40. You are finally here! I have been excited for this landmark birthday since I was 25... It seemed to hold so much promise, excitement, and wise-woman-wisdom. It has seemed mysterious and so far away. But before August 25th arrived, I was struck with a few trials and tribulations that made me reconsider my excitement. … Continue reading Hello 40!
Summer has just begun but holy moly with a bang! At the end of June I wrapped up a huge custom painting, which was fun but also very challenging (it was a surprise gift, so very little communication was made during the process). I was happy to hear it was a hit! Then at the … Continue reading Adventures in Art | Summer 2019
How do you celebrate the Canada Day long weekend? Cobourg has hosted an annual waterfront festival, right on Lake Ontario's Victoria Beach/Park, for the last 32 years (52 if you include the first 20 years it wasn't officially called the Waterfront Festival)! The weekend includes a variety of events and entertainment. You will find the … Continue reading Cobourg Waterfront Festival | ART
ART GALLERY NORTHUMBERLAND (AGN) Museum Day weekend celebrations went wonderfully at the Art Gallery Northumberland. Thank you to everyone who came out! Great news, the shop asked to keep my work up for a few more weeks; so you can go see my "wall take over" until mid-June! If you want to check us out, … Continue reading Cobourg AGN & Waterfront Festival
CANADIAN LANDSCAPES at home and beyond Acrylic and Oil Painting Collections by Jennifer Anne Burke Shop on 3 / AGN / top floor Victoria Hall / Cobourg May 18/19/20 Come celebrate local art and International Museum day with us! Saturday, May 18th is International Museums Day! As part of the Canadian long weekend celebrations, I … Continue reading Celebrating Museum Day
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