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Artist Enhanced Giclées

I have been working on a very exciting new idea for my upcoming solo show “Northern Reflections”. My painting of “Paradise” has had many requests for giclées, which I always declined to do. The original painting is done with iridescent paint and I felt it just...

Promote Yourself

As an artist it’s important to promote yourself. Even though you can leave it up to a gallery to help promote you, a better way to become more successful is to cross-promote. As a gallery, we can say there is definitely a difference in success between an artist...

New Outdoor Displays for River

River Art Gallery and Gifts is located in the historic old Evening News building. Even though being located in such a historic building is great it’s not a typical storefront building, with display windows. Most pedestrians pass by our building and not even...

Top 5 Reasons to Buy From Local Artists

There are many benefits in buying from local artists. Here are our Top 5 Reasons to buy from local artists, such as from our River Gallery Members. It’s Familiar – Many artists create work based on their location. Painters may paint local scenes,...

How-to Hang a Wire Mounted Frame

When you purchase a painting, or giclée print, from a gallery or frame shop chances are they will have a hanging wire on the back. If you are not used to hanging frames with wire, we found some videos that will help guide you on hanging your artwork. To give you a...

How-to Remove Paint from Hands & Clothes

As artists we are always getting dirty with paint or other substances. Here are some helpful tips and videos, with tips on how to remove paint and such from your hands and clothes without harsh chemicals.   How To Remove Oil Based Paint From Your Hands/Brushes...

Review – Adobe Color CC

Have you ever wanted to sample a specific color, for reference, to use in a painting or artwork, or while out shopping? The Adobe Color CC app may interest you then. Here’s my review for it.   Product: Adobe Color CC Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, and iPod...