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 […]
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 […]
Is a mini seascape painting on your wish list this Christmas? Check out this holiday shopping guide – small CJK paintings are featured in the “Buy local” Shopping Guide — paintings are beautifully framed by Fairfax Gallery and Framing Establishment, Jacksonville. Check out the link for more gift giving ideas…….! http://arbus.com/ Artist Notes These paintings are often plein air studies, done on location. They sometimes act as memory notes for larger paintings, there is a spontaneity about the brush strokes.
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 […]
52″ X 66″ | Mixed Media | Oil and Oil Pastel on Canvas | CJK This studio painting was inspired by small plein oil painting. The spontaneity and aliveness is hard to sometimes recreate in the studio and in a large scale — but this one has lots of energy. Here is the painting again – this time outside – just to give a sense of the proportions!