Jamie Kirkland Art Studio

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


I posted the picture of David Leffel on the convention stage giving a talk and demo on my Facebook page with the caption.. one of the most inspiring talks about art and artist life I have ever heard… My galleries here in Santa Fe, Karla Winterowd asked me why I felt that way.. I described …

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The dramatic vertical cliffs of Diablo Canyon Recreation Area make the area a hiking and climbing destination near the Rio Grande. The eastern cliff walls are on BLM-managed land and the western cliff walls are managed by the U.S. Forest Service. Diablo Canyon has been featured in movies such as The Missing, 3:10 to Yuma, …

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On the third day of our trip Mallory Agerton and I decided to explore every river crossing we could find all around Fredericksburg. We happened on this spot of perfection located just off the old Kerrville Road. This is where the Pedernales River intersects Bear Creek. We immediately named this location The Huckleberry Finn Place. …

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Yesterday was Cloud Appreciation Day. I joined 22 other members of The Plein Air Painters of New Mexico http://papnm.org/ at the Starlight Ranch¬†between Santa Fe and Albuquerque for a paint out. It was a perfect day for clouds. We started with clear skies in the morning and watched them build as the day went on. …

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