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About One of the Founders of Wrinkle Art Samuel Gillis and his Journey

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About One of the Founders of Wrinkle Art Samuel Gillis and his Journey

Samuel J. Gillis, Chicago native and world traveler has spent a lifetime in service to his passion and appreciation for art. Gillis’ early exposure in cartooning developed into an obsession that led to a formal education in fine art. Sam has been fortunate to study in some of the finest art programs including Columbia College Chicago and The Atelier Alternative. He was a proud recipient of a scholarship to attend The School of the Art Institute Chicago. A lifelong student of his craft, Gillis is currently a Hoosier and expects to graduate from Indiana University in May.  Gillis is a...

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Meet Samuel J. Gillis of Gillis Contemporary in Camarillo

Meet Samuel J. Gillis of Gillis Contemporary in Camarillo

Today we’d like to introduce you to Samuel J. Gillis. Samuel was born with a crayon in his hand and has been making art ever since. His early exposure included cartooning which developed into an avid interest in developing a formal education in fine art. In his 20s Sam did a stint at Columbia College Chicago where he met noted fine art painter Eddwin Meyers who offered him the opportunity to be classically trained in an environment with greater creative freedom at The Atelier Alternative. Always one to follow his own path, Sam left the traditional setting of a university...

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Updating a Gallery Website

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Updating a Gallery Website

We have learned over the years and many design failures and some successes that keeping a Gallery website with 1000's of works of fine art is challenging. We have learned that keeping the site fresh and up to date can be a bit overwhelming with our small crew. With limited budget and not enough hours in the day building up our presence can take it toll. Adding products is another part of an online store and telling the story of each product of fine art is a good way to keep the site unique. We have learned how to becomes...

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Van Gogh

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Van Gogh

Van Gogh who lived a tragic life he has accomplished more in his short career amassing a huge body of art in a very short time. From the potato eaters in his early artistic path to greatness in Starry Night. He originally was following the path to the lord wanting to become a preacher in a coal mine. This was short lived due to how he interacted with the poor and lived as they did. This could be a good thing or bad due to how fragile he was. the support of believing in god and church might of helped him...

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New to Shopify. Why the Change?

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New to Shopify. Why the Change?

Why the change to Shopify in a nutshell.

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