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The Provincial Flowers of Canada

The Provincial Flowers of Canada

 Flowers make my heart sing. I love that they can represent love, friendship, happiness, ceremony, and birth. They also represent countries and symbolize ways of life. I am a proud Canadian. I’ll be forever grateful that my family immigrated from Croatia and I was able to be born and blossom here...
How To Properly Frame + Hang Artwork

How To Properly Frame + Hang Artwork

Choosing a Frame I often get asked by clients what the best frames for my prints are.  My favourite to date are the Gallery Matted Wood frames from Bed Bath & Beyond. Made of solid wood, they offer a clean look that doesn’t detract from the painting, while the width of the frame simultaneou...
THE ART OF FRIENDSHIP

THE ART OF FRIENDSHIP

It’s almost a blur now… Around the first week of March, Natalie and I were out for my Birthday brunch. Come to think of it, I think it was my last lunch date with a girlfriend! Now an official part of the Art of Marina Family, first some history on Natalie and I: We are both female entrepreneurs...
Let's Hear It for New York!

Let's Hear It for New York!

THE BIG APPLE OF MY LIFE… I’m in New York City this week, and it couldn’t be more perfect timing. I’m here for COTERIE, one of the fashion world’s premier trade shows for women’s fashion and accessories. This month also marks the twenty-year anniversary of my first foray to the Big Apple—for fas...