Saturday, May 2, 2009

Art Smart: May Ugallery Picks and Giveaway

Every month I started my monthly Ugallery feature, I have been amazed at how many talented artists I have to choose from! To keep myself from posting every great work, I usually try to stick to a theme. For May, I wanted to post works that reminded me of the beginning of summer from baseball games to changing landscapes and Venetian vacations and road trips. They all feel like summer to me.

I am also excited to announce that Ugallery will be exhibiting at The Affordable Art Fair in New York (7 West 34th Street) from May 7-10, 2009 so you can check out the art in person! They are also giving away 10 tickets ($80 value and admits two) to the Private Preview cocktails and sneak peek reception Wednesday, May 6 from 6:00-9:00pm. The first 10 Habitually Chic readers to email me with their name will have the tickets left for them at the Will Call window. Good luck!

Eroded Columns, 2008, oil on wood, Katie Mixon, Davidson College, $300

View from Plum Island 7/12/09 11:45 am, 2009, oil on illustration board, Caroline Hajjar, Pratt Institute, $150

Weed, 2005, photograph on paper, Alexis Garhammer, University of Central Florida, $60

Stormy Sky Series (Spring Dust-Up), 2009, printmaking (digital) on paper, Derek Alvarez, University of Arizona, $350

Coast 7.27.06e, 2006, photograph on paper, Susan Moore, Washington University in St. Louis, $200

Study for Line of Trees, 2008, oil on paper, Sarah Beth Goncarova, Virginia Commonwealth University, $250

Sunrise Grass, 2008, photography on paper, Mark Elverson, Massachusetts College of Art, $80

Untitled #2, 2009, acrylic on canvas, David Nackashi, University of South Florida, $500

Canal in Venice, 2009, oil on wood, Lana Williams, University of Oklahoma, $225

Forest, 2009, oil on canvas, Comusina Hardman, University of Georgia, $250

Grafting, 2008, oil on canvas, Katie Mixon, Davidson College, $600


Cripple Creek Motel, 2008, photograph on paper, Bryan Jerabek, Columbia Southern University, $75

Top Artwork: Salt Lake Credit Union, 2007, oil on canvas, Zachary Tomaszewski, University of California, Berkeley, $275

9 comments:

A Gift Wrapped Life said...

What a great service you are providing. there is several I would purchase if I was able to get to NY this month. They work is
wonderful, these students (i'm assuming) are very talented and have much to be proud of.

Habitually Chic said...

A Gift Wrapped Life - You can purchase any of these works online! If you click on the highlighted name of the work, it will take you to the Ugallery website! Hope you make a purchase!

mary said...

Love these works, especially "Venice Canal" and "Forest"...there ist ruly a glimpse of the future potential of these artists. (I love impressionism) Have a great week!

Lauren Jade said...

These are amazing. Another extremely talented young artist is Samantha Buller. From the Academy of Art in San Fransisco. I'm a completely envious of her abilities and creativity.
http://samanthabullerartwork.blogspot.com/
hope you enjoy it!
Love this post as a fellow young artist and designer.

Habitually Chic said...

Mary - I am always blown away by the talent of the artists! They are amazing and will definitely be going on to greatness!

Habitually Chic said...

Lauren - I look forward to checking her out! Thanks for the tip!

Habitually Chic said...

As of 7:30pm Sunday night, I still have 4 pairs of tickets left if anyone else would like to attend the preview night for the Affordable Art Fair Wednesday night! Just email me your name!

Anonymous said...

Dear HC,

I love your blog but when I saw the title of this post, I cringed in horror. You see, I move at the end of May and have my eye on 3 specific works in UGallery. However, I don't want to buy anything until we move so that we don't have to have items shipped to my current apartment only to pay overpriced Manhattan movers to transport them to the new place.

With dread I scrolled through your article, praying that you hadn't posted any of, ahem, MY art, thereby encouraging some dreadful interloper to steal my works. Fortunately, you had not. Whew!

Your blog is a great source of inspiration. I have been following you for a while and I wish you continued success. Now please leave UGallery alone until the second week in June! Please!

Habitually Chic said...

Anonymous - Please call Ugallrey! I am sure they would be happy to sell you the works now so no one else buys them but not ship them until you move! I would hate to see you miss on on the works you want and they are soooo helpful! And I would suggest you call them since the Affordable Art Fair is this week and I don't know what they are taking to exhibit there! Good luck and let me know how it goes!

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