We recently had the chance to pose a few questions to one our busiest clients, a dynamic Art Consultant doing a booming business in Southern California.
What project are you currently working on?
I am currently working on a commercial project with multiple locations on the West Coast. Each location is looking for artists from each specific state. This has been a fun project for placing great art from Randy Hibberd, KC Haxton and Sarah Stockstill.
What is your favorite location for which to specify art?
Any location that doesn’t request generic art. The right art can breathe life into a room and make any generic setting stand out.
Favorite type of imagery to place for a project?
Abstract art, and really cool and thought-provoking representational paintings.
How do you go about selecting art for your individual client needs?
From past experience I usually know the exact styles that each of my clients prefer, so I tend to stay on that same path, but always try to update new looks to stay fresh and relevant.
Best piece of advice you would give an artist?
I would advise a new artist that wants to make a living as an artist to heed the advice of an art consultant, an established interior designer or a gallery owner. Their advice can help to create a painting that people will want to purchase. No matter what anybody says, when it comes down to it most paintings are purchased based on the color palette, and the effective use of the colors within the painting. I would also suggest to always strive for an edge, and to stay a step ahead of other artists.
Do you have a “dream” project you would like to work on?
I feel like I am already working on my “dream project”. I love my career and wouldn’t change it for any other. Every day is different and every project is different so things are always new, fresh and exciting!