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OSA Member’s Show at the Withrow Common Gallery, May 27 -June 15

Here are some images from the reception time of the OSA Member’s Show at the Withrow Common Gallery, Exhibition Place, Toronto

My painting Urban Construction, oil on canvas, 24″x 36″



Detail, Urban Construction, oil on canvas
Opening Reception at the gallery, May 30th
Opening reception evening, May 30th
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ArtWorks Oakville

20th Annual Juried Show, Artworks Oakville.

This is photo from the reception opening evening from ArtWorks Juried Exhibition in Oakville.

My paintings from the recent abstract series Searching for Miracle where three times accepted to the three different Juried Show. It’s my completely new style of abstract work, done with acrylic paint and all canvases protected with varnish.

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Juried Art Exhibition in the John B. Aird Gallery organized by OSA

We had a great reception night at the John B. Aird Gallery in Toronto on March 28, 2019 . The gallery was packed with guests and artists, we had a testy food and more important so many amazing original art. 

“Beyond the Line”, has been selected for inclusion in the OSA’s 146th Open Juried Exhibition 2019. There was a tremendous response to this call (0ver 500 entries) with a high level of work submitted and only 37 artworks were excepted including the sculptures.

 

 

 

 

I’m so delighted to see my painting on the poster for the Ontario Society Juried Exhibition and it was represent this exhibition on the big poster on the wall.

 

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Quick pick from my Studio in March

 

 

The flowers makes me feel warm in my artist studio when we still have a very cold days.

I like to see how the real flower matching with my floral painting.

 

Recently I was started to paint again the small paintings, and I founded it’s a very good exercise before approaching the big canvases.

You can see my little painting at the Daily Paintworks.

https://www.dailypaintworks.com/artists/elizabeth-elkin-4316/artwork

My very recent works are Landscape Sunset, oil on artist board, 6″x6″ and Little Green Jug, also oil on artist board, 6″x 6″

https://www.dailypaintworks.com/artists/elizabeth-elkin-4316/artwork/#/category=Landscape&mode=search

 

https://www.dailypaintworks.com/artists/elizabeth-elkin-4316/artwork/#/category=Still+Life&mode=search

It’s available on sale at my page Elizabeth Elkin Gallery, Daily Paintworks.

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Quick preview from my studio, January 2019

 

 

 

 

 

This year I’m continue to paint new series of the abstract works “Searching for Miracle” using the acrylic paint and experimenting with different art mediums. 

But I’m not abandoned my cityscapes and landscapes, which I used to paint last 26 years or more and I’m using the oil paints and palette knife for my expressionism work. 

 

 

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My paintings from the New York Urban Series at the Art Toronto International Fair are digitally displaying.

Art Toronto is the Canada largest art fair for the modern and contemporary art.

I’m visiting this show every year to see important artwork from leading Canadian and international galleries.

What is the big surprise at the Art Toronto International Fair this year for myself.

I found two of my paintings are digitally showing at the Samsung Booth. This is the project by SaatchiArt with Samsung “The Frame”.

 

 

My three paintings where choosing by Saatchi Art curators among others artists to participate in the Samsung project “The Frame”.  This is a very new innovation technology, when people can renting the images and displaying them on the screen in their homes and offices. 

I was very happy to see my paintings in this important international art fair.

 

 

 

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Art Trip with artists from the OSA to Killarney, Northern Ontario.

Plein Air  Painting “Sky” at the Light House location, Killarney

Time to finish the painting.

Plain Air painting at the Killarney Mountain Lodge.

 

At the end of September I went to paint with group of artists to Killarney national park. This is a tradition trip from the Ontario Society of Artists. The weather was cold and windy, but I did three paintings in that beautiful location. We stayed at the Killarney Mountain Lodge, we had the delicious food and more important we had a good group of artists to paint together. 

 

 

 

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Trip to London, UK

I had incredible good time in London this summer. For one week I visited a lot of historical sites and museums.

One of my favorite museum in London is National Gallery. It has extensive  collection of fine art from all centuries. I was very excited to see my favorite masterpieces by Velaskes, Titian and of course Van Gogh and much, much more.

It has a  free  entrance and a lot of people can see and learn about fine art any time, I wish to have this idea in Canada.

In National Gallery

Art Class

It nice to see the art classes among beautiful art.

 

Another my very favorite art museum is Tate  Modern.

I spend  a lot of hours to check the contemporary and modern art. 

Tate Modern

 

In Tate Modern

 

View from Tate Modern

 

What is unbelievable good view from the Tate Modern! It’s also has a free entrance, as a lot of museums in London, love it.

I like to see also the St. Paul Cathedral, it’s so beautiful inside and organ music gives the special feeling, unfortunately they not aloud to take photo inside the buildings.

St. Paul Cathedral

 

The Royal Observatory, The Tower, Cruise on the Thames river, Harry Potter Warner Bros. Studios Tour, the National Air Force show and just walking on the streets gave me and my granddaughter unbelievable time together to explore one of the beautiful city in the world. 

Next step to me just start to paint more cityscapes about London.

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Quick View from the Artist Studio

 

 

In March I painted Paris Rooftops and in April I did another cityscape painting – Provence Rooftops.

My rooftops paintings took a lot of time to paint, complicity of the houses, the details, colors range and first from all of this – the importance of the good Composition. 

 

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January News

I’m very pleased to inform that my two paintings where choosing by curators to be featured on the Saatchi Art’s Homepage.

One work is my Cityscape, In Times Square, from Urban Series was featured in the New The Week 1-8-2018 Collection, homepage:

In Times Square, oil on canvas, 30″x 48″

https://www.saatchiart.com/art/Painting-Times-Square-from-Urban-Series/166654/3928703/view

 

Another my painting, abstract “Forwardly” was featured this Week 1-29-2018 in the New Abstract Expressionism Paintings Collection on Saatchi Art’s homepage:

Forwardly, acrylic on canvas, 24″x 20″

https://www.saatchiart.com/art/Painting-Forwardly/166654/3861889/view

 

This is a very exciting news for me, as the Saatchi Art is very prestigious online art gallery, who is not only show and sell artists works online, but also organized International Art Fair around the world, for example in UK, USA, Australia

I’m wishing to participate one day in the International Art Fair,  as I already has invitation to show my work in Art Shopping, Louvre, Paris and in another international art shows.

But to be an independent artist this is a very difficult tasks and I’m looking for sponsor who can support me in this art adventure.