Experience the best of the current art scene with an insider's perspective.
For Art-Lovers... For Professionals...
Art Gallery Series - Fall, Spring & Summer Curatorial Services
Individual Visits - Pop-Ups, Semi-Private, Private Publishing (Writing/Design)
Art Lectures Publicity Services
Our art gallery and museum visits and art lectures are suited for art lovers of all levels. Art expert Franklin Hill Perrell shares his knowledge far beyond an ordinary art history lesson. He covers how to interpret the art, the techniques used, the personal backgrounds of the artists, the art of collecting art, how to understand its value in the art market, and much more. Franklin presents information in such an engaging way that you will quickly understand why people join us year after year and pass the word to their family and friends...our circle keeps growing and now's the perfect time for you to be a part of our Artful Circle.
On the professional side, Artful Circle also offers superior quality curatorial services for art galleries and museums, including curating for major institutions as well as galleries of all sizes. We can provide additional services, such as writing, graphic design and publicity. Artful Circle also guides individual artists to work on their branding, social media and publicity needs.
Artful Circle Co-Founders & Partners
Franklin Hill Perrell and Debbie Wells
About Artful Circle
As former Chief Curator at the Nassau County Museum of Art, Franklin Hill Perrell has a finely tuned background in art history, contemporary art and longtime connections in the art world. He maintains close relationships with gallery owners and artists throughout the world giving you countless opportunities to see behind the scenes on our visits. His training as a fine artist also enables him to explain the creative process and artistic techniques so you have a deeper understanding of every work of art. His passion for art is always evident through his lectures with his uniquely charming, yet approachable manner. He is a graduate of Hofstra University, a talented painter and serves on the Board of Trustees of the Heckscher Museum in Huntington and the Bermuda National Gallery.
He is teamed with his business partner, Debbie Wells, an award-winning graphic designer and marketing specialist. A graduate of Parsons School of Design, Wells has a professional art background for over 30 years. As the co-founder of Artful Circle, she is responsible for all behind-the-scenes work, including organizing and designing the itineraries, gallery visits, lectures and in-house marketing, as well as publicity for art professionals. She works closely with Franklin on many special projects, including curatorial and design and writing services for art galleries and museums. She is the Chair of the Board of the Art League of Long Island and an Artist Member of the Salmagundi Club in NYC.