I finally broke through my art-funk last week, when I had a night alone and decided to work in the oil paints I've avoided forever. I used some of my most simple beach photographs and applied that simplicity to the paintings: I finished two acrylics from my Ontario collection, and continue to work on … Continue reading Revival of the Arts
For seven years now the Colborne Art Gallery has been hosting an annual juried show. I have applied three years in a row, but this is the first year my work has been accepted. OPENING: SATURDAY, MAY 4TH 2:00 - 4:00 PM The show will be up from May 4th until June 8th. My piece … Continue reading The Colborne Art Gallery
I am always an early riser. This morning I got out for groceries at 8am, and tossed Neil Young's "Prairie Wind" in the CD player... Did it ever set my mood for the day. "The painter stood, before her work, she looked around everywhere... she saw the pictures and she painted them, picking colours from … Continue reading Sunday Moods
After a grey and moody September, October, November, and December; it seems the new year has lightened up and brought us a bit of sun and snow. I always find this time of year to be so magical - winter light just has the best glow. Sunrises and sunsets, crisp starlit nights; and wow … Continue reading Winter Brilliance
Oh 2019, what to do with you! Since 2015 I have been painting like mad, hosting 2 art shows a year, and having seamless ideas and inspirations towards Canadian landscapes (and travel). I have painted images of every province and territory; and taken multiple trips west, and north. I have painted the Rocky Mountains, Alberta's … Continue reading Art Commissions & Lessons
2018 has been pretty amazing. I have sold 12 of 13 paintings from my Canada series (the final one left is Saskatchewan, if you're interested); I have put plans in the works for a future (art) trip to Iceland (Check out my Facebook Page: Jennifer Anne Burke, The Iceland Project); and Jennifer Trefiak and I … Continue reading New Year New Plans
Thank you to everyone who took the time to swing by the Christmas Market, say hello, and pick up some special gifts for friends and family. I love meeting new people, and chatting with old friends. All support is so appreciated! I am happy to say a variety of paintings went to new homes (3 … Continue reading Creative Christmas!