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2021 “Be Well” Color Palette

2021 “Be Well” Color Palette

January 19th, 2021

In 2021, we all deserve broad strokes! Towards the end of every year, the paint brand, PPG, presents the next year’s Color of the Year. At the conclusion of such an unprecedented year as 2020, PPG made an unprecedented announcement: this year’s color of the year is not a single color, but an entire color […]

Melissa McDonald Rocks Gallery MAR

Melissa McDonald Rocks Gallery MAR

January 18th, 2021

Fusing unique rhythms with songbird melodies, McDonald’s music dances itself into the toes of its listeners.     Although immersed in music all her life, playing piano and finding her voice, it was not until she picked up the guitar that Melissa realized a piece of her had been missing. Inspired by the intricate rhythms […]

Catching Up with Laura Wait

Catching Up with Laura Wait

January 11th, 2021

A year ago we had the privilege of first introducing our collectors to the mixed media abstract work of Laura Wait. Now, right on the cusp of her upcoming show with artist Jane Maxwell, “Make Your Mark,” we caught up with the artist to see how this unusual year has impacted her life and work. […]

Fresh Art: Hunt Slonem

Fresh Art: Hunt Slonem

January 10th, 2021

Attention Bunny-philes: we have new artwork from Hunt Slonem.  Inspired by nature and his 60 pet birds, Hunt Slonem is renowned for his distinct neo-expressionist style. His works can be found in the permanent collections of 250 museums around the world, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York […]

All Mountain: Artist Exhibition

All Mountain: Artist Exhibition

January 6th, 2021

Written by Victoria Slagel, Fine Art Consultant     UK born, Colorado-based artist Sarah Winkler captivates her audience with her new series titled “All Mountain.” Playing with habitat, texture, and color, Winkler creates another fascinating body of work with tree lines, geological formations, and the cyclical nature of mountain life. Perched at 8,600ft, Sarah Winkler […]

Letters to the Universe: Artist Exhibition

Letters to the Universe: Artist Exhibition

January 6th, 2021

  Written by Victoria Slagel, Fine Art Consultant   What does it mean to be human? What does it mean to be a good human? How can art positively influence the world around you? Bridgette Meinhold and R. Nelson Parish explore these questions with their newest body of work, “Letters to the Universe,” diving into […]

A Community Loss: Tony Hsieh

A Community Loss: Tony Hsieh

December 29th, 2020

It’s a story of genius: a life, taken too quickly. We are saddened by the death of Tony Hsieh.  There has been speculation, and tabloid drama, and more reference to whippets than I would ever like to read. But the heart of the story is tragedy. What a loss for our community and for entrepreneurship […]

Picture This: Winter Wonder

Picture This: Winter Wonder

December 21st, 2020

As our world evolves and digitizes, so does our art market. For that reason, we’re looking for fresh and innovative ways to connect our collectors with beautiful artworks they’ll cherish for generations to come. In our latest blog series, “Picture This,” we offer a new online backdrop for our artists’ latest work. So if you’re […]

The Sketchbook Diaries: Sarah Winkler

The Sketchbook Diaries: Sarah Winkler

December 16th, 2020

Our ongoing series, “The Sketchbook Diaries,” aims to reveal and showcase a different Gallery MAR artist’s process and artistic journey through the use of sketchbooks. For this next piece, we talked to Colorado-based mixed media artist, Sarah Winkler, to get her take on the practice.   Each section of Sarah Winkler’s mixed media landscape paintings […]

Gallery MAR on the Real Housewives of Salt Lake City

Gallery MAR on the Real Housewives of Salt Lake City

December 9th, 2020

One year ago, the producers and cameras of Bravo’s show The Real Housewives, started filming in the Salt Lake and Park City areas — and we got to tag along for the ride, as they filmed one day at Gallery MAR. We have known the star Meredith Marks for several years (she owns a beautiful […]