This is something I hear a lot, a question that peppers my dms and email. Here’s a sample message I get a lot from aspiring artists: “Hi Christine, I love your work! I’m a fellow artist and I was hoping to pick your brain.
Copyright infringement has been something on my mind and a big work task lately. I’ve been having more and more confrontations with people around the world who have stolen my artwork, to sell it, promote their brand, or simply reposted a painting of mine as “inspiration” without my permission or without mentioning me.
A mother recently messaged me saying that her five-year-old daughter loved painting. As a mother, she wanted to encourage her daughter in the arts and she asked me if I had any ideas of how to encourage and promote her five-year-olds artistic practice.
What you put on your walls, (or the lack thereof,) says a lot about you and your home. Whether it is a one-of-a-kind original painting, a framed print, or some other piece of wall décor, the size you chose for the space you have can make or break a space.
Since the new year I have felt like January has been one giant to-do list with never ending administrative work. February still feels this way.I’m in the process of brainstorming, swatching, and figuring out the narrative for my next series. Sometimes collections come easier, sometimes the conception takes longer.
Raise your hand if you’ve seen Marie Kondo’s Netflix show, “Tidying Up”? Okay, me too. I’ve been going through the process of cleaning out the things that don’t spark joy. I wouldn’t call myself a collector. I’m pretty good at always getting rid of clothing before I bring in new pieces of clothing. However, as I’ve become a homeowner,
Well another bucket list item crossed off, I finally have a product at Anthropology. Okay, okay, it’s probably not as cool as what you are thinking. No, I don’t have prints sold at Anthropologie, (not just yet anyway, but if you know any brand contacts, do let me know!)
Pink Room created by Sadie Barnette, shown at Untitled Art Fair If you were following along with my Instagram from this past weekend you knew I was in sunny Miami, hitting up as many art shows as possible while still soaking in some sweet sunshine. If you are unfamiliar with Art Basel, essentially it is a huge art fair that …
Photo by Tori Watson Photography, check her out here! It’s the season for giving and the season for spending. I don’t know about you, but when I do my Christmas shopping and find gifts to give I’m always left feeling bad that I can’t support all the small businesses and charities that my friends own and run. There are so …
Tovala Olmstead is a 16 year old high school student and has been working for Christine since last summer. Tovala is Christine’s sister-in-law. Tovala is somewhere in between and intern and part time employee. She doesn’t have an end date in mind like a semester long intern, but she only works part time. We are so excited to have Tovala …