“Sunset on Mara”

Sunset on Mara

Sunset on Mara. This painting has a lot of meaning for me. It is emotionally charged. Firstly it is the first painting since the death of our youngest son. Secondly it is based on a photo that I took the evening after his death. I could see a bird taking flight in the cloud formation. It was a perfect evening and a spectacular sunset. A beautiful memory to have and hold. Ergo it had to be memorialized on canvas by my hands, brushes and imagination.

Artist Susan Feniak. Golden Artist Acrylics on a deep 18″ x 24″ canvas.


Art available…and grief ❤️

I still have lots of paintings available for sale. All anyone needs to do is email me Susan at sfeniakart@gmail.com

I dropped off 6 new “one of a kind” hand painted greeting cards at Rikki Lou Who’s Gift Emporium downtown Salmon Arm on Alexander St today as well.

We have been recovering from or trying to find our way through the grief following the death of our youngest son. Thanks to the love and support of our friends and loved ones we are finding our way.

It is almost time for me to set up my easel and escape into my art….

James William Charles Feniak December 7 1979 to August 20 2022 Love you always and forever, Mom and Dad

Change in venue….

PLEASE NOTE DUE TO THE POSSIBILITY OF FLOODING THE ANNUAL ART SHOW IN SICAMOUS HAS BEEN RELOCATED TO THE SICAMOUS CIVIC CENTRE, MUNICIPAL HALL ON MAIN STREET NEXT TO THE POST OFFICE. THANK YOU. Susan Feniak


Annual arts show and sale

It’s nearly time for the annual arts and crafts sale at the Red Barn Arts Center in Sicamous. I will have these four paintings in the show along with some of my hand painted “one of a kind” greeting cards. I know it’s a long way for some people to come to the show. But if you are in the vicinity of Riverside Ave Sicamous BC please do pop by to see the show. It runs from June 30 through July 3rd from 10 am to 4 pm daily. There is a meet the artist night June 29 7 to 9 pm.

Cheers Susan Feniak


Looking Up

For lack of a better title I am calling this painting “Looking Up”. I go for a walk everyday and often find myself looking up. This scene is inspired by the nature trails in and around Sicamous British Columbia. Our summer home turf. I highly recommend the trails. Whatever you are doing today take the time to go for a walk and remember to stop and look up. It’s truly fascinating.

The first 3 photos are of my process and the last photo is the final painting. The end result for Looking Up!

Artist Susan Feniak. Golden Artist Acrylics on a 24″ x 24″ deep gallery canvas. Painted on all sides. Asking $350 cdn plus shipping.


“Mara Twilight”

Mara Twilight

“Mara Twilight”. Believe it or not I have completed another painting. I am continually inspired by the views that I am fortunate enough to enjoy during the warmer months of the year. This painting is based on a photo that I took from the back of our houseboat late last summer. It had been a wet stormy day. The weather cleared as the sun set to reveal this glorious scene. I hope you like my second painting of Mara Lake completed so far this year. Okay second painting of Mara Lake in a week.

Artist Susan Feniak. Golden Artist Acrylics on a 20″ x 24″ gallery canvas. Asking $300. If you are interested in my art please email sfeniakart@gmail.com Thank you. Remember my art is original, I do not make prints.


“Hyde to Mara”

Hyde to Mara

My latest painting “Hyde to Mara”, is DONE! This painting is based on a photo I took last summer. Lunch at the Hyde Mountain golf course includes this idyllic view of Mara Lake in beautiful British Columbia. Playing golf is not for me but I will gladly enjoy lunch at the golf course just to partake of the views from many vantage points. I have been wanting to capture this particular view on canvas for some time. I hope I have done it some justice.

Artist Susan Feniak. Acrylic on a 24″ x 24″ gallery canvas. Asking $375 plus shipping. Painted on all sides so doesn’t need a frame. This is original art. I do not make prints. If you are interested please email sfeniakart@gmail.com


December is a busy time

December is a busy time for everyone. This year I made almost 4 dozen Christmas cards. About 1/2 of them sold the rest were sent out to family and friends. Today we had our first major snow event of the season. That meant we needed to shovel snow off our houseboat. And of course what is December without a visit with the jolly old elf himself. And yes I have been good all year. No wish list involved. Just my hope that everyone stays safe and healthy this Christmas. Cheers Susan Feniak


Still available….

Still available, my art on the dock. You can still see my art at Three Buoys Marina in Sicamous. It’s in the store/gas shack and on our boat right next door.  These are just a few pieces available. All are original art by me, Susan Feniak. There are hand painted greeting cards, tote bags and some watercolor paintings too. My thanks to Three Buoys Marina for providing space for me to show my art. Cheers Susan


World Watercolor Month Day 23

#WorldWatercolorMonth Day 23 prompt “Home”. In the warmer months, April through October home is a boat. Not one of these but a houseboat in Sicamous. Despite wildfires and the resulting smoke it’s still home. Thank you to all the firefighters, waterbomber and helicopter crews for keeping our town safe. Such a dangerous job but so amazing to watch. From a distance. Cheers Susan Feniak