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[15 Nov 2015 | No Comment | ]

Over the last week there have been many tributes to our veterans and the service they have done for our country.  I have had the opportunity to see helicopters land at a high school football game, escorting veterans in our community out on to the field to be honored.  I have seen elementary school hallways lined with pictures and tributes to family members, young and old, some still here and some that have moved on to a better place, that have served our country.  Our country has always, and will …

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[28 Jul 2015 | No Comment | ]

One of the most exciting things about custom art framing, is learning about new cultures and history.  Recently we had the amazing opportunity to frame a Ketubah for a local Jewish couple.  A Ketubah was not something I had ever heard of before, so I was excited to do a little research on it before we started picking out the right frame.  Ketubah, a sacred document in the Jewish religion, means “to write” from the Hebrew root word, Katav.  Stated quite simply it means to write out what is …

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[17 Nov 2013 | No Comment | ]
Corporate Art – Texas Style

Choices in corporate art vary immensely from business to business. Determining what is “right” for a particular corporation depends on many factors, some of which we’ve touched on in our other blog articles.
In this case, we’d like to offer a small collection and let the images speak for themselves. Not that Texans can be stereotyped by any means – far from it! Rather, what you’ll find below simply represents the type of art chosen by a few of our clients who also happen to be our neighbors here in …

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[5 Jan 2012 | No Comment | ]

The second in our series on Favorite Artists is a spotlight on Ruth Palmer, and you can read our article at the Houston Art & Frame blog, Art & Picture Framing – Ruth Palmer.
Why are we moving our Featured Artists Series?
Nothing on the Corporate Art blog is changing, and we hope you’ll continue to visit and enjoy the articles and information posted here. However, we feel that our Favorite Artists Series is better suited to our blog at Houston Art and Frame, which is the residential art division of TurnKey …

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[15 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]

In the world of art there is a vast array of art styles and types. We as a people tend to find a particular style that we like, someone else sees our display and copies it, and before long a once-unique look has become a fad. In time it can become overused and yesterday’s history. Sadly, this could be said for Windberg, and even for Thomas Kinkade.
Another overused art item is the motivational piece. These are the art pieces that depict everything from soaring eagles to sailboats on perfectly …

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[10 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Favorite Artists Series: Michael Atkinson

Michael Atkinson is a West Texas artist from Lubbock. His interest in art started early in life, and he began painting as a child. After studying architecture at Texas Tech University, he pursued a career in teaching as well as working as an architect.
His art interests are widely varied and include buildings, animals, oceanscapes, and southwest landscapes. His watercolors are stunning. A signature item in his art is his technique with the essential use of white space. His style starts with fine detail at a center …

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[3 Dec 2011 | No Comment | ]
Art & Picture Framing: How to Choose Art for the Home

With the holiday season upon us it is a good time to think about decorating the house with new art and décor. Family and guests that may be visiting throughout the season will certainly be impressed, and you will derive years of pleasure from a well done, creative update.
The first thing to remember is, be yourself. Acquire art pieces that express the values and favorite styles of you and your family.  Trying to display what you think other people will like is going to express nothing, and that will …