The Art Consultant Is In: Advice on Decorating Walls

By Terri Sapienza .Thursday, September 3, 2009. Washington Post Staff Writer

When it comes to decorating, one of the most challenging tasks is figuring out what to do with a bare wall.

Allison Marvin has made a career out of helping people do just that. She is the founder of Sightline (http://www.sightline.biz), an art consulting business started in 2004. Marvin works with clients across the country, helping them navigate the art world and offering guidance on buying works for their homes and offices. She also leads tours of art spaces and introduces beginning and seasoned collectors to galleries and dealers.

Marvin is aware that not everyone is interested in being a serious art collector. Some folks simply want to fill their empty walls. For those with neither the time, budget nor inclination to start a collection, she still recommends buying something original, which, she says, isn’t as difficult to find or as cost-prohibitive as you might think. Read more.

Below are some fine examples with the colors of the season in mind.

These and other fine paintings or prints can be found at:

Art Work of Wanda Pepin: http://www.wandawonders.com

Art Work of Christina Madden : http://christinamadden.com/index.html

Art Work of Elaine Frenett:  http://www.elainefrenett.com/index.html

The Many Faces of Autumn by Wanda Pepin

The Many Faces of Autumn by Wanda Pepin

Quaking Aspen Twilight Dance by Wanda Pepin

Quaking Aspen Twilight Dance by Wanda Pepin

Autumn Blaze by Christina Madden

Autumn Blaze by Christina Madden

Autumn Light by Christina Madden

Autumn Light by Christina Madden

Sunflower Drama by Elaine Frenett

Sunflower Drama by Elaine Frenett

Wine Country Autumn by Elaine Frenett

Wine Country Autumn by Elaine Frenett

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Providing news about art collectors, collections and investments. Including the how to's, the why's and the where's of art collecting. Wanda Pepin, Christina Madden and Elaine Frenett are all professional artists who keep up on the world of art, while creating amazing works of art themselves.
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