Decorating With Art
SquareRooms|October 2021
Artwork is often underrated and even forgotten about when it comes to home decor, but it can go a long way to liven up interiors! Our expert this month shares top tips for buying, curating and displaying art.
Yaiza Canopoli

Mishell Leong

Local Artist

Your journey to art was a tad unconventional. Can you tell us a little bit about how you discovered your love for painting?

My journey with art has not been conventional, in that I never went to a formal art school. In fact, my life took a very different journey with an initial career in accountancy. After 15 years, destiny called and I took the plunge into pursuing my lifelong dream of doing something more creative. I was fascinated by colour as a child and was always running around with a paintbrush or a pencil. Colour just gives me so much joy! The last seven years have been a dream come true; I have had the privilege of exhibiting my work through my solo exhibitions here in Singapore along with group shows locally and internationally.

You love decorating with art, especially bold and vibrant pieces. How do you suggest picking art to suit one’s home?

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