Monthly Archives: June 2010

Victoria Emerging Art Awards

By | June 24th, 2010|Art News|

Hosted by: August 19, 2010 6pm - 8pm 2184 Oak Bay Ave Victoria, B.C. Victoria Emerging Art Awards is a unique opportunity for young emerging artists to get the recognition they deserve.  The award show also offers the community accessible prices in a reputable commercial gallery and a fair assessment regarding the monetary [...]

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Picasso masterpiece sells for millions in London

By | June 24th, 2010|Art of Consumption, Articles and Media|

LONDON ”” A celebrated masterpiece by Pablo Picasso called the "Portrait of Angel Fernandez de Soto" ”” also known as "The Absinthe Drinker", the sold Wednesday at Christie’s auction house in London for 34.8 million pounds, in a sale that set a record for the amount of money made at a British art auction. The [...]

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Squirrel, Tabasco & Olive Oil

By | June 23rd, 2010|Art of Consumption|

My fascination with squirrels can be said to be, "for the birds." My inspiration to paint them as characters, perhaps too. But, so are the bird feeders. We have many squirrels in our yard, and yes, we feed them peanuts. No shells or skins, and always unsalted, of course. We also [...]

Madrona Gallery, New Gallery, Victoria, BC

By | June 23rd, 2010|Art News|

Madrona Art Gallery opened on June 5th, 2010. Located on View Street in downtown Victoria,  they are exhibiting  the Colours of Summer Exhibition from July 01 to August 31, 2010 MADRONA GALLERY 606 View Street Victoria, BC CANADA V8W 1J6 Phone: 250 380 4660 Fax: 250 380 4625 Mail: info@madronagallery.com Web: http://www.madronagallery.com

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Saint Squirrel – art in progress

By | June 10th, 2010|Work in Progress: The Lab|

Saint Squirrel is still in progress. I'm learning that a colour study saves on time and effort early on. I'll do that next time (smile). As mentioned before, it helps me see how the painting is developing by photographing and posting to my blog. Many thanks for your continued interest in my process.