Dazzling Beauty Everywhere

Dazzling Beauty Everywhere

"Imagine, a place where beauty was captured inspired the artist in me.  This photo was taken in Giverny, near Paris. Beauty was everywhere.I took 390 photos at Giverny, but why did this picture,…
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​Where Art Meets Neuroscience

​Where Art Meets Neuroscience

Where Art Meets NeuroscienceArt and neuroscience are more connected to each other than you may think at first glance. Both have used each other to help create new elements and further accomplishments.…
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Priorities of an Artist

Priorities of an Artist

"Art flowing from the heart is my top priority now. It wasn’t always this way. As matter of fact I began to lose this as a priority in the last few weeks. When I was asked to join two galleries and ha…
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​The Gems of Motivation

​The Gems of Motivation

Joseph Campbell said, “Follow your bliss.” When I work on my art, it’s not work to me."At times, when I feel a lack of inspiration, but it doesn’t usually last long. It’s an indication I need to rech…
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Important Moments as an Artist

Important Moments as an Artist

"What does being an artist mean? From my heart, being an artist means…""I want the viewer to feel like they’ve been kicked in the pants and jolted to a recognition of wow. There is a philosophy of art…
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Relax and Restore with Painting

Relax and Restore with Painting

Painting Draws you Back to your Center:Did you know that painting is a way to relieve stress and anxiety from the world around you? Painting opens up a place to reconnect your own being with ones…
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Artists Explore A New Canvas

Artists Explore A New Canvas

Artists Explore a New CanvasHave you ever looked at a tennis court lately? Some artists have left their mark there. A recent New York Times article highlighted cities and artists where great pieces of…
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Q&A with Avaulte Artist Roxanne Grooms

Q&A with Avaulte Artist Roxanne Grooms

What is Original Art to you?"To me? An original piece of art is a one-off unique creation direct from the artist’s hands. This can include a painting such as oil, acrylic, watercolor, illustration, mi…
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Assyrian Relief

Assyrian Relief

Did you know that even in art, controversy can arise with a relief painting? One piece of historic art made some history by not just selling at Christie’s for a whopping $30.1 million. It also caught…
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​The Rare Blue the Mayans Invented

​The Rare Blue the Mayans Invented

Blue is an important color and a big presence around the world and in many paintings. A recent BBC article indicated that blue was very expensive to get and hard to find in 17th century Europe. It was…
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​An Eye into Original Art

​An Eye into Original Art

What is Original Art? …How do you define what original art is to you? …Original art is in its name. Original, it’s one-of-a-kind. That means it’s not a print art or a reproduction. Only one work of a…
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How Art Enhances the Holidays

How Art Enhances the Holidays

Joy is about surrounding ourselves with the things we love.In our childhoods, many grow up in homes for which we hadn’t chosen the décor, and we absorb from others concepts of what is beautiful and a…
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Pieces of Advice

Pieces of Advice

All artists are subject to moments of pause. It’s that time that we’re supposed to be productive and to find ourselves. We have put together a few pieces of advice for you to take away as an artist.1.…
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Art World $100 Million

Art World $100 Million

Art World $100 MillionThose who follow art closely understand that famous works fetch a hefty sum. Lately, though, there’s been a flux in certain masterpieces over others.This painting by Leonardo da…
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​Why We Need More Art In Our Lives

​Why We Need More Art In Our Lives

You may ask why I need art in my life? Art has the power to change your day.A recent article by Michael Hyatt shares key reasons why art enhances our lives:1. Create a taste for beauty. Notice the bea…
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