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Claire Jane Kendrick, is an accomplished artist with professional representation with her works of art in both private and public collections. Capable of communicating with clients regarding specifications for customized fine art commissions. Collectors respond to the contemporary style and the expressive way in which she paints. Attracting a local and international following, Claire is dedicated to perusing her painting career. To view more from the series visit www.cjk-studio.comClaire J KendrickOil Painting, Seascape, Uncategorized, VideoJanuary 26, 20181 comment
Whether you’re saying “Happy Holidays” or “thank you”, for a stay in someone’s home, a creative thoughtful gift can leave a lasting impression. Here, I’ve selected some favorite options.
This large scale oil painting is a statement and is one of my latest paintings. Its a contemporary marsh painting full of color and energy. “Vibrant Marsh” 48×48 oil on canvas available through Plum Gallery, St Augustine. Contact Karen or Erica they advise both the novice and expert art enthusiast on purchasing art.
Good things come in small packages, these two small paintings celebrate fun bright marsh living!Claire J KendrickUncategorizedDecember 11, 20170 comments
Join us for this unique home/studio tour experience – the artists will be selling works of art, they welcome new collectors and look forward to informing art lovers about their creative process. Visiting an artist’s home / studio gives a special feel for the process of creating fine art.
Painting by Claire Kendrick
Pottery By Worley Faver
Painting by Lahib Jaddo
Glass by Thomas Long
Claire J KendrickUncategorizedNovember 25, 20170 comments
The Bridal Bouquet was inspiration for the wedding gift given to a wonderful couple. The painting is to be a reminder of their special day. Please view a Progression Video, of the painting “Sweet Wild Blooms”.
The subject and style of the Bridal Bouquet lends itself to a timeless lasting work of art. Instead of the bouquet floating in mid – air or placed on its side, the floral arrangement is set into a glass vase. Keeping the background palette clean to compliment the subtle colors in the arrangement of wild blooms, I hope the newlyweds will enjoy this still life painting, the title was easy because the scent was so divine – “Sweet Wild Blooms”
24×24 | Oil on CanvasClaire J KendrickUncategorizedNovember 25, 20170 comments
Come enjoy this special holiday exhibition and arts market. Works will be available to purchase and take home as the perfect holiday gift or personal treat.
The Cultural Center is home to a museum quality gallery and hosts exhibitions annually.
Other Participating Artists –
Amy Dove – wearable garments
Tim Bullard – Pottery
Karen Bullard – raku necklaces
Joe Greeves – Pens
Susan Voss Daly – small to medium paintings
Kyriaki Karalis – porcelain and clay necklaces, pendants,etc
Claire Kendrick – paintings
Cristina Zandomenego – fine jewelry
Francesca Tabor-Miolla – small encaustic work
DUNE SHACK SEASCAPE SERIES
Exhibiting at CCPV will be five paintings by Claire Kendrick they are plein air works, reflecting her dune life onto canvas and creating beautiful paintings which captivate the magnificence of the Cape.
In 2016 Claire Kendrick was awarded with an opportunity artists around the world dream of, a residency at the Peaked Hill Bars National Register Historic District. Claire Kendrick’s residency on Cape Cod, occurred completely off the grid providing the artist with only the bare necessities and her painting materials in an effort to preserve and enhance the natural beauty of the Cape and reflect such beauty in Kendrick’s works.
The artist resided in one of the well-known Dune Shacks. The shanty was located miles away from civilization, but it has lodged several famous artists and authors throughout time all in search of seclusion to work.
Artist Claire Kendrick has produced many breathtaking paintings seascapes and dunes throughout her career. Kendrick is a Florida based artist but this was not her first time capturing the North East’s coast. In 2011 Claire Kendrick accepted an invitation from fellow landscape artist Anne Packard to paint at her coastal home in Provincetown, MA.
“Staying at the Dune Shack was both marvelous and frightening, life was stripped of the superfluous—no cell phone or computer—the essentials, paint supplies, a gas ring to cook on and gas light to read with at night, alone for a week perched on the dunes with uninterrupted views and huge open vistas looking out to sea, this is escapism and a chance to observe and emotionally connect to nature in its raw and finest moments. This is the thrill of the plain air painter.” – Kendrick
Visit www.cjk-studio.com to see more paintings by Claire Jane Kendrick.
If you have any questions, email or call at 904-280-0614 ext 203 or Lrodante@ccpvb.org
The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach
50 Executive Way
Ponte Vedra Beach, Fl 32082
904-280-0614 ext 203
“Bringing the Arts into the Life of Our Community.”
Claire J KendrickUncategorizedNovember 21, 20170 comments
Pathway to Calm | 36×60 | Oil on canvas | by Claire J Kendrick
Mailing address is:
Gardner Colby Gallery
386 & 365 Broad Avenue South
Naples, FL 34102
Call (239) 403-7787Claire J KendrickUncategorizedNovember 6, 20170 comments
Many thanks to the St. Augustine Art Association and judge Sarah Pedigo for the award given to my painting “iPhone” oil paint with oil pastel. The St. Augustine Art Association presents Go Figure. Interpretations of the human form lend personality to this juried exhibit of gesture drawings, anatomy studies, formal portraits, statuary and figures in the landscape and interiors. The Association also host an open studio on Monday evenings, for artists who are interested in working on interpretations of the human form.
Much gratitude to all the volunteers who curated this beautiful exhibition. It was great to see such talented artists participating, the show runs through May 28th, 2017
MAY 5 -28 / 2017 GO FIGURE
Opening Reception: First Friday Art Walk, May 5, 5-9pm. Awards Ceremony at 7pm. Free & open to the public.
St. Augustine Art Association, 22 Marine Street, St. Augustine 904-824-2310
Claire J KendrickUncategorizedMay 19, 20170 comments
“It is my practice to always work with reference. I like to buy fresh flowers and set up the arrangement and start with a strong composition. This is always my foundation. As I begin painting, each brush stroke has to say something. Putting down a mark and deciding to keep or remove, I try to ask myself if this mark adds something to the painting. The results are dynamic, energetic forms–they show the energy you put into the painting. The still life floral paintings have a life and vitality.”
Pushing boundaries, Claire takes the paintings outdoors and uses a blow torch to melt wax mixed with oil paint, giving a free-flow effect which she then decides to manipulate or leave. This is a process of constant editing, painting, taking away then reapplying paint or wax, building the image slowly in layers.
Claire J KendrickUncategorizedApril 23, 20170 comments
“You should paint as you live life; expression should be in your work. See the things of beauty you enjoy and fill your life with that energy.”
Plum Gallery, Aviles Street, St Augustine
Confused | Risque | Looking Up | 12×12 each Available at Modern Villa Gallery, OR
“The dialogue is something I strive for–what is spoken and what is left unspoken–it’s the tension and energy between the painting and the private dialogue–the interpretation of the viewer(s)–their need to fill in the gaps.Body language is the unspoken dialogue.”
Claire paints landscape, still life and figurative paintings. Originally from Ireland, she worked in the fashion industry in Europe before she relocated to Florida in 2006. From a family of architects and designers, it seems that artistic expression, a love of design, and an eye for detail have enriched her life as a painter.Claire J KendrickUncategorizedApril 9, 20170 comments