Artists

Surfing the Sound Waves with Powell

For Kristen Powell, sound and music are a powerful inspiration to the visual artwork she creates. In this post, learn how Powell combines alcohol inks with circular sound waves to create a very unique style.

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Artists

Holly Marie is painting for a cause

Bright, captivating and bold are just a few of the words to describe our newest artist’s style. Holly Marie is a Calgary abstract artist who’s fearlessness and energy is very apparent in the work she creates. In this post, we’ll uncover Marie’s inspiration, approach and values as an emerging Canadian artist.

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Artists

Jasmine Atay and the Art of Printmaking

Being an artist and a designer can often be challenging. Jasmine Atay, this week’s new artist addition, creates a careful balance between the two. In this post, you’ll learn about her inspiration, process and challenges.

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General

The Secret Ingredient to Perfecting the Art of Entertainment

Inviting guests into your environment can be a pivotable experience for everyone and may even set the tone for future relationships. Part of entertaining guests may include great conversation, tasty food and delicious wine but an often overlooked opportunity is the art that’s displayed.

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Artists

Verone Solilo Joins Calgary Art Market

This week, we are thrilled to welcome Verone Solilo to the Calgary Art Market. Solilo has an incredible skill for capturing powerful emotion in strong strokes and bold colour. Focusing on landscapes and nature, Solilo’s pieces will certainly take your breath away. In this post, we learn more about Solilo’s influence and approach to creating such beauty. 

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Artists

Mason Graff Joins the Roster

Today, we welcome Mason Graff to the Calgary Art Market roster. Graff is a minimalist artist, using optical illusions in his work. He creates artwork that may seem obvious at first but then provides new perspectives of how the piece can be viewed as time is spent with it. In this post, Graff shares a little about his approach to his visual work.

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Artists

Behind the Brush with Ashley Marie Hunt

This week, we welcome Ashley Marie Hunt to the Calgary Art Market roster. Hunt is an abstract expressionist artist in Calgary, Alberta, Canada inspired by Canadian landscapes. In this post, we ask Hunt a few questions about her technique and approach as an emerging Calgary artist. 

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Artists

Behind the Mask: JP Whiting

This week, we formally introduce the Calgary Art Market artist and founder: JP Whiting. JP is an abstract artist in Calgary, Alberta, Canada mainly using alcohol inks, isopropyl alcohol and glycol ether to create organic movement and nature-inspired work. Photo credit: Jasmine Atay Creative

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Artists

Meet Terry Kruse

The Calgary Art Market is pleased to add a new artist to our roster: Terry Kruse. Terry’s fearlessness of colour and bold shape is evident in her large-scale vibrant pieces. Learn more about Terry’s story, technique and inspiration in this post.

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Events and Workshops

Introduction to Watercolor

Learn the foundations of watercolor painting with local artist Roberta Shaw of Paper Scissor Print in a beautiful loft setting. Grab a spot before they’re gone! It’s going to be an amazing day of painting in a beautiful location in Calgary.

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Artists

Meet Roberta Shaw

This week, we welcome mother of four and a talented watercolour artist, Roberta Shaw as an artist on the Calgary Art Market. The fluidity of her watercolours is balanced carefully with thought-out composition creating a certain “clarity” in her work.

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Alison Philpotts

Behind the Brush with Philpotts

This week, we welcome the talented Alison Philpotts as a new addition to the Calgary Art Market artist roster. From “Magic Hour” sunsets peeking through Kananaskis forests to the soft rounded rocks on a West Coast beach, Alison has a beautiful way of capturing a warm and inviting moment in time.

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Artists

Meet Tay Odynski

This week, we are so excited to welcome Tay Odynski as a new addition to the Calgary Art Market artist roster. From Gord Downie to Muhammad Ali to Twiggy, Tay has an amazing ability to capture personalities and expression in a fresh, bold way.

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General

Giddy Up

Calgary Art Market is officially in it’s BETA phase. This post covers off the basics of what the Calgary Art Market is trying to achieve in the next few months and what y’all should be pumped about!

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