Charlesworth Fine Art

Charlesworth Fine Art is the website for acclaimed Canadian artist Rod Charlesworth. Their prior website was developed as a static HTML site and although it was techincally effecient, it required someone with HTML and web publishing experience to make simple content changes.  Subseqently, updates stopped and the website fell out of date with Rod's current portfolio of work and exhibition schedule. It was clear that Charlesworth Fine Art needed a solution where they could make simple updates.

The goal for this project was to provide a dynamic art portfolio presentaion that MUST be techincally easy to manage by non-technical users.  Joomla 1.5.x with PicasaWeb integration was the best solution as Joomla content editing is straight forward for non-techincal users and Picasa with Picasa Web Albums is a well developed photo hosting service that is really friendly to use.

Site Information

Content Management System: Joomla 1.5
Template: Pure Joomla Enchanted (modified)


  • JUMI (to allow insertion of code snippets)

Custom Code:

  • Picasa Web Album Integration (allows management of gallery images using Google's Picasa Web service)
  • Google Analytic


Website was retired in 2014.   Client has chosen to move to for simple self publishing.