3/24/13

just a peek

Thought I'd share a peek at my hallway.....this long wall heading to our bedroom is the perfect place to display my art.  I rotate things through now and then as I finish something I like.  It's amazing how much better a piece of art looks when it's framed or hung with other art instead of just sitting on my worktable or propped on the floor.


There are 2 pieces that aren't mine....the owl and the largest one anchoring the arrangement (both were gifts).  Some are photos or digitally altered art, a couple of my mixed media pieces, a big "P" (last name Purkey), a watercolor painting.  I love the way this wall changes and evolves!

Another canvas I painted over and like SO much better!


A watercolor 'study' from a couple years ago. I still like the simplicity of this painting as I continue to try to paint a good tree.

Do you display your art in your home?

11 comments:

  1. how wondrous to "see" your art @ home!! I actually DO have my art throughout the Wee Cottage. at one time I thought my walls looked like a rainbow had thrown up on them, then in late 2011 I took everything down and started over. Now I have several little pockets where I have art that I have completed. it's inspiring to me and comforting, too, in a strange way.
    thanks for asking and reminding...

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  2. A perfect little gallery Terrie.

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  3. Thanks for sharing your gallery wall. I like seeing how art is displayed in someone's home. I have a few pieces throughout my home and most in my studio but I like your idea of putting it together on the one wall.

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  4. Nice display, how pleasurable it must be to walk your hallway and see all that loveliness there. Your interior designer is showing through....xox

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  5. lovely, Terrie. I have a few of my things hanging in my house, though mostly upstairs where only the 3 of us see them. I haven't really ventured out into my "public" space in my house. perhaps if I stopped mailing all my art away I'd have more to hang :)

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  6. I love your wall of treasures Terrie! Such beautiful pieces. I esp. love your painted-over canvas! I do display some of my art around the house...mostly where it isn't necessarily seen by others (aka hidden in our bedroom) but it still makes me happy when I go by. Thanks for your kind comment on my collages yesterday xoxo

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  7. Terrie, I have made a point to display anything I create that I don't actually send out... And I only have two pieces! HA! I send out so much of whatever I finish that they are either in friends' homes, or gone around the world. However... I came here to say that it's GREAT when artists embrace their work and have confidence to put it on the wall. I love your wall. I bet people stop and just gaze at each piece in turn.

    I'll be over this weekend.

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  8. And thanks so much for not having any CAPTCHA codes on your comments section. It's a relief not having to try to put those in. Sometimes I can't even comment on a blog I love because of them.

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  9. This is "FANTASTIC"... LOVE YOUR ART WALL!! :]

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  10. I love hanging work like that as a group and they do look so different when they are framed... I am always surprised by that... I really like the trees watercolour... Hope you are having a wonderful Easter ...xx

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  11. What a wonderful display Terrie,
    I think I might adopt this idea when I move...they all look stunning.
    It's a real great gallery! ;D
    The watercolour is so delicate and as you know I adore trees so you had me at hello as they say!
    I haven't visited for so long but just wanted to check I haven't missed you with being so busy lately!
    I hope all is well in your corner of the world! Have fun :D

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