It feels so good to be out of my creative-rut. Although now I am being challenged in new ways. You may have read my last blog "Revival of the Arts" where I share my first (real) attempt with oil painting. Since then, I have started a new collection of 5 Canadian Landscapes (or 8 if … Continue reading New Canadian Landscape Series (in oils)
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
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
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!
Well. What an unusual season this has been for me! Normally before my winter show, I am pumping out canvas after canvas, and this year I can barely focus. I find myself in a wee bit of an artistic rut. Which is not a bad thing, it usually just means my work is going through … Continue reading Slow and Steady?