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Seeattle. Nov journey.

We had such a great visit to Portland back in August this summer – and said at the time we should take the train down next time – with a stopover in Seattle to explore. A plan for next year we thought. Well Brian’s suggestion that we have a night in Vancouver to celebrate our […]

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Winter Studio | Zocalo Jan22-Feb19

JAN POYNTER – studio & painting workshops from Jan 22 to Feb 19 I will be in studio at Zocalo – 441 Marine Dr – right across from our Co-op gallery and next to the Gibsons Public Art Gallery. My friend Joann Heatherington closes up her wonderful fashion store and flies south every winter for a […]

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Plein Air PAINT OUT – Sechelt Day 1 & 2

Some photos from our recent Paint Out as part of the Sechelt Arts festival – Art on the Street. A calm sea and mild weather for day 2 and spectacular sunny, warm day for Day 2. Artists can Contact Jan about registering & participating in the next Sunshine Coast paint out.  Painters on site:  Jan […]

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Artists on their way to the coast!

Just heard from plein air artist John Burrow (central BC) on his way to join in our PAINT OUT in Sechelt this weekend. Come see us working on location at Snickett Park-Sat & Sun 10am – 2pm. Part of the Sechelt Arts Festival there will be a Display/Sale of original paintings at the Sechelt Library […]

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Volume 4 Artists of BC

VERY pleased to announce I will have one of my favorite paintings on the cover of the upcoming publication Vol 4 Artists of BC.   Books will be available for sale mid-December 2013. (not sure of the retail price as yet) but I will have it listed for the online “shop” once I get set […]

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Autumn Joy – the Garden

As part of the upcoming Sunshine Coast Art Crawl Oct 19-20 10-6pm  – I will be showing several new paintings in a series inspired by my fall garden. There will also be a collection of small-Med plein air paintings from my journey last autumn to the Muskoka region in Ontario. My tribute to the Group […]

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2014 PAINT OUT – Gibsons Landing

Join in in the fun! At the NEXT Plein Air PAINT OUT  in .Gibsons Landing BC – Sept 13/14 2014 Painters working on site finished paintings on display at the Arts Building & the Landing Gallery. People’s Choice award and prizes Artist demos and presentations Sketchcrawl for Newbies Participants informal gathering/BBQ TENTATIVE event schedule GIBSONS […]

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Plein Air paint out – SATURDAY Sept 14

Bring an extra layer today – the fog is playing hide & seek with the harbour this morning!

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and the mountain moves. Mt. St Helen Washington

It really is all about the Volcano. But it turns out the mass of natural devastation and transformation of the landscape – was a result of the ensuing landslide. The whole top and one side of the mountain just sunk and slid away down the valley. The blast and ash that followed made a hell […]

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Portland with pals

An adventure down to Oregon – meeting up with Brian’s brother Mark and wife Patricia. (and I am posting this lengthy version because I think Portland is well worth a visit – I hope it adds to your travel experience) We drove out of Van from the 6:20 ferry – and had a delayed border […]

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