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"I paint Niagara for the same reason Monet painted his haystacks over and over ...the ever changing light".

Creativity art workshops & retreats

Creativity art workshops & retreats
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Thursday, October 4, 2012

plein air painter - Riverbrink Museum oil painting demonstration

American Contemporary plein air painter.

Artist J. R. Baldini, born in upstate NY, often referred by the National Gallery of Canada as the only contemporary artist painting Niagara Falls will give an oil painting demonstration at the Riverbrink Museum from 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm on Sunday October 21, 2012.

J.R. is currently the Executive Director of International Plein Air Painters, a worldwide organization.
She was inducted into the Niagara Falls Arts & Culture Wall of Fame in 2010, along with director James Cameron, a Niagara area native.
Baldini's works are in an upcoming book Far and Near Horizons, available soon on Amazon.
Stay tuned for the announcement of the dates for the World Tour of Contemporary Landscape Artists exhibit at the New Century Gallery in NYC in March 2013.

J.R. holds an annual "Day in an Artists Studio" as an introduction to painting from life (the greatest teacher) each February, The workshop is an experience for the senses and is billed as an all inclusive holiday (more info here)

Come watch J.R. as she discusses the process of creating a painting outdoors from nature and the experience of painting at the base of the thundering waterfall.

About the Riverbrink Museum

The RiverBrink Art Museum Collection boasts over 1,400 works of art by Canadian, European and American artists which illustrate the history and development of Canada. The collection contains works from some of Canada’s most significant artists: Tom Thomson, Emily Carr, the Group of Seven, (Frederick Varley, Lawren Harris and A.Y Jackson, Arthur Lismer, J.E.H MacDonald), Cornelius Krieghoff, Paul Kane, Marc Aurèle de Foy Suzor-Côté. The collection also contains art work by European artists Augustus John, Toulouse-Lautrec, Pierre August Renoir, Paul Cezanne, and Hilaire-Germain-Edgar Degas, among others. And Rockwell Kent, a personal favorite of J.R. 's

RiverBrink Art Museum is located at 116 Queenston Street, Niagara-on-the-Lake, on the scenic Niagara Parkway, halfway between Niagara Falls and “Old Town” Niagara-on-the-Lake.

J.R. Baldini website here