How do you decide to choose a new subject matter when you embark on a new painting or drawing? Do you draw what you love, or what you are most curious about?
"The Rock" 15x11, © Janice Tanton 2019. Pencil on Arches 140 lb HP. Like all beginnings and endings, the start of a new calendar year generally marks a point of…
"Holleigh & Hannah" © Janice Tanton 2018. Pencil on 140 lb Arches, hot press. 30"x22. "Knowing your subject makes all the difference to the final drawing." - Janice Tanton It…
Like any other profession, the artist can suffer from burnout. I’ve been working hard for 18 months in a self-directed residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity since…
In Oki Niksokowa – All My Relations, I have worked for over a year, preparing paintings for Canada House Gallery that are very, very personal to me. They may also represent some pretty common themes for Canadians. The works represent relationships that I have with just some of the beings, things and places that have touched my life.
Undercurrents' is the first in a series of large-scale works by contemporary painter Janice Iniskimaki Tanton that explore our contemporary Canadian identity/nationality and attachment to this great land.
So excited to announce new products! You can now purchase some of my favourite designs on fabric - beautiful scarves and silk shirts by VIDA - Voices Collection. VIDA is a global partnership of creators, pairing designers from around the world with makers in Pakistan and India in accordance with high ethical standards, to create original, beautiful products. And the best part is that using part of proceeds from the sales of the products, VIDA creates literacy programs for the makers, so that they have opportunities to learn reading, writing and basic math that they would not otherwise have. Could I be any more excited????
"Ponokamitaa - The Spirit of the Horse" will open on July 3rd at Gibson Fine Art in Calgary, Alberta and run through the Calgary Stampede to July 19th. Location :: Gibson Fine Art, 628 11th Ave, SW, Calgary AB (403) 244-2000 Date: July 3rd - July 19th Artist Talk/Meet & Greet: July 12th, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
I'd like to invite you to join me for a morning of fun and art that is personal to you. This simple technique of ink and watercolour will be something you can use all your life to create and record those moments of importance in your life. Throw away that Instagram and Facebook post for a quick sketch and some penned thoughts