Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Bardel Entertainment Inc. is looking for Clean-Up Artist

Bardel Entertainment Inc. is looking to fill 100 clean-up artist positions right away. They are located in Canada and you would need 3 plus years of experiences to qualify.

Anne Denaman
Managin Director
Kelowna Studio

A: 1405 St. Paul Street, #108
     Kelowna, BC

T: 604.669.5589 ext 1669

C: 604.347.5522

E: adenman@bardel.ca

Website: http://www.bardel.ca/

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Hillsborough Plein Air 2014

These paintings were done during the event. Had a great time painting among my friends and colleagues.

Blue Ribbon (oil on canvas, 18" X 24")

Blue Tank Top - close up (oil on canvas, 16" X 20")

Golden Hour (oil on canvas, 16" X 20")

Three's A Crowd (oil on canvas, 12" X 16")

Art On The Boulevard

I'm so excited and honored that I get to hang my work alongside such an amazing body of art at Art On The Boulevard Gallery in Vancouver, Washington. Please stop by and see some of my latest work there if you're in the neighborhood.

Touch of Red (oil on canvas, 16" X 20")

A Gust of Wind (oil on linen board, 9" X 12")

Location Hours
210 W. Evergreen Boulevard (Suite300) at the corner of Evergreen and Columbia in Vancouver, Washington in the Vancouver Marketplace Building.
 Tuesday thru Saturday, 10 to 5 pm and First Friday Openings from 5-9pm.

Sunday, August 3, 2014

Portrait Workshop at Sequoia Gallery in Hillsboro OR (November 14, 15 & 16)

Portrait Workshop

I will be doing a portrait workshop at Sequoia Gallery in Hillsboro, OR this fall. This is a  3-Day workshop. Spaces are limited so if you're interested, please go to sequoiagallerystudios.org  for more information.

November 14 (drawing, 3-value)

November 15 (color, composition, blocking, details)

November 16 (6 hour painting marathon)

This workshop is FULL but email Claudia Stockton at claudia.stockton@gmail.com to get on a waiting list if you're interested.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Old & New

Painted 2 years ago

Painted a week ago
I wanted to see how I would approach this new painting knowing what I know now.

Hagg Lake

Alone at Hagg Lake
Painted with  Anton, Yong & Kat at Hagg Lake last Wednesday. It was pretty cold...

Washington Park

Cherry Blossom
Painted with my good friend Yong (amazing painter) at Washington Park, Portland OR. I wanted to catch the last bit of spring before it's too late.

New Painting

Hint of Summer
Painted at Kat's farm two weeks ago. Beautiful place!

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

2014 Plein Air Easton

I will be a participating in the 2014 Plein Air Easton painting competition. This takes place on July 12th - 20th in Easton, Maryland.
I will be painting in various locations throughout Chesapeake Bay. Stop by and say hi if you're in the area.
July 18, 2014
Mandatory Collectors’ Preview Party at the Academy Art Museum. The event opens to ticketed collectors at 7pm.
July 19 & 20
Exhibit and sales continue, workshops, lectures, quick draw competitions and more!

Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Plein Air: A Chronicle of Lake Oswego

I will be participating in the Plein Air: A Chronicle of Lake Oswego event happening on May 10th, 11th, 17th & 18th, painting various locations throughout Lake Oswego. Come out and say hi if you're in the area.

Possible locations:

  • Luscher Farm
  • Millennium Park Plaza Upper Level*
  • Millennium Park Plaza Lower Level
  • Sundeleaf Plaza
  • Foothills and Roehr Parks
  • George Rogers Park
  • Lake View Village/downtown Lake Oswego

Stay tuned for possible updates.

Los Gatos Plein Air 2014

I will be a participating in the Los Gatos Plein Air 2014 competition this year. Come out and see the show if you're in Los Gatos, California.

Saturday June 21st

Fine Art Show and Silent Auction, 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Location: Los Gatos Town Plaza Park, Main and Santa Cruz Avenues.

Judging will take place at 10:30 am. No silent or live auction will take place

Artist will set a single price for each painting displayed.

Sunday, February 2, 2014

Portrait Workshop

Sequoia Gallery in Hillsboro
A Workshop with
Yer Za Vue
“Portrait Painting Workshop”
Working from photos & live models, simplifying the head into simple shapes & planes, carving the form out utilizing directional mark making, exploring neutrals colors/grays & edges along with informative driven demonstration and informal Q & A.
May 24 & 25, Sat and Sun, 2014
10-5 pm
Location: Sequoia Gallery (136 SE 3rd Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97213)
$200 (includes model and fees)
12 student maximum
Demo: May 17 (7-8 pm, cost $10) 

To make reservation go to:

Webpage - www.yerzavue.com 

Plein Air Workshop

Plein Air Painters of Lane County
A Workshop with
Yer Za Vue

"Landscape Painting Workshop"
Working on landscape painting in plein air format, simplifying the environment into simple shapes & planes (abstracting), 3 value driven designs, composition, exploration of warm and cool color shifts, directional mark making, exploring neutrals colors/grays, edges, along with informative driven demonstration and informal Q & A.

April 4 & 5, Fri and Sat, 2014
10 - 5pm
Location: Alpaca Farm

PPLC Active Members $150
Non Members $180
Price includes both days

12 student class

Demo: Thurs April 3rd from 6 - 8pm at Alpaca Farm

Webpage - www.yerzavue.com

Tuesday, January 28, 2014


Columbia Center for the Arts
215 Cascade Street
PO Box 1543
Hood River, OR 97031

Still Life: A Moment in Time
February 7th - March 2nd

This month's gallery show, Still Life: A Moment in Time, celebrates the rich history of still life painting through contemporary artwork.
Learn More: Still Life

Artists include:
Aimee Erickson, Eric Jacobsen, Andy Nichols, Cathleen Rehfeld, Sally Reichmuth, Alexander Rokoff, Bill Sharp, Susan Sutherland and Za Vue.

Opening Reception:
Join us for First Friday, February 7th from 6pm-8pm for complimentary appetizers and the musical stylings of Diane Allen.

This piece is called Blue Bird and will be a participating in the show. Come and join us if you can make it out there.
I went with Joanne K.to Mount Hood last Thursday after the breakfast meeting and this is what I painted. It was so cold, my jar of water started to slush up while I was painting. It was a blast though.