Posts Tagged ‘Jennifer Murphy’

One-Day Art Show and Sale in Cottage Country!

“The value of art is to stop your thought; thus, the great enjoyment is derived from being totally one with the creative act. What is important is to have art without the ‘-tist,’ or art with the patina of wonder. Art is living stopped for a moment of wonder.” Kenneth G. Mills   The art…

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Through Landscapes: Meaning, Beauty, and Light

An exhibition of new works by Jennifer Murphy and Gayle Dempsey opens on June 16 and runs to July 22 at the Gibson Centre for Community, Arts and Culture, 63 Tupper Street West, Alliston, Ontario. The artists note that their work is “based on the landscape as a way to convey meaning, beauty, feeling, and…

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2018 Summer Festival of Light, Sound, and Peace

By Mary Joy Leaper “A number of years have passed since I last participated in a Summer Festival. This year I was able to be there once more. I thought that I knew what to expect, but to my surprise I was wrong. It is like opening your jewelry box, thinking that you know what…

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Jennifer Murphy Wins First Prize in Juried Show

The first prize, called the Mayor’s Prize, in the Floyd Gibson Juried Show at Lawrence House Centre for the Arts in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, has been awarded to Jennifer Murphy for her pastel Navajo Nation. She was deeply moved by a trip to the Navajo Nation in Arizona and captured this feeling in her prize-winning…

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Give the Gift of Sound and Wisdom

“Hark, the herald angels sing! They announce the prophecy as planned, For if you know how to open a gift without breaking the ribbons of the band, You can look within the meaning and find the power and the light, And the Present becomes the Presence, and the angels sing in delight.” (Kenneth G. Mills)…

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Artist in Residence at Clevelands House, Muskoka

Jennifer S. Murphy, artist in residence with Muskoka Chautauqua 2017, will be offering guided instruction and art appreciation at Clevelands House in Minett, Ontario, from August 28 through September 1. Her art workshops on the shores of Lake Rosseau will open “a window to wonder and magic” for children and adults. Jennifer is known for…

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