Finding gifts can leave any sane person in a tizzy. To help, we put together this list of artworks and objects for all the people in your life. From your no-frills friend to the one who fawns over Agnes Martin, we’ve got you covered. And when in doubt, there’s a last-minute lifesaver—the gift card!
Ready to rule the holidays? Browse the collection, or reach out to an Uprise Art Advisor who can help you pick out the perfect personalized gift, at no additional charge.
P.S. Remember that each artwork is one of a kind, so beat the rush and wrap up your shopping before it’s too late.
For the friend with impeccable taste, keep things simple and let these monochromatic pieces work their magic. Virginia Sin’s ceramics will have them swooning, and Recreation Center’s vases are the height of form and function.
Recreation Center "Zig Zag Small Ear Vase", $220
Virginia Sin "90°", $305
Clay Mahn’s hardline paintings, which incorporate layer upon layer of oil and acrylic, are satisfyingly subtle in their texture and statement. Chad Kouri and Robert Otto Epstein take a methodical approach, carving out curves and quadrants in pencil and paint.
Chad Kouri "A Sliding Scale from Black to White (Five Values)", $3400
Clay Mahn "Untitled L", $1400
Robert Otto Epstein "Sleeveless Cardigan", $2200
In German, “wanderlustige” describes one who enjoys hiking. These works recall vast views from past travels, and offer visions for all there is left to explore. Look to Millee Tibbs’ multi-dimensional take on American landscapes, or Pilar Wiley’s sculptures, inspired by the shapes from her childhood in Africa.
Millee Tibbs "Mountains + Valleys (Yosemite National Park #4)", $1455
Millee Tibbs "Mountains + Valleys (Yosemite National Park #1)", $2010
Pilar Wiley "Untitled (White spotted double gourd)", $610
Pilar Wiley "Untitled (Amasumpa gourd)", $610
UK-based Ferris McGuinty creates mixed media “assemblages” that look like cherished objects, transported as a memento.
Ferris McGuinty "Untitled", $1450
Ferris McGuinty "Untitled", $2450
Small abstract works, for those who prefer to write in rhyme. Contemplate Ky Anderson’s series of small works, or Kristin Texeira’s “Memory Maps”, which reference specific moments in time through shapes and color.
Ky Anderson "Small Works #39", $525
Kristin Texeira "Sausalito boat house III", $135
NG Collective Studio "Talks IV", $1500
For the gardener, the green thumb, the self-described succulent enthusiast. Anna Beeke’s photographic series “Sylvania” references the forest, the trees that exist in every person’s imagination.
Anna Beeke "The Woodcutters", $1950
Anna Beeke "Satellite", $1950
Kristin Texeira "Tents", $575
Recreation Center "Saturn Rock Vase", $220
Matthew Ward "White Felix Bowl", $165
The best gifts are the ones you never knew you always needed - give the gift of discovery this season with a gift card.
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