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Winner Alison Becca’s Matches Revealed!

Tuesday, December 7, 2010 · 5 Comments

Remember the Art Matching Giveaway from a while back? If not, here’s the scoop: last month I gave away a free round of my Art Matching services to a lucky reader, Alison Becca, and promised to blog all about it. When we last left off we saw Alison’s answers to the Style Survey and photos of her pretty apartment. After getting a sense for what Alison was looking for I worked my magic (let’s pretend) and found these Matches for Miss Alison…


What were my considerations for Alison’s Matches?

Alison is looking for art for the bare walls in her dining and (possibly) living room. She likes art that is mid-century, playful, ironic, graphic and folk-y and she’s looking for art that is a bit more gender-neutral than the decor of her apartment. The artists Alison mentioned in her Style Survey (Charmaine Olivia, Pop pop portraits, Hadley Hutton, Cecilia Carlstedt, Jenny Mörtsell) are all on the feminine side, but they also tell me that Alison likes bold, graphic work with unexpected or slightly ironic elements. Alison is young, creative and fun and her art should reflect that. Lastly, Alison was looking to spend under $200 for two pieces, possibly for one original and one print.

What’s next?

Alison and her boyfriend loved their Matches and have been busy deciding what to purchase. In my next post I’ll fill you in on which pieces they bought so be sure to check back!

Tags: Living w/ Art

5 responses so far ↓

  • 1 m.a.tateishi // Dec 8, 2010 at 12:21 am

    This is very exciting. It reminds me of matchmaking, but instead of a great date you end up with great art (which may be even better!)

    All the artwork actually works together beautifully, perhaps Alison can get them all.

  • 2 Kate // Dec 9, 2010 at 12:26 pm

    ha! that is an awesome analogy! i love it. : )

  • 3 Dolchay&Banana // Dec 11, 2010 at 9:11 pm

    I love your blog! Especially when you have a famous artist and find cheaper contemporary artists who share similar styles. I agree this is all about making art accessible, and supporting budding artists (like me lol). Check out my blog plz! I have some collages inspired by Mark Weaver would everyone’s critique!

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