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Landscape Paintings – Video

With beautiful landscapes year round in Florida, I often get inspired out walking. An idea starts with a sketch some color notes. I may go back to the location with my plein air easel and oil paints and work “en plein air” to capture the essence of a scene. The idea is further developed in the studio. Enjoy this overview. Do contact me for more details on any of the works featured. #fineart #landscapepainting #pleinair #CJK #marsh #stateparksfl #florida

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Fort Mose Historic Park – Video

Fort Mose Historic State Park. New Painting – “Walk to Freedom” | 36×48 | Oil on Canvas | CJK Fort Mose, St Augustine is part of the Civil Rights Trail, this site has major significance from that period. Added to that is the fact, this county is part of a National Heritage Area : Gullah/ Geechee Cultural Heritage Corridor that extends from Willington, NC to North Florida. #staugustine #culturalheritage #fortmose #fl.stateparks #visitstaugustine #stjohnsculture #staugartassoc #stjohnscounty #fortmose

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Small & Medium Sized Works in Time for the Holidays. – Video

For someone special, corporate gift giving or a family present for the household, fine art is an investment that lasts beyond the endless gimmicks and gizmos that end up in a landfill come January 2021. For a lasting impression and lasting investment fine art is always a discerning choice! As a child, when a new work of art was acquired or came into the house, as children we were encouraged to critique the selection. It was fun, we would sit […]

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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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Historic Art District, St. Augustine, FL – Video Tour

Studio & Gallery In the heart of downtown St Augustine, one block back from the Bay front is a fabulous space occupied by artist Claire Jane Kendrick and Potter, Worley Faver. The duo are represented by nearby Plum Gallery, managed by Artist Karen Sheridan. The community is rich in history and home also to the St Augustine Art Association, and a host of other galleries & eateries. Please know that the gallery is open for private appointment – we are […]

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Seascape Series

Seascape Series by Claire Jane Kendrick

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Planning, Archiving & Safeguarding.

As we are experiencing a global pandemic—its a good time to take stock and update records. When it comes to archiving, photographs of your work are almost as important as the work itself. Estate planning is a daunting task that is often ignored or put off by working artists…… Here is some prudent advice …… “Preserving an artist’s legacy has to do with authenticity. It’s all about capturing and documenting the maker’s perspective; that’s where it all begins….. Today, artists have […]

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Still Life Painting, “Bells of Ireland”

From my home to yours, “Bells of Ireland” | 30×48 |  oil on canvas | 2014. NFS.  This painting is in my personal collection, it’s a milestone piece. It’s good to reflect on these paintings from time to time. They are the ‘keepers’ they mark a period of growth or something unexplained that I’d been striving for in my work. Often as a working artist, its a feeling of luxury to decide to keep a painting. You live with works […]

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Botanical

“Is there something I can sing from across the sea.”

28″ x 22″ oil on canvas Still Life Painting – Progression Video As we find our place in a new circumstance, I find myself listening to new music, painting, cooking. We are forced to make life simpler for a while. Artists, love a little solitude… its an essential element. The privacy of the studio is a sanctuary, a place to see, develop and challenge oneself to work harder and be better. It is reminding me of how important our home […]

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Seascape Works of Art

A selection of small and medium sized works available. Bio Claire Jane Kendrick, was born in Ireland and attended college in England at Manchester Metropolitan University, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Honors degree. She worked as a fashion designer in France, Belgium, Sweden and England before relocating to the United States of America in 2006. It was then she returned to painting, full time. A gifted colorist, her paintings are bold, rich, and beautifully textured. Collectors respond to […]

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