In Retrospect

Retrospection is the contemplation of the past; a survey of past time or events. Before Covid-19 hit, I had already made the conscious decision to take a break from art events. I still wanted to paint and create, but not with deadlines, and definitely not for too many shows, events, or collaborations. Then Covid-19 hit,Continue reading “In Retrospect”

Expanding On The Arts

There is something about the crisp air of September that always helps clear my head, and get me motivated again. Since August I have been working on a few custom oil paintings, and playing around with some merchandise from previous works. Tote bags, mugs, and the 2021 calendar are a few on my list ofContinue reading “Expanding On The Arts”

Keep On Truckin’

  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 beyondContinue reading “Keep On Truckin’”

How Five Years Fly By

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 IContinue reading “How Five Years Fly By”

Pop-Up ART Show | Port Hope

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 BrightContinue reading “Pop-Up ART Show | Port Hope”

Northumberland Arts Gallery and Shop

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 HopeContinue reading “Northumberland Arts Gallery and Shop”

Port Hope Christmas Market

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 yearContinue reading “Port Hope Christmas Market”

Parrott Gallery Art Exhibit

The “Rocky Mountains, Banff” painting has made it into the “Spirit Of The Hills” juried show! You can view it at the Parrott Gallery in Belleville between November 7 -28, 2019. Details on the poster below! Stay tuned for other upcoming events: Saint Mark’s Christmas Market (Nov. 22/23) Northumberland Hills Hospital Show (Nov 2019 –Continue reading “Parrott Gallery Art Exhibit”

Nature, Art, and Life Inspiration

Yesterday was the first day back to school for a lot of kids. A great time to get back into routine, and for myself it’s the perfect time to regroup on business. Today felt like a fresh start, another new beginning (of many, in these life cycles). It is so great to be able toContinue reading “Nature, Art, and Life Inspiration”

Adventures in Uxbridge

I love random adventures; and this was one of them. We went to Uxbridge for my kid, to attend “Day Out With Thomas”… but happening down the road was “Art In The Park” and I knew one of my favourite artists would be there. First of all, if you have not been to Uxbridge, youContinue reading “Adventures in Uxbridge”