Find me at Grimsby Public Art Gallery (GPAG)
I went on a big Canadian western road trip this past summer with an intention was to find reference material for some new 'mountain' paintings!
These pieces are my first expressions since getting back from the trip. You can find this collection of 48"x4"8 paintings at the Grimsby Public Art Gallery (GPAG) until the end of December.
If you visit, don’t forget to sign my guestbook!
P.S.> The local rag wrote a little piece about me!
Winner! 2018 People’s Choice Award at Art on the Street
Hey, look at that! I won the 2018 People’s Choice Award at Guelph Art on the Street! So surprised and honored! My prize is a pile of goodies, beautiful beautiful books and gift certificates from local businesses ... thanks so much!
Despite the stubborn rain, the real art fans came out with umbrellas and rain boots and supported us all with their enthusiasm. I hope to be back again next year! Feeling grateful!
Art Gallery of Hamilton
I’m happy to announce that my work is now available at the Art Gallery of Hamilton through the Art Rental and Sales program!
I’m priviledged to be in great company with so many fantastic artists and loads of amazing work. If you’re curious to check it out on the website, here’s the link > https://www.artgalleryofhamilton.com/art-rental-and-sales/
16th Annual Art on the Street
For art lovers of all ages!
Art on the Street is a highly regarded exhibition and sale that has become a staple calendar event for art lovers of all ages. Come browse the original works of art and shop for one-of-a-kind gifts. With a juried selection of artisans displaying works including just about every medium: textiles, pottery, photography, watercolours, oils, acrylic and more.
I'm located at booth at 44 at the corner of Baker Street and Quebec Street!
Artist Project 2018
I’ll be at The Artist Project in Toronto, Feb 22-25, 2018. A fantastic show that showcases over 250 Canadian Fine Artists from coast to coast. I was in the show last year as an emerging artist and I’m thrilled to be a part of the excitement again.
If you’re a collector this a great opportunity to see loads of great talent all in one space. And, if you’re new to the fine art scene, this is a great first step in getting your feet wet. To see artist profiles and previews check out www.theartistproject.com.
See you there! In the meantime, I’m busy in the studio, painting, painting....
Julie Veenstra Studio Square Foot Show
Hooray for the Square Foot Sale at Julia Veenstra’s Studio in Hamilton! (Dec 7-9, 2017)
Always a busy event with loads of paintings being snatched up. Here’s a sampling of what I painted for the event.
New Work at Paula White Diamond Gallery in Waterloo
I'm now being represented by Paula White Diamond Gallery in the Bauer Building in uptown Waterloo!
I'm excited to be featured alongside such well-known names as Melanie Macdonald, Jennifer Woodburn and Julia Veenstra.
Currently, selection of works from Road Trip Series 1 and Road Trip Series 2 are available.
Artist Project 2017
I'm excited to announce that my work has been accepted to the UNTAPPED Emerging Artists Competition at Artist Project 2017!!!
Artist Project celebrates its 10th year with the most exciting show yet from February 23 to 26, 2017 at the Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place, 195 Princes’ Boulevard, Toronto, ON.
From collectors and curators, to gallerists and designers, visitors can explore and discover works of art from over 250 top contemporary artists from Canada and abroad. This is a unique opportunity to meet and buy art directly from artists at Toronto’s favourite art fair.
I'm so excited to say that Loft Gallery in Clarksburg is now representing my work!
It all happened on a Wednesday afternoon when we filled the van with my Roadside Roses Series paintings and drove up to Georgian Bay country. The air smelled of ripening apples and the sky was that gorgeous shade of deep September Blue.
To my great delight, Heather, gallery owner and curator at Loft, wanted everything I brought in the gallery. She even put one up in the front window! We signed a contract, I gave her a price list and it's official; my paintings are now available in Artsburg ... uh, Clarksburg.
All of this makes for one empty studio and one extra happy painter!
(I'll let you in on a little secret..... Loft Gallery is moving down the road from Clarksburg to Thornbury in February 2017 to a fabulous space on the main strip, across from Sisi Woodfire Eatery. )
My SuperCrawl 2016 Weekend
I took my Road Trip Series on a little road trip ... to Hamilton, ON for SuperCrawl 2016!
If you've never been to SuperCrawl, it's a little hard to describe ... part music festival / part art exhibition, SuperCrawl is one MASSIVE celebration in core of The Hammer! 150,000 people jam James Street North over the course of the weekend and I was ecstatic to be a wee little part of it!
It was very exciting to see all of my paintings looking quite distinguished at the back of Julia Veenstra's Studio on James North. Even more exciting was the warm reception of my work; the people of Hamilton really dug my camper and ice cream shop paintings! It was amazing to meet so many great people ... I even sold a bunch of my pieces!!
A great big THANKS to Julia for giving me the honour of being her guest artist. It was a wonderful way to spend the weekend ... and a great beginning.