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Feminist Art

Feminist Art

September 23rd, 2020

By Veronica Vale As a woman-owned and operated business, we at Gallery MAR are especially appreciative of art that celebrates and honors women.  Last month, we were excited to bring artist Jane Maxwell to the Gallery MAR team. Jane Maxwell’s work focuses on women, body image, and the feminine ideal, which has inspired us to […]

The Age of Online Art Buying

The Age of Online Art Buying

September 17th, 2020

By  Veronica Vale This year, Sotheby’s announces $2.5 billion in sales for 2020, largely thanks to online sales. Despite the expectation for plummeting art sales amidst COVID-19, the art world proved its capacity for adaptation and its ardent love of art with soaring online sales. Sotheby’s CEO, Charles Steward, observes, “although driven by necessity, it’s […]

A New Way Exhibition

A New Way Exhibition

September 1st, 2020

By Victoria Slagel, Fine Art Consultant Creativity is a process. You have to show up for it, consistently and with discipline. “A New Way,” is our most recent show. A new way to hold space, a new way to share art, and a new way to bring people and artists together.   As a community […]

Corporate Collections with Gallery MAR

Corporate Collections with Gallery MAR

August 28th, 2020

By Veronica Vale Gallery MAR is honored to have collaborated with several incredible companies to help them offer their staff and clientele a beautiful, authentic fine art experience. The corporate collection of Gallery MAR art at One Empire Pass continues to shine, reminding its guests of the lodge’s quality and innovation. As of this August, […]

Is This Your Art?

Is This Your Art?

August 28th, 2020

by Eileen Treasure, Manager Visitors ask this question almost every day without realizing how inconceivable it sounds. There are at least 200 pieces of art to take in just on the main floor of Gallery MAR. I would love to be able to say, “Yes, I oil paint before breakfast, cast bronze mid-day and blow […]

A Visit with Dolan Geiman

A Visit with Dolan Geiman

August 22nd, 2020

This month, Gallery MAR is excited to showcase three incredible artists in our latest exhibition, “A New Way,” which included a special Pop-up with artist Dolan Geiman. We also hosted a special reception with collectors of Dolan Geiman’s artwork in our Art Lounge. We proudly represent Geiman at our Gallery MAR Carmel gallery, and he is also […]

Wild Frontiers with Maura Allen

Wild Frontiers with Maura Allen

August 17th, 2020

By Veronica Vale Two years ago, mixed media artist Maura Allen moved from the bustling Colorado capital of Denver to the peaceful remote city of Prescott, Arizona. There in the wide, open spaces of this beautiful Southwestern city, Maura Allen has built for herself a new home, life, and studio. We at Gallery MAR wondered, […]

Urban Sensibilities Artist Exhibition

Urban Sensibilities Artist Exhibition

August 5th, 2020

By Victoria Slagel, Fine Art Consultant June 26th marked the first exhibition of a very surreal summer season. With face masks on and keeping 6′ apart, we welcomed Havoc Hendricks in the flesh, alongside artworks by Laura Wait, Horacio Rodriguez, and the Kollabs duo. “Urban Sensibilities” explores the connection between the influence of street and […]

Introducing Guest Artist Dolan Geiman

Introducing Guest Artist Dolan Geiman

August 4th, 2020

By Veronica Vale This month, Gallery MAR is excited to showcase three incredible artists in our latest exhibition, “A New Way.” We have had the privilege of seeing and cherishing the work of Jared Davis and Ron Russon for years. However, Colorado-based artist Dolan Geiman, who we proudly represent at our Gallery MAR Carmel gallery, […]

Pet Portraits at Gallery MAR

Pet Portraits at Gallery MAR

July 25th, 2020

Q: “I’d like to have a portrait of my most beloved family member painted, can you help me with that?” A: “You mean your dog, don’t you? Of course!”   Here at Gallery MAR, we feel honored when asked to assist our clients with bespoke commissions of their families — including that very special member […]