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Commission a Painting

Large custom contemporary paintings on canvas are a specialty!

Over the last two decades, we've owned and operated galleries in Chicago's Gold Coast and Lincoln Park. We've excelled in creating exceptional custom fine art paintings for both homes and businesses, including major corporations. Many have been inspired by works seen in our gallery or website.


So...how do I commission a painting?

1. Decide on a subject, theme, style or example you've seen. From an abstract painting all the way to a specific scene!

2. Decide on the size, colors, and amount of texture. Do you want a singular canvas or more than one canvas?

3. Call 815-291-3709, or e-mail us to discuss your custom painting.

4. Once the details are determined and outlined, we can accurately provide you with a price. The deposit is 70%. (Money Back Guarantee)

5. In @ 3 1/2 to 4 weeks, we will email photos to you.

6. Review the photos and let us know what alterations, if any, you'd like.

 When totally satisfied, pay the balance, and have us ship your custom art painting to you!


 Check out several examples below.

Custom Landscape Paintings From a Photo - Custom Made Art to Your Specs. - Large Custom Artwork on Canvas.

Custom Landscape Paintings Based on a Photo

You can commission a painting from a photo; maybe it's your favorite place,  from your travels, or even a beautiful sunset you captured on your phone.


 Commission a custom painting of the Chicago Skyline.

 Custom Paintings of the Chicago Skyline

Custom Chicago Paintings are often inspired by the images of our skyline paintings seen on our website.  Clients have loved elements of several of our Chicago paintings. Using these elements and their color choices, we've created totally unique custom Chicago artwork.  

 Do you have photos of Chicago or a view of the Chicago skyline that you love? An affection for a particular building in Chicago? They can all be used for the design of your custom Chicago skyline painting.  To find out more >


Commission a custom painting about your travels.

Custom Collage Paintings

 Shown above is a custom collage painting done for a couple to celebrate their world travels. They gave us a list of favorite places, things and ideas.

'Collage Paintings' are a popular choice that can be personalized for your home or office. Your custom painting can incorporate your own photos, and/or photos collected by the artist to suit the subject.

We've created a particularly original style of contemporary custom paintings. Almost any subject area you can imagine can serve as the basis for a wonderful custom made painting. 

* Your favorite sports team.

* Travels.

* Favorite music or authors.

*Your family's history, or business milestones.   To find out more >



Commission a custom painting of your favorite place.

Custom Paintings Of Special Places

These custom made paintings have ranged from a street in Ireland where a couple first met, to a painting of Chicago's Wrigley Field at night. 

You can either provide the photo, or have the artist make suggestions for your custom artwork.



Custom Abstract landscape paintings on canvas

Custom Abstract Landscape Paintings

Browse the website and find artwork that appeals to you. Every image on our website can be a reference source for a custom art painting, and can be created to your individual needs. Every commissioned painting is meant to be unique, and not a direct copy.

As an example, the square custom landscape painting was created for collectors who needed a particular size, shape, and colors, and chose "On the Quiet Horizon" (on the left side) as their model.

  Custom abstract landscape painting.


   Talented artists, highest quality work, are great people and do AMAZING work. I now have several of their beautiful pieces in my house!  John B
   We have purchased two custom paintings from Kathleen and Joseph. Both are absolutely beautiful!  Lisa L.
   Great experience and easy to work with. My custom art piece turned out fantastic!  Zach A. 
Some of our Corporate Collectors
Some of our corporate collectors.


Order an abstract painting for your home or office.


Popular Custom Painting Sizes

24" x 24"   24" x 30"   24" x 36"   30" x 40"

36" x 36"   36" x 48"   36" x 60"  

48" x 48"   48" x 60" 

We've created paintings as large as 60" x 72",  60" x 96", and 72" x 150".

Diptychs (2 canvases) and Triptychs (3 canvasses) are also available. 

The general price range for works in any style is:

24" x 30" .... $1200 to $1800
36" x 48" .... $1600 to $2400
48" x 60" .... $2900 to $4400 
Call or email us to discuss the details of your custom painting - so we can price your painting. We love questions!


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    Contact us today for a custom painting consultation.

     Customer service is prompt, often immediate, and you will always speak directly to one of our 2 primary artists - Kathleen Patrick & Joseph Catanzaro. Our main goal is that you love your painting!