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Daylighted - First Art Gallery Taking Zero Commission on Sales

Today is special for us as we are happy to announce that we are making one bold move forward in supporting artists and changing the status quo. Thanks to our unique business model, we are now able to take 0% commission on the art sales. That’s right, Daylighted™ now offers a service that really supports the art communities and will give back 100% of the sales to the artists.

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The colorful world of Chris Brandell

This month we had the pleasure to interview Chris Brandell  about her painting inspirations. Thank you, Chris, for sharing your ideas with us!
Daylighted: Tell us a little bit about yourself. Where did you grow up and where do you live now? Did you always know that you wanted to be an artist?
Chris Brandell: I was born and raised in New Rochelle, New York.  In the 70s my family moved to northern Virginia (McLean), And now I reside in Vienna, Virginia which is just a couple of miles away.
I always had an obsession with color and paint.  Color vibrates in my head — I can hear it and feel it — and sometimes I see a color and it stays with me consuming my mental energy until I lay it down onto a substrate.  I realized when I was younger that this was not something that everybody experienced, but I didn't really believe that being an artist was viable option for me and I didn't realize I could manafest art as an output of my mental experience with color .  So I focused on my business career which I definitely don't regret, but I know now that I was always supposed to be an artist.  Being an artist is who I am.  Pure color is a tangible experience for me just like my other senses.
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