Your Private Collection Art Gallery
Celebrates Ten Years of Art and Success
Featuring Artist Soon Y Warren
You Are Invited
July 29 5-8pm
In 2007, Linda Watkins opened Your Private Collection Art Gallery in an 80-year-old Granbury house boasting five rooms of unique, original artworks. A New Orleans style courtyard garden provided a great gathering spot for art events and wine tastings.
Watkins, original owner, founded the gallery to introduce the unique art of Stacey Watkins Martin, her daughter and current owner—a new medium she invented using her knowledge of science to incorporate minerals, resin, metals and fused glass to create works of glow-in-the-dark fantasy.
Ten years later, the gallery is still a premier destination in Granbury. Located on the Historic Square on Houston Street since 2008, Your Private Collection displays not only regional talent; but also, international and national artists bringing collectors to events and shows. The three room gallery now represents over 50 artists and has been stated as “a must see” by Southern Living Magazine.
“Our artists display a large variety of mediums,” said Watkins. “Since art preference is different for each individual, the gallery can work one-on-one with the artists to fill any needs a client might have.”
Sharon Markwardt, international, contemporary Western artist agrees. “The owners and staff at Your Private Collection know art, and have assembled an amazing variety of high quality art in many styles.” Markwardt, with Your Private Collection since 2008, said the “awesome” staff makes all the difference. “They have always treated me well, and I love the way they interact with clients, both long-standing and potential collectors.”
Award-winning Watercolorist, Bob Cook, said he is “proud’ to hang his work with
“..the best variety of artists.” A long-time artist at Your Private Collection, Cook values the professional staff and how much they enjoy promoting his work.
Chuck Roach, acrylic, Western artist, also appreciates this “..professionally run gallery with experienced salespeople. I am honored to be in a gallery that promotes not just Western art, but art in general. Stacey has an eye for talent!”
Your Private Collection Art Gallery commemorates its tenth anniversary with a reception for Soon Y Warren known for detail and luminescence in her work. Warren, one of the gallery’s original artists, is not only a top, national and international watercolorist, but is also published and highly awarded. The gallery houses the single largest collection of her work.
Soon Y Warren
Your Private Collection Art Gallery continues to flourish with its historical location in a top-destination, small town—Granbury, Texas. It continues to draw renowned artists including Soon Y Warren, Sharon Markwardt, Bob Cook, Stacey Watkins, Aaron Thane Tate and Randy Meador. As well, the gallery frequently introduces new artists and art and hosts events like monthly, Last Saturday Gallery Nights.
Perhaps the most important reason for its success is the combination of art with fun and personal relationships between the artists, clients and guests—the feel is bright, friendly and positive.
Galleries of Granbury—Last Saturday Gallery Night
Because of continuing construction, please use parking lots across from Langdon Center on Pearl St or the parking lot at Library/Shanley House. A narrated tram is running every 15 minutes from locations from 5:30-7:30pm. Other venues with met-the-artists include Artefactz, D’Vine Wine, Against the Grain, Dora Langdon Center and LGAA Shanley House.