Oh My God...ard! These are usually the first words out of peoples' mouths when they view Michael Godard's artwork. Godard, known as the "Rock Star of the Art World" is currently the best selling artist in the U.S. Since childhood Godard has had paint flowing thru his veins. He attended the University of Nevada in Las Vegas for Fine Arts and later attended The Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.
Godard has been featured on Television in HBO's Cat House, A&E's Cris Angel's Mind Freak, American Casino, Inked, and a myriad of other media. A documentary film, "Behind the Artist: Michael Godard" on A&E network won numerous awards. His Book, "Don't Drink and Draw", the art and life of Michael Godard, was awarded Art Book of the Year.
Godard's work is highly collected by movie stars, rock stars, private collectors, from young to old from all walks of life. Godard's imaginative world of art is seen by millions of people each month world wide. His paintings even adorn the walls of the officer's lounge in the Pentagon and Arnold Shwarzenegger's home.
Godard's world of art invites us in to his lighthearted perspective of life that surrounds us, mirroring our lives through martinis with animated olives, drunken grapes, dancing strawberries, including his own vices of gambling and the good life. Godard's unique portrayal of fun is an exciting combination of imagination and often subtle humor which evoke and engage the creative side in "Olive" us. His paintings have taken the conservative art world and turned it on its heel redefining art as we know it with boldness and satirical humor with a punch line.
Today Michael Godard is considered one of the most prolific and influential artists of our time.
Founded in 1975, Martin Lawrence Galleries specializes in original paintings, sculpture and limited edition graphics. The gallery is distinguished by works of art by Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Rembrandt, Andy Warhol, Keith Haring, Erté, Liudmila Kondakova, Kerry Hallam, Philippe Bertho, Robert Deyber, François Fressinier, René Lalonde, Felix Mas, Takashi Murakami and many others.
Exclusive Collections Gallery opened at the Forum Shops in the Feb, 2012, in a beautiful location on the 3rd floor. EC Gallery brings artists to interact with their fans for exciting red-carpet shows and elite artist appearances by national masters. http://bit.ly/KwLknE
Jeff Mitchum Galleries at both MGM Grand and Bellagio feature an eclectic collection of fine art photography from internationally acclaimed landscape photographer, Jeff Mitchum. He is known for capturing the stunning beauty of nature and dramatic landscape through the use of natural light and bringing it to people’s everyday lives through his world-class panoramic photography. Known as the Ansel Adams of color, Jeff's original pieces have graced the Smithsonian Institute and the Getty Museum.
Elena Bulatova, originally from Russia now is an international artist who resides permanently in Palm Springs with forays into Miami Beach during Art Basel and other locations for exhibitions.
Bulatova began painting at a young age, and the arts were an integral part of her childhood. She sang in the choir, played violin and piano in music school, and the violin in chamber orchestra
“In Russia, it’s important that arts be part of your education,” Elena said. “Russia is big in the arts. We have a lot of museums, so when we traveled the first thing we see is art everywhere. I was close to art all my life.”
As she grew older, Bulatova began incorporating other interests in public administration and economics. After graduating from Moscow State University with honors and golden medal in 2006, she was the only Russian student to receive the prestigious Fox fellowship in 2007 to attend Yale University in New Haven, Conn.
Since arriving in Palm Springs few years ago, Bulatova has split her time between painting and working in her own gallery Elena Bulatova Fine Art in the heart of downtown Palm Springs.
Bulatova has become well known locally in Palm Springs as the talented painter who creates her widely-collected paintings at Elena Bulatova Studio Gallery in the Backstreet Art District of Palm Springs. During the past years, Bulatova was introduced to Palm Springs and now exhibits full time at her namesake gallery. Elena Bulatova Fine Art.
Bulatova’s artistic career catapulted in California putting hundreds of her abstracts to important private and public collections around the globe during the last 3 years. Elena’s artworks are now in many private collections in the USA, Canada, Mexico, Australia, and Russia.
Elena was nominated by CV Independent readers as a winner in the nomination Best Local Visual Artist in their inaugural Best of Coachella Valley 2014-2015.
Paintings of Elena Bulatova are included in the book "International Contemporary Masters Volume VII" presenting the work of artists and trends in art all over the world.
She is a recipient of prestigious Fox fellowship at Yale university, as well as a stipend from French Government in 2004 and admittance to Science Po.
"Natural Art" is a term we created to unify art forms utilizing living & natural materials as their primary medium and/or source of inspiration.
Examples of Natural Art include:
-Ecological Sculpture (aka Live Plant Arrangements or Container Gardens)
-Floral Design (Cut Floral Arrangements & Preserved Ecologies)
-Landscape Design/Landscape Architecture
-Selective Breeding of Ornamental Plants & Fish (ex. Roses & Koi)
-Bonsai, Topiary, and other Plant Pruning/Sculpting Techniques
-Aquariums, Terrariums, and Vivariums
The thomadro Art Gallery (www.AlohaFineArt.com) opened by well known Hawaii/Vegas artist thomadro, features the inspired works of many accomplished local and mainland artists. The wide range of styles and mediums assembled at the gallery is unique in Hawaii and make for an art collector’s paradise.
“The inspiration for this gallery was to display fine art and high craft of artists who are amazing, inventive, and prominent. They are also friends of mine,” said madro, “the space provides a unique display forum in which each artist and the work is properly shown. This gallery brings the art to life.”
This gallery is housed in the Haleiwa Town Center in beautiful and historic Haleiwa Town. It features the artwork of its namesake, thomadro, and a select group of other outstanding artists including:
Jim Russi, Mary Beth, Trey Surtees, Steven Smeltzer, Kim McDonald, Norm Daniels, Mark Donnelly, Pete Tillack, Lori Wylie and Mark Remling. The styles vary from traditional oils on canvas to high tech metal paintings, surf photography to ceramic sculpture, bronze sculpture to carved glass. Also featured is thomadro’s latest creative development – the illuminARTi society paintings. These are a first in the art world using resins, acrylics, metallic and photo-luminescent chemicals on canvas to create a totally unique visual experience that must be seen to be appreciated.
“This gallery is unlike any other of its kind,” said thom. “We’ve created a space that is both open and welcoming, while at the same time, shows the true spirit of each piece of artwork. It is a friendly and most of all fun gallery. Coming through our doors and visiting us will be an experience that will be fondly remembered.”
Galleria Arte Fino, Las Vegas Valley’s premier art gallery launches in the heart of Town Square. The gallery features hand selected master artists from around the world, including originals paintings, sculptures and prints; the majority of which are published by gallery operator and owner, Oscar Martinez.
Oscar Martinez, a Cuban- American with 25 years of gallery experience on the Vegas Strip, has seen the gallery industry through the best and worst of times. Martinez brings fresh artwork in a contemporary format; “If everyone is going left, I’m going right” Martinez said. At Galleria Arte Fino, visitors have the opportunity to immerse themselves in culture and luxury while viewing elegant works of art.
As a collector himself, Martinez understands the passion and happiness that we find when we bring fine art into our lives. Galleria Arte Fino truly has something for everyone’s taste and budget. The experienced team of fine art consultants helps bring beauty into homes of all styles.
Galleria Arte Fino is excited to showcase its unique brand to a public that may be experiencing this level of art for the first time. The scale and magnitude of the meticulous work found at Galleria Arte Fino is sure to be the focal point of attraction at Town Square.
At Centaur Art Galleries you will find a very friendly and knowledgeable staff that will expertly guide you through our vast selection of amazing art. Our collection of original art covers the 16th Century all the way through to today. Our collection includes original Picasso's, Dali's, Renoir's, Rembrandt's the list is almost endless. Everything in our gallery comes with a Certificate of Authenticity as well as a 5 year exchange privilege.