Wednesday, November 27, 2013

NEW ARTIST ALERT!!! Norma Jean MacLean

We're all bubbling over with excitement over the newest addition to our roster, Norma Jean MacLean! She's an emerging artist based in Charlottetown, PEI, and we've JUST acquired a small series of her pieces. Norma Jean is a recent graduate of NSCAD U, where she focused her studies on printmaking and painting. We urge you to peek into the gallery soon, and see these works for yourselves before they're scooped up by collectors looking for new talent:

"The Wedding Camper" 24" x 18"Oil on Board by Norma Jean MacLean ($450)

Untitled (Barn) 10" x 10" Oil on Board by Norma Jean Maclean ($200)
"Midway" 24" x 30" Oil on Board by Norma Jean Maclean ($700)
"Camper 1"  8" x 10" Oil on Board by Norma Jean Maclean ($200)

Friday, November 22, 2013

Custom Watercolour House Portraits by Mary Garoutte!!!

Every year we try and offer a little something special around the holidays, to promote one simple fact -  owning original artwork doesn't always have to be beyond your means. Take these custom watercolour house portraits for example: The exceptionally talented Mary Garoutte has kindly offered to lovingly sketch your home in watercolour for $50. See?! That's a gift that checks all the boxes!! Handmade, original, meaningful, local, beautiful aaand affordable!! Have a look at the details below for more information:
(above Mary works on an oil painting featured in her most recent exhibition that can be seen here!)

*simply email us a jpeg of the home you would like painted to OR, if you don't have a  good photo of the home, send us the address and we'll see if we can get a good angle using google maps :) 
* paintings will measure 5" x 7", so that you can easily pop them into a frame
* DEADLINE for sending us pictures of your home is December 14th
* paintings will be ready for pickup here at Argyle Fine Art on December 17th. If you need the work earlier, it can be arranged upon special request. SHIPPING IS ALSO POSSIBLE, BUT CONTACT US ASAP SO WE DON'T MISS OUT ON SHIPPING DEADLINES!!  
* Delivery is an option if you're within HRM, contact us for more information. 

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Paper Mache Ornaments by Marie Jardine!

This just in!!
These Stunning handcrafted paper mache ornaments by Marie Jardin have brightened up our front windows. Prices range from 40$ to 70$. Step outside and take a little stroll past our storefront and admire the view! 

Friday, November 15, 2013


We're so pleased to unveil this colourful two level exhibition featuring the works of Poetic Realist Steven Rhude, and folk artists Barry Colpitts and Peter Rafuse. Now is the time to stop in and enjoy works that are distinctly Nova Scotian  - On Saturday (Nov 16th) from 1:30 - 3:30, all three artists will be present at the gallery. We invite you to join us on what is promising to be a delightful afternoon. 
Steven Rhude: 

 Barry Colpitts

 Peter Rafuse

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Adrienne Godbout - New Work!

This Just In:
New pieces by Adrienne Godbout! Modest in size, but bold with impact. Come see these beautifully saturated landscapes in person - we're here from 10-5:30 Tuesdays through Saturdays, and the gallery is absolutely brimming with artistry these days!

"Little Turquoise House" Acrylic on Canvas 8" x 24"
"Little Orange House" Acrylic on Canvas 8" x 24"

"Purple House at the Mags" Acrylic on Canvas
8" x 16"

Saturday, November 2, 2013

Ding Dong, Taco Bell! (New work by William Rudolph!)

Have a look at this handsome puppy made from reclaimed bicycle bits and pieces. Crafted by the ingenious William Rudolph, and priced at $95 - Taco Bell is now up for adoption!