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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 […]

Mother’s Day Style

Mother’s Day Style

May 6th, 2020

By Veronica Vale This Mother’s Day, we’ve teamed up with clothing brand BURU to put together a style guide to help you find the ultimate Mother’s Day gift. BURU is a clothing brand designed and styled for every phase of motherhood. Owned by Morgan Hutchinson, BURU has popped-in several times at Gallery MAR, and we love […]

Supporting Art During COVID-19

Supporting Art During COVID-19

May 5th, 2020

By Veronica Vale While we’ve been glad to do our part to keep your friends and family safte, we are thrilled to finally be open again and are ready to once again welcome you, our lovely visitors, to our gallery. For those who may not feel comfortable scrolling down Main Street quite yet, we still […]

Cats & Dogs In Situ

Cats & Dogs In Situ

May 5th, 2020

Eileen Treasure, Manager We have a growing collection of our clients’ installation images featuring the house cats and dogs of Gallery MAR collectors, and since this is the golden age of happy pets (lots of warm laps to nap on, 24/7), we wanted to share some of our favorites.           If […]

Take a Stroll Down Main St. & Swede Alley

Take a Stroll Down Main St. & Swede Alley

May 1st, 2020

by Eileen Treasure, Manager We are here in the gallery every day, and though quietly working to answer email and phone inquiries, we have kept our windows looking down-right tempting! Did you know about The Art Lounge and the gorgeous windows that front Swede Alley?  Come take a peak into the lounge collection including Anthony […]

Picture This: Spring Refresh

Picture This: Spring Refresh

April 27th, 2020

By Veronica Vale While social distancing and quarantines are not quite what we had in mind for these roaring ’20s, it is uplifting to see how kind, respectful, and supportive our fellow humans have been to each other through everything. We thank you for staying home and acting responsibly, keeping your loved ones and ours […]

Shopping Local: How To Curb Your Amazon Addiction

Shopping Local: How To Curb Your Amazon Addiction

April 18th, 2020

Does your doorstep look like this? I get it: one-click buying is so easy. Maren here. As a mom of two with two galleries and the commitments they entail, I love an easy and fast way to buy from the comfort of home. But during these exceptional times I am finding ways to curb my […]

Family Collaborations with Jylian Gustlin

Family Collaborations with Jylian Gustlin

April 16th, 2020

By Veronica Vale This winter, Jylian Gustlin‘s exhibition featured a very special collaborator: her brother, Dave. Jylian and Dave Gustlin — a fine art painter in his own right — collaborated in the studio to create three dynamic horse paintings for her December exhibition, proving that talent runs in the family. If this sibling collaboration […]

Bigger is Better: Hunt Slonem in New York Social Diary

Bigger is Better: Hunt Slonem in New York Social Diary

April 14th, 2020

GUEST DIARY• BY: DELIA VON NEUSCHATZ   During my visit to Hunt Slonem’s Brooklyn studio on a chilly spring day, I felt like Dorothy opening the door from a sepia-toned, tornado-ravaged Kansas to a color-saturated Oz.  The place is teeming with LIFE and not just on account of the vibrant paint hues.  From the rendered […]

Meet Gallery MAR Carmel’s Thomas Cushman

Meet Gallery MAR Carmel’s Thomas Cushman

April 10th, 2020

By Veronica Vale On June 10th of 2019, Gallery MAR officially opened a second location in beautiful Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. It had been a dream long in the making for both Gallery MAR owner Maren Mullin and her new business partner, Thomas Cushman. To know Gallery MAR is to know and adore its owner, Maren Mullin, […]