Our most driven artist

Applied ArtWorks Assignment artist Paul Chenard  was recently featured in the August issue of the GDC eNews. In “A Driven Portfolio,” the Halifax, N.S. designer and motor car artist is quoted: “My professional background is that of a graphic designer with more than 30 years experience, but my passion is for the history of automobile racing. “Through my [...]

Mother and Child

From ArtWorks Limited Edition artist Blair Drawson:  Mother and Child is a recent painting that was the result of a curious set of circumstances. A gentleman in Florida called to request a double portrait of his daughter and granddaughter, asking that a particular quote from his daughter, Cheryl Mace, be included (see painting). He enclosed a [...]

Chartier gets real with London gallery

From Applied ArtWorks Limited Edition artist François Chartier: Last year I was in Paris for a three-week vacation. One of the highlights of my vacation was a trip to London on the Eurostar for a day. Since there are only two galleries in the world specializing in photorealism, (Bernarduci Meisel in New York, and Plus One [...]

ArtWorks officially launches, offering high-quality art prints

Today, Applied Arts Inc. is proud to officially launch Applied ArtWorks, a new online marketplace for quality art prints. It provides art lovers with a vast selection of fine reproductions available at prices that won’t cause sticker shock. And it gives artists access to a global marketplace, with financial transactions quickly and securely handled by the site’s [...]

Jeff Jackson Joins Limited Edition

The latest artist to join the Applied Arts Limited Edition roster is Jeff Jackson, of Toronto. He attended the Architecture School at the University of Waterloo and the Ontario College of Art. Jackson has shown his work in galleries in Tokyo, Paris, Italy, New York and Toronto, and his art has appeared in the New Yorker and The New York Times and many [...]

How do I heart thee? Let me count the ways

The new Applied ArtWorks Assignment Gallery apparently has a lot of heart. This is the constantly growing collection of portfolios of photographers and illustrators available for original assignment work, for advertising, corporate and editorial projects. We asked them on the spur of the moment what they had by way of Valentine’s Day imagery and we got a [...]

Love is a Dirty Rose

For some Valentine’s Day is about romance and flowers, as evoked in Neil Young’s “Love is a Rose”: Love is a rose but you better not pick it It only grows when it’s on the vine. A handful of thorns and you’ll know you’ve missed it You lose your love when you say the word “mine.” [...]

Applied Arts launches new ArtWorks Assignment Gallery

  Albert Normandin   Applied Arts is proud to launch its ArtWorks Assignment Gallery. Through this new service, photographers and illustrators can present portofolios of their work to prospective clients – ADs, designers and other art buyers – looking to hire the right image talent for their next advertising, corporate or editorial project. As a [...]

Unexpected and Unseen Beauty

Born in Miami, Florida, Tom Weinkle came to art early in life, and it has been his passion ever since. Tom graduated from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Design. After working for an industrial automation company in Pittsburgh, he returned to Miami and started his graphic [...]

Light, in Black and White

Mirna Chacín discovered her passion for photography as a means of artistic expression when she was a student of architecture. Her first show at the Visual Arts Biennale of Maracaibo (Venezuela) earned her the first prize. Her first solo exhibition, Dwellings in 1989, was shown in art galleries in Venezuela, Uruguay, Italy and France. Subsequent solo [...]