Showing posts from October, 2010

Home Sweet Home...

My aunt and I FINALLY made it home from our New Mexico trip late, late Saturday night (10/16) and I still feel like I'm recovering from my vacation.   The trip was a lot of fun, the weather was perfect and the views were spectacular.  Today, I was able to get back behind the easel after 21+ days of not painting and the impact of the trip and scenery are heavily impacting my work already.  (I should be able to upload those pics later this week.)  Anyways, back to the we cruised through art galleries in Taos, Santa Fe and Madrid, I had the opportunity to talk with gallery owners, gather info and make some observations.  In no particular order, here are some notes: *   The NM art market is recovering.  2009 was their worst season, but they've seen an improvement this year.  *   There seemed to be more smaller pieces available than I remember seeing years ago. *   The price ranges were all over the place.  Artists who were more well known could command a higher price (4in