While the weather is great in Shuswap, the smoke today is tending to put a damper on the typical outdoor activities. Thankfully a drive in a air filtered air-conditioned car is not out of the question. Great time to take family and visitors to the great artisan markets in the neighbourhood. Today's feature artisan … Continue reading Reedman Gallery Artist Collaborative
I'm loving the insights from blogs from Studio Sixty Six. They are an emerging artist gallery located at 66 Muriel Street in Ottawa. In their blog they write: 6 REASONS WHY YOUNG PEOPLE SHOULD START COLLECTING ORIGINAL ART - NOW Whether you are a student, a recent grad or a young professional already in the workforce … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why Young People Should Start Collecting Original Art – NOW
By Claudia Nicholson My original "Fire in the Sky" acrylic (12x12") painting is dedicated to the selfless wildfire fighters who are working around the clock to save BC homes and forests. A Silent Auction of this painting will be held to raise funds for the BC Fires Appeal. 100% of the proceeds will be donated to British … Continue reading Fire in the Sky
Today's feature artisan market is "Shuswap Artisan Market" in Sorrento! This market has over 22 artisans with a large variety of art and artisan works. This week (July 22-30th) they are showcasing "Christmas in July"
Artists paint for various reasons, but nearly every painting has a story. Today's painting is ...... Rosie Remembered, by Joey Nash Rosie began as a small, black & white photo of an Unknown Woman from an Unknown Tribe by an Unknown photographer that was sent to me by my Cousin. She looked beaten by life. … Continue reading Every Painting Has a Story #3 – Rosie Remembered
Our Blind Bay Painters Group Mosaic
On this very special 150 Anniversary of Canada, it was great to celebrate Canada in the Shuswap in so many different ways! One of the events that was part of the activity, was the Blind Bay Painters Annual Art Show and Sale! Twenty eight artists participated with 109 painting shown and several sales took place.
So what is this you ask? The Blind Bay Painters created a large painting with 60 canvases combined to make one painting as a group project this year! This is a snippet of cropped picture of the whole painting all put together and framed beautifully (Thanks to Bill Burton for building our massive frame for … Continue reading Painting Puzzle
Artists paint for various reasons, but nearly every painting has a story. Today's painting is ...... Lynda Earley's Indian Pipe Under Black Spruce This watercolour and pen image was inspired by photographs I took of this unusual plant growing on the forest floor on my son's property near McBride, British Columbia. This plant is unique … Continue reading Every Painting Has a Story #2
By Betty Schriver It was like the last day of school, someone said. I chuckled, and delighted in the metaphor. The chatter was infectious and anyone who thought they actually could come to paint on the last day was fooling themselves. We came to visit, to share our concerns about one of our painting … Continue reading Blind Bay Painters Season End Luncheon