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Art Leaders Gallery 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted on: November 26th, 2022 by Art Leaders No Comments

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Uniquely Artistic Gifts

Posted November 25, 2022

The Holiday Season is upon us and Art Leaders is here to help you find that show-stopping gift that will be loved forever. To make things easier for you, we have compiled a list of holiday gifts that will be perfect for anyone on your list. Each one of these gifts are available at Art Leaders Gallery.

1. Houston Llew Spiritiles

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Spiritiles are beautiful creations for any occasion and a memorable piece of art that can hang on a wall or stand alone. These unique, handmade tiles are made with colored glass and copper fired in a kiln. Each Spiritile has a beautiful enamel image accompanied with an inspiring or sentimental quote. Careful though, these collectible pieces are highly addicting – you may have to buy one (or 5) for yourself!

Regular Tiles: $163 
Retired Tiles: Starting at $199

2. Andrew Madvin Thorn Vessels

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Detroit artist, Andrew Madvin creates these stunning hand-made glass bowls. Create the perfect, show-stopping centerpiece by displaying them as a single sculpture, or pair them with a similar color.

Thorn Vessels: Starting at $700


3. Craig Alan Limited Edition Art

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Displaying his skills using bold colors and fine detailing, Alan creates large portraits and scenes. Not only does the subject appear to be made by the crowd, look closely and you will find them interacting among the silhouettes. Alan draws inspiration from popular culture and pop art. As a result, many of his Populus images feature famous faces such as Marilyn Monroe, Audrey Hepburn, and Elvis. Alan also pays homage to the masters of Pop Art Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, and Keith Haring. Craig Alan’s Populus limited edition pieces are perfect for any contemporary space!

Craig Alan Limited Editions: Starting at $1,500

4. The Art of Dr. Seuss

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The Art of Dr. Seuss are perfect art collectors of all sorts! Did you know that Dr. Seuss was an artist as well as the most beloved children’s author? The Secret Art collection dives into the creative world of Dr. Seuss, perfectly replicated to the size and medium the original. You will find we also have illustration prints from Seuss’ most popular books like The Cat in the Hat, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and Oh the Places You’ll Go.

Call the gallery for pricing and availability!

5. Wall Climbers, Athletes, and Colorful Koi by Ancizar Marin

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Ancizar Marin’s colorful climbers are perfect gifts for the athlete in your life. The lava rock and resin sculptures are made to order in various solid and marbled colors! Easy installations create a beautiful and contemporary display on your walls.

Call the gallery to place your order!

6. Thad Markham’s Out of the Bowl Sculptures

Celebrate Happy Hour with Thad Markham’s quirky Out of the Bowl fruit sculptures. With equally whimsical titles like Hot Salsa and Winner Takes Olive, these funky fruits will liven up any kitchen or bar area.

Out of the Bowl Sculptures: Starting at $215

7. Thomas Arvid Fine Wine Artwork

Somewhere on a Beach by Thomas Arvid at Art Leaders Gallery

Give your favorite wine aficionado something different this year. Thomas Arvid’s hyper-realistic artworks will make you feel like you’re in the wine cellars of Napa Valley or sitting Somewhere on a Beach with your favorite champagne.  He attracts viewers with intricate details of his photorealistic images through a mastery of light, depth, and reflection. As a result, his contemporary still-life paintings have become an art world phenomenon.  As a passionate artist and wine collector, he strives to capture the pleasure of a life well lived on each canvas.

Thomas Arvid Limited Editions: Starting at $995

8. Borowski Glass Sculptures

Colorful Glass Animals

This collection features hand-made glass sculptures and lamps straight from Poland. Borowski glass sculptures add some color and whimsy to any garden or room.

Borowski Glass Sculptures: Starting at $250

9. Michael Aram Home Accessories

From Menorahs and Mezuzahs, crosses and holiday ornaments to table top frames and beautiful centerpieces, the Michael Aram collection has something for everyone on your list.

Michael Aram Accessories: Starting at $100

10. Art Leaders Gallery Gift Certificate

We all know art can be very personal. A Gift Certificates from Art Leaders Gallery will let you give the gift of Fine Art without the hassle of figuring out your loved one’s taste. The best part is these gift cards never expire and can be used on any artwork or service we provide! Out of state clients can even enjoy the gift cards because we ship anywhere!

Top 5 Holiday Gift Guide

Posted on: November 17th, 2021 by Art Leaders No Comments

Top 5 Holiday Gift Guide

The Holidays are right around the corner, and nothing says ‘thoughtful’ quite like artwork. Choose a unique gift to suit an individual’s taste and personality. This will result in one of the most meaningful gifts of all. Gifting artwork is a wonderful way to add to the art collection of someone you love. Likewise, it can inspire appreciation for the arts in someone who has yet to discover the wonderful impact that art makes in enhancing the richness of everyday life. If you love the idea of giving someone a unique gift that they are sure to love for years to come, check out our top 5 holiday gift guide below.

Art is sentimental. Every time the recipient looks at the artwork, they are reminded of you. As a result, they will cherish and appreciate a work that they may not have picked out for themselves. Art is a timeless gift that will last more than a lifetime. It is enjoyed not only by the owner but can be enjoyed for generations as a family heirloom to be cherished throughout the years.

Published on November 17th, 2021

1. Houston Llew Spiritiles

Houston Llew Spiritiles are handcrafted with glass and copper. These beautiful tiles are the ultimate sentimental gift. For instance, they commemorate many of life’s memorable occasions. In addition to beautiful imagery, each beautiful Spiritile tells a story, with a quote that runs along the outer edge of each tile. Each tile can stand alone or be hung on a wall. They are collectable fine artworks that celebrate special moments in time. To learn more about Houston Llew Spiritiles, click here.

A few of our favorite Spiritiles are:

“What if I fall? Oh, but what if you fly!” – Erin Hanson
Take Off – #164

“Other things may change us, but we start and end with family” -Anthony Brandt
Family Tree – #223


“Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where once there were only walls.” – Joseph Campbell
Secret Garden – #261

 Click here to see our full collection of Houston Llew Spiritiles.


2. Thad Markham Fruit Sculptures

Thad Markham’s fruit sculptures are perfect for the person in your life who loves fun and has a wonderful sense of humor. For example, with his Out of the Bowl series, Markham literally brings fruits and vegetable to life. Each sculpture is hand painted and meticulously designed. Markham creates fun and whimsical sculptures that add joy and life to any space.

Last Tango Before Breakfast by Thad Markham at Art Leaders Gallery, voted “Michigan’s Best Fine Art Gallery” is located in the heart of West Bloomfield. This full service fine art gallery is the destination for all your art and custom picture framing needs. Our extensive inventory of art includes styles ranging from contemporary to traditional. The gallery represents international, national, and emerging new talent as well as local Michigan artists.

Last Tango Before Breakfast

Peace of Pie by Thad Markham at Art Leaders Gallery, voted “Michigan’s Best Fine Art Gallery” is located in the heart of West Bloomfield. This full service fine art gallery is the destination for all your art and custom picture framing needs. Our extensive inventory of art includes styles ranging from contemporary to traditional. The gallery represents international, national, and emerging new talent as well as local Michigan artists.

Peace of Pie

orange, lemon, lime, chili, and lime dancing

Happy Hour

Click here to see our full collection of Thad Markham fruit sculptures.

3. Borowski Glass – Adorable Holiday Gifts

Borowski Glass Studio began in the early 1990’s by a father, his three sons, and their love for the art of making glass. Therefore, all Borowski glass sculptures are constructed of meticulously sourced fine Polish glass. From this glass, the most bold and whimsical characters are born. Consequently, these avant-garde sculptures are the perfect marriage of fine art and fun.

Snippy Queen in Yellow by Borowski Glass Studio. Art Leaders Gal

Snippy – Small Paperweight

Kiwi – Paperweight

Moonky – Sculpture

Click here to see our full collection of Borowski Glass.

4. Ancizar Marin Colorful Climbers as Gifts

Ancizar Marin creates bold, colorful, and exciting climbers, winter athletes, and koi fish that interact with one another and your space. First, each figure is handcrafted with fiberglass and volcanic rock. Next, it is painted, and signed by the artist. Each one of these active athletes is customizable in pose and color and can be arranged however you like in your space.

Colorful Wall Climber #17

Winter Athlete: Half Pipe Snowboarder

Colorful Koi Fish

Click here to see the full collection of climber poses and colors.

5. Art Glass Accessories

Art Leaders Gallery is proud to offer a wide selection of carefully curated art glass. These unique glass sculptures are both visually stunning and sentimental. As a result, they make the perfect addition to a mantlepiece or displayed in a curio cabinet.

Stephen Schlanser’s Literature Book
Kiln Fired Glass in Gold or Silver Leaf with various text options.

Click here to see more from Stephen Schlanser and learn more about his unique artistic process.

Harold Lustig’s Optical Crystal Cubes
Di-Chroic, optically pure K-9 Crystal available in multiple sizes
$195.00 – $2,500.00

Click here to see our available collection of Optical Crystal.

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