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The Art of Gift Giving

Ah, the so-called “perfect gift.” We all want to give gifts that reflect a real connection between our gift recipients and us, but how do you find that one, shiny, oh-so-elusive object that singlehandedly captures the essence of your recipient’s personality or conveys a shared story? Simple:

WITH ART.

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StoriesToArt.com is Live!

StoriesToArt is excited to announce its official entrance into the online art marketplace!

 

Launched on May 29, 2017 in Charlottesville, VA, StoriesToArt is a new kind of gallery — one with a unique focus on personal stories, one-of-a-kind work of all mediums, and the spirit of collaboration. StoriesToArt enables customers to select or commission exclusive pieces of art, poetry, or music directly inspired by their stories. The result is a powerful and personal work of art — for themselves or as the perfect gift — that allows professional artists to express their own styles based on customers’ creative input. (more…)

What’s Trending? 2017

Online art sales are higher than ever right now. Valued at $1.57 billion in 2013, the online art market has grown to $3.27 billion in the last two years alone, and is expected to reach a whopping $9.58 billion by the end of the decade — an exciting time for artists, art-buyers, (and us!) indeed.

As an artist, making what you love is a priority, but understanding what art-buyers and the general public are interested in can benefit your business in ways that allow you to make more of what you love. Here, we present our predictions for what art trends in 2017 have in store for us.  (more…)

About Us

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Tracy Landon, Founder and CEO

Tracy, Founder, is an artist who spent her career as a special education teacher and leader in education.  She holds a Doctorate from the University of Virginia in Special Education.  Tracy has always had a passion to create and to help others. (more…)

What’s Trending? 2016

As working artists, it helps to know about buyer preferences. Of course making what you love is a priority, but understanding what art-buyers and the general public are interested in can benefit your business in ways that allow you to make more of what you love. Here are some examples of what’s “in” right now – feel free to use them as inspirational springboards for your own work. (more…)