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New Art Storm Artist: Veronica Thomas

We would like to welcome Veronica Thomas to the Art Storm. Veronica is a fine art painter who enjoys exploring numerous varieties of subject matter, doing figurative work, still lives, as well as the challenging “plein-air” painting.

Her art is best described as “passionate realism”, using color and brushstrokes to convey a visual message describing her mood and the love of all things.

Visit http://www.artstorm.com/veronica-thomas/ to see Veronica's artist profile on Art Storm or visit her website at http://veronicathomasart.wix.com/art-1

Below is a screenshot of Veronica's artist profile. Click on it to visit her profile...

Veronica Thomas Artist Profile

Veronica Thomas Artist Profile

Welcome to the Art Storm, Yelena Joy!

Another fantastic, new artist to welcome to the storm of art, Yelena Joy is painter, author and art coach. These words seem to best sum up Yelena's view of what art means to her:

"What I like about art is creation and transformation. I can see how a blank piece of paper transforms into a new painting or pieces of material create a unique quilt. Creating art is such a close metaphor for creating life. We create ourselves every day and transform our lives as we choose to."

We've included a screenshot of Yelena Joy's artist profile below, but to see more of Yelena's art visit her artist profile page, her website or her Facebook page.

Yelena Joy Artist Profile

Yelena Joy Artist Profile

Art Quote: “An artist is somebody who…” – Andy Warhol


"An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have." - Andy Warhol


Kathy Hoevet, Photographer, Welcome to Art Storm!

It's my opinion that Art Storm needs more fine art photographers and Kathy Hoevet is a huge addition to our art galleries. Hello, Kathy, and welcome to the Art Storm.

In her own words, Kathy describes her art:

"My Photography deals with landscapes, abstracts, architecture, whatever catches my eye is what I love to photograph. Sometimes I enjoy getting creative with an image and use different artistic filter effects to create unique artistic pieces."

You can visit Kathy's artist profile page at http://www.artstorm.com/kathy-hoevet/ or skip on over to her own website at http://kathleenhoevetphotography.com/

Here is a screenshot of Kathy's artist profile and a sampling of her images...

Artist Profile For Kathy Hoevet

Artist Profile For Kathy Hoevet

Welcome to the Art Storm, Pam Haunschild

Join me in welcoming artist, Pam Haunschild to the Art Storm.  Pam's Art Storm Art Profile may be viewed at http://www.artstorm.com/pam-haunschild/

Pam's website is at http://pamhaunschild.com/ and her art, a sample of which can be viewed below, is best described in her own words...

"I love mixing original monoprints with other elements – metallic and fine Japanese papers, fibers, wood, and other natural materials.  I am inspired by the natural beauty of southern Oregon.

I include flora and/or fauna elements in all of my pieces. Birds particularly interest me.  I try to convey emotion through organic shapes and bright colors, but always with a strong element of design. "


Pam Haunschild Artist Profile

Pam Haunschild Artist Profile


Art Quote: “Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art.” – Miguel Ruiz



"Every human is an artist. The dream of your life is to make beautiful art." - Miguel Ruiz



Market and Art Collaborations

From the 4 P's of Marketing-The use of art in businesses (promotion)

The discussion of this article pertains to the role that of artworks and artist are working with advertising and product line marketing to please customers.


Art and marketing come together in the form of advertisement and product design. The collaboration between art and marketing is accepted more now a day than earlier years. Promotion through art in the realm of traditional business, artists run the risk of being “tacky or cheesy” if businesses inappropriately use that art.


Places such as restaurants are being designed to look like art galleries from portrait hanging, furniture placement/ decoration . While products like Lincoln branded vehicles are using the arts to advertise campaigns that say “Hello again”. Art in hotels are being used for pleasure reading through displayed zines, magazines, and books.


In my opinion the collaboration of the marketing and art world is beneficial to both the business and artist by recognition of artist’s and their artwork on or in the product that’s marketed. In some cases art can be used inappropriately and become a commodity which is both tacky for consumers, artist, and business.


(ArtStorm helps artists find the right fit for their art work to ensure promotions in any area, are managed and executed effectively.  Keep a look out for more information on promotions  of art work.)



Photographer Kathleen Hoevet – Art Showing at Jacksonville Library

From now until March 31st, photographer Kathleen Hoevet's art will be on display at the Jacksonville library.

Natures Abstracts...

Jacksonville Library Display Window
340 W C St
Jacksonville, OR 97530
(541) 899-1665
Exhibit runs February 17th through March 31st

A collection of photography of nature and more..
There are abstracts all around us.
Sometimes you just need to open your eyes and your imagination.

All images can be ordered through her website in various sizes...


Featured Artist: Larian Galleries

Mystical visions from Larian Galleries...

Visit Larian galleries at http://lariangalleries.com/

Larian Galleries - Woods

Larian Galleries - Woods

Larian Galleries - Digital Mixed Media Art

Larian Galleries - Digital Mixed Media Art

Welcome to the Art Storm, Lori Garfield

Welcome, Lori Garfield!

Lori Garfield's art, consisting largely of fine art animal paintings in oil, are now on display on ArtStorm.com. Have a look at her artist profile at http://www.artstorm.com/lorigarfield/

Lori's directory listing can be found at http://www.artstorm.com/business-directory/2252/lori-garfield-animal-artist-fine-art-oil-paintings/

You can also visit Lori's website directly at http://lorigarfield.com/

Artist Profile - Lori Garfield

Artist Profile - Lori Garfield

Tools For Artists

Having trouble finding an easy way to keep track of what is going on in the art world around you? National or international, there are only so many hours in a day.

Artists Resources:


Discover jobs, Follow trends and get inspired!

Designspiration is similar to a mix of twitter, Facebook, linked In and Pinterest for artists. Free to use and easy for just about any artist.



Want information on how to make the most out of the internet as an Artist? Get insider tips and tricks. Call for a consulting appointment today.

Paula Kersch - paulakersch@gmail.com / artstormllc@gmail.com

Executive Director of Marketing & Communication- Art Storm, LLC
Website: http://www.artstorm.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/artstormllc

Art Quotes: “An Artist’s Only Concern…” – J.D. Salinger


"An artist's only concern is to shoot for some kind of perfection, and on his own terms, not anyone else's." - J.D. Salinger


Wendy Gell Jewelry Making Workshop Success!

For those who missed it, the Wendy Gell demonstration was a fantastic success and a lot of fun last Friday at Art Storm, LLC. Interested in a fun jewelry themed event with Wendy? Call Paula Kersch to arrange it. 541-326-6422.

Wendy Gell jewelry making demonstration and workshop.

Wendy Gell jewelry making workshop.

Wendy Gell jewelry making demonstration and workshop.
Wendy Gell jewelry making demonstration and workshop.

Wendy Gell jewelry making demonstration and workshop.

Wendy Gell jewelry making demonstration and workshop.


Art Quotes: “He who works with his hands…” – St. Francis of Assisi


"He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist." - St. Francis of Assisi


Art Quotes: “Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere.” – G.K. Chesterton


"Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line somewhere." - G.K. Chesterton


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