Monthly:March 2013

Violin Virtuoso and an Extravagant Gesture.

Violin Virtuoso “American violinist Rachel Barton Pine gave a spellbinding performance at the Big Red Art Show during First Friday Art Walk on February. Mike Woodruff of the EMMA educational outreach program arranged the solo concert. Ms. Barton Pine has appeared as a soloist with many of the world’s most prestigious orchestras and has recorded 16 critically acclaimed albums. A tireless ambassador and educator for classical music, her violin virtuosity left the capacity crowd breathless! Discover Rachel’s classical and rock […]

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St Augustine Montessori School – April 21st Gala

Claire J. Kendrick is a full-time artist painting still life, landscape and portraits from her studio in Vilano Beach. Originally from Ireland, Claire worked as a designer in the fashion industry in Europe before relocating to Florida in 2006.  Stemming from a family of architects and designers, Claire has always been immersed in artistic expression, a love of design and an eye for detail – enriching her life as a painter. Claire will support St. Augustine Public Montessori School’s 2nd Annual Fundraising […]

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The Studio Spy – Subscribe to a CJK-Studio Newsletter!

The Studio Spy…for the voyeur in all of us! If you would like an invitation to my next exhibition and would like to follow whats on, consider signing up to my Newsletter. I wont send you loads of emails just one or two a month to let you know key dates or exhibitions. Everyone knows it’s not enough to just paint paintings. You can’t produce work in a vacuum and a newsletter gives a voice to the art work. It’s […]

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CJK Featured Artist on Ampersand Blog –

A very big thanks to all the folks at Ampersand, for featuring my paintings and sharing my work with their audience. http://ampersandartsupply.blogspot.com/2013/03/featured-artist-claire-kendrick.html Claire Kendrick uses Encausticbord™ in much of her oil and encaustic work.  She shares with us her reasons for this choice and how she can push the boundaries of her paints because of Encausticbord. “Using high grade materials is important when selling my fine art paintings. It is archival and that’s important to the artist, dealer and collector! The […]

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Oil Figure Sketches

“Corners of my Mind” 8″ x10″ | Oil Sketch | CJK     These oil sketches were quick fire sketches – done with the kind of abandon one should shoot for especially when working with a model and under a time pressure. Don’t think too hard, just paint, and respond with intent, be alert. Unfortunately I got wrapped up in a larger canvas and longer pose, it lost the energy the spontaneity it became overworked, it’s a wiper now painted […]

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A Brush with Nature – Save the Date March 21-23 2013

Artist love this event because it is so well organized. The public and art lovers from around Jacksonville come out and support the event and its a great couple of days. At a plein air event the only way to find an artist is to follow the tweets!! I always love to paint around the lake so follow me on twitter and I’ll  tweet the location of where I will be painting each day, at the Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens. […]

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7th Annual Melrose Spring Arts Festival

7th Annual Melrose Spring Arts Festival OPEN AIR ARTS 45 Award Winning Artists – ARTISTS AT WORK Saturday, March 16, 2013, 10 am – 5 pm Painters on site / Painting Demonstrations Location: Melrose Bay Park, Historic Melrose, Heritage Park & Greathouse Butterfly Farm   PAINTING DEMONSTRATION SCHEDULE Saturday, March 16, Heritage Park Follow me on twitter to find where I am plein air painting at this event cjk_studio or on Facebook at CJK-Studio, take a peek at whats on […]

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