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Opening Night- Art Rental Programme

Posted by jagjava on January 14, 2011 at 7:27 PM Comments comments (98)

Last night I had the priveledge of attending the North Vancouver Community Arts Council's opening of the Art Rental Programme and 10th year anniversary. This was a special celebration because they were officially opening the expanded Art Rental portion of the gallery. Not only have they been able to take over more space from next door when the other tennants moved out, but they have procured some lovely movabl...

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Twitter/Art+Social Media Show

Posted by jagjava on March 29, 2010 at 11:16 PM Comments comments (0)

I am happy to participate in the Twitter/Art + Social Media Show taking place at the Diane Farris Gallery in Vancouver.

Here are the details


Exhibition: April 1 – May 1, 2010

Opening Reception: Thursday, April 1, 6 – 8 pm

Diane Farris Gallery is pleased to present Twitter/Art+Social Media, a juried exhibition of work by...

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Plein Air- July 16th 2008

Posted by jagjava on July 17, 2008 at 2:58 PM Comments comments (2)

Colony Farm

Tonight's location was Colony Farm. Colony Farm is so named because the inmates from Riverview Hospital Sanatorium ...

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Plein Air- July 15 2008

Posted by jagjava on July 17, 2008 at 2:38 PM Comments comments (19)

Barnet Marine Park

Tonight's painting is done from Barnet Marine Park off the Barnet Hywy between Burnaby and...

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En Plein Air- July 9th 2008

Posted by jagjava on July 17, 2008 at 2:28 PM Comments comments (15)

The Pointer Sisters

These Hollyhocks are from my garden, grown from seeds given to us by a 40 year family friend. This year they grew extremely high- 9.6ft to be exact. My first outting in Plein air and I learned a lot. First, don't start a such a large canvas. This was 1...

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En Plein Air

Posted by jagjava on July 17, 2008 at 2:13 PM Comments comments (22)

En Plein Air is a french expression, meaning "open air" or "in the fresh air."

 Before there were photographs, if artists wished to capture a scene, they would have to expose themselves to the elements in order to capture that scene on canvas. That meant tolerating all the realities of nature, such as sudden wind gusts, cloud bursts, sunburns...

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Energy Exchange: Selling a painting

Posted by jagjava on December 28, 2006 at 12:25 AM Comments comments (17)

     I love this time of year, particularly because I have always asked for, anticipated and manifested receiving books as gifts. Thus year end/new year beginning is a time I look forward to for learning and personal reflection. Recently as an artist I find myself being drawn further towards the realm of wildlife painting. One particular artist has caught my attention, a Belgian artist by the name of ...

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