Fairfax Gallery has been in business for 30 years, this busy Jacksonville Gallery is tucked in the center of historic Avondale/Ortega. They represent local and regional artists from throughout the country. I am thrilled that they are showing a body of work from my Landscape, Still life and Figurative Series. Good Vibrations | 40″ x 30″ | Fairfax Gallery Open Heart | 48″ x 48″ | Fairfax Gallery Figure Thinking | 36″x 36″ | Fairfax Gallery Marsh Wetland |
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
Featured Painting | Low Tide | 36″ x 36″ | Oil Encaustic | Seascape Series See more new paintings from the Landscape/ Seascape Series. Getting to the beach and marsh early morning is the only way to beat the heat. Then back to the cool of the studio. Marsh Wetland | 24″ x 24″ | Oil Encaustic | Landscape Series The afternoon’s bring storm fronts and rain providing a real contrast in light, mood and welcome drop in temps
48″ x 48″ | Oil Encaustic | In my new home I haven’t been blogging for a while as I was traveling in Ireland and when my husband and I returned to the USA we closed on a new home. Yea… more space to create paintings. Inspiration all around as we are moving near the beach, inter coastal and marsh all subjects I love to paint. Figurative work still pushes and challenges my painting so of course that’s a ”
“Tide Pool” 12″ x 12″ | Oil Encaustic on Board | CJK-Studio Getting ready to head across the pond, but before I do you have the chance to see some of the seascapes exhibiting at the Worley Faver Gallery in St. Augustine this Friday at Artwalk. While… in UK and Ireland folks can reach me on my UK cell. I will be in the hills of Donegal but should still be able to get a cell phone reception! US friends
48″ x 48″ | Encaustic | Worley Faver Gallery This painting titled “Take Flight” “Lean forward into your life…catch the best bits and the finest wind. Just tip your feathers in flight a wee bit and see how dramatically that small lean can change your life.” ― Mary Anne Radmacher
30″ x 40″ | Oil on linen | In studio Working on a large scale painting outdoors and in sandy conditions can be a challenge but is also a rewarding experience. This seascape was painted on location in Provincetown, Cape Cod, MA. For me, the exact likeness was not as important as capturing the “feel” of the place. Below a detail picture of the painting!
Today I was out in the field – it helps if you carry sunscreen and bug spray!! But hey I’m not complaining. Washington Oaks great location, it’s known for its formal gardens they are the center piece of the park. Of course I had a look and took some pictures but I had a hankering for the beach. The beach has a fantastic shoreline of coquina rock formations along this part of the Atlantic ocean have a pink glow from
As one year comes to a close and a fresh 2012 begins best wishes to friends and family on both sides of the Atlantic. Thanks to all of you for your continued support of the arts! With a trip planned to Ireland in August there is much to look forward to in the year ahead! “Live with intention. Walk to the edge. Listen Hard. Practice wellness. Play with abandon. Laugh. Choose with no regret. Appreciate your friends. Continue to learn.