Yearly Archives: 2011

NEVER DINE ALONE: SURREAL FRIENDS. ART SHOW AT THE SCULPTURE STUDIO, VICTORIA, BC

By | October 26th, 2011|Art News, Art Shows, Articles and Media|

NEVER DINE ALONE: SURREAL FRIENDS Come join us for the most fun you’ll have at a Friday night art opening - Never Dine Alone: a visual + sensory feast. If you like Lady Gaga’s new look, then you’ll appreciate our walking gallery of special guests; many of whom eat breakfast with Alice and dine with [...]

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Never Dine Alone: A colourful cast of characters and fanciful friends

By | October 26th, 2011|Art News, Art of Consumption, Art Shows, Articles and Media|

The idea for Never Dine Alone originated through a conversation with Ron Forbes, the owner of Applewood Antiques. Ron commented that many art collectors purchase portraits and sculpture of people at his antique store, and line their dining room walls with these forgotten and discarded personalities. With a cast of  characters displayed in the dining [...]

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Sidney Fine Art Show 2011 – Geisha Girl Squirrel

By | October 11th, 2011|Art News, Art Shows, Paintings, Squirrel Series|

Visit Geisha Girl Squirrel at the Sidney Fine Art Show.http://blog.sidneyfineartshow.com/ Friday & Saturday, October 14-15, 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Sunday, October 16, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Steve Chmilar, Brad Pasutti, Horst Loewel, Haren Vakil: Surrealism Art Show October 15, 2011

By | September 27th, 2011|Art News, Art Shows, Gallery and Museums Visits|

Steve Chmilar is showing his work along with Brad Pasutti (love), Horst Loewel and Haren Vakil. What: Art of the delightfully Absurd Where: Art Gallery of Greater Victoria When: Saturday, October 15, 2011 | 2:00-4:00pm In the historic Massey Gallery. Artists in attendance.

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New York City Squirrels, Tony Bennett, Nick Cave, Noah Becker w/ Jim D’Amato, Salomon Contemporary, +++ all during UN week New York 2011.

By | September 26th, 2011|Art of Consumption, Art Shows, Gallery and Museums Visits, YouTube Videos|

Our trip to New York City started out with a bang; an exhilarating cab ride w/ a mid-trip, hit-and-run accident involving another car. It sounds terrible, but as a result of this fast paced, and irresponsible driving maneuver, I immediately fell in love with NYC. I'm not sure if there was any extra chaos since [...]

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QR Code Artist website – Geisha Girl Squirrel getting out there!

By | September 10th, 2011|Art News, Art of Consumption, Articles and Media|

I found a great website called QR Code Artist which is dedicated to art that uses QR codes inserted or used in some manner. I submitted Geisha Girl Squirrel, and the author of the blog Jim Dhaem wrote a a great write up. He knows his use of QR Codes!  Check out the website link. [...]

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Geisha Girl Squirrel & QR Code painting, Pop Surrealism

By | September 9th, 2011|Art News, Art of Consumption, Paintings|

I completed this one today called, Geisha Girl Squirrel (and code or QR code, or secret code), and a photo of the frame she's going in. Geisha Girl Squirrel and QR Code | Oil on Board | 2011 | Carollyne Yardley

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Geisha Girl Squirrel & QR Code – in progress

By | August 29th, 2011|Work in Progress: The Lab|

I had the idea for Geisha Girl in my mind and have skipped over to it while I let the sheep rest in the field. I started Geisha Girl Squirrel yesterday and incorporated a QR code at the bottom right hand side, which I had planned on placing in the Shepherdess painting (guiding the viewer [...]

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CONTEST – Snap a photo of yourself at Sooke Harbour House Art Gallery w/ one of my paintings and enter to win!

By | August 24th, 2011|Art News, Art Shows, Articles and Media|

Great news just in! A lovely woman named Barb St. Germain of First Impressions Home and Staging Design introduced my artwork to Frederique, the owner of Sooke Harbour House, and Sharan, the Art Gallery Co-ordinator. I met with them today, and three of my paintings are now available at the Sooke Harbour House Art Gallery. Paintings include Saint Squirrel, [...]

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Squirrel checks out SteamPunk Squirrel – complete

By | August 23rd, 2011|Art News, Paintings, Squirrel Series|

SteamPunk Squirrel is complete, but because of the various stages of drying times on the jacket and hat, etc. it's a bit difficult to photograph. Will take better shot later on. SteamPunk Squirrel has already been sold to the loveliest art collector, and I will soon be saying goodbye to this funny [...]