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Across my Desk – NOV Viaduct Visions

CITY of VANCOUVER – see all the project submissions online RE:CONNECT  in response to a call for conceptual visions for redevelopment of the Dunsmuir Viaduct and Eastern Core  I was asked to collaborate on a project for a bright new architectural team in Vancouver, two large paintings that create a VERY imaginative vision of redevelopment […]

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Across my desk – Surrey Banners

It seems serendipitous that certain projects are proposed just when the right creative juices are flowing. I have used the concept for my recent multi media paintings for the basis of a batch of designs for street banners. The City of Surrey has a call for artists and the theme was “Sustainable energy for All” as […]

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NEW WORKS – and my winter projects

Taking advantage of the awful weather to ignore the garden put the hours in on sorting out the studio and domestic storage. (20 years since I built my home – so there is a lot to wade through!) and very little time to spend on the computer. I haven’t been proceeding very far with the […]

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NEW Acrylic for Beginners

Last chance for my art classes before Christmas – the next sessions won’t begin until April 2012! I have managed to get some space in the Arts Building (Old Library) in Lower Gibsons. SUNDAY mornings – starting the weekend after the Nov.11 long weekend. Sorry it is such short notice – but please reply to this […]

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Sponsorship Draw – Win an original painting!

Support Jan’s 2012 community project in Mexico Throughout 2012 Jan will be working with the Bucerias Bilingual Community Centre (BBCC) in Mexico, on a series of paintings. These colorful local scenes that will be used to create a calendar & art cards. The proceeds from the auction of the originals and ongoing sale of these products […]

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Tour to Haida Gwaii – for artists

Tour to Haida Gwaii call for interest Summer 2012 If you have ever dreamed of getting to Haida Gwaii – lets make it happen! I made some great contacts and checked out lots of options for accomodation, restaurants and tours while I was there for my artist-in-residence this past July. I can’t wait to get back […]

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Gibsons Landing – PAINT OUT Sept 9/10/11

Artist Call to participate in a paint out in historic Gibsons Landing. September  9 / 10 / 11 meet at the VIC 11:00 am / 2:00 pm / 4:00pm Meet at the Visitors Info Center (directly accross from Molly’s Reach) and enjoy the local scene. Sketch or paint this colorful working wharf with fishing boats […]

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Sunshine Coast Art Crawl – Oct 22/23

I will be opening the home/studio with another Verandah Show for the next Sunshine Coast Art Crawl . Original paintings, drawings and prints – some new work and some old from my studio archive. Lots of deals and creative stories behind every piece. Come and join the fun – rain or shine ! enjoy the […]

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Village of Queen Charlotte Art Project

Check out the JULY blog posts for photos of my working trip and travels in Haida Gwaii. Public art Project Artist Jan Poynter has been invited by the Village of Queen Charlotte to prepare and paint an original design on one of the central town utility boxes. Jan is also here to share her expertise with […]

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Queen Charlotte Project

You’ve come to the right place to check on the daily events and locations for my work in Haida Gwaii  for the Village of Queen Charlotte. I will be posting updates of progress on the Utility box painting locations for the workshops plein air locations to meet Contact me for more details or to let […]

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