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Happy Mothers Day – open studio May 11, 2024

Happy Mothers Day – open studio May 11, 2024

Wanting to wish all the wonderful mothers - Happy Mothers Day. I will be having an open studio day on May 11. I hope you grab your mom and come on by for a visit. It would be great to see you and show you what is happening in the art studio. A Happy day to celebrate...

Easter Open Art Studio day

Easter Open Art Studio day

Here is your invite to my Easter Open Studio on March 30, 2024  10-4;00pm. It will be a great day to share what has happened in the first 4 months of 2024.  Love to share the art and artistic journey with you. Rabbit art will be on sale, New forest friend prints will...

January is flying along

January is flying along

It amazes me how time flies...I have all these great ideas and so excited to get to them all. I am hoping to get the prints of Forest Friends ready by the end of January ....so watch for those to come out. Just now finished up the painted turtle and starting on a...

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays & Happy New Years!

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays & Happy New Years!

We are down to the last days of December 2023 and I want to thank you for all the great art connections this year.   Have a wonderful relaxing holiday and together we are looking forward to a wonderful 2024. Happy Holidays!

Gift Giving

Gift Giving

Art is a wonderful gift.  I am available for studio visits by appointment and to help with gift ideas for your friends and family.  Or we can do it all online. Just drop me a note at rogersart@shaw.ca and we will find the perfect gift idea for you.

Print Draw winner

Print Draw winner

We have a winner for my print draw of the Bathing Bear....it is  Wayne Miller of Vernon - Congratulations! Thank you for coming to my Open Studio Day and putting into to win this print...it was great to see you and Betty.  

Teaching Art Workshops

Teaching Art Workshops

Taught a great 2 day workshop...12 hours of instruction. It was great fun with awesome students. The class was about 30 percent fairly new artists, 30 percent intermediate and 30 percent advanced. Always hard to do a good class that covers all abilities but I kind of...

Le7 Tmicw  meaning Good Earth

Le7 Tmicw meaning Good Earth

In Salmon Arm at the SAGA gallery we are now sharing an art show that deals with the positive news that so often is missed. The focus is on successes in our fight to protect the earth, the water and it's animals. My painting is on a recycled artwork from years ago. My...

On the cover of BC Outdoors Magazine

On the cover of BC Outdoors Magazine

Pretty exciting to have my artwork on the cover of BC Outdoors Magazine and a nice full page article inside the magazine. Thank you to the magazine and to the Pacific Salmon Foundation!

Artwork Placemats

Artwork Placemats

Mom and I were having the same issue...we needed a cheery happy placemat that was easy to wipe clean and did not need to be put into the laundry. I could not find any that I liked ...so I asked my wonderful printer to laminate some of my artwork to do the job.  Here...

Thank you to my Art Collectors

Thank you to my Art Collectors

Just want to take this moment to thank all of you that have been such great supporters and encouragers of my artwork. it is so APPRECIATED!  The purchase of my original artworks, prints, cards, placemats and books is such a help to me. The beautiful comments and...

My Paintings are for Sale :)

My Paintings are for Sale 🙂

Hello, I just want to confirm that  YES my paintings are for sale. I hope that it is clear from my website and my social media that these paintings are available. This is both my passion and my business. Also want to let you know  that i am happy to create a custom...

Salmon Prints all signed!

Salmon Prints all signed!

Well it took a while but I have numbered and signed all the 150  prints of my painting  "Rapid Ascent" for the Pacific Salmon Foundation. What an honour to be part of this conservation program to help protect the salmon and their environment while working on...

Pacific Salmon Foundation Stamp Winner

Pacific Salmon Foundation Stamp Winner

So very pleased to win the Pacific Salmon Foundation Stamp contest with my painting Rapid Ascent. What an honour to be part of this program that supports healthy waters and healthy fish. Fish are such an important and wonderful part of our ecosystem.  We have always...

Tidying the Website

Tidying the Website

Ok, I am looking forward to tidying up the  website and making it a bit more streamline. So I will be getting to that sometime soon....so watch for a that coming up. Lots of artwork is  available for gifts for Christmas...check out Available art category. Also...

Dogs, Cats, Horses, Rabbits and more – Custom Animal Artwork

Dogs, Cats, Horses, Rabbits and more – Custom Animal Artwork

What a pleasure to paint the animals that you love as a custom artwork for your home. At the bottom of the stairs I have this painting of Buddy, my horse...his portrait brings a smile every morning as I come down to put on the coffee before we go out to feed him in...

Open Studio Oct 22, 2022

Open Studio Oct 22, 2022

Hello everyone, if you are in Salmon Arm area on Oct 22, 2022 between 10-4;00pm please stop by the studio. It is a Nature & Wildlife Art show & sale. I would sure like to see you and have a great art visit. All sizes of art available and with you will get a...

Lift Off & Soar – A 33 foot painting for your huge display wall.

Lift Off & Soar – A 33 foot painting for your huge display wall.

"Lift Off & Soar" is by far the largest painting I have done to date (3x33 feet). What a huge painting to create. it is 7 panels of a flock of Canadian geese lifting off a lake and flying away.  A celebration of waterscapes, nature and flight. It was created for a...

“Wild Elements” a new series with a difference

“Wild Elements” a new series with a difference

Just wanted to introduce a new series for 2022, "Wild Elements."  These new paintings have a bit different style while still sharing my love tor wildlife. They are a combination of wildlife and habitat with a geometric shape, misty pattern with a graduation of colour...

Horse Lovers

Horse Lovers

I have always been a horse lover. When I was about 12 years old, my brothers and I were lucky enough to get two lovely mares. A big buckskin named Shawny and a smaller Arab named Christie. They were great horses, we loved them and spent many happy hours with them...

Field work for my Art

Field work for my Art

It is the field work that creates the passion that keeps me painting the long hours that it takes to create wildlife art. The excitement of seeing the animals in their natural habitat living their lives. We are so fortunate to live in the interior of BC just minutes...

Big Horn Rams in art

Big Horn Rams in art

Big Horn Sheep - Seems like a funny subject for fine art but there is something so impressive and prehistoric about these agile big horned animals. The sheer mass on the tops of their heads...a twisting curling challenge and defence.  They are beautiful but strange,...

January is almost done

January is almost done

The first month of the year 2922 is almost done. My year has started out  differently than I expected.  Yet it has been so great to  have lots of time with family. I am so lucky to have such a wonderful family. Grateful to each and everyone one of them for their...

A new year 2022

A new year 2022

Well we have jumped into a new year and I wish every one  a wonderful healthy happy 2022. Lets make this year the best yet!

Love the mountains

Love the mountains

I do love the mountains that surround Salmon Arm and the larger rocky mountain ranges  that form the back bone of our province. It is in all these mountains that I find my inspiration. The rocks themselves are so incredible, craggy combinations of elements that are...

Pet Portraits

Pet Portraits

It is indeed pretty obvious that I love animals. They have been such an  important part of my life. We have had as pets everything from hamsters to cows and horses....and I have loved having them all. Each of them with their own personality. My girls grew up with...

Whimsy Art

Whimsy Art

Sometimes I have a cute or funny idea in my head. After a while of percolating on it, I just have to paint it to get it out of my head. My whimsy art is all about silly and fun. A thought or idea that makes me smile. The cute or silly factor of an animal in a...

Wonderful People

Wonderful People

This year has been an odd one...with Covid, extreme drought and the BC wild fires. I sure can't say that I have enjoyed it. Lots was scary, worrying and sad.  But I am so grateful to have had such wonderful people around me. While we have not had the chance to see...

Have a great Day!

Have a great Day!

Wishing you all a Great Day! Sometime I forget to do write this blog and let  everyone know how it is going in the studio. It has been a great busy year with lots of paintings being created. I work hard to create the very best artwork that I can ....make better...

Wonderful to create Commissions

Wonderful to create Commissions

It is awesome to be invited to create a unique artwork. To take their special idea to create some brand new ....something unique that will always speak to their heart. This is artwork to celebrate the love of your pets or bring your happy wild place into your living...