An alphabetical list of terms or words found or relating to a specific subject, text, or dialect, with explanations; a brief dictionary.



A style of photograph taken on a film camera which uses the 35mm format.



Work that uses shapes, colors, forms and gestural marks to achieve desired effect, does not attempt to represent an accurate depiction of a visual reality.


Acrylic Paint

A type of water-based fast-drying paint.



The perceived hue of an object, produced by the manner in which it reflects or emits light into the eye. Also, a substance, such as a dye, pigment, or paint, that conveys a hue.



The request for the creation of a work of art.



The arrangement of the individual elements within a work of art.


Contemporary Art

A term loosely used to refer to art of the present day and of the relatively recent past, of an innovatory or avant-garde nature. 



An art expert who manages collections and organizes exhibitions.


Curatorial Practice

The practice of designing a physical or virtual space with an intended concept through a variety of media.


Emerging Artist

An emerging artist is someone who’s in the early stage of their career, someone who’s caught the eye of an art critic and/or gallery, but hasn’t yet established a solid reputation as an artist amongst art critics, art buyers, and art galleries.


Established Artist

An artist who is at a mature stage in his or her career and who has created an extensive body of independent work. An established artist has reached an advanced level of achievement by sustaining a nationally or internationally recognized contribution to the discipline.



The implied of shape created by the combination of the various visual elements that make up a work.



An image of which the primary focus is naturally occurring scenery.


Limited Edition Prints

With limited editions, our artists create a set number of works produced in the edition, so that each individual work will retain its value over time. This is usually the most accessible way to support the artist you love and begin a fine art collection.



A word that refers to both to the type of art (e.g. painting, sculpture, printmaking), as well as the materials an artwork is made from.


Mid-Career Artist

An artist who has created an independent body of work over a number of years and who has received regional or national recognition through publication or public presentation of his or her work. A Mid-Career Artist has had a significant number of solo exhibitions at significant galleries and museums, located nationally or internationally, rather than locally.



A style that uses pared-down design elements.


Mixed Media

Artworks composed from a combination of different media or materials.



The practice of applying paint to a surface, usually with a brush.



The assortment of colors used by an artist in the making of a work of art.



The art of creating an image that is recorded by exposing a photosensitive surface to light.



Multiple copies of an original design.