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‘Abstracted’ Exhibition

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on March 7, 2019 in Art, Events, News, Paintings | No Comments

My painting ‘Winter Solstice’ is part of the ‘Abstracted‘ exhibition. The show is on until March 16th at the Federation Gallery on Granville Island!…

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Works on Paper Exhibition

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on January 23, 2019 in Art, Events, News, Paintings | No Comments

My painting ‘Honfleur Fleet’ is part of the Works on Paper Exhibition. The show is on until February 3rd at the Federation Gallery on Granville Island!…

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Gallery Merrick

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on April 21, 2018 in Art, News, Paintings | No Comments

Wonderful to see a bright, funky new art gallery in Nanaimo, Gallery Merrick. Everything from oils, acrylics and even watercolours, interspersed with sculpture. This amazing two level gallery in the heart of downtown sets a standard for revitalizing the …

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Scenes from Western Canada

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on September 14, 2017 in Events, News, Paintings | No Comments

Two of my paintings, “Lost Lake” and “Autumn Light, Victoria”, are in the show ´Scenes from Western Canada’ that runs until September 24th at the Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery on Granville Island.

Fall weather is perfect for gallery …

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‘Light Visions’ solo show at Performance Works

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on August 26, 2017 in Art, Events, News, Paintings | No Comments

My show “Light Visions” is an exploration of the way light transforms everything it touches, elevating objects of daily life from the mundane to the sublime. The exhibit is put on by the Granville Island Cultural Society, and runs …

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the acrylic sandwich picture frame

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on July 22, 2017 in Art, News, Paintings | No Comments

Large format, conventionally framed watercolour paintings can be heavy, so I decided to try the “acrylic sandwich” frame for one of my larger works: two sheets of acrylic, the top one coated for UV resistance, bound at the corners with …

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“Crossing Boundaries: Beauty of Canada” exhibition

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on May 11, 2017 in Art, Events, Nature, News, Paintings | No Comments

“Crossing Boundaries:Beauty of Canada” a collaborative exhibition between the Federation of Canadian Artists and the International Arts Gallery celebrating Canada’s 150th Anniversary, opened yesterday. Three of my paintings will be hanging in the show,’Morning Shadows, Tilting’, ‘The Old Bridge, Port …

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Sooke Fine Arts Show July 22nd- August 1st

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on July 22, 2016 in Art, Events, News, Paintings | No Comments

The Sooke Fine Arts Show begins today! I have three paintings hanging in the 30th edition of this renowned Vancouver Island exhibition, the island’s longest-running juried fine art show. All three pieces happen to be related to eating and drinking …

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FCA’s 2016 Postcard Online Exhibition

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on June 17, 2016 in Art, Events, News, Paintings | No Comments

I have a very small painting “Crows” that measures 4″ W x 6″ H and is currently featured as part of the Federation of Canadian Artists 2016 Postcard Online Exhibition. You can view the exhibit by following this link

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Nanaimo Fine Art Show this weekend

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on June 4, 2016 in Art, Events, News, Paintings | No Comments

Two of my paintings, “Patio Chairs, Greece” and “Nanaimo Overpass” are hanging in the Federation of Canadian Artists: Nanaimo Chapter‘s ‘Nanaimo Fine Arts Show‘ at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre this weekend.

The show runs Saturday …

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