Claire J. Kendrick has been awarded through the Provincetown Community Compact, a residency in the Peaked Hill Bars National Register Historic District, MA. Kendrick’s residency in Provincetown will be primitive only allowing for basic essentials in an effort to preserve and enhance the natural beauty of the Cape reflected in her paintings. She will be residing in one of the 19 well-known Dune Shacks; where there is no electricity or indoor plumbing, no refrigerator and little connection with the outside
I will be exhibiting this summer at Plum Art Gallery, St Augustine. Florida. The gallery is run by artist and business women Karen Sheridan and she does a wonderful job of promoting professional and emerging talent. Located on one of the oldest streets in the United States this contemporary art gallery is a breath of fresh air for tourists and locals. The City of St. Augustine redesigned the brick street in 2010 to create a pedestrian friendly zone with wider
Artist Notes 52″ x 66″ | Oil Encaustic | Florida Marsh Painting | “Symphony Intracoastal” Working large and in thin layers before applying wax gives the surface of this painting a rich textural feel. Oil mixed with wax gives the viewer the chance to see drips and runs on the surface. There is a wonderful matte finish to the painting. If you are interested in pricing information for this painting please private message me at the studio.
Home Tour – Art Installation I am delighted to share this video showing two large scale marsh paintings in a private home. The Entry – A landscape depicting Florida’s marshland is alive with color and dramatic brush work. In the Great Room – A large contemporary marsh paintings brings drama and passion to the beautiful clean lines of the crisp white interior. The fine art appears floating on a white panel which is fitted to an Auton System. The painting
Claire Jane Kendrick | Video Profile Filmed in Ireland Jan 2015 I am so inspired when returning to my homeland, this short video was filmed in January 2015 when I was visiting friends and family in Co. Donegal, Ireland. It is a stunning area with a rugged coast lots of sandy coves and a maritime climate. This video gives you an insight! As an artist it’s a joy to watch the weather fronts roll in and the light break through
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
Small 6×6 plein air sketches are good color tools back in the studio when working from note books and sketch pads they are color notes and refer to the inspiration of the day. When working oil encaustic back at the studio wax flows and takes on a life of its own in these playful 16×16 marsh paintings. “Fields of Gold” Large Oil Encaustic Painting
40″ x 80″ | Diptych | Oil on Canvas | CJK When working “en plein air” everything is done wet on wet and in one sitting – often referred to as – alla prima. Working fast to capture the information you need outdoors, before the bugs or heat get ya! In the studio more time can be given to some decision making! Hope you like this one. “Dancing in the Long Grass”! Which is only a notion in Florida, as