25 Ideas for Spring Painting

By support@schulmanart.com / February 23, 2018 / 0 Comments

According to the groundhog, we have 6 more weeks until winter, but that doesn’t mean that spring can’t start blooming on your work table. I can’t wait for March 21st either, which is why I decided to put together a list of 25 ideas for Spring paintings! Here’s who this is for… You are sick and … Read more

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5 nyc art shows not to miss this fall [2016]

By Miriam Schulman / October 2, 2016 / 0 Comments

Challenging racism, sexism and class, this selection of five exhibitions will give you diverse perspectives into art history which is just the way I like it. Whenever my creative well runs dry, a trip to New York City will fill my inspiration bank with more ideas than I could ever do in a lifetime. For … Read more

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Story Quilts @thebrucemuseum

By Miriam Schulman / March 1, 2016 / 0 Comments

You see that “painting”? Well, it’s not a painting. It’s a quilt by Dawn Williams Boyd titled “La Croix De Guerre” picturing the Harlem Hellfighters who fought along the French in World War I. The artist carefully chose assorted fabrics with different gray values to look like a painting. The quilt even includes an antique … Read more

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Best place to meet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

By Miriam Schulman / February 18, 2016 / 1 Comment

  It is with a little trepidation that I share one of my favorite tricks for avoiding crowds at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Because if everyone finds out, well then, maybe it might get a little more crowded. But after struggling to find pictures and descriptions online to show you this favorite meeting spot, … Read more

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5 van Gogh Lessons Every Art Lover Should know

By Miriam Schulman / September 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

The summer 2015, I took a trip of a lifetime to Amsterdam. One of the highlights of the trip was the van Gogh museum. Being an art history major, a self-proclaimed museum expert and a professional artist, I thought I knew all there was about van Gogh. Boy was I wrong! Here are 5 new … Read more

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Under the Influence: John Singer Sargent

By Miriam Schulman / August 24, 2015 / 0 Comments

  The two artists that have had the greatest influence over my portraits are John Singer Sargent and Mary Cassatt. Today, I am going to turn the spot light on Sargent as I have just revisited some of these influential portraits at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. You can see them as well until October … Read more

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Hands: The Second Portrait

By Miriam Schulman / August 21, 2015 / 0 Comments

Hands are often called the second portrait and for good reason. It is not a surprise that an artist that values her hands above all body parts (except maybe our eyes) would notice others’ hands. The hands are a source of self-expression. We often refer to people who talk “with their hands.” Read on to … Read more

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I’m Miriam Schulman, your curator of inspiration.

I inspire art-lovers to reconnect with their creativity and profit from their art. Whether you paint simply for the joy of it or you’re serious about selling your work, and you’re ready to stop putting yourself on the back burner...You're in the right place. I've done it and I can inspire YOU how to do it too.

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