Jamie Kirkland Art Studio

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


For this recent painting “The Opening” I decided to use a cloud formation from an image taken in New Mexico and combine it with The wonderful colors and shapes from images taken on a trip to visit family along The Gulf Coast. I wish a camera could capture the variety of green, purples and reds …

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We attended the opening Friday evening of The exhibition “Sense of Place” Landscape paintings by Lynn Boggess. It is a stunning array of Boggess work as you can tell from the slide show. Here is the link to the gallery,  Evoke Gallery here in Santa Fe. NM http://www.evokecontemporary.com/Artists/LynnBoggess.html. I arrived early hoping to meet Boggess and …

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My  lovely artist friend Brenda Zapitell http://www.brendahopezappitell.com/   suggested to the editor of Professional Artist Magazine, Kim Hall that she consider  including me in an article they were writing on “Preparing For a Solo Exhibition”. see complete article  here http://www.artcalendar.com/ This is the first time my work has been selected to be on the cover and needless to …

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I am thrilled that my work will now be represented by Pryor Fine Art in Atlanta, Georgia. http://www.pryorfineart.com/ I have had several delightful conversations with gallery director Tiffany Hay. Really looking forward to working with her and Ann and Susie, the owner.  Pryor Fine Art strives to present artists and paintings that transcend and transform everyday …

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if you have been reading my blog for a while you have to be jealous of all of these amazing artists that have created such great work spaces. Santa Fe is just the best community for artists. Last month my critique group met in Joanne Teasedale’s studio. Here is a link to her website http://www.teasdaleart.com/ You …

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There are always so many wonderful art oriented events to choose from on any given weekend in Santa Fe. This past Sunday the Friends of Contemporary Art gathered to tour the contemporary collections of several prominent Santa Feans. Bobbie Foshay, Michael and Barbara Ogg as well as Richard Hertz and Doris Meyer. There were so …

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http://deborahparisonlineclasses.blogspot.com/p/online-class-schedule-registration.html This is the third week of a wonderful on-line class with Deborah Paris. The link to her classes is posted above. Deborah writes..”For landscape artists, trees are arguably the most important raw material of our craft and art. Their very individual character, their attitude as living beings within the landscape make them a source …

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