How To Commission Art Artist Christina Carmel

How to Commission Art

Baby showers, weddings, and graduations… oh, my! Luckily, this beautiful life is chock full of reasons to celebrate – and commission custom artwork to go along with it. Whether its a portrait of you as a child for your parents’ 40-year wedding anniversary or a portrait of your son’s favorite grandmother to hang in his first house, we could all …

Artist Christina Carmel How to Choose the Correct Size Artwork for Your Space

How to Choose the Right Size Artwork for Your Space

I get asked this question a lot, so I decided to write about it here. Choosing the right size canvas for your new custom painting can be quite a headache for many to decide. A painting that is way too small for a space will be underwhelming and even awkward. A painting that is way too large for a space …

Artist Christina Carmel is Showing at Local Art Shows_ First up, Fountain Hills Festival of the Arts 2018

Artist Christina Carmel is Showing at Fountain Festival of the Arts 2018

Although getting here wasn’t all that easy, I am proud to be showing at multiple local art fairs throughout the Phoenix valley this winter. As a newer artist in the craft fair world, I wasn’t sure what to expect when I applied for various art fairs and shows around the valley. Before researching how to apply, I didn’t realize that …

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3 Most Important Reasons We Need Arts Integration in Arizona Public Schools

It’s September, and my first school year without a classroom of my own and students to love. Needless to say, I am definitely missing my kiddos. Because of this, I decided to connect to my former students by doing some research on Arts Integration Programs in Arizona schools. As most teachers who have ever used art integration in their classrooms …