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Its a boy!

Well the easter bunny had a busy time last night…and I am a grandma ! (how can you tell it’s my first time) and brought a son for Liam Bryant & Melody Sherwood  and little brother for Otis & Sylvie :-) born about 4 this morning – after a brief labor and successful home birth. […]

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Haida Gwaii 2012 tour info

HAIDA GWAII –  ACTIVITIES & optional tours        POYNTER 2012 Studio Tours – AR Art Route  http://www.gohaidagwaii.ca/what-to-do/art-route-tour Surf lessons in Masset / North Beach Surf shop Crabbing/clam dig on beach First Nations cultural excursions Kayaking QC or Gwaii Haanas West side of Haida Gwaii/ boat charter / float lodge Fishing Charters / Sandspit […]

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HAIDA GWAII July 3-13 2012

Please contact Catherine Evans at TOURS of EXPLORATION for inquiries, bookings & payment information NOTE : due to the narrow opportunity to benefit from group travel rates with AIR CANADA – we require a deposit of $900.00 CAN before JANUARY 30th / 2012 along with your full name as in your passport. HAIDA GWAII   Art […]

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SECHELT – Art Aquisition

I have had a large painting accepted to the Sechelt Art Aquisition show which will be displayed up in the Seaside Centre for the Festival of the Arts exhibition – during the upcoming Art Crawl. “Spring # 21 – Protea & Plum” 30″ x 48″ acrylic on canvas – framed There will be a jurying […]

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SC Art Crawl – online auction starts today

Today the artists that will be participating in this years Aunshine Coast Arts Crawl will be meeting at hub locations in Roberts Creek, Pender Harbour and Powell River.   As well as a great opportunity to meet & greet for the artists it will be the launch for the fundraising ONLINE AUCTION. submissions of small […]

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New paintings – natural patterns

I have yet to follow through on some of the large Haida Gwaii canvasses that I had planned. Between prep and teaching a weekly workshop I have been obsessing on some of the small studies that I started about a year ago. Stemming from my fascination with organic “design” and the natural forces that create […]

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Drum portrait

well a bit of a challenge this week –  a commission for a portrait of a Sechelt First Nations woman for her year memorial service near the end of the month. Always hard to do portraits or subjects with such emotional weight. And not on a canvas, but painted on the last handmade deerskin drum […]

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Box is finished

so the tarp is off – the coating is on and here are the results of the last 2 weeks. not my painted sun – but a glare in the photo at the end of the day. I couldn’t get far enough away to take a proper photo because of the drop off bankside down […]

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Happy Hour with friends

A great reception for the opening of our ” A Happy Hour” group exhibition…lots of familiar faces and some new ones. Plenty of messages and new stories of Happy Hours on the post-it note wall in the gallery. Lots of laughter and smiles as folks read the stories with each art piece. Thank you to […]

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NEW Blog on janpoynter.com

well it looks like the new website is up and running just fine. and I will be posting any further blog writings and pics, studio updates and information to the new site. Thanks for visiting ! the regular BLOG will be continued when I have something to share…;-) and the studio updates will be under […]

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