My Visit to JessGo PoP UP Gallery!

Recently I visited Jessica Gorlicky‘s PoP UP Gallery. Gorlicky is a Canadian visual artist, known for her live paintings. She has sold more than 1,000 artworks.  showcases her own work and that of other artists. Here are ten reasons why you should visit JessGo PoP UP Gallery. The works are:

  1. Whimsical,
  2. Fun,
  3. Creative,
  4. Inspirational,
  5. Characterful,
  6. Feminine,
  7. Textural,
  8. Sexy,
  9. Energetic; and
  10. they will make you Happy!

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This slideshow exhibits a selection of Gorlicky’s work. Learn more about Jessica Gorlicky’s fabulous work here!

My Visit to the National Gallery of Canada

The Natinal Gallery of CanadaI recently visited this light-filled structure of glass and granite, in which visitors can view the panorama of the Canadian Parliament buildings from its cafétéria, the National Gallery of Canada. Definitely, Canadians have a national gallery to call their own, located in the capital city, Ottawa. The National Gallery of Canada is the oldest national cultural institution; it was created in 1880, and its current building opened in 1988.

I treasured my visit to the National Gallery. This monumental building composed of mammoth granite walls can be quite intimidating. Continue reading My Visit to the National Gallery of Canada

Bluethumb – From Artists to Art Lovers

Bluethumb is Australia’s visual art marketplace where art collectors can buy art direct from new, emerging and established artists. There are over 500 artists currently displaying their work on this site.

Two brothers purchased the site in 2011 because of their love of art and an online art marketplace was a new concept in Australia. As former artists and current collectors, they realized the opportunity in the market to form an online gallery focused on selling original art directly from artists to art lovers. Edward Hartley who has a background in Finance and wine distribution, runs the business, and George Hartley who is an App developer and great design aficionado, manages the marketing. They both built an art start-up that tapped into their love of art, and gave them the independence and excitement they were seeking.

Continue reading Bluethumb – From Artists to Art Lovers