Jamie Kirkland Art Studio

Let the beauty we love be what we do. ~Rumi ~


For the next three days I will be in Durango, Colorado studying with Michael Lewis http://www.michaellewisart.com The focus of the workshop is winter scenes with an emphasis on snow. I have included some of my favorite  photographs that I will be using for reference. I am looking forward to being a student again. I tried really …

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On a recent trip to Los Angeles I had the opportunity to spend the afternoon at The Norton Simon Museum in Pasadena. The main attraction was Vincent Van Gogh’s ” Self Portrait 1989. I have included a photo below. It really did draw a crowd similar vibe to the Gioconda in the Louvre. Here is …

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I recently received a lovely e-mail with these two photos attached from our ambassador to Zimbabwe, Bruce Wharton. Reflecting back on this whole experience I am in awe of how life unfolds and these magical opportunities show up. When I painted these canvases I never dreamed that they would be selected to grace the home …

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