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Plum Contemporary Art Gallery presents the latest paintings by CJK

Plum Contemporary Art Gallery is excited to present the latest works by Claire J Kendrick.  Claire in 2012 devoted herself to intensive study with Anne Packard and her daughter Cynthia Packard the stunning paintings are exhibiting April 5th – June 30th, 2013 reveal the influence that Anne and Cynthia have had on Claire’s work. Claire demonstrates the principle that with each brush stroke you have an opportunity to express emotion, depth and passion.  Her paintings inevitably evoke a response from […]

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Body Art

12″ x 12″ | Mixed Media | SOLD Figure Painting by Claire J Kendrick, done at the Monday Night STAA Figure Drawing Class.

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Love Note

Love Note | 30″ x 30″ | Oil Encaustic Think about someone you love and share this painting with them by posting a message in the comment box below (public message), or – copy the link and send this painting to them with a (private message)! Go on it will be fun…! If you would like to see more paintings from the Botanical Series visit the portfolio section of the website. www.cjk-studio.com   “I’m selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make […]

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Hard Edge – Figure Painting

Hard Edge | 8″x 8″ | Mixed Media

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Female Forms

Capturing the curve of the human body with these oil study’s…… and this quote springs to mind. “One should not pursue goals that are easily achieved. One must develop an instinct for what one can just barley achieve through one’s greatest efforts.” Albert Einstein    

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Dealers, Collectors and Art Lovers

The common qualities of dealer’s, collector’s and art lovers! *          an absolute love and passion for art and the artistic process *          a discerning eye *          a desire that the artist’s work be shared *          the dedicated collector supports the artists with unparalleled commitment Recently a group of artists from St Augustine received a very special invite to plein air paint at an amazing property. The location was breathtaking, with 360° panoramic sun decks wrapping around the house, all […]

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Body Works

Shadow Side|5″ x 7″ |Oil Painting on Board |CJK I have this quote on my studio wall – “There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and will be lost.” The world will not have it. It is not your business to […]

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Don’t Say Too Much..!

When most people think about painting or drawing, the first thing that comes to mind is the representational work of the Old Masters the detailed drawings of Michelangelo or Da Vinci. Expressive painting, by contrast, comes from breaking the rules and the traditional limitations of classical teaching and exploring freer, more intimate and intuitive forms of expression. What is similar is that the painting starts with strong composition but in contrast rather than planning or drawing the subject the early […]

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Pentimento Pink Champagne

Painting is far, from a relaxing pink champagne affair… its like a form of  torture sometimes. With each painting you have to say something, there’s a spark and if there isn’t, you have to have the guts to change it or turn it on its head. So these two new paintings are over two that didn’t make it. As a result you have a shine through a pentimento. “A pentimento (plural pentimenti) is an alteration in a painting, evidenced by […]

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Sparkle for the Festive Season

  Put some sparkle in your weekend, Saturday 17th November, 2012 the Worley Faver Gallery will celebrate their 6th Anniversary and on the same night the city of St Augustine hosts “Nights of Lights”. St Augustine is made special by the many small businesses that are supported locally. Aviles Street in particular has a special flavor and many who know the city well will tell you it’s the hidden jewel in the historic old town. Away from the hustle and […]

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