phoenix valley art fairs

Meet Me at These Valley Art Fairs

It’s an exciting time of the year! The weather is finally (well, sort of) cooling down, Halloween is almost over and the holidays are quickly approaching. Along with cooler weather and holidays comes one of my favorites times of the year – art fair season! This will be my first time as an actual artisan at these local art fairs, …

Best Female Artist Halloween Costumes

Best Rebel Female Artists Costumes

In 1915, Georgia O’Keeffe was one of the first people to create abstract works of art in the US. Most other artists of the time were focused on American realism. She is often considered to be the foremother of the feminist art movement, developing her career in a time where the industry was completely dominated by men. Her unique style …

All About Wall Art Options From Artist Christina Carmel

All About Wall Art Print Options

Wow. Figuring out how to offer the highest quality but affordable prints has certainly been a whirlwind – but I am so proud to announce that we’ve done it! I am thrilled to now offer prints of my work as wall art as well as lifestyle accessories. Whether you’re looking for a case for your brand new XS Max or …

Artist Christina Carmel Brief History Portrait Painting Portrait by Amy Sherald

A Very Brief History of Portrait Painting

For as long as there has been painting, there has been portraiture. Portrait paintings date back to at least 5,000 years ago to ancient Egypt, where the art form is said to have originated (although many other ancient peoples also practiced portrait artistry). Portraits are defined by the Tate Modern museum as simply a “representation of a specific person”. Paintings …