Beaumont Studios interviews Jennifer Mitton for Crawl

Beaumont Studios interviews Jennifer Mitton for Crawl

Beaumont Studios just put up an interview with me for the Culture Crawl–Here it is, or go directly to Beaumont Studio Accolades for Culture Crawl Artist—Interview for Beaumont Studios Intrigued by repetition, rhythm, and pattern, Jennifer Mitton delights in recreating beauty on canvas. The splendor of this Tofino seascape at sunset ripples into exquisite configurations as the light dances through the ocean mist. “The natural environment is bursting with an…

Quicksilver Sky, 2nd Prize from Federation

Quicksilver Sky, 2nd Prize from Federation

My painting “Quicksilver Sky, Tofino,” is on the larger side at 24 x 42″ Quicksilver Sky, Tofino, won 2nd Prize at the Landscape Show sponsored by the Federation of Canadian Artists. Quicksilver Sky will be on display for the Culture Crawl, November 19-22 at my studio at Octopus Studios, 393 Powell St. There is usually parking around Oppenheimer Park along Cordova, Powell, Dunlevy.  

Crashing Surf, Icon Exhibition at FCA

Icon Exhibition Show: Crashing Surf by Jennifer MittonJennifer Mitton’s oil painting, Crashing Surf, has been juried into the Icon Exhibition Show going up Monday October 26, 2015 at the Federation Gallery on Granville Island. What I loved about doing this painting was keeping the water cool with lovely blues and greens, and then adding the flashes of intense red where the darks meet the lights. Instantly the waves woke up! I’m lucky–the show…

Evening Shore, Tofino, oil on canvas 36×48″

Evening Shore, Tofino, oil on canvas 36×48″

  Evening Shore, Tofino, oil on canvas, 36×48″ I learned to drive in a Datsun (manual gearshift) on Chesterman’s Beach when I was 15. I love to go back there when I can. In the past 5 years I’ve visited Tofino many times with my artist husband Cyprian. We sketch and paint plein air, sitting on the sand, and with oil paints and watercolor. Meanwhile we take many, many reference…

Chesterman’s Beach, Tofino, oil painting

  A lovely patron at Arts Off Main Gallery, 28th at Main St. in Vancouver, recently purchased my 8×10 oil sketch of Chesterman’s Beach–you can see the silhouette of the Wickaninnish Hotel which was NOT THERE when I was 15 and my mother taught my friends and I to drive on that beach in our Datsun, a manual. And we camped on that beach. 3 teenage girls and my brave…

Basic Inquiry Gallery and Studio Members Show

My oil sketch of the draped model Robert is up at the Basic Inquiry Life Drawing Gallery and Studio Members Show, on right now. It’s also on the cover of the 2015 Basic Inquiry Calendar, available at Opus Framing on Granville Island, and also, of course, at Basic Inquiry, 1011 Main St.

Jennifer Mitton’s Stand-up Comedy at the Arts Club

Here are two comedy sketches I performed at the Arts Club Theatre in Vancouver, 2007, with the amazing troupe, Stand-up for Mental Health. David Granirer–a pretty funny neurotic himself–taught us the basics and then we worked all year on jokes and performed around the lower Mainland, with a finale at the Arts Club in November. Fun, fun fun.   http://youtu.be/4-4OEumkjl4