36″ x 60″ | Oil Encaustic Peonies, twigs and foliage…. this was a still life set up I painted a few times in different sizes and formats. Sometimes when a subject clicks, its inspiring to work on it repetitively and in a burst of creativity explore varied brushwork and paint language.
Here are a few new paintings in the Botanical Series – This small painting inspired the large work below – I was attracted to the muted tones and calm clean palette. I was inspired to do this larger painting ” Dancing Irises” having painted a smaller version of this still life set up ” Vase and Vessel”. The Irises provide rhythm and movement in a calm muted set up. – I like the play of frenzy and composure. Peaceful Pose
CJK-Studio Botanical Series
I will be showing one of my botanical paintings at the St Augustine Art Association, members show. The show opens Friday SEP 6th, 5pm – 9pm for Art Walk and will be exhibiting SEP 6-29, 2013. Tulips in the Green Room 30″ x 20″ | Oil Encaustic | $2525.00 To see more paintings from the series click on the link below – http://www.blurb.com/bookstore/invited/3762771/d529735c4af4f1595bebe4d3d15d1d9dc3a50ff2?ce=blurb_ew&utm_source=widget
I am delighted to be represented by the Gardner Colby Gallery in Naples Florida, I join a fantastic group of artists and a sensational gallery celebrating their 20th year in business. Yes… 2o years! There will be some wonderful events happening throughout 2013 – 2014. So please do stop by if you are in Naples. Located on Gallery Row, Gardner Colby Gallery and across the street Gardner Colby Gallery II Rise | 48″ x 36″ | Oil Encaustic | Claire
Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) provides travelers the chance to enjoy some of the finest sculpture and fine art installations from artists across the North East Florida region. “The airport has a collection of beautiful sculpture and original fine art. JIA supports the creative community by giving artist’s the opportunity to showcase their work and with 10.000 people passing through the airport daily, it’s a great privilege to be selected and an opportunity to share my paintings, with an audience
This month see stunning works of art by Tony Gill, Tom Brock, Mary Lou Gibson, Barbara Cornett, Karen Sheridan and Claire J Kendrick. Exhibition ends June 30th, 2013 – (so you still have a few weeks to visit.)Gallery Hours Thur 11-5, Fri-Sat 11-8, Sun 12-6 Closed Mon-Wedhttp://www.plumartgallery.com/#!current-exhibition
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