about my work...

"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
See website for other locations www.permissiongranted.org

Friday, December 9, 2016

Niagara Falls 10th annual "Day in an Artist Studio" Feb 5, 2017

American Contemporary plein air painter. Feb 5, 2017 - Looking for that unique Gift ? 10th annual "A Day in an Artist Studio" Niagara Falls is an experience to give or share with someone you love. Learn, Laugh, Relax and go home with a new way of looking at your world AND a finished oil painting !! That's a tall order, but I promise, all you need to do is register for this all inclusive mini holiday workshop and I'll show you how to change your thinking about what you believe you can do...http://www.permissiongranted.org/Artist-Studio.html #artworkshop #niagaraartworkshop #paintingworkshop

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Cats of Greece series - J. R. Baldini

American Contemporary plein air painter.

"Cats of Greece - town of Kapi" original acrylic painting on #140 HP D.Arches paper - shipped across one border and headed for Australia...it was a bit sad letting this one go, but it is supporting a good cause and you can always bid on this and other very talented artists paintings online - more info to come at Magpie Springs - Gallery.Cellar Door.Vineyard exhibit by International artists in November... #jrbaldiniartist #catpaintings #paintingsofGreece  

Saturday, August 20, 2016

Plein Air Painting in Maine

American Contemporary plein air painter.

Painting Maine
New workshop being organized for this Fall 
Email us if you are interested.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Monhegan Maine art workshop August 1-5, 2016

American Contemporary plein air painter.

What are the benefits to taking a workshop like this ?

In just 2 days time, you will be more relaxed and energized.
You will laugh more, play more and meet some interesting people with different points of view,
You will eat amazingly fresh, healthy food, get more active out in nature and make some new friends who are there for a lot of the reasons you are. Go one step further and stay with J. R. and Molly in a family home right on the harbor that boasts the most amazing view and sunsets.

ONE SPACE just opened up in this workshop - at one of the most beautiful, relaxing locations on the east coast for
August 1 -5, 2016 on Monhegan Island, Maine, an island long famous as an artist island.

Step off the boat and into a slow 1960's frame of mind with painting subjects all around you. Space is limited to 15 participants and I have one 'room and workshop' inclusive package available .

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Monhegan Island Plein Air Painting workshop August 1-5, 2016

American Contemporary plein air painter. 
Are you searching for a fun art workshop in a different type of location,but still not an ocean away ?

How about only 10 miles of ocean to reach the tiny island of Monhegan in Maine ?

You know how sometimes you forget how awesome you are ? Let us help you reconnect with the 'confident you' that you've put aside to do 'the stuff that happens in life'...don't just go with the flow, live life like you do in your happiest moments. Realize, this is not just a workshop in learning or relearning to paint, it's a workshop to help you remember where you left yourself. Remembering your core of who you truly are - awesome, just the way you are. Join us in Maine for 2016 on 'the tiny island that time forgot' step off the boat and into a way of life that existed in the 1960's. It was a slower time, An era where who you were, counted. You talked to people you met on the street, you ate real food, you breathed clean air and you daydreamed and believed that anything you set your mind on could happen. Have a look at my website and see if anything I talk about resonates with you...
‪#‎womenartistsartworkshops‬ ‪#‎creativevisualizationretreat‬ ‪#‎monheganislandretreat‬ ‪#‎retreatinmaine There's still a few spaces left in this focus on creativity painting workshop.
Book now at http://www.permissiongranted.org

Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Join us in Greece 2016 from International Plein Air Painters

American Contemporary plein air painter.
wanna join me & a group of really creative, fun people in Greece this October ? 
We'll be doing 1 nite in Athens, 7 days on an beautiful small island where Leonard Cohen has a house, explore historic sites, have fabulous GMO free food, learn how to photograph on a walking tour with Master Photographer C. Vandersluys and dance, laugh and relax... 
You will not find a better price than this ...(not for artists only)
UPDATE : GREECE is still holding - all details at http://ipap.homestead.com/IPAP-15-YEAR-celebration.html
contact : E-mail: info@eurynomejourneys.com
Erja Lipponen tour director for application form

Sunday, January 24, 2016

9th annual Niagara "Day in an Artist Studio" Feb 7, 2016

American Contemporary plein air painter. http://www.permissiongranted.org/Artist-Studio.html 9th Annual Day in an artist studio - February 7, 2016 Sign up for a one day 'Mini Holiday" Give the gift to yourself or someone on your friend list. Workshop one day only... Experience what it's like to be an "ARTIST FOR A DAY", whether you've ever even picked up a paintbrush before or not. Our annual, all inclusive mini holiday - a DAY IN AN ARTIST'S STUDIO- sensory workshop You are invited to the experience of spending a creative day in an artist studio to awaken the creative person you truly are. Come feel the warmth of an inviting cozy fire, Sip the gourmet coffee and teas Enjoy a light lunch with new friends All supplies needed to create your personal oil painting. EVERYONE is creative - come spend a creative relaxing day with us ... Includes 10 - 3 pm workshop instruction 1 artist canvas Use of environmentally friendly oil paints and brushes Learn how body & mind connect to help you use your this new found creativity to relieve stress and affect people around you. only $65.00 per person + tax ($73.45) Go home with your finished original painting Sign up with a friend and give yourself the gift of time limited space available for this workshop Studio location 7973 Lundy's Lane Niagara Falls, Ontario Adult or preapproved juvenile Call 1 800 393-7270 or 905.354.8692 to register *Full payment is required by PayPal to hold your space in the workshop. Questions ? Call Mon-Sat EST 9-5 at 1 800 393-7270