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June 9th, 2018 (5-8pm) Saturday Art Walk – Amelia Island, FL

In addition to beautiful beaches, Amelia Island is also known for upscale galleries, fantastic restaurants and beautiful boutiques. On the second Saturday of each month, participating galleries host art events and open houses during the second Saturday for Artrageous ArtWalk come on out and shop for Dad! June 9th, 2018 (5-8pm) Saturday Art Walk is a great way to avoid the high temperatures as shops and galleries are open late into the evening. Plan a great evening in Fernandina – call […]

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Coastal Inspiration

Hello from Florida! Get set for a great summer! I love exploring the coastline and have already had a few glorious weekends in Amelia Island visiting one of my gallery’s Art on Centre. It’s a must see if your in the area and it’s well worth a trip, also try to catch the Saturday morning farmers market every weekend located near the gallery. The Stuffed Garlic Olives are so good in salads or a cocktail if your so inclined. All […]

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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 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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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. 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, three- room structure, including a studio and wood stove. It has a […]

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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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Symphony Intracoastal | Large Encaustic Oil Painting

Artist Notes 52″ x 66″ | Oil Encaustic | Florida Marsh Painting | “Symphony Intracoastal” Working large and in thin layers before applying wax gives the surface of this painting a rich textural feel. Oil mixed with wax gives the viewer the chance to see drips and runs on the surface. There is a wonderful matte finish to the painting. If you are interested in pricing information for this painting please private message me at the studio.  

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Mini Botanical Paintings

  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 […]

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Park Life – Figurative Studies – Inspired by Peggi Kroll Roberts.

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 […]

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