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Greystone Hotels Press Release

Greystone Hotels
Jul 27

Greystone Hotels Unveils "SmArtGallery" Digital Art Gallery

SAN FRANCISCO, CA, July 27, 2016 - San Francisco based Greystone Hotels ( announces the completed installation of their first digital art gallery in the lobby of the Empress Hotel in La Jolla, CA. "SmArtGallery" features four HD digital art screens installed and curated on a monthly basis by Daylighted, a San Francisco based art consultancy company ( The Empress SmArtGallery features three 50"HD portrait screens and one 55" HD landscape screen. The installation is the first for Greystone Hotels with plans to install several more inside their California independent boutique hotels.

SmArtGalleries' collections are curated by Daylighted via a cloud based management system. Daylighted partners with local artists and galleries to provide fresh decoration that supports the local art communities. For the Empress Hotel, Daylighted has created exhibitions with Distinction Art Gallery, Adelman Gallery, Aaron Goulding ocean photographer and other artists and galleries from the La Jolla and San Diego art scene. Daylighted curates a portfolio of thousands of artworks that hotels can choose from to adapt the decoration to any moment of the day.

"Combining technology and art, what could be better!" said Greystone Hotels President, Eric Horodas. "With Daylighted's highly curated library providing the ability to feature local art and artists, this partnership will only serve to create a more robust, exceptional guest experience. This partnership with Daylighted and the ability to showcase art, artists and galleries from around the world is something we could not be more excited about."


An independently owned hotel and hospitality management company with 11 West Coast properties in California and Oregon, Greystone Hotels was founded in 1995 by Eric Horodas (President) and Peter Trethewey.

Dedicated to superior customer service and eco-friendly hospitality management, the Greystone Portfolio consists of 8 independent, non-branded boutique hotels and inns, and 3 flagship affiliated properties (Best Western International and Marriott International).

Greystone's management focuses on providing exceptional guest experiences for discerning business and leisure travelers. All of Greystone's hotels offer great value, thoughtful amenities, and a comfortable, relaxing environment. We pride ourselves on ensuring that our guests, "Experience Exceptional Service."

All of Greystone's eight California independent properties are certified by the California Green Lodging Association for our sustainability efforts, while Greystone's eight non-branded independent boutique hotels are all members of the L.E. Hotels family - a global hotel representation company.


Founded in 2014 by co-owners Alex Cammarano and Elisabeth Mouchy, San Francisco-based Daylighted is igniting the traditional art world by intertwining art and technology. Daylighted's SmArtGallery®, the next generation digital canvas, connects artists and venues while offering burgeoning art lovers the opportunity discover and purchase art. Featuring a collection of more than 10,000 contemporary works in various mediums by more than 300 emerging and mid-level artists, Daylighted collaborates with hospitality-based venues to curate personalized digital art collections for public display. For more information about Daylighted, visit or contact (415) 583-4940,

Greystone Hotels Unveils "SmArtGallery" Digital Art Gallery
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