I have had the good fortune to pop in many local galleries in the past week. I love seeing each curated show.  I had the pleasure of visiting Sozo Gallery for the Levity Show. “Levity is the lightness of mind, soul, and being. It is reducing solemness and finding laughter through hard times. Levity is.. read more →

I am smitten with the work of my latest Artist Spotlight Series feature whom I discovered through Sozo Gallery in Charlotte.   Her work is lively and bright with a nod to classicism. Enjoy getting to know the very talented Melanie Parke  Traverse City, Michigan What is your training?  Art school was an absolute dream!.. read more →

As an art addict there is nothing better than art as a gift. I am particularly fond of original art and supporting local artists.  I want to share just a few of my favorites sources for art. Shop Local: Hidell Brooks Gallery – This is one of the premier galleries in the country. I am.. read more →

I am excited to introduce you to a Canadian contemporary artist I discovered on or recent summer visit to summer Quebec City. I was immediately drawn to her colorful geometric architectural inspired works.  As it turns out, this talent has gallery representation at 2 galleries in the states too.  What do you know… she is.. read more →

I am thrilled to introduce you to a long time favorite and much belated feature that slipped through the cracks somehow.  I have 2 of her pieces in my office including a custom Iris.   This artist and I connect through our love of color, pattern and whimsy in her fabulous faces that she captures… read more →