Andrea Larsen – Domestic Reject
Domestic Reject, an exhibition of oil paintings and pastel works by Andrea Larsen, runs July 8 – August 22 in the Naess Gallery at The Paint Spot. Watch the video to hear the artist share the concept behind her current work. Artist Statement How do you create your own reality? What do you put in […]
Where Can I Show My Art?
Are you curious about where you can show your art? First, know that you do not need to sell art to have an art show. Some works of art are meant to stay with the artist forever. Pivotal works, memorial pieces, or favourite pieces can be kept by the artist. But how much art can […]
How to Find a Gallery to Show My Art?
12 tips for finding and working with a gallery to sell your art. 1. Recognize you many need help to exhibit and sell your art. When someone asks you the price of your art, what happens? Do you prefer to avoided talking to the client about price? Are you uncomfortable with the marketing and selling […]
Cafes & Diners that Show Art in Edmonton
At The Paint Spot we are often asked by artists, “Where can I show my art in Edmonton?” This resource is created to help artists find a spot in a café or restaurant to show their work. It is easy to negotiate space for hanging drawings, paintings, and photographs because it will help create an […]
16 Tips: How to Show Art in a Café
Have you visited a business, like a coffee shop or bookstore, and seen local art hanging on the walls and thought, “How can I show my art in a café?”. Showing in alternative spaces to galleries is a great option for artist just starting out or not yet represented by a gallery. Hair salons, lawyers’ […]
Craig Talbot – A Flock of Birds
Exhibition runs May 26 – July 5, 2022 Artist Statement Instinct, raw emotion, honesty and courage are some of the themes that weave their way through my work. My paintings are always a reflection of my life. I believe it is the duty of an artist to tell the truth. I do this in a […]
Yesterday’s Everyday – Beth Pederson
Exhibition Runs Thursday, December 9, 2021 – Sunday, January 16, 2022 Artist Statement My work takes inspiration from my surroundings and the beauty I find represented in everyday objects. For this exhibition, Yesterday’s Everyday, I chose to focus on vintage and antique objects. I was drawn to these objects because of their craftsmanship, colour, and […]
Missing Live Figure Drawing? We have reference material available thanks to our favourite figure model Andrea Lewis and artist Harry Abbink. High resolution photo packages are available to purchase online. The first sessions show Andrea at her creative best with props and stories that go beyond just posing for figure reference. The combination of natural […]
Winners #LouvreYEG Mural Contest
View the Finished Art Participating Artists! The project is a collaboration between Procura, Louvre Residences at Century Park and The Paint Spot.
Reflections – Dave Thomas
Exhibition runs from October 28 – December 7, 2021 Artist Statement I aim to use the interplay between abstraction and realism to convey intangible and intuitive emotional material that is elicited by specific life experiences and world events. The process of making a painting – constantly shifting between realism and abstraction- trying to find harmony […]