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  • Art Meets Design
    on Jul 16, 2010
    Should art dictate the design and colour of rooms, or the other way around? Some artists might hope that a piece of art will determine the look of the room and that the new owner will redecorate around it. Although … Continue reading →...
  • My Favorite Quote of All Time
    on Jul 14, 2010
    Shoot for the moon, even if you miss you’ll land among the stars. I have loved this quote as long as I can remember and do not know who said it. It is a great reminder that setting your goals … Continue reading →...
  • The Best Advice I Ever Received
    on Jul 13, 2010 in Art NEWS
    Its business, not personal. Unfortunately it was after I let my personal emotions get involved when a business deal went south however. Remembering to deal with business as business and not on a personal level, has helped me to excel ever since.
  • The Art of SeeingWithin every piece of art there is a story told using visual imagery, rather than words. The way we see art to a greater or lesser degree is how much we engage with a particular image and how its “story” impacts us – be it positively or negativ...
  • Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit: Day 1 Review
    on Jul 9, 2010 in Art NEWS
    Alarm buzzing at 6 am I look out the window excited to spend my weekend out in the warm sun. However, much to my disappointment (among many others) dark clouds and rain, sums up today’s opening for the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibit. By 7am Nathan Phi...
  • What is art all about?
    on Jul 7, 2010 in Art Tip and Tricks
    Art reflects society and the times we live in and over the centuries has described history and the changing views in culture and beliefs. Art has reflected poverty, wealth, love, challenge, conflict, freedom and even war. But what is art? Who decides...
  • Art’s big missed chance
    on Jul 5, 2010
    Below, an interesting take on the new show I found in the Globe and Mail today. What are your thoughts? By: Lynn Crosbie From Tuesday’s Globe and Mail Opines Sarah Jessica Parker, that sly doyenne of modern art and theory: “Art is this sort o...
  • Video Games: Can they be considered art?
    on Jun 28, 2010
    Interesting article by Dave McGinn from Saturdays the Globe and Mail. Is it just a game? Or is it art? Video games have made an artistic quantum leap since Mario was dodging barrels on his way to bashing Donkey Kong in the early 1980s. The narrative...
  • Group of 8, Group of 20, but no Group of Seven
    on Jun 26, 2010
    Article Review: I think it is great that William Huffman decided to choose contemporary art steering away from the usual stereotypical pieces that usually depict Canada. However, I think that he should have pulled from a list of up and coming artists...
  • If you are an interior designer, art buyer, artist or simply art lover this is for you…
    on Jun 23, 2010 in Art NEWS
    Buying and Selling Art Online The days of running around to locate a piece that fits your space only to find it’s not available, too expensive or too small, is over.  We have already seen it with furniture and clothing now Canada has a place to bu...
  • Ansel Adams print sells for record $722K US
    on Jun 22, 2010 in Art NEWS
    An Ansel Adams photograph of Yosemite National Park has sold for more than $722,000 US at auction in New York City, setting an auction record. Clearing Winter Storm, Yosemite National Park was part of the Polaroid collection, which is being sold as p...
  • Audio Slideshow: 7 Photos that changed Canada
    on Jun 22, 2010 in Art NEWS
    To view the slide show click Here Looking for art? Check out Artistically Connected...
  • All Star Interactive With Artistically Connected
    on Jun 14, 2010 in Art NEWS
    On Saturday June 5th All Star Interactive showcased their new corporate venue in style. With the help of Artistically Connected and Cocktail Deeva guest enjoyed their time tasting signature drinks and exploring their creative side in a fun and intera...
  • The Walnut Open House
    on Jun 14, 2010 in Art NEWS art canadian art
    This weekend I attended the Walnut open house in Toronto. Many artists showed their work in an open concept gallery/studio. The venue was a great choice for the warm summer night and the art on display was wonderful. Having chatted with some of the a...
  • Visual art reality show set for TV debut
    on Jun 7, 2010 in Art NEWS
    Visual art reality show set for TV debut The producers behind hit reality-TV competitions Top Chef and Project Runway have created a new contest pitting contemporary visual artists against one another. Work of Art: The Next Great Artist will have its...
  • ATTENTION Graffiti Artists!
    on Jun 7, 2010 in Artist Call
    Are you a Canadian graffiti artist? If so please send samples of your work to art@artisticallyconnected.ca We are looking for local artists for a project so if you are or you know someone who is a graffiti artist please let us know!
  • Beyond Imaginings: Eight artists encounter Ontario’s Greenbelt
    on Jun 2, 2010 in Art NEWS
    Beyond Imaginings: Eight artists encounter Ontario’s Greenbelt This summer, Harbourfront Centre plans to unveil a new large-scale photographic exhibition along Toronto’s waterfront. The subject: Ontario’s Greenbelt. Eight emerging c...
  • Ashley AlmonAshley resides in Fort McMurry Alberta working with a variety of media to express her self to the fullest. Find her work at Artistically Connected...
  • Patricia McManusPatricia is a middle-aged woman who recently found art as a way to help elevate chronic pain she endures with back problems. She is a Montreal born native with one son, now a young adult. She had a strong desire to paint but thought she never could.
  • Saturday Night In Toronto!
    on Jun 2, 2010 in Art NEWS toronto
    Toronto—On June 5th,  All Star Interactive will be opening its top level suite for a VIP evening of cocktail tastings, giveaways, DJ’s and bowling! With the participation of award-winning author and cocktail stylist, Cocktail Deeva—All Star...
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