Monthly:June 2013

Visual artist Claire J Kendrick showcases Paintings at Jacksonville Internaional Airport.

Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) provides travelers the chance to enjoy some of the finest sculpture and fine art installations from artists across the North East Florida region.   “The airport has a collection of beautiful sculpture and original fine art. JIA supports the creative community by giving artist’s the opportunity to showcase their work and with 10.000 people passing through the airport daily, it’s a great privilege to be selected and an opportunity to share my paintings, with an audience […]

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Gestural Drawings

Gestural Drawing brings a freedom a spontaneity to a painting. It is for the artist, a chance to respond to a pose with expression,  it can be an emotional response. “The rapidity of execution suggests an aesthetic which is most concerned with the essence of the pose, and an economy of means in its representation, rather than a careful study of modeling of light on the form. You’re letting the pencil roam freely and quickly in order to capture the model’s movement […]

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Plum Contemporary Art Gallery

This month see stunning works of art by Tony Gill, Tom Brock, Mary Lou Gibson, Barbara Cornett, Karen Sheridan and Claire J Kendrick. Exhibition ends June 30th, 2013 – (so you still have a few weeks to visit.)Gallery Hours Thur 11-5, Fri-Sat 11-8, Sun 12-6 Closed Mon-Wedhttp://www.plumartgallery.com/#!current-exhibition

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Grace Gallery, Winter Park. FL

The Ancient Olive and Grace Gallery is tucked just off Park Avenue in the ever so chic area of Winter Park.   Gormet food and Fine art attracts visitors and locals who support the delectable combination.   From the Strawberry Fields in Central Florida this painting is now hanging in a chic little Gallery and Ancient Olive Oil Shop in Winter Park, FL Grace Gallery at The Ancient Olive 324 North Park Avenue. Winter Park, FL 32789 (321) 972-1899  

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Exhibitions in June

I will be in Plum Gallery on Aviles Street during Art Walk tonight, so feel free to stop by – I have five paintings on exhibition until June 30. The Annual Honors show, is at the St Augustine Art Association, the opening is also tonight and the exhibition will run until July 20th,  I am showing a large oil encaustic painting from the Botanical Series. If you are interested in following my work or would like to be invited to […]

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Blowtorches and botanicals heat up Plum Gallery – June 2013

By KRISTIN CHAMBERS Compass Correspondent For most artists, blowtorches and a freshly painted canvas mix as well as Superman and Lex Luthor. But to Claire Kendrick, it is the beautiful morphing of heat, wax and oils that makes her abstract encaustic botanical paintings alive. “You have to be prepared to lose a certain amount of the painting,” Kendrick said. “Sometimes it gets destroyed in the process. The wax has a resin within it, so when it dries it dries really hard […]

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