Thursday, August 26, 2010

Art Collecting With Children

Looking at Art

During my summer travels I visited a gallery on Block Island. I entered at a moment when a gentleman, I suspect a grandfather, was allowing two children to select a work of art for their home. The young man, no older than twelve, selected a lovely sculpted vessel and his younger sister, a watercolor painting. Both choices were fairly sophisticated, not what you might expect children to select. Continue reading~

Boston Artist, Melody Phaneuf is well known for her evocative still life, landscape, and portrait paintings. Her paintings are regularly on view at The Guild of Boston Artists, 162 Newbury Street; at Fenway Studios, Boston by appointment; and North Shore Art in Gloucester from May through October. Phaneuf ‘s paintings have been exhibited at The National Arts Club in New York City, Galerie Herouet in Paris, and with Art du Monde, in Japan.

Melody The Artist Home, founded with photographer and color specialist, Martha DiMeo, features Phaneuf’s original oil paintings on tumbled marble tile murals and beverage coasters, fine art prints, and handmade note cards.

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