Beautifying Your Home With Local Art in Time for the Holidays!

Last November ArtMatch had a request for three paintings, this client wanted to wrap up some recent renovations just in time for holiday entertaining! Our client, Jeff, emphasized that he wanted unique and versatile abstract artwork from local Calgary artists. There were three spaces he wanted artwork for including the foyer wall, the living room wall, and an art niche space which functioned as the home bar in the dining room.

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There are Many Incentives for Professional Corporations to Purchase Local Art

There is more to buying local art than beautifying your space, professional corporations should be aware of the key benefits to owning original art by Calgary artists. If you purchase original art you can claim the expenses towards annual tax deductions (click here for more info) while having the opportunity to support local businesses and artists to put money back into the Calgary economy. ArtMatch also provides authenticity certificates for any artwork purchased as these can be used for tax purposes.

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Custom Commissions Can Make the Perfect Gifts!

Commissioned paintings can make the perfect one-of-a-kind gift for any special occasion. ArtMatch recently had a request to commission a painting as a wedding gift. The mother of the bride wanted a painting that recreated the beautiful scenery of where the bride and groom tied the knot. As you can see the image provided (below) was truly stunning with vibrant colors, lush foliage, and a truly unique floor rug with complex details.

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Selecting the Perfect Artwork for a Calgary Investment Firm

ArtMatch often works with commercial clients in Calgary who want unique and original paintings for their Calgary offices. Leith Wheeler is a local investment firm that wanted to complete a renovation with one of a kind artworks. They had been looking for the right kind of artwork for their main hallway but had no luck finding the perfect paintings. They knew they wanted local art but did not know where to go so they contacted Vandy and ArtMatch to help finish off their renovation.

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Bringing Together the Skylines of Calgary & Arizona to Find the Perfect Art

Adjoining the Bow River and surrounded by large trees this home in Calgary was beautiful on the outside, on the inside it needed some finishing touches for a recent renovation – this is where Vandy and ArtMatch came in! The home owners had just selected their furniture and finishings and were working with a designer, they decided that they wanted original art by local artists to finish off the renovations. Being busy professionals with small children they did not have the time to visit numerous galleries so they sought the convenience of ArtMatch’s online gallery.

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Enhancing a Law Firm Office with Local Art

Calgary law firm Zhivov Law reached out to ArtMatch to finish off their new office space with original paintings. They had quite a few bare walls that needed artwork so they started off by reserving eight paintings from the ArtMatch online gallery. We brought the selection of paintings to the office so they could see how all the paintings would look in their space. This is one of the great services that ArtMatch offers, we can bring the artwork to your space so you can see how it looks on your walls!

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ArtMatch Puts the Finishing Touches on a New Home in Bearspaw

Every new home needs original art to liven up the bare walls, thanks to ArtMatch this newly built home in North West Calgary has the perfect finishing touches. Both husband and wife are busy doctors with young children, finding the time to browse through galleries can be difficult – This is where ArtMatch comes in. With over 30 artists and 600 paintings on our website you can find original art you love from the comfort of your home. They were unsure of what kind of paintings would work in their beautiful home so they requested the personal on-site consultation service.

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Calgary Judge Loves Local Art

A Calgary judge had a new office in the Calgary Courts building and wanted to brighten up her office with original art! This judge immediately saw a couple of paintings on the ArtMatch website that reminded her of Nose Hill park in Calgary where she walks her dogs daily. In fact, one of them depicted a familiar spot where both she and the artist could recognize the scene immediately!

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Collaboration with DWK Interiors

ArtMatch often works with interior designers who have clients that want to own original art and also want to support local artists. For this project, DWK Interiors approached us to assist with art selection for a large refurbishing project in their client’s home. They restyled all the window coverings and added new furniture and accessories to update the house. Their client, the home owner, knew what kind of art he liked so along with the designer, a few selections were made from the ArtMatch website.

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Artmatch Summer Exhibition 2018

Join ArtMatch as we present 25 local artists exhibiting over 80 original paintings at cSPACE King Edward in Marda Loop between June 11-16th, 2018.

Meet and mingle with the participating artists at the wine & cheese reception on JUNE 13TH FROM 5-8PM. This is a chance to see some beautiful artwork created by Calgarian artists and take home a one of a kind painting.

Formerly the King Edward school, cSPACE is a social enterprise that supports the arts and non-profits communities through collaboration and creativity.

cSPACE King Edward will be hosting a farmers & makers market every Saturday in June. There will be over 50 vendors showcasing local farm, food, and artisan products. When you are at the market enjoying the live music, coffee, and food, make sure you check out the exhibition inside! Local art and local vendors make for a perfect combination!