March 1, 2012

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How to Start a Collection for Pleasure or Investment

Heather Beers

March 1, 2012

Be Open to Change
As you advance from novice to aficionado, Williams says be ready for change. “It might be that you start collecting in a certain vein, and after a few years your taste will change.” And be forewarned—once you start, you may not be able to stop. Hunt picked up her first watercolor for just $25 when strolling through a local art show with her baby daughter. Her collection and appreciation have grown exponentially since that time.

Wherever your artistic yearnings lead you, enjoy the journey. As all the experts concurred, collecting can become a lifelong passion that enriches not only your home and office, but your life.


Got Art?

Go on a Gallery Stroll
Salt Lake City:
Park City:

Visit Local Museums
Utah Museum of Fine Arts:
BYU Museum of Art:
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art:
Springville Museum of Art:
Museum of Utah Art & History:

Watch Local Artists
Erin Linder, director of exhibitions at Kimball Art Center, recommends you stay in touch with the local art scene at
Also, visit the Utah Division of Museums and Arts site

Read Up
Carl Barton, long-time art collector and local attorney with Holland & Hart, recommends staying abreast of the art world with industry magazines, such as The American Art Collector and Southwest Art.
Clayton Williams, founder of Williams Fine Art, recommends reading books on the masters and art history. Once you get a feel for great works, you can often find current artists who work in those styles.


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