Author Archives: choleena

Winter Blues – finding colour inspiration in cold weather

Curing the ‘winter blues’ with a new colour palette… The reduced sunlight hours, and increased cold are enough to leave even this perkiest of persons a bit “blue” so I challenged myself to seek out the blue colour palette in this … Continue reading

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Perth Autumn Studio Tour – THIS weekend!

I hope to see you this weekend (Sat, Sun, Mon) at the Perth Autumn Studio Tour. I will be with four other artists at Studio#1. The tour packs 21 artists into 7 studio locations (all within a few minutes drive of each … Continue reading

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West-End Studio Tour – Sept 23-24

Years ago, when I lived in Westboro, I was a part of the West-End Studio Tour. This year, I am back as a visiting artist. A “visiting artist” is one who lives outside the area but is deemed worthy to … Continue reading

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Sundance Artisan Show, Sept 2-4, 2017 – Maberly, Ontario

In its 11th year, the annual Sundance Artisan Show is a 40-artist outdoor art exhibit always held on Labour Day Weekend. This year, the dates are Sept 2-4, 2017. The show is held at 21980 HWY 7, Maberly, Ontario, behind our … Continue reading

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Now to Sept 28, 2017 — art show in Ottawa!

I am thrilled to announce that I have 25 pieces hanging in the second-floor lobby of the beautiful “Adobe” building on Preston Street in Ottawa! I would like to thank the Ottawa School of Art, Preston Square and Waterford Properties Group for the coordination … Continue reading

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Classes with Art By Choleena!

The Spring 2017 classes will be held on weekends in February and in March. Gift certificates never expire so if you miss an opportunity, just sign up for another class! 🙂 Learn how to make Wooden Photos (transfer images to wood) in … Continue reading

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Gift Certificates — for classes, commissions, and art!

Gift Certificate or Classes. Contact me with questions or to register for a gift certificate in the amount that you wish.    Your gift certificate can be used for classes anytime throughout the year. Check my next art class.

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Wood Transfer garden signs!

The perfect year-round gift for the yard- or garden-lover, these signs are hand-made in my studio using recycled wood found around the farm. I can add different text, if you wish. They run from $20-$50, depending on the size. I … Continue reading

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Labour Day Weekend — Sundance Artisan Show 2016

Mark it on the calendar! I hope you will join me for Sundance Artisan Show, a three-day outdoor event of art, live music, and locally-made, micro-brewery ale all in a countryside setting. Sundance Artisan Festival is just over an hour’s pleasant drive … Continue reading

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Farm Update: new garden 2016

Anyone new to Art By Choleena may not know that it is located on a beautiful, 1860 farmstead where I grew up. Here is a dedicated page describing the farm and how we’re trying to save it. Every year we try … Continue reading

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