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Garbage Day_timing is everything.

put it out too early and the bear will get it. too late for the 8:00 am truck…and it is a stinky proposition in the basement until next week. (leave it outside and the bear WILL get it) It may seem trivial to be talking about my garbage – but as a freelance artist/designer, part […]

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Plein Air PAINT OUT Gibsons Landing Sept 2013

GIBSONS LANDING PAINT OUT  was part of the   IPAP International Plein Air  WORLDWIDE event SUBSCRIBE to receive email updates for Plein Air activities on the Sunshine Coast – BC.Canada The next event is planned for the Sechelt Arts Festival – Oct 26/27 at Snickett Park. PAINT OUT – Saturday 10-2  Sunday 10-2  Display/Sale 3-6 Sechelt Public Library […]

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GPAG – FIGURES on the COAST Feb7-Mar11

Well the people are not neccesarily from the coast – but all the paintings will have people in them. From intimate portraits to sunny snapshots of urban activity. I will list the size and title beneath each image.  Only 3 will be for sale and I hope that you can make it to join all […]

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“FIGURES on the COAST” GPAG group show

February 7 to March 11: Figures on the Coast – Art of the human form by Ann-Marie Brown, Brian Romer, Bruce Edwards, Cindy Riach, Jack Gibson, Jan Poynter, Jana Curil, Noel Silver, Maurice Spira, Paula O’Brien.  Curator – Paula O’Brien. You’re invited to the artist reception: Sat. Feb 9 from 4 till 7      wine […]

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Journey #1 – Nature’s Textures

I have accepted an invitation to be part of a new visitor and tourism initiative on the Sunshine Coast. CATCH OUR DRIFT is a program of alternative activities and creative journeys on the Sunshine Coast developed by our Granthams neighbors Sheila & Mark Cameron. Catch our Drift  website PRINT & PAINT    with JAN POYNTER. Garden […]

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New Space – close to home

After several years of hosting visitors to our Verandah Show in the spring, and Crawlers in October for the SC Art Crawl we had a long think and considered our options. We liked having visitors to the house/studio – but not the disruption that results. It takes me a week to set up, taking over the […]

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NEW Workshop & Gallery space for POYNTER STUDIO

We’re just finishing the renovation! A new level entry on the ground level, dedicated gallery/shop and a light and bright space for small workshops or classes. The last several years using the house inside & outside for our Verandah Show in the spring and the Art Crawl in Oct has been great – but fairly […]

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Plein Air Sunshine Coast June-Oct 2015

PLEIN AIR WORKSHOPS  on the BC’s spectacular Sunshine Coast  I hope to be posting a MONTHLY (May-Sept) location for plein air paint-out No instruction or “event” just a chance to meet up and paint together.Individual painters or small groups (max 6) Intermediate to Advanced Sketch & Paint on location with or without instruction under the […]

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Join me on the ART CRAWL! Oct 20/21

Regardless of the weather – you can enjoy the display of original works here in the VERANDAH SHOW. The studio will be part of the ever popular annual SUNSHINE COAST ART CRAWL . Lots of new plein air panels – local coast and eastern autumn, framed and unframed paintings, prints and drawings. I will open […]

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Day 10 Toronto lake shore

TORONTO. Decided not to even try heading into the city. And lucked out with some radiant sunshine and warm breezes off the lake. (after yesterday’s fog and rain it was a pleasant surprise to see the water at all) These are just some of the views of the the morning. Stopped to sketch by the Humber […]

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