Museum Spotlight: Mattatuck Museum

Museum Spotlight: Mattatuck Museum

March 09, 2021 1 Comment

There is so much engaging content out there right now, that I want to take some time to review and think about all the new ways we can interact with art from the comforts of home.

But as it turns out, there are some other ways to feed that craving and make a connection. Many museums have stretched the very notion of what on-line content can provide in connecting with their patrons.

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Artist Spotlight: Richard Raicik

Artist Spotlight: Richard Raicik

June 29, 2020

Let's take a break and look over at the art world. Richard Raicik is a long time Connecticut resident. His journey began in a humble place, painting the windows pains of his home with charming scenes to entertain his family during the holiday season. With a little mentorship and encouragement he became hooked on watercolors and the rest is history.

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Artist Spotlight: Russ Kramer

Artist Spotlight: Russ Kramer

October 14, 2019

From the moment I arrived, right though our time together, people passed though, customers called on the phone and business carried on. The energy was palpable. Visiting Russ Kramer at his gallery was an experience that I won’t easily forget. 

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Artist Spotlight: Moya Aiken

Artist Spotlight: Moya Aiken

September 04, 2019

After graduation from school in England, Moya had her eyes on the States and bought a one-way ticket to NYC. With a very successful career behind her, I want to focus on what still might be her greatest strides yet, as a full-time artist.

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Reflections of a Plein Air Painter

Reflections of a Plein Air Painter

August 08, 2019 1 Comment

Lately I’ve been wondering what makes an outdoor painter distinctly different from that of a studio painter. Here are some ideas about the challenges and rewards of Plein Air painting. 

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Artist Spotlight: Judy Perry

Artist Spotlight: Judy Perry

July 21, 2019

Emotion ripples through Judy Perry’s work as she prepares for a solo exhibition at “Mercy by the Sea” in Maddison, CT, opening September 21.  Dive in to find out what waterscapes and portraits of women have in common.

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Let's see your John Hancock

Let's see your John Hancock

July 03, 2019

If you’re like me, signing your work might be an uncomfortable part of the process. I invite you to take a second look and really think about your mark, and consider your options. 

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Artist Spotlight: Aleta Gudelski

Artist Spotlight: Aleta Gudelski

May 31, 2019

Aleta Gudelski's work has emotion and is undoubtedly a labor of love.  It has that “thing” that you can’t quite find the words for when describing the work, because it simply won’t do it justice.  You just need to see her paintings in person.

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A Box is Not Just a Box

A Box is Not Just a Box

May 01, 2019

Have you ever wondered about the art of making a box?  Where do they come from and why are some so awesome and perfect, while others stink at the one thing they are meant to do?

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Artist Spotlight: Del-Bourree Bach

Artist Spotlight: Del-Bourree Bach

April 11, 2019

Theatrics led the way as I sat down with long time painter Del-Bourree Bach. His story is layered and built up in-and-around creative disciplines... Del has been working at the game of artist for several decades, honing his craft into a successful business.

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Lille Frames @ The Lyme Art Association's Third Annual Art Supply Expo

Lille Frames @ The Lyme Art Association's Third Annual Art Supply Expo

March 25, 2019 1 Comment

Wholesale Frame is stocked and ready to go for the Third Annual Art Supply Expo @ Lyme Art Association.  Come see these frames in person and much more April 6th from 10am-3pm.

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A Frame Story

A Frame Story

March 05, 2019

A “frame story” is a literary technique that tells a story within a story.  For example, Forrest Gump. The narration of the story is told from Forrest’s point of view while sitting on the bench in the park. Think of us a Forrest, telling the story of each unique moulding, and completing the narrative with a custom join or fit. 

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