In June 2017, I saw the O'Keeffe exhibit at the AGO, in Toronto. It blew my mind. She was never an artist I related to, or was really very familiar with. I always associated her with big flower paintings, that were of very little interest to me. However, when I saw this exhibit, of her … Continue reading Who Inspires You?
What a strange time, in the calm before a potential storm, of this covid-19 pandemic. How are you spending your time, as the world around us (at least in Canada) slows down? I am trying to do as little as possible, and avoid as many people as possible. A lot of this is beyond … Continue reading Keep On Truckin’
In 2015 I took a trip to Jasper, Alberta, that changed the direction of my life and art. I started painting the Rocky Mountains, and selling my work. I started hosting 2 shows a year, doing custom paintings, and planning trips and projects to help propel my art-career forward. In the last five years I … Continue reading How Five Years Fly By
Come say hello! Sunday, December 8th 11:30am - 3:30pm 249 Ridout Street, Port Hope ABOUT SHANNON WOOD Shannon Wood’s artistic view of the world emerges spontaneously and candidly from a fusion of her colourful imagination and her emotive experiences. You can follow her Facebook Page: Shannon Wood Art. ABOUT ME, JENNIFER ANNE BURKE Bright … Continue reading Pop-Up ART Show | Port Hope
Northumberland Arts Gallery and Shop 8 Queen Street, Port Hope Open Thursday to Saturday 11am - 5pm, and Sunday 1 - 4pm 'Tis the season to start Christmas shopping... what do you buy for that person who has everything? If you are looking for a unique gift, Northumberland Arts Gallery and Shop in Port Hope … Continue reading Northumberland Arts Gallery and Shop
So here's the thing about creativity... it comes in soooo many forms, right? The other thing about creativity, is we often fight it..... right? Plus, there's always someone better doing it... right? These have been 3 massive blocks for me in my creative life, and no doubt they have been for you too. Conflicts of … Continue reading Then I Wrote A Song…
Holy Moly, St.Mark's Annual Christmas Market is less than a month away. What the heck?! I still have paintings to complete, prints to matte, blogs to write and events to promote... You can find me at the market again this year, located at 51 King Street in Port Hope. November 22nd and 23rd, this year … Continue reading Port Hope Christmas Market