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    Valerie Kent

    Valerie Kent professional artist


    Professional artist and author Valerie Kent, BFA, BEd, MFA, is experienced in multiple media, including acrylic, oil, watercolour and mixed media. She enjoys working with and encouraging experimentation, and leads workshops in France, Italy, and Canada.

    Valerie's own work is a combination of en plein air and studio work. She loves the landscape and has melded the two in her “The Marketplace Series.” She has facilitated workshops in Terrasson La Ville Dieu (Dordogne) France, and at The Blue Mountain School of Landscape Painting, Loyalist College, Kingston School of Art.

    Valerie has exhibited in group and solo exhibitions in Canada, France, Italy, Korea, Japan, and China; most recently, in the Gallery of Quincy, Quincy, Florida, and The Seoul District Prosecutor 1F, Naru Display Gallery, Korea.

    In addition to regular contributions for Arabella, Art, Architecture and Design magazine and website journals in Amsterdam, Spain and Italy, Valerie is also the Director and owner of Cavan Art Gallery & Academy in Cavan, Ontario. She writes articles on a number of art-related topics, which can be found here: https://valeriekent.com/articles

    To learn more about Valerie Kent, and to see her portfolio of work, visit:
    www.valeriekent.com and www.cavanarts.com, including Valerie's "Marketplace" series found here:

    UPCOMING WORKSHOP with Valerie Kent:

    For information about this workshop, visit:  loyalistfocus.com
    Dates: July 15 to 19, 2019 (plein air painting, Belleville, Ontario, Canada)
    Art Retreat France coming up in Spring 2020. For more information please connect through the websites.




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    Jane Hunt 3 Day Maui Workshop – Create Paintings to Inspire the Soul

    Jane Hunt will be participating in the Maui Plein Air Invitational and teaching a workshop immediately afterwards!