Cobourg’s Festival of The Arts

Four years now, I have been a part of a local art association called Spirit of the Hills (SOTH). During this time I have had opportunities to show my work at our local hospital, the Campbellford Library, the Colborne Art Gallery, the Cobourg Art Walk and Pub Crawl, and the Cobourg Waterfront Festival. I haveContinue reading “Cobourg’s Festival of The Arts”

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”

North and West (now in oils)

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 hasContinue reading “North and West (now in oils)”

Revival of the Arts

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 onContinue reading “Revival of the Arts”

Work In Progress…

This blog will be short and sweet… just sharing a collection of photos of the “works in progress” over the last week (since the last blog). I am loving how some of these are taking shape, and SO excited to share them on July 28th to the public! I hope you can be there…  Continue reading “Work In Progress…”

Art | Summer 2018

HOME: A COLLECTION OF ONTARIO LANDSCAPES Our annual summer show will be happening at St.Mark’s Church in Port Hope from 12:30-4:30 PM on Saturday, July 28th. Jennifer Trefiak will have a new collection of oil paintings, none of which have been displayed publicly before! She will also have her collection of “inks” for sale. SomeContinue reading “Art | Summer 2018”

Under An Arctic Sky

I finally watched this documentary, by Chris Burkard. It had been calling me for awhile, but I didn’t take the initiative to watch it until someone else had, and they suggested I check it out. MIND BLOWN. Go watch it. As an artist, those pristine landscapes are a dream (I’m working on a new NorthernContinue reading “Under An Arctic Sky”

Vast Lands ~ Art Show

MarkĀ  your calendars for July 15th, when Jennifer Trefiak and I introduce our newest collection of paintings at “Vast Lands.” Please drop in anytime between 1-5pm at St.Mark’s Church in Port Hope. The show is inspired by Canada’s water, land and skies. Paintings will include landscapes from the Great Lakes, Georgian Bay, Frontenac, Gatineau, andContinue reading “Vast Lands ~ Art Show”

Life Revival

I feel like life is reviving itself: Days are getting longer, we’ve had more sun and some mild temps. Things are moving, and getting done. Feeling good. Be warned: I’ve been busy covering a lot of ground, this is like four blogs in one! ART CONTEST WINNER First things first: Thank you to everyone whoContinue reading “Life Revival”