE STUDIO CHAIR—”SALT PILGRIM” by Shawna Moore By Shawna Moore, represented artist at Gallery MAR. I had a frustrating experience recently involving the purpose and meaning of my work. A family friend who lives at the edge of Kaneohe Bay on the island of Oahu had commented to my husband that he just […]