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Vancouver artist Leanne Christie painting of St James Anglican Church on Cordova Street, Vancouver

Another Fantastic Colourful Adventure

Another Fantastic Colourful Adventure Also Fondly Conversed About as the Associate of the Federation of Canadian Artists or just AFCA. Why the rambles? On Sunday 9 March 2014 I was awarded my AFCA along with 14 other established artists at the Federation of Canadian Artists.  Receiving the Associate level of membership is recognition by senior […]

Continue Reading By on March 12, 2014 in cargo ships, china town, east vancouver, marine paintings, monochrome, Urban, vancouver, vancouver ports
Leanne Christie studio

Monochrome painting at the Annual International Representational Show

Monochrome painting will again be a part of the Annual International Representational Show this fall at the Federation of Canadian Artists Gallery, Granville Island.  “Hidden Jewels”  was first exhibited as part of the summer collection at the Harmony Arts Festival and at the Circle Craft Summer Show and will proudly take her place on the […]

Continue Reading By on October 1, 2013 in east vancouver, monochrome, Urban, vancouver, vancouver ports, what’s happening
Dunn's dancing pickle at the Harmony Arts festival

Summer Collection 2013 event photos

Summer Collection 2013 event photos. Thank you to everyone who emailed photos of the Harmony Arts Festival and the Circle Craft Summer Market.  If your image does not appear on this page, please feel free to email me at: [email protected] It was a perfect summer for the first Circle Craft Summer market which was held at the […]

Continue Reading By on September 3, 2013 in china town, downtown Vancouver, east vancouver, seaplanes, Summer Collection 2013, Urban, vancouver, what’s happening

Second Beach. Oil on canvas. 10″ x 10″ SOLD Cush Collection

A sunny Vancouver Saturday along the Stanley Park seawall.  Originally the painting was about the 2 figures sitting in the lower left of the image and the tales they were exchanging but as the brushstrokes danced, the standing figure and the reclining figure on the right, took center stage.  Again, my role reduced to that […]

Continue Reading By on August 22, 2012 in cyclists, downtown Vancouver, marine paintings, vancouver

Morning Optimism. Oil on canvas. 10″ x 10″ SOLD Smith Collection

Every morning in Vancouver can be called “Morning Optimism”.  This morning was a little more special though as it was a designated day off with plenty of adventures planned.  The weather was perfect and the Vancouver look out beckoned.  The day which progressed from this image brimmed over with excitement as we cycled every inch […]

Continue Reading By on August 9, 2012 in downtown Vancouver, Harmony arts festival 2012, marine paintings, vancouver
Painting of Vancouver by Leanne Christie, view from Crab Park overlooking the Ports of Vancouver

Monday Afternoon. Oil on canvas. 48″ x 24″ Artist’s Collection

Monday Afternoon. Oil on canvas. 48″ x 24″ Steven Pressfield talks of the resistance in the War of Art and after listening to an interview with him, I was able to recognize that the laziness I was feeling in the run up to this painting, was potentially “the Resistance”. Since my move to Vancouver in 2008, […]

Continue Reading By on July 4, 2011 in archives, artists reserve, downtown Vancouver, east vancouver, monochrome, vancouver ports