Port Colborne Art Crawl 2013

Downtown Port Colborne will come alive after hours on summer’s first Saturday, June 22 from 5 to 11 p.m. The Downtown Art Crawl, the official partnership of local business & the arts, will feature artists from many genres. Live musical entertainment will waft from multiple venues, visitors can take in…

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Summer Art Camp 2013

We’ll be having a week of Art Camp in July and a week in August this summer at the art studio on Malowany Farm for kids and teens, ages 7 and up.  We are located in Wainfleet, Ontario, about 10 minutes from Port Colborne and Welland; 30 minutes from St.…

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Solo Art Show at The Sanctuary Centre for the Arts in June 2013

I’m getting ready for my upcoming art show, “25 Years of Inspiration from Architecture & Nature”: The Month of June 2013 at The Sanctuary: Centre for the Arts 209 Ridge Rd, Ridgeway, Ontario Meet the Artist Sun. June 9th from 2-4pm About the Art Show: Wendy is inspired by the…

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I just finished a couple paintings this week.  One is Feeder Canal Corner.  This is the view of the Feeder Canal from my son’s bus stop looking over the field next to our house and farm.  It is an oil painting on prepared paper mounted on baltic birch. Corner at…

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Raccoon Painting in Progress

I am working on a larger oil painting of our two rescue raccoons right now.  This will probably be the final painting in my raccoon series for a while.  I’ve started working on some other animal and landscape themes.  I’ve painted “the girls” separately, but wanted to create a painting…

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April & May Art Workshops

The next session for Sat. Children/Teen art classes starts April 13th.  These Saturday classes are ongoing, but paid for in 5 week sessions. Because I keep class sizes small, students get individualized attention and learn a variety of techniques and media such as: drawing fundamentals, oil painting, pastels, sculpture, printmaking…

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Small Feats 2013

I am participating in the  “Small Feats” art exhibit and sale again this year, a fundraiser for the Niagara Artists Centre. This year I’ve submitted, “Bandit Peek”, “Zeus” and “Kingsley”. “Bandit Peek” was inspired by one of our rescue racoons.  Our rooster is the subject of “Kingsley”, and “Zeus” is…

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March Art Workshops

I’ve started a Children/Teen art class on Saturday mornings and have added Art Workshops during March Break, March 11 through 15, and an adult art workshop on March 23. Saturday art workshops meet every week (except for the occasional art show conflict or holiday) with registration and payments for 5…

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ArtFest 2013 – Feb. 16 & 17

I’m getting my artwork and display material organized this week to participate in ArtFest 2013. I’ll be bringing some of my newest paintings, the “Bandit Sisters” series and a variety of other artwork. ArtFest is a new addition to Port Colborne’s SportsFest mid-winter carnival, to provide a fun & cultural…

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Rooster and Hens

While in the waiting room during my husband’s knee surgery, I painted this small watercolour and ink of our rooster, Kingsley and two of our hens, Big Mama and Peggy.  I have a small travel watercolour set and travel watercolour brushes which contain the water in plastic tubes within the…

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Bandit Yawn

I finished a painting last week in my series of raccoon paintings, “Bandit Yawn”.  We have two rescue raccoons who showed up on our farm five days after their mother was killed in the road late spring of this year.  They are staying with us until next spring when we…

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Catherine, One of the “Bandit Sisters”

I started this painting, “Catherine”, as a demo for an oil painting class I am teaching. We have two rescue raccoons who adopted us after their mother was killed in the road near our house. Our thirteen year old named the baby raccoons after Shakespearean characters, so we have Catherine…

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Red Ribbon Exhibit Nov. 10 & 11 in Ridgeway

Fort Erie Art Council is holding it’s Red Ribbon Gala evening this year on Saturday, November 10. This is the Fort Erie Art Council’s  (FEAC) main fundraiser, creating an opportunity for members to display and sell their works. Tickets are $10 per person. Celebrate local creativity and have a great…

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New Art Workshops Starting in November

We had our first art workshop for homeschoolers in my newly renovated studio here on our farm in Wainfleet and will be starting some new art workshops for children and adults in November. We’re only a 10 minute drive from Port Colborne and Welland, and 30 minutes from St. Catharines…

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Wainfleet “Night” (& Day) of Art: Experience Wainfleet’s Creative Side!

On October 13th from 12:30 to 6pm, Wainfleet will be showing off it’s creative side as part of the Niagara’s Culture Capital program, and inviting everyone to come on out! Families can participate in art-making, dance workshops and learn about historical aspects of Wainfleet including the importance of the Feeder…

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Niagara HERE – Ker Church

Niagara HERE, is a network of site-specific artworks that people will find and interact with via smartphone. The Niagara Artists Centre put together the project and chose 25 sites around the Niagara region, then asked for and reviewed proposals from area artists. My proposal was accepted and I’m working on…

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Small Feats

Small Feats 2013! Small Feats, an art exhibit and fundraising event put on by the Niagara Artists Centre (NAC) will take place on Saturday, the 14th of April, 2012 from 8-11pm at 354 St. Paul St. in St. Catharines, Ontario. Last year, at the first ever Small Feats, a small…

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Art Workshop Survey

As soon as we have a large rec. room area next to our barn completed, I plan on teaching art classes again in an Art Workshop format for children and adults, here on Malowany Farm in Wainfleet, Ontario. We’re 10 min. from Port Colborne and Welland, and 30 minutes from…

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Art Every Day Challenge: “Night”

At the end of January I taught an Art lesson to our homeschool group co-op and did a quick demo on using oil pastels and watercolor.  I did a quick sketch of an owl and showed how to use a variety of colors, use watercolour over oil pastel and watercolour…

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MysteryBuild Contest

I found out about the Mystery Build contest from a fellow artist, Leah Piken Kolidas, on her Creative Every Day blog. At first, after reading the rules, it appeared the contest was only open to U.S. residents. However, after posting a question on the MysteryBuild facebook page, Roger let me…

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