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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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‘Eat Your Veggies’ show: opening reception April 7th at Studio 126

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on April 7, 2016 in Art, Events, News, Paintings, Photography | No Comments

My painting ‘Red Onions’ is in the group exhibit “Eat Your Veggies” that runs April 7- May 22nd at Studio 126 in Vancouver’s Chinatown.

My daughter-in-law Samantha Gutmanis of My Kitchen Love will also be featured in …

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‘Success! 2016’ Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony Tonight

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

Thank you to the Federation of Canadian Artists whose Board of Governors recently awarded me Signature Status during the annual jurying process intended to recognize a certain level of excellence achieved by individual artists. I am proud to have three …

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“Artists’ Choice” show open on Granville Island

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on February 5, 2016 in Art, Events, News, Paintings | No Comments

The Federation Gallery held the opening reception for the Artists’ Choice show tonight. My painting “Tonka Dreams”, an industrial triptych framed as a single piece, is a part of the exhibit, on until Valentine’s Day. It reminds me of my …

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