Monthly Archives: January 2013

Focus Magazine February 2013, The unbearable lightness of squirrels by Aaren Madden, pgs. 30-31

By | January 30th, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Articles and Media|

I have to admit, it was hard to suppress the squeals that erupted when I saw another squirrel made the cover of Focus Magazine, Feb 2013 issue. Accompanying the cover is a wonderful article by Aaren Madden describing the squirrels and their depth, with a lovely photo by Tony Bounsall. The cover painting will be [...]

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Sneak peak behind the scenes photo shoot for upcoming article by Kate Jones at Pennello Lane, Creative Canadian Women, Pop Surrealism

By | January 30th, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Articles and Media|

Photo by Jen Steele Photography. Carollyne Yardley posing as Tropical Girl Squirrel from one of her paintings. http://www.jensteele.com   Tropical Girl Squirrel and Gnome, Oil on Canvas, 18 x 24, 2011, Carollyne Yardley Here's a sneak peak at the behind the scenes photo shoot today with Jen Steele Photography for interview with [...]

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Miniature Paintings of Squirrels

By | January 26th, 2013|Paintings|

I decided to put a post together with the miniatures I've painted to remind myself.  Here they are.   Green Bun and Space Hat Squirrel - Miniatures!   Geisha Girl miniature | 4" x 5" | oil on board   Mushroom Hat Squirrel Miniature (after Mary Quant) | 4" x [...]

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Archie McPhee’s endless romance for squirrels, Pop Surrealism, Art, Painting

By | January 26th, 2013|Art of Consumption, Articles and Media|

I just get more and more love outta these guys!  Not only are they collectors (and friends of squirrels, squirrel moms), the Geyser of Awesome have featured my work twice previously at their blog, and it has been shared thousands of times thanks to them..  Seriously, if you are in Seattle, visit their store and [...]

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Curiouser: Contemporary Art Inspired by Alice in Wonderland 50/50 Gallery, Curated by Laurie Luck

By | January 23rd, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows|

        Curiouser: Contemporary Art Inspired by Alice in Wonderland 50/50 Gallery, Curated by Laurie Luck February 22 to March 17, 2013 The Fifty Fifty Arts Collective presents an exciting collection of new works by local artists and illustrators, all inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.Since their original publication in 1865 Alice in [...]

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Focus Magazine, January 2013, Subscription Advertisement, pg. 13

By | January 23rd, 2013|Articles and Media|

Yes, have a coffee, a biscuit and relax with your next issue of Focus Magazine.  Award winning journalism about the place where you live. Focus Magazine, January 2013, Subscription Advertisement, pg. 13

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Washington, DC Galleries and Museums tour, Sept 2012

By | January 8th, 2013|Gallery and Museums Visits|

We went everywhere.  I will post a list soon, in the meantime here are some highlights. Washington, DC has certainly built a city to impress, and that goes for their art collections too. Antoine Watteau, Ceres (Summer), French 1684-1721 Francois Boucher, Allegory of Painting, 1765   Photographing Hans Holbein The [...]

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Romancing the Squirrel: I Love you Big Bush Squirrel aka Topiary Squirrel, Pop Surrealism

By | January 7th, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Paintings, Squirrel Series|

First painting of 2013. Sneak preview posted here, watch for upcoming show dates. Pop Surrealism. Titled Romancing the Squirrel, and also known as Topiary Squirrel, and alternatively as "I Love You Big Bush Squirrel!" Idea to riff of the popular culture movie from 1980's called Romancing the Stone, where the plot was a treasure hunt [...]

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Yam Magazine Jan/Feb 2013 issue: Space Hat Squirrel moonwalks to the cover of Nelly Furtado

By | January 6th, 2013|Art News, Art of Consumption, Articles and Media|

Yam Magazine, Jan/Feb 2013 Arts and Minds John Threlfall, Culture Goes Pop, pg. 16-17   CULTURE GOES POP Space Hat Squirrel and Carollyne Yardley featured in Yam Magazine Jan/Feb 2013, by John Threlfall, Culture Goes Pop, pg 16-17   Cover Yam Magazine, Jan/Feb 2013 Thanks to John Threlfall, Arts Writer for [...]

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Drawing & Painting | SQUIRRELS & THEIR HABITAT, Art Classes, Victoria

By | January 5th, 2013|Miscellaneous|

A friend sent this to me today. I thought I'd give them a little promotion, since clearly some squirrel love is the topic, and it sounds like a great art class for youth. Super rad, the squirrel force is strong. 4 Cats Studio Drawing & Painting | SQUIRRELS & THEIR HABITAT Learn professional animal drawing [...]

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