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Jane Maxwell:  Textiles, Playbills & Female Empowerment

Jane Maxwell: Textiles, Playbills & Female Empowerment

July 24th, 2020

Welcome Jane Maxwell to Gallery MAR! Bright and bold, hip fashion and female empowerment inspire this Boston artist, and her work is a perfect fit for Gallery MAR collectors. Combined with pop culture/vintage playbills from Paris (and a recent trip to Haiti), Maxwell’s paintings capture the very definition of fun and fierce females.   “I […]

Picture This: Summer Style

Picture This: Summer Style

July 24th, 2020

By Veronica Vale Inspired by this year’s social distancing, we’ve looked for new, innovative ways to continue connecting beautiful artworks with the people who will cherish them. In our latest blog series, we use the magic of Photoshop to present our artists’ latest work in a whole new light. So if for whatever reason you’re […]

Totes Essential Handbag Auction – Success!

Totes Essential Handbag Auction – Success!

July 21st, 2020

When the Covid-19 virus hit Park City, we felt the need to do something greater for our community, to reach beyond our own walls — while also supporting our artists. We purchased 15 handbags and sent them to our artists to create their own beautiful artworks on the bags. With each Totes Essential Handbag sale, […]

A Dozen & One Anniversaries

A Dozen & One Anniversaries

July 17th, 2020

By Veronica Vale When Maren Mullin and Thomas Cushman opened Gallery MAR Carmel last July, nobody could have anticipated what a whirlwind of a year it was to be. Mullin, who first opened Gallery MAR Park City twelve years ago during the 2008 economic recession, is no stranger to adversity, however. So despite the challenges […]

Black Lives Matter-Inspired Art Activism

Black Lives Matter-Inspired Art Activism

July 9th, 2020

By Veronica Vale During the COVID-19 quarantine, we were inspired to see the creative, innovative ways that people stayed engaged with the art community from the confinement of their homes (check out our blog on the Isolation Art Challenge for our take on one such art engagement). Now with the powerful, inspiring resurgence of the […]

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 […]