ART LOVES DESIGN
Vintage Art for Modern Decor
Who are we?
Art Loves Design is an art resource for interior designers
and creative DIY decorators in the greater Seattle area.
With hundreds of framed original vintage, antique and contemporary artworks, you are sure to find the perfect pieces
to bring your walls to life.
Our art comes from a 50 year private collection created by a
true art fanatic and master framer. Art Loves Design sells art on Chairish and locally through our website. We also offer a free monthly digital pop-up gallery featuring our
newest artworks as we catalog them.
If you are a local designer or a home decor treasure hunter in the Seattle area, and you would like access to our monthly
please send us a request.We would love to hear from you.
REAL ART FOR INSPIRED ROOMS
At Art Loves Design, we believe that there is something intangible, yet powerful about real one of a kind art. People can feel it’s authenticity and soul. Real art makes a real connection. Our art spans all different genres and decades, so you are sure to find something perfect for your mid century modern kitchen or your 90's inspired romper room.
A 50 YEAR COLLECTION
Where does the art come from?
My father is a retired flight instructor for a major airplane manufacturer in Seattle,WA. The job allowed him to travel the world and visit all of the major museums.This experience started his love for art. Over the past 50 years he has collected more than 3,000 pieces of fine art. My mother has also been an artist for many years so my dad learned to be a master framer. My daughter calls this art collection "Grandpa's Gallery". Grandpa has now decided to
offer this unique collection of eclectic fine art to you, the public. We think of ourselves a little like an art adoption agency. We are hoping to find good homes for these 3000+ pieces of art where they can be loved and admired daily.
"Joy to the Third Power" Acrylic by Lynne Sonenberg - $250
FRAMED AND READY TO HANG
Each piece of art is framed and ready to hang. Some frames have been restored to almost new, and some original frames have a patina appropriate to their age. Each frame is as unique as the art itself.
Untitled Figure Original Acrylic (1989) signed C. Widman - $250
BUY ART -WHERE TO FIND US
Art Loves Design can be found on Chairish, or if you are local, buy directly from our website. We are continually cataloging the collection, so contact us to request a monthly digital pop-up gallery where you can browse the most current artworks available.
We have art for any budget. $50 - $10,000+
Each piece is unique and has it's own story. Framed and ready to hang. Just add admiration!
WE SELL LOCALLY
Although we do ship on Chairish, much of the art we sell is large and costly to ship. We love selling locally. It's easy to buy art if you live in the greater Seattle area.
Just browse our website or monthly digital pop-up gallery and pick out the perfect pieces for your interior designs.
Purchase art directly on our website with PayPal or send us a message about the art that you love in the pop up gallery and we can invoice you by email.
Arrange a pick up (in Edmonds, WA) within 5 days of purchase or we will deliver to the Seattle area for a $35 fee.
It's that easy to adorn your walls with art that inspires.
"Woman Drinking Cola" Watercolor by Zhan Yian - SOLD
Q: Can I return an item?
A: When an item is picked up or delivered you can return it upon inspection. Once buyer takes possession of the item, we do not accept returns. The items are vintage and as is.
Q: What forms of payment do you accept?
A: Cash, check or PayPal.
Q; Does your inventory vary?
A: Yes, we are cataloging a very large collection. Our gallery is constantly adding new pieces. Request access to the latest pieces with our monthly digital pop up gallery. And with so many pieces, please inquire if you are looking for something specific. We just might have it.
"Lioness" Original Acrylic by Elza Talbot - $175
"Drink of Her Choice" (2002)
Embellished Giclee by Todd White - $125
Signed lower right. Gallery wrapped canvas. Some wear around edges appropriate to age.
Todd White's style has been described as "Rat Pack meets Picasso". Fun for above the mid century modern martini bar.
23"W X 18.5" H
Original watercolor bu Geoff Huntingford - SOLD
Signed lower right. White matte with black wood frame.
Patriotic and modern, merging the American flag with elements of house construction. Americana original!
25"W X 19"H
Untitled Original Oil Painting by Sophie Prins Gapinski - $5000
Signed lower left. Gorgeous custom frame.
Sophie Prins Gapinski taught at the Sorbonne in Paris and has had exhibitions across both Poland and France. She is the great great grand daughter of Mlle Fanny Claus who was painted by Eduard Manet. Ms Gapinski was featured in "Beyond the Balcony" an art instillation by Brook & Black at the Ashmolean Museum which juxtaposes video of Sophie Gapinski with the actual Manet portrait of her great great grandmother.
17"W X 35"H
"Triumph Carniva" Serigraph by Emille Bellet (2011) - $450
Hand signed lower right.
It has the original gallery shipping label on the back.
Very slight wear on frame.
Emile Bellet is an artist who follows the discipline of the Fauves (French for “wild beasts”)—a school of artists who lived at the turn of the 20th century that include Matisse and Cezanne.
Bellet’s paintings often include a mysterious female figure, his art captures a timeless and ageless femininity. Beautiful vivid colors.
27"W X 28"H
"Brown Hills and Blue" by Michael Ferguson (2002) - $1500
This abstract landscape titled "Brown Hills and Blue" is by Seattle artist Michael Ferguson. After graduating from the Seattle Art Institute in the 1970's, Ferguson worked as a cartoonist for Boeing. In 1988 he decided to pursue fine art full time. Collectors love his abstracted nature scenes.His recent paintings retail in galleries from $4000 - $8000. Black frame, no glass. Vintage but good condition.
21"W X 18"H
'Seagulls" Batik by Louise (Lou) Wilson (1972) - $125
Louise "Lou" Wilson was a prolific female NW artist. Through her career she has worked in many mediums: watercolor, oils, pastels, serigraph, torn collages, and in depth with batik fabrics.
She showed her works at many places. Highlights include the Seattle Art Museum, the Frye Museum, the Henry Gallery on the University of Washington's Campus, the Museum of History & Industry in Seattle and the Governors Invitational show in Olympia.
Lou also won many awards in her lifetime, including the Women Painters of Washington Annual and the Annual Award for Seattle CoArts among others.
This little batik is adorable.
21"W X 15" H
"Pinwheel Poetry" Silkscreen by Laura H. Huff (1976) - SOLD
Laura Huff was a pioneer in printmaking as an early member of Printmakers Inc. at the famous Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA. The Torpedo Factory was founded in 1974 and is home to the nation’s largest collection of working-artists’ open studios under one roof.
"Pinwheel Poetry" was printed in 1976.
It includes a Certificate of Authenticity.
33"W X 29"H
'"Narrows Bridge" Watercolor by George Kosanovic (1977) - $550
This 1977 abstract watercolor called "Narrows Bridge" is by Northwest artist George Kosanovic (1923 - 2009) It is pencil signed lower right . Kosanovic is a beloved Oregon artist and several of his works are in the permanent collection of the Portland Art Museum.
Thick ornate black vintage frame with white matte. Some wear on frame appropriate to age.
30ʺW × × 26ʺH
INQUIRE ABOUT ART
OR REQUEST ACCESS TO OUR MONTHLY DIGITAL POP-UP GALLERY
Questions about art.
Yes please! Send me a monthly digital room full of fantastic art!
"L.A. Chinatown Back Alley" signed Vargas - $750