December 2017

 

Seasons Greetings! These small watercolour paintings on canvas are at The Art District Gallery until end of January. I have some poured acrylic smalls at The Button Factory Art Market this month.  For my personal exploration, I have been busy working in different directions. I finished setting an azurite cabochon stone onto a lost wax cast ring that I started a few years back. I experienced the slow and methodical process of creating a mezzotint intaglio etching plate. I am learning a jig saw woodcut printmaking technique and I am also trying my inks in different ways including painting on silk.

Look for my Hidden Valley painting at the Kitchener City Hall Berlin Gallery in January.  I joined the Central Ontario Art Association and look forward to new group shows scheduled through 2018. I will be teaching Watercolour Exploration Tuesdays and Intro. to Lino Block printing Thursday afternoons at Button Factory Arts this Winter.

Follow The Art District Gallery .. stay tuned for our upcoming journey in February 2018.

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November 2017

At The Art District Gallery. Opening reception Nov. 18th 2-5pm. Part of St. Jacobs Sparkles weekend celebration of the holiday season. Suminagashi Japanese marbled paper paintings and lino multiblock prints on washi.  Handmade suminagashi cards also available.

Teaching seniors workshops – Intro. to relief printmaking and mono prints Nov. 9 & 16 at Button Factory Arts. I have a few small paintings at the Button Factory Arts Market Nov. 18-Dec.22.

 

October 2017

 

Button Factory Juried Show, opening reception October 12, 5-7pm.

Ferrari 500 Art Show & Sale. This is a one day event where 17 local artists come together to sell art and fundraise for the great cause. 10% of pPeng, Woven, alcohol ink on yupo mounted on wood panel, 8x6, $50, 2017roceeds go to The Working Centre in Kitchener. No art is priced more than $500. I am donating “Woven, alcohol ink on yupo 8×6” as a door prize. Lucky Friday 13th!  This could be yours!

5-9pm at Communitech 151 Charles St. W., Kitchener.

 

September 2017

I have worked on a painting over the summer of duckweed fronds on a pond for a juried show. “Waking Fronds” is a watercolour and ink painting inspired by a walk in a hidden valley.  Opening Reception for Hidden Valley Revealed exhibit at Homer Watson House and Gallery September 17th 2-4pm.

2017 08 Peng Waking Fronds, watercolour and ink 28x36 framed

I will be teaching watercolour painting techniques on Tuesday afternoons and intro. to printmaking on Thursday afternoons ..  register at Button Factory Arts, Waterloo starts the week of September 19/21.

Look for Culture Days activities in your region. I will be at the John M. Harper library, Waterloo September 30 leading a hands-on card making activity. Also on that day is A Grand Fabrication show and opening exhibit at The Art District Gallery  in St. Jacobs.

2017 August

 

The Art District Gallery exhibit opening reception is August 19, 2-5pm in St. Jacobs.  I have created a few small works using poured acrylic. Here is one..

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Crashing, poured acrylic 8×10

I have also been learning the Japanese art of Sumi-e ink painting from my Mom… taking workshops on beading, washi paper art… planning for Culture Days September 30th.

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July 2017

In the window at The Art District Gallery “Flight Path” for the St. Jacobs Canada 150 celebration- linocut and screenprint collage.

2017, Peng, Flight Path, screen print and lino collage on wood panel, 20x16, $400

One of my paintings “Down The Gorge” for the Grand Fabrication show at the Cotton Factory in Hamilton, Ontario July 10- Aug 16 – acrylic on canvas.

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2017 June

Planning for Canada 150 events! June will be a month of planning and creating as I wrap up teaching my spring watercolour classes.

I have just launched the advertising for our Culture Days event planned for Sat. Sept. 30th.  Sponsored by Laurelwood Neighbourhood Association at the John M. Harper branch Waterloo Public Library, we will be part of the Ontario Culture Days events. Art Card Creations.

5 upcoming art exhibits opening for Canada Day week. The Art District Gallery exhibit at Kitchener Public Library July 5, ADG exhibit in St. Jacobs July 6, Artsu Matsuri exhibit at the JCCC in Toronto July 6, Press Juried Show at Button Factory in Waterloo July 7,Grand River Fabrication at Cotton Factory in Hamilton July 8.

I am currently taking classes and creating new art in screen printing, lino block printing fused glass and wood engraving.

 

June 23rd Opening Views -150, a celebration of what it means to be Canadian. ” Light Filters Through”, my linocut and origami window installation at Button Factory Arts.

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