I had to bring all my art home from Gallery One Fifty today. We live and work on the shore of Shuswap Lake and the lake has decided to flood this year. As of last weekend the lake had risen 17 feet. It does come up every year. But because of a high snow pack in the back country this winter the lake is exceptionally high. Gallery One Fifty decided for safety sake that we artists should get our art out. The gallery will reopen as soon as the flood threat ends and the limitations of COVID 19 are lifted. Meanwhile I will get to enjoy one of my own paintings hanging up in our houseboat summer home. Misty Morning has always been a particular favorite of mine. FYI An artist isn’t supposed to bring all her art home especially all at once. I have no idea where I will put the rest!
Artist Susan Feniak. Golden acrylics on 20″ x 20″ gallery canvas. $200
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Waves Brilliant Dance. My latest painting is still drying on my easel. These days the ocean and waves seem to be my muse. That comes as no surprise to me. To achieve the texture I used several different palette knives and a credit card. The entire painting was done without a brush. Admittedly this technique is hard on my acrylic paint supply. Even using Goldens soft gel gloss to extend my paint it sucked up lots. Did I have fun? No need to ask. Did I make a big mess with paint smeared everywhere, even on my phone? You bet. A joyful mess. I am pleased with the end result.
Artist Susan Feniak. Golden Artist Acrylics on 18″ x 24″ gallery canvas. Asking $250. Not framed. Colours used Titanium white, Cerulean Blue Chromium, Azurite Hue, Colbalt Teal, Green Gold, Yellow Ochre and Hansa Yellow Medium.
If you are still thinking of or looking for a gift for Mom on Mother’s Day these four paintings are at Three Buoys Marina on Riverside Ave in Sicamous. Original art is a perfect gift. I also have greeting cards available at Three Buoys that I am sure Mom would like.
Artist Susan Feniak. My paintings are original. They are either watercolor and ink on paper or acrylic on canvas. To contact Susan firstname.lastname@example.org
It is not in my nature to give up. “Meanwhile Back At The Nest”. This painting has under gone several rethinks and remakes. Is “rethinks” a word? It is now. I will live with this version for a few days and then decide if I am finished or not. It will need a name at some point as well. I hope you are staying well and safe. We can all get through these challenging times. Artist Susan Feniak. Golden Artist Acrylics on 16″ x 20″ x 1.5″ thick canvas. $250.00 Thanks for stopping by.
It’s official my first painting of 2020 has a name. High And Dry. Between my Instagram, Facebook and WP site there was a tied vote. I ended up asking my husband which name he preferred Skiff’s at Low Tide or High and Dry. Thank you to all that took the time to cast their vote.
My first painting of 2020. As yet untitled. Perhaps you can help me name it. Which one do you like “Skiffs at Low Tide” or “High and Dry”? I am keeping this one for now. A birthday present for me by me. Spending time at my easel certainly helps me forget all the goings on in this world of ours. Everyone should try it! Spreading a little positivity and happiness with art. Cheers Susan Feniak Acrylic on 18″ x 24″ x 1.5″ thick canvas. susanfeniakart.com
“Remembering”. My latest painting. My homage to all those who have sacrificed their lives or given of themselves so we can enjoy freedom. I live in one of the finest countries in the world because someone fought for it and for us and our future. So as Canadians we are free to live life like nowhere else. Be grateful for that freedom and our country. United in Peace. Remembrance day November 11th 2019
SOLD Dingy Round Up. My latest acrylic painting. What do you think? Knowing boaters like I do if I came across this scene I would know there is a party near by. Of course I would join in. Golden acrylics on 20″ x 20″ x 1.5″ thick canvas painted on all sides. $250
Misty Morning. If I were to have to pick a personal favorite painting of mine this one would be it. Thus far. Misty Morning is still available at Gallery One Fifty in Sicamous. Misty Morning is only $250 an original one only acrylic on 20″ x 20″ canvas. I don’t make prints of my art. Cheers Susan Feniak To contact me email@example.com