Guest Picks Feb '14: Entrepreneur and Bravo TV Star Lydia McLaughlin

Posted by Eyes On Walls on Feb 05, 2014

 

Entrepreneur, mother, and cast member of the hit Bravo TV show, Real Housewives of Orange County, Lydia McLaughlin exudes grounded sophistication and style. The native Canadian now resides in Monarch Beach, California where she manages three successful businesses, and raises two young children with her husband. We're pleased to have her as the second featured guest in our "Guest Picks" series to let us know her favorite art pieces on Eyes On Walls.

Let's start with the picks:

Voyager II by Alex Cherry

Swan lake by Lora Zombie


Lost In The World by Alex Cherry

Interview:

Tell us your favorite quote.

“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson

Do you have any affinity for creating art – outside your writing and jewelry designing?

I feel like our magazine, Beverly Hills Lifestyle is a work of art every issue! I love seeing it come together. With that, writing, and designing my jewelry, I feel I'm constantly creating. I am inspired by art and love being around creative people.

Tell us something we wouldn’t guess about you.

I'm really into video editing. Out of college I got a job as a production assistant and I’ve made 2 documentaries.

Last song/band/music playing on iPod/Pandora/Spotify 

I've been downloading Christmas music. Jars of Clay’s “Little Drummer Boy” really melts my heart.

What would the title of your autobiography/biopic be? 

Nice Girl Finishes First.

Favorite part of your job?

Creating. Working with my husband. Learning and always growing, being proud of our work.

Most difficult part of your job?

Working with my husband! Haha. No, working with different types of people who are highly creative and opinionated.

What was the last piece of art you purchased?

We commissioned James Verbicky to make a piece using that last 5 years of our magazine as a mixed media collage. It turned out amazing. We love it.

Do you have any advice for people out there just starting getting into buying art?

Buy a piece that moves you. That you can't stop thinking about and it makes you feel a certain emotion.

Describe your home styling aesthetic?

I like very clean, modern, slick lines with a girlie touch. I'm not afraid of feathers and mirrors but I love white. Even with 2 little boys, we have a white leather couch. Call us crazy but it works! You can't sacrifice your style just because you're a mom ;-)

Favorite artist outside of Eyes on Walls?

Andy Anh Ha is a good friend and we have represented him in Orange County for years. He was one of the first artist my husband and I collected personally and now he is our feature artist at our gallery skylabmodernart.com.

Favorite Eyes on Walls artist?

There are a lot of great ones, it almost depends on my mood, but for today I am going with Lora Zombie. Her Big Bang Kiss takes it for me.


Thank you Lydia!


-The Eyes On Walls Team

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2013 - Our Year in Art "By the Numbers"

Posted by Eyes On Walls on Jan 27, 2014

2013 was an incredible year of growth for us here at Eyes On Walls. Thank you to our customers, to our artists, and our partners. Thanks to anyone who ever bought a piece of art from us, retweeted a post, liked one of our images on Facebook, or told a friend about a cool new artist you found. It's because of you we're able to do what we do, and work hard to bring great and inspiring art from our incredible roster of talent to an ever expanding audience of people.

Check out some interesting stats about our year

 

Here's to another great year!

 

- The Eyes On Walls Team

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Lora Zombie 'Love Birds' Screen Print - Available Now

Posted by Eyes On Walls on Jan 21, 2014

Releases Thursday, January 23rd - 1pm EST - Buy Now!

       

Hand pulled screen print with an additional layer of glitter applied to make it sparkle. The effect is beautiful and dazzling, truly a unique piece. This signed and numbered edition of just 49 hand pulled screen prints is one of Lora's most exciting and most limited print releases to date. Check out a video clip of the glitter effect here to preview the amazing detail. 

 

 

- Signed and numbered edition of just 49 prints.
- 30x20 inches.
- 100% cotton 275 gsm fine art paper.
- Hand pulled screen print.
- Includes a certificate of authenticity.

 

Get Yours here for $179.99 each.

 

    - The Eyes On Walls Team

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    New Additions to the Framed Prints Collection

    Posted by Eyes On Walls on Jan 16, 2014

    We've just added 20 new pieces from Lora ZombieAlex CherryAgnes Cecile,Charmaine Olivia and new artist PEZ. Each print is matted with a black-core white mat, framed in hand stained ash wood, and ships direct to you ready to hang on your wall. With our special introductory pricing, it's now easy and affordable to hang an impressive gallery-style wall of art in your home. Just $59.99 each!

     

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    Pez Joins Eyes On Walls

    Posted by Eyes On Walls on Jan 08, 2014

    INTRODUCING THE ART OF PIERRE-YVES RIVEAU, AKA 'PEZ'

    PEZ is based in Nantes, France. His work goes deep - in both content and contrast - creating rich textures and often dark, almost decomposing subject matter. This exclusive collection of work originally drawn in pencil with incredible detail, shows PEZ's talent for fusing graffiti elements into captivating dreamlike scenarios. 

      

    We now offer 8 of Pez's original works, in all our popular sizes and formats, at Eyes On Walls. 

     

     

     

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