April 23, 2021

The Scottsdale Art Walk: A Cherished Tradition

The Scottsdale Art Walk is a beloved local event that draws art enthusiasts from all over the country. Cyndy Carstens is an active member of the art community as an artist, gallery owner and Scottsdale Gallery Association board member, so she regularly opens her studio to visitors on this weekly night of celebration. If you’re curious […]

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July 20, 2021

Things to Consider When Purchasing a Painting

Choosing art to decorate your home or place of business is a major investment. It’s not only a financial investment, it’s often an emotional investment as well, as art truly touches the soul of both the artist and the collector. With such a significant decision, what should one consider when purchasing a painting? What makes an art piece […]

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April 26, 2021

Meet the Artist: Cyndy Carstens

Cyndy Carstens is able to capture natural and majestic beauty on canvas. Her artistic journey began when she was a young child. To keep her occupied while recovering from a serious illness, her parents bought her a small easel and paint. This hobby sparked something in her, and at the age of 6, she received […]

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July 27, 2021

Reasons To Collect Art

Many people all over the world are art collectors, and every one of those people was once a beginner on their journey to a love of art. Of course, all art collectors have different goals and motivations for their collections. For some, it’s strictly a financial investment. For others, it’s a matter of prestige. For […]

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April 29, 2021

The History of the Modern Art Era

At the dawn of the 20th century, the world was filled with excitement and anxiety at what was to come. As time went on, the world was faced with two World Wars, an economic boom and collapse, unbelievable technological advancements, and so much more. Artists began to experiment, using their feelings about the ever-changing world […]

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July 28, 2021

The Purpose of Geometry in Art

Cyndy Carstens may be famous for her landscapes and skyscapes, but many of her contemporary art pieces feature geometric elements. What artistic function does adding these geometric pieces serve? Here we’ll take a look at how geometric elements were incorporated into art throughout art history and how Cyndy uses them to elevate her skyscape and […]

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