Art as a respite element: 5 reasons to buy art for your home

[caption id="attachment_28689" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] First Banksia by Kelly Muller Art, Architecture and Interiors by Shift Architecture, photography by Douglas Mark Black.[/caption]   When the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York reopened after Covid-19 shutdown they had installed two giant white banners on the museum’s front facade designed by the Japanese-American artist Yoko Ono saying: “Dream”  and  “Together”, one responds...

Perth Christmas Market – Christmas decorations in the making with Robin Wells

At each Perth Upmarket we always get to see the fabulous finished pieces created by our  very talented retailers but often we don't have any idea of the blood, sweat and tears that go into creating these designers pieces! For instance, have you ever wondered what go's in to bringing Perth Upmarket Ambassador Robin Wells intricate Christmas decorations to life? Well...

Art Upmarket Sarah Malone

Art Upmarket – Meet the artists

With over 60 of WA's finest artists showcasing their work at Art Upmarket we thought you might like to find out a little more about some of the Art Upmarket Artists. In this blog we catch up with local artists Sarah Malone and Kristy Watkins. Sarah Malone Sarah where do you find inspiration for your art? I am inspired by...

Art Upmarket retailer Neil Turner

Meet Art Upmarket Retailer and Timber Craftsman Neil Turner

Art Upmarket retailer and timber craftsman Neil Turner has been crafting wood for over 40 years and is internationally recognised for his fine timber sculptures and furniture. Central to his creation process is allowing the material to inform the final piece, whether it is the shape or grain of the timber. Every piece reflects his careful consideration of shape, material, functionality...

Upmarket Hangdog

Creative Conversations: Perth Upmarket chats to Hangdog creator Meg

Meet Perth Upmarket retailer Meg Anderson, the creative artist behind Hangdog. Meg creates charismatic warm and witty artworks featuring playful, lopsided, sad, whimsical and loopy dogs. Tell us a little about yourself and how Hangdog came about? Hangdog was born out of one of those crossroads moments. I’d been working as a features journalist for a long time. I loved...

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Art Upmarket – How To Hang Art

So you’ve purchased that perfect piece of art you’ve been searching for, at Perth Art Upmarket but now your home you’re feeling a little unsure about how to hang it. Let’s admit it at some point or another we’ve all taken a hammer and nail to the wall without measuring or worrying too much (sometimes that's the only way to get...

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Creative Conversations: Art Upmarket Joanne Duffy

[caption id="attachment_22036" align="alignright" width="300"]                Journey Part X by Jo Duffy[/caption] Local West Australian artist and Art Upmarket retailer Joanne Duffys abstract style explores her interests and love of native flora and its environment, evoking emotional responses and memories within us. She brings to life the Australian landscape in her own distinct expressionist style....