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
Its an ongoing process to develop each series featured. Figure | “Confused” | 12″x12″ | Available via Modern Villa Gallery, OR Landscape | “Intercoastal Symphony” | 52″x 66″ | Available via CJK-Studio, FL Still Life | “Peaceful Posy” | 24″x24″ | Available via CJK-Studio, FL Seascape | “Aqua” | 36″x36″ | Available via Gardner Colby Galleries, FL
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
March 6th – April 17th, 2015 “Figuratively Speaking” The Cultural Center at Ponte Vedra Beach will open a unique exhibition featuring artist Claire Kendrick, March 6 – April 17th. “Figuratively Speaking” is a series of oil paintings and sketches which studies the human figure. Each year the curatorial committee select artists to exhibit and as study of the nude figure has long been at the heart of traditional education in the arts, it is an important exhibition and shows a
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.
Botanical paintings using Palette Knife Using a palette knife here are a few mini’s – inspired by all the beautiful floral arrangements that arrived from friends congratulating my husband and I, on the arrival of our beautiful daughter Annika Lauren Kendrick, born Oct 1st, 2014. Thank you so much for all the wonderful cards and messages….. we are full of gratitude. Artist Notes With the mini paintings its easy to play with scale and placement…try a few oil sketches
For a few years I have been inspired by the painter Peggi Kroll Roberts. She’s lives and works in California and when I heard she was teaching here in Florida I jumped at the chance to join one of her workshops. It’s good to get out of the studio and to work with professional full time artist is always valuable. Peggi shared great painting tips and it was interesting to learn what life is like on the road, as she