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You Can Bet the Farm on Ron Russon

You Can Bet the Farm on Ron Russon

September 29th, 2022

With a show opening next month, Ron Russon‘s artwork is on our minds and we wanted to share this blog from 2021. Enjoy — and mark your calendars for an end-of summer September 30th Artist Reception, where you can meet the artist in person. Looking at the abstract expressionist wildlife paintings of Ron Russon, one […]

Home On the Range with Maura Allen & Ron Russon

Home On the Range with Maura Allen & Ron Russon

September 28th, 2022

Mixed media artist Maura Allen and oil painter Ron Russon take viewers on a wild frontier tour through the West in their latest exhibition “Adventure West” at Gallery MAR, opening September 30th. Both artists’ work is inspired by the Western landscape and the life that thrives within. Both artists also begin their process through their […]

Our Artists’ Guide to Santa Fe

Our Artists’ Guide to Santa Fe

September 8th, 2022

  When you think of vibrant arts scenes, you may think of huge skyscraper cities like New York City or large sprawling cities like LA, but there’s a much smaller city in the heart of the Southwest that offers just as vibrant of an art scene. Santa Fe, New Mexico has long ranked in the […]

Picture This: Wild Horses

Picture This: Wild Horses

September 1st, 2022

As far back in time as art history stretches, paintings of horses go back with it. From the earliest known images of horses along the caves walls in Lascaux Cave, France, horses have been included in art. Of the 600 wall paintings in Lascaux Cave, there are 364 horses painted, showing the great importance of […]

Hunt Slonem Collects a Castle

Hunt Slonem Collects a Castle

August 29th, 2022

Here at Gallery MAR we enjoy a fairytale as much as any romantic. But if it involves one of our artists? Love! We spoke with Slonem’s team a few years ago about this transformational space and crossed our fingers that the deal would come through for Slonem. Now that it is a part of his […]

Jane Maxwell’s Women On the Move

Jane Maxwell’s Women On the Move

August 18th, 2022

Boston artist Jane Maxwell did not originally intend on becoming a professional artist. In fact, it wasn’t until her mid-thirties that she even discovered a passion for art. At the time, Maxwell held a career in the public relations industry. She was also a freelance writer and a mother when she first began taking extended […]

Why Our Artists Love Painting En Plein Air

Why Our Artists Love Painting En Plein Air

August 3rd, 2022

Oh, summer in the mountains! When the trees are full, the flowers are blooming, and the magpies are crowing overhead. Here in the Alpine mountains of the Wasatch and Uintas, summer is in full swing and the pull to spend as many daylight hours outside as possible is stronger than ever. That draw towards nature, […]

Gallery MAR Art Glossary

Gallery MAR Art Glossary

July 31st, 2022

Within any kind of world, there’s a certain vocabulary and language that may not be as well known to those outside of that realm. For instance, if you’re not a skier, you may not be familiar with words and phrases like “pow,” “on-piste,” or “après-ski.” Similarly, we as art professionals occasionally use terminology that may […]

Plein Air at Park City Nursery 2022

Plein Air at Park City Nursery 2022

July 24th, 2022

Written by Victoria Slagel, Fine Art Consultant June 11th kicked off the 4th annual Plein Air at Park City Nursery hosted by Sophie Kohler & Maren Mullin. Participants from all ages enjoyed the garden’s ambiance and beauty while competing and creating masterpieces in the 3 hours allowed. En Plein Air is a French expression meaning […]

Shawna Moore: Movement Patterns

Shawna Moore: Movement Patterns

July 19th, 2022

With a show opening this coming on Friday the 29th, Shawna Moore responded to our interview questions — and delivered a gorgeous show of new encaustic works. Enjoy her responses, and meet the artist in person for her artist reception at the end of the month. How has your time in Hawaii influenced your latest […]