Posts Tagged ‘painting’

‘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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Painting On The Edge 2018

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on July 11, 2018 in Art, Events, Paintings | No Comments

Painting On The Edge 2018, the Federation of Canadian Artists‘ international competition and exhibition that celebrates innovation and experimentation is on until July 29th at the Federation Gallery on Granville Island. My painting “Autumn Water” is in the …

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‘Retro’: juried online exhibition opens today!

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on February 2, 2018 in Art, Events, Paintings | No Comments

‘Retro’, an online juried exhibition put on by the Federation of Canadian Artists​ opens today! This show remembers an earlier time, specifically anything pre-1980. My painting “Fallen Apples” is featured; one of my all-time favourites, painted in 1979. Check out

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AFCA Medal Show

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on November 29, 2017 in Events, Paintings | No Comments

The AFCA Medal show opened today at the Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery on Granville Island. Catch my painting “Purple Cabbage” hanging in the exhibit until December 9th!

If you can’t make it in person, you can view the

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Monet’s vision

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on September 30, 2017 in Art, Inspiration, Paintings | No Comments

I’ve long been a fan of Monet and seeing his recent show at the Vancouver Art Gallery reminded me once again of his brilliance – literally, his shining, his light. Cycling down the Seine to the sea in the 1970’s, …

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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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New directions

Posted by Peter Gutmanis on June 6, 2017 in Art, Paintings | No Comments

Stopped by the Winchester Galleries in Victoria to admire this Joe Fafard sculpture after dropping off a painting to be framed at my favourite framers: Prestige Picture Framing. I’ve decided to try acrylic frames as they are lighter, less …

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