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”

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”

Creative Christmas!

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 (3Continue reading “Creative Christmas!”

There’s No Place Like HOME

What a journey the last few months have been, pulling together a collection of acrylic paintings with the theme of “home” for Canadian Landscapes. I have completed 12 (I had hoped for 14, but 2 are still unfinished) canvases for this series. Lake Ontario Collection: Northumberland’s Rolling Hills: Rice Lake Collection: Lake McGinnis: Georgian Bay,Continue reading “There’s No Place Like HOME”

Home

Today I was up early to paint, and managed to get a few more layers down on some pieces. This series “home” has been a fascinating learning curve for me. I’m watching my style change slightly, as I focus more on boldness and precision. I have really enjoyed working on landscapes so close to myContinue reading “Home”

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”

When Art Becomes Work

It has been a very interesting month for me. As I’ve mentioned, I have a show to set up in Campbellford the first week in May, and I’ve been trying to tie up a lot of loose ends on old works of art, and have also been pulling old pieces back out to sell. ThisContinue reading “When Art Becomes Work”

Bittersweet Completion

It’s hard to believe I’m coming to the end of this three-and-a-half month stretch of painting for my Canada Project and show.  Bittersweet. What an artistic learning curve this project has been. I made sure to give myself LOTS of time to explore these landscapes, because I wanted to add depth to my work andContinue reading “Bittersweet Completion”