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Federation of Canadian Artists – Award of Excellence

LANDSCAPES – exhibition at the FCA Galleryon Granville Island-VancouverMarch 2-16 2010 A juried exhibition from members of the FCAmy submission of “Tarn Grasses”won an Award of Excellence36″ x 48″ Acrylic on Canvas my submission of “Barge #1 – Burrard Inlet”was also accepted for the juried show.36″ x 48″ Acrylic on Canvas next FCA show is […]

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NEW – GLASS Collaboration with Susan Furze

We’ve decided to go Greek.Friends for a long time, we kept meeting up and talking about our shared interest in the Greek myths, goddesses and arts. SO…then we discussed doing some kind of project together…That was last Christmas.I worked on some sketches, searching reference material and finally got the chance to work with Suzan in […]

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WORK in PROGRESS classes Gibsons & Sechelt

WORK in PROGRESS classes Sechelt & Gibsons Each session Jan will do a brief demo of her own work in progress, and then provide direction to each artist on their individual creative project. This is not a class for beginners but for those who have had some instruction/experience and wish to continue their creative practice […]

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WINE tasting & ART auction Rotary APRIL 24

I have donated a large painting in support of theSC Community Foundation – Arts Grant It will be auctioned off atThe Gibsons Rotary and Sunshine Coast Arts Co-op15th Annual Wine and Art Auction. Saturday April 24th Tickets are $30 each. If you would like tickets,please let me know or you can find them atGift of […]

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La Conner – March plein air painting

This is the view of the old Victorian house next to our B & B Katy’s Inn (which I would highly recommend) close to the town center and the old neighborhood homes in such a beautiful spot.Amarch is usually a bit early for the tulips ( plantations of bulb farms in the Skagit Valley) but […]

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Portrait studies

brian r_lores, originally uploaded by Jan Poynter – ARTIST. 12″ x 12″ acrylic on canvasThese are the portraits for a group show in Nov from our figure painting group. We are gradually painting portratis of each other, and the show will feature a selection of each “sitter” done by various artists, along with a self-portrait […]

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CLASSES for April – Works in Progress

the next “real time” classes coming up here on the Sunshine Coast… The Works in Progress sessions are NOT for beginners but for those who have taken some lessons, have their own materials and need some informal instruction in a supportive and creative environment to paint Watercolor or Acrylic. Work in Progress WEDNESDAYS April 7-28 […]

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NEW "Estuary #5 " work in progress

NEW "Estuary #5 " work in progress, originally uploaded by Jan Poynter – ARTIST. This is the first stage of Estuary #5. I am stuggling to keep the bold brushwork and looseness of the initial paint without getting more detailed.Obviously a new lower horizon and the dramatic clouds changes the composition. I am considering blogging […]

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NEW work – Federation Gallery Granville Island

Just delivered 2 large landscape paintingsthat were juried into the FCA show on Granville Island. Mar 2-14 and new work at Hambleton fine arts Vancouver, and Gift of the Eagle Gallery in Gibsons Landing. I have finished my teaching for the next month – and head for Saltspring and Vancouver Island next week for a […]

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O ZONE – Artist on site during the Olympics paintings

managed to get 4 paintings done in my 10 hours on site. Did some touch ups back in the studio.Local scenes from Gibsons and the Sunshine Coast…most that I have painted before so that I could work quickly. 12″ x 18″ happened to fit perfectly into my carry bag so they were light and easy […]

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