2020 Mary Gaspar Art Calendar is here and available for presale! We’ve curated a collection of watercolor abstracts, Plant Cells and abstract botanicals into a fine art calendar that comes perforated! Once the month is over, you can tear off and frame these pieces individually or in pairs and threes. 12 fine art prints for your home or gifting! . This calendar is large, minimalist and modern. The quality is GORGEOUS. I’m so excited to be able to offer it to you as we head into the holiday season. You can preorder through October on my website and will ship to you in November. Link is in bio💫🎉 #fineartcalendar #2020calendar #marygasparart
I was in the studio painting last night. The kids were asleep, house was quiet...the only time all day. I checked my phone and the first thing I read, posted by @laura_mckowen, was this: “Remember when you wanted what you currently have.” . Yes. This. I remember. . I had cleaned my studio last week and found a painting I did 9 years ago and it was terrible, almost painful to look at. I was even like wow I had balls to put this shit on the internet😂 It’s good (albeit HARD) to be reminded where we come from...naivety and all. The seeds of what I am doing now were there...imperfect scrawled lines derived from a botanical composition...huh🤔. So much changes, but, then again, it stays the same. Remember when you wanted what you currently have. This applies to all of it...the sobriety, my children, husband, art. I might get this tattooed on my body.😂 What are you grateful for? Looked at your old art lately? Do it. 🙈 . Tulip Cell, 48 x 48 inches, acrylic and watercolor on canvas. Available at @sorellegallery.
STUDIO SAMPLE SALE TONIGHT at 9pm💫 Samples are...watercolor sketches, small works, ideas before they were created large, originals that have been licensed...but mostly they are affordable, signed ORIGINALS🙌🏻💫 Starting at 9pm I’ll post in my Instagram stories. First to DM me you want it, it’s yours. Everything $65 and under (+ $6 shipping)! See you at 9pm! 🎉🎉🎉
Rainy week in Chicago, and this doesn’t upset me one bit. Sometimes there is nothing better than being tucked inside, painting, candles lit, music playing, losing yourself in water and inky indigo. Ahhh bliss💫 . Working on some mockups for a large commission and returning to paper for the last few days has been delicious. I’m a tactile girl...love me some soft, luxurious @arches paper! And enjoying the floor space I miraculously found while clearing out crap from my studio. The guest room is the holding place while I figure out where said crap goes!😅 . Organizing to make way for a proper desk and lighting fixture too (thanks to all who weighed in on my stories!) It’s a dead heat between A and D...and I’m still undecided.😅🤷♀️ . And thank you for all the interest in a Sample Sale! With organizing your studio comes unearthing loads of art that needs a home. We’re talking originals on paper....mostly 9 x 12 inches and will be $65 and under! 😮Going to host this in my stories TOMORROW!! Polling for time in my stories or put in your word below for a good time to buy art, morning, evening? Let me know...stuff gets snapped up quick, thank you!🖤
Annual fall family tradition🍂🔥🌙 Bagpipes and Bonfire...it was the muddiest one by far but still a blast. Been going with my parents and sisters since Maeve was 5 months old...11 years! Time flies💫Lots of pics as always in my stories😘
Happy Friday🎉 I’m excited to share that I am partnering with @alphaainc in offering exclusive, limited edition (100 ct) runs of select fine art prints. Alpha’a is an online art gallery based in NYC offering tailor made art collections for businesses, hotels, interior designers and collectors. The female founders @manuseve and @rethome are seasoned art aficionados, having studied at @christiesinc & worked at @davidzwirner and @paddle8. They are melding the world of art and tech with a special focus on environmental activism. I’m thrilled to partner with this progressive art company and have several pieces that are rolling out in the coming weeks, three, of which, are available now! Check them out and let me know what you think!🖤 link in bio💫
Spent my day in the studio varnishing, signing, sketching mockups for a new project and prepping ornaments (!) with absorbent ground. Going to play around with watercolor and see what I come up with. Calendars should be arriving soon too.🎉 There is change in the air...and the holidays ahead💫🍁 Shown here...Plant Cells 7 + 8 added to the print shop🖤
Big and little. Little is the mock-up the client chose...and Big is their finished painting.💫Rainforest Plant Cell will be heading to the cutest restaurant in Fort Worth, Texas @presscafefwtx. Loved creating this beauty...40 x 30 inches, acrylic and watercolor on canvas. Now to varnish, sign and ship off to @framebridge. Swipe for closeups💫
Such an amazing day at the @expochicago with my girl @mhackman2013! Got to see new and old art up close and personal like this #helenfrankenthaler beauty. I just wanted to see how everything was made. My biggest takeaway...texture is everything. Special shoutout to my friend and art lover @audreyskiera for the vip tix!💫❤️🙌🏻
Layering away...I think I’m going on 9 layers here.💧 Almost done with this commission and then on to the next...my biggest canvas yet...at 40 x 84 inches!🤯 Oversized art is hot right now...I may need to start using buckets of water.💦 p.s. All @creativelive classes are 50% off today!🙌🏻 link in bio💫 #inthestudio
Shipping this beauty off to be framed by @framebridge. This was one of the first Plant Cells where I layered different colors. It’s become my go-to because I love the effect so much. 💫 . Plaid Plant Cell, watercolor on 140 lb cold press @arches.art paper, 27” x 19”.
Monday, Monday...in the studio working on this commission today and putting final touches on a 2020 calendar I’m releasing this year. It’ll be 12 months of fine art prints you can remove and frame once the month is over. I chose bestsellers from my shop and pairs and trios of prints for fun framing options. This is something I’ve wanted to do for YEARS and finally have the means to do it...so I’m thrilled to be able to offer it to you! Pre-order coming soon...stay tuned!🎉
Forest Floral just added to the shop, along with its sister painting, Reminisce (shoutout to @ruthieswibel for the name!) This watercolor pair of lush modern botanicals is available in the print shop in sizes 8x10 inches ranging up to 40 x 60 inches, with framing available. I also added a pair of new black and white Plant Cells.🖤If you’re on the email list you have a new letter in your inbox containing some pretty and free abstracts for your devices! Have a wonderful Sunday!💫