How to Buy My Work

Shows:

Painted items displayed at scheduled shows listed under Upcoming Events are available for purchase by cash, check or major credit cards.

Mail Order:

Inventory pictured on this site may be ordered through the Guest Book page.

Commissions:

Click to view more in the galleryClients who have the interest and discernment to purchase commissioned heritage art, play a special role in the collaboration between themselves and the artist. It is important to choose someone whose work inspires you, and to express your preferences clearly.

It will take time to create a piece that is designed and painted for you. Certain unique elements such as appropriate colors, stylistic elements, surface shape and condition must be considered. Unlike mass produced objects, the process involves a tremendous amount of time. Each step of the process needs to be worked out. The time involved is not always predictable.

The procedure is simple. After a discussion of your requirements including, but not limited to complexity of design, size and budget, I will present you with a sketch of the design and an estimate. It is at this juncture that refinements or modifications may be discussed, and subsequent meetings scheduled as needed.

There is a design fee for the time I spend designing your piece. This fee is calculated at 10% of the total cost of your project. This fee is due upon presentation of the design and estimate, and applies to the total cost.

All orders require a signed purchase order along with a deposit totaling fifty percent (50%) of the cost of the project, to initiate production. The balance is due upon completion and prior to delivering or shipping your order to you. Commissions are prioritized based on receipt of deposit.

Please feel free to discuss your ideas with me. I look forward to working with you.

Christina Keune

 

 

 

 

 

This example illustrates the many steps in creating custom art.

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  • 2017 Upcoming Events

    June 15 – 18
    Class: Early Hordaland and Telemark Rosemaling
    Vesterheim Norweigian American Museum
    Decorah, IA
    www.vesterheim.org

    September 3
    32nd Scandinavian Fest
    Vasa Park
    Budd Lake, NJ
    www.scanfest.org

    November 18 & 19
    Holiday Craft Show
    Fairfax High School
    Fairfax, VA
    www.fairfaxva.gov

    December 1 & 2
    Norwegian Holiday Festival Bazaar
    Christ Lutheran Church
    3810 Meredith Drive
    Fairfax, VA 22030
    www.norwaydc.org

    December 9
    Lucia Program & Bazaar
    American Scandinavian Association
    St. James Episcopal Church
    11850 Seven Locks Road
    Potomac, MD 20854
    www.scandinavian-dc.org

  • Why Commission art?

    There are several reasons to commission Scandinavian heritage decorative Art:

    • To commemorate a special occasion such as a wedding, birth, or anniversary, decorated in a particular regional style and/or personalized with names and/or inscription.
    • To own a piece painted in the style corresponding to one's family region in Norway or Sweden.
    • To decorate a piece owned by the client, to their specifications in the manner of Scandinavian decorative art.
    • To decorate an interior space with ceramic tiles or a canvas wall hanging of determined length depicting a story or trade.