Archive | 2009

artTALK: A Gallery Director’s thoughts on reviewing new art

artTALK: A Gallery Director's thoughts on reviewing new art

  A lot of artists ask me how they can get their work into the gallery. I ask to see the usual package of images, retail price list, resume and Read More…

artTIP: Getting an Art Appraisal

2012 Appraisal & Assessment Day - Conferring

      People frequently call the gallery to ask if we can appraise their artwork, and while we can’t do art appraisals, we are happy to share what we have Read More…

artNEWS: Ted Arnold: Objects of Desire

artNEWS: Ted Arnold: Objects of Desire

McGowan Fine Art announces the opening of “Objects of Desire” featuring the paintings of Ted Arnold. The show will run from December 1-January 2, with an artist’s reception on December Read More…

artTIP: Bridal Registry…At an Art Gallery?

artTIP: Bridal Registry...At an Art Gallery?

Are you about to be married and dread the process of taking yourself and your future spouse to a giant chain department store to register for china and crystal? Have Read More…

ArtTALK: Caran d’Ache Demonstration w/ Sandy Wadlington

ArtTALK: Caran d'Ache Demonstration w/ Sandy Wadlington

Many people showed up to see the Sandy Wadlington Caran d’Ache demonstration. Some people wanted to simply watch, others were here to participate, but all had fun. It was fascinating Read More…

artTALK: Burlington Art Hop

artTALK: Burlington Art Hop

My friendly art escort, Mark Waskow- one of the Art Hop’s organizers. I had the pleasure of being this year’s jurist for the Burlington Art Hop in Vermont. The event Read More…

artTALK: Plein Aire Painting Weekend

artTALK: Plein Aire Painting Weekend

Today is the first day of the Plein Aire Painting weekend and lots of artists have showed up. Some are taking advantage of the beautiful view of the water and Read More…

artTIP: Placing a New Sculpture

artTIP: Placing a New Sculpture

I purchased a sculpture from Lotus Lien a few months ago and finally placed it. Placement of sculpture in a garden can be trickier than placing it in your home. Read More…