Category:Seascape

Artist Residency Blog (Part 4/4) – Awarded through the Provincetown Community Compact

An Artist Residency – Artist & Painter Claire J. Kendrick Have you always wanted to participate in an artist residency? Plan your own ‘art trip’ have uninterrupted time, work and be inspired by a new environment? Join me as I share my experience of an Artist Residency at the C-Scape Dune Shack on the Cape Cod National Seashore.  This was a rustic and basic living experience but use the advice to plan your art-inspired residence. Claire J Kendrick, “A residency […]

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Artist Residency (Part 3/4) – Awarded through the Provincetown Community Compact

Artist Residency (Video 3) C-scape Dune Dwellers This place has a mystical baroness. One has to live in, to experience it. I am honored to join a long list of talented artistic people whose creative journeys have brought them here. I feel I have graduated into a special tribe of Dune Dwellers by staying in one of the historic Dune Shack’s. The solitude struck me, and I worked prolifically to fill the void. My wish coming here was to have […]

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Artist Residency (Part 2/4) – Awarded through the Provincetown Community Compact

“For a small group of intrepid adventurers, summer means living in a minimalist shack on the dunes at the tip of Cape Cod. For years the diminutive abodes have attracted artist, writers and naturalists longing to escape the hubbub of the hectic world of their day-to-day lives.” – Josephine Breen Del Deo, The Watch at Peaked Hill Outer Cape Cod Dune Shack Life 1953- 2003. Artist Residency (Video 2)     Claire J. Kendrick was awarded through the Provincetown Community […]

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Artist Residency (Part 1/4) – Awarded through the Provincetown Community Compact

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 […]

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The East Coast Draw for Artist C. J. Kendrick – Retracing the steps of artists from the early 1900’s visiting two of the east coast’s artist colonies.

Cape Cod, Massachusetts is a popular summer retreat where locals and visitors marvel at the natural breathtaking scenery of the dunes and beaches. When on vacation on the Cape most enjoy luxurious accommodations; however, artist Claire Kendrick will be experiencing the preserved natural landscape in a much less lavish but connected way. Kendrick has been awarded through the Provincetown Community Compact, an opportunity artists around the world dream of, a residency in the Peaked Hill Bars National Register Historic District. […]

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Artist in Residence Program – Dune Shack, Cape Cod National Seashore

The Provincetown Community Compact, Inc. (The Compact) have awarded me a residency at the C-Scape Dune Shack located in Cape Cod. MA. Crossing the Dunes | 30×40 | Oil on Canvas | C.J. Kendrick C-Scape Dune Shack C-Scape is one of 19 shacks located within the Peaked Hill Bars National Register Historic District. The primitive nature of the structure—no electricity, indoor plumbing, or telephone—and its physical isolation allows for uninterrupted solitude and refuge. The dwelling is a 1 1/2 story, […]

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Commissioned Seascape Painting – “Side by Side”

Commissioning a painting can be an exciting experience for the client and the artist. My collectors wanted a specific size for an area of their home. They had been working with their architect on a remodel of their room so the painting was an exciting finishing touch in the room. Side by Side | 24″ x 42″ | Oil | CJK  

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Commissioned Dune & Seascape Oil Painting – “Belonging”

36 x 84 | Oil Encaustic Artist Notes This very large scale seascape painting was commissioned by the client, it is to be a statement piece above a long sectional sofa in their great room. A stunning selection of fabrics was sent to me to give a feel for the furnishings in the room a soft palette of sand green, and blue hues. Working with interior designers and architects is second nature to me and I love having a feel […]

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Contemporary New Seascape Painting – “Aqua”

Available at Gardner Colby Gallery, Naples Aqua | 36×36 | Oil on Linen | CJK Artist Notes This painting is about having the bravery to paint that one heavy impasto wave in a confident stroke. The foreground fragmenting was inspired very loosely from a painting by Henri-Edmond Cross – the Golden Isles, 1891/92 Although the subject of the canvas is indeed the islands, Cross has eliminated all picturesque elements and concentrated on the effects of light on colour. The various […]

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Commission Seascape Painting | “Side by Side”

This beautiful commission was delivered to collector’s – they had worked with their architect remodeling their large open plan family room. I’m honored to have been a part of the project helping them with the finishing touch a textured oil painting inspired by the views from their doorstep! Wishing this family years of enjoyment, in their gorgeous home. Side by Side | 24″ x 42″ | Oil Encaustic  

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