Category:Interview

Art on display…while talking politics!

Around the globe we are getting a glance into homes, offices of friends and politicians. On Canadian News….With just 90 days until the U.S. presidential election, it appears many American voters will mail it in. Jackson Proskow reports, there are fears democracy can’t depend on the U.S. Postal Service (USPS). A painting from my Botanical Series in the background. “Chris Thomas is one of the most–respected and longest-tenured election officials in the nation. During his 40 years in elections, Chris […]

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Art on Centre : Promotional Media Campaign

https://youtu.be/qeB6NmuRdisArt on Centre represent my work, they take a personal interest in getting to know each artist they exhibit. It was a pleasure to be asked to appear in a promotional video for the gallery. In the heart of downtown Fernandina Beach sits Art on Centre, where fine art and collectibles come to life. In its contemporary space, Art on Centre combines a variety of mediums, from impressionistic landscapes to abstract sculptures… resulting in an experience that is nothing short […]

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“Water Works” Art Exhibition Naples

Gardner Colby Gallery welcomed artists Doug Foltz, Claire Kendrick and Ken Otsuka last Wednesday evening for the “Water Works” opening reception. James Lewis was unable to attend, but his work was very much admired. This show will be exhibiting at the Gardner Colby Gallery until March 18th, 2015. If you missed the opening, hurry in to take a look! Contact Nancy Winch or Pamela Campe should you require additional information or pricing on any of the paintings featured. Featured Artwork […]

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Seascape Exhibition | Gardner Colby Gallery, FL

March 4 – March 16, 2015 “Water Works” A group show with a coastal theme. Featuring the work of Claire Kendrick, Doug Foltz, James Lewis and Ken Otsuka “Living on the east coast of the United States I look out on the Atlantic Ocean and I’m challenged as an artist to capture its vastness. The high seas and big storm fronts remind me of my native home, Ireland, the North West Outpost of Europe. Those memories combined with the ferociousness […]

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Hosting an open studio event.

Opening your studio can be a fun way to share new work with collectors and friends. This is a unique opportunity for people to get an inside look at the nuts and bolts of life in the studio. During my pregnancy its been hard to stay away from painting – but this was a great event to plan. Its worth giving yourself a few weeks to organized inventory and display. Design and print invitations and gather a collector list! Its […]

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Arbus – The Arts and Business Magazine, Celebrating 20 years of Excellence!

A ‘must read’ and your essential shopping guide for the Holidays. How special to have my painting on the cover! Check out the December / January Cover of  Arbus Magazine  To view a digital copy of the Magazine – Click this link Also in this edition – Fairfax Gallery and Framing Establishment          

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Blowtorches and botanicals heat up Plum Gallery

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. ……..(follow the link to read more) By KRISTIN CHAMBERS, Compass Correspondent. http://staugustine.com/entertainment/arts/2013-05-07/blowtorches-and-botanicals-heat-plum-gallery#.UYl4ArWsh8F

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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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JAX2025

Have a voice on what your city looks like in 2025. Do you want more jobs, better schools..! Have a voice, make a choice…! To make it happen there has to be a plan. Think about getting involved! Watch this short video – This is the sound of Al Letson, steering Committee member for JAX2025……. and he is sensational at getting us excited about Jacksonville, FL. http://youtu.be/jET6IWp1Iag   -Attend one or all of the community meetings. Just click here for […]

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