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 to … Continue reading Nature, Art, and Life Inspiration
We are over half way through the year, and one that started off rocky and unmotivated has transformed into a multitude of opportunities and events. I finally started oil painting, I was accepted into my first juried show at the Colborne Art Gallery, I have been working on a variety of custom paintings, and I … Continue reading Thinking Ahead: Wrapping up 2019
I have been working like to a champ to plow through these new oil paintings, and although none of the new north/west paintings are complete, I am too excited to not share the journey. Since 2004 I have been painting in acrylics, trying to obtain the look and feel of oil, and it has … Continue reading North and West (now in oils)
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
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!