Christmas Traditions around the World are surprisingly varied. For most of us in the Western World, Christmas is all about celebrating Jesus’s birthday with presents and time spent with family. Stockings hanging on the wall beside a roaring fire and a carrot and mince pie on a plate waiting for […]

Few gifts are more memorable and meaningful than a carefully chosen artwork. Especially as we are all spending much more time in our homes. But how do you decide what art to buy for your friend, family member or partner? It’s important to think about their ‘art personality’. What interests […]

The holiday season is here and it’s a good time to find a Christmas-themed project to work on. I’ve got one for you, and I’m calling it The Twelve Pages of Christmas. I often save tags from Christmas presents, pieces of pretty wrapping paper, or greeting cards. I’ve got a […]

Halloween has come and gone and leaves are falling from the trees.  The holiday season approaches, and with it the biggest shopping and gift-giving time of year. Are you ready to deck the halls and market artwork for the holiday season?  Small businesses typically bring in a hefty 20 percent […]

Is there a better way to appreciate Baltimore’s mix of dignified, artistic, and oddball culture than the Mayor’s Christmas Parade? An array of solemn  military, ecstatic performance, and determined advocacy groups, this one-of-a-kind event is peppered with beautiful moments of inspiration, connection, and weirdness, and a celebration of a city […]