Positions Itself to Reach a Wider Market Just in Time for the Holiday Season

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As the holiday buying season approaches, online gallery expands its presence to maximize exposure for artists, and buying opportunities for consumers wanting to purchase unique gifts through Creative Consumerismâ„¢.

According to Ruth Mitchell, CEO of, a website providing quality art and handcrafted items at all price points to a global market, is now reaching an even wider audience than before.

"We've hired a Portland, Ore. firm to manage our online advertising, many of our lower price point items are now available on Yahoo shopping, and we've begun a print advertising campaign to reach design professionals," says Mitchell. The company also has a newly upgraded newsletter, a blog which recently featured artist George Wittenberg's travelogues in Italy, and choice related shopping venues available on the blog page.

"It's all a part of our growing online presence. We're here to get beautiful art and handcrafted things into the hands of people who enjoy and appreciate those things that are made by hand with the passion and insight of an artist. At this point in time we represent artists from all over North America and Europe and hope to expand our representation to other continents. Some of our award-winning artists include, watercolorists Laurin McCracken and George Wittenberg, as well as Priscilla Humay, Ildikó Kalapács and potter Judith Gary. We have a large selection of giclees. You can buy beautiful handcrafted jewelry, hand-thrown pottery, art glass Christmas ornaments and even a sake set by glassblower Andrew Pollack. Collector marbles are also a big item at this time of year."

"The internet has become a very competitive arena, it has changed all of our lives, and more people are shopping online than ever before." By signing with Yahoo Shopping ( ), will have access to an audience of more than 18 million monthly visitors.

About is an online gallery selling art and fine, handmade items created by artists for a global market. Founded in 2004, the company is dedicated to showcasing art and promoting the work of emerging and investment quality artists and artisans through Creative Consumerismâ„¢.

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