“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life” ~ Picasso

“Cherish family, do your best, laugh, seize the day, relish the night, follow your heart”

Words and quotes like these adorn everything from jewelry to dining room tables here at Art for the Soul.

Once upon a time, owner Valinda Martin had only a few artists in mind but tons of passion and enough color to fill up a store, and that is just what she did. Valinda opened her first store on Balboa Island in 1998 (for more on Valinda see Valinda's Story).