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Gallery Owner Integrates Music into Art Offerings

Magazine article Art Business News

Gallery Owner Integrates Music into Art Offerings

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JUPITER, Fla.--Mike Welch and his wife, Marilyn recently added something new to their M&M Studios gallery--artwork integrated with WorldSound stereo speakers.

The speakers are made of Gatorfoam mounting board and the WorldSound flat panel speakers, both products of International Paper. The Gatorfoam serves as a sounding board, producing ambient sound in the same way a sound board performs in a fine piano.

Using cone-free WorldSound flat-panel speakers, Welch said he is able to meld his customers' artistic tastes into their living environments by creating artwork that also delivers fantastic sound. Welch said, "Unlike other speakers, the sound is omni-directional; it permeates a room so listeners don't have to look for a sweet spot."

Welch said he challenges his gallery visitors to find the speakers. They're puzzled until he invites them to feel the vibrations coming from a mounted poster. …

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