Galleries

Portrait of H.D. Doolittle, ©Brenda Clews, 18x22x1.5 in, oil on canvas. Commissioned by Kath MacLean.
Three Close-up Portraits of Women, Bänoo Zan, Isabel Fryszberg & a Self-Portrait, ©Brenda Clews 2016, each painting is 16x20x1.5 in, oil on canvas.
Portrait of Bänoo Zan, © Brenda Clews 2016, 16x20x1.5 in, oil on canvas.
Portrait of Isabel Fryszberg, © Brenda Clews 2016, 16x20x1.5 in, oil on canvas.
Only In the Self-Portrait Does The Ruin Of The Self Break Down (from my poem, Polishing the Rocks, in Tidal Fury) © Brenda Clews 2016, 16x20x1.5 in, oil on canvas.
Portrait of the Artists Son, 2016, 48in x 40in, watercolour on 140lb archival paper
Stanley Fefferman ©Brenda Clews 2018, 14x20 in, graphite on 100% cotton 140lb Arches watercolour paper.

Portraits

Arabesque, spiraling, undulating men, 2016, 2ft x 5ft 5in, watercolour on 140lb archival cold press watercolour paper
Portrait of the Artists Son, 2016, 48in x 40in, watercolour on 140lb archival paper
Portrait of the Artists Son, detail
Portrait of the Artists Son, early detail
Noir Figure, 24in x 28in, graphite, willow and Prismacolor soft and hard charcoal on 140lb archival cold press watercolour paper.
Glam Queen Ballerina, 2ft x 5ft, watercolour, charcoal, NuPastel and Inktense blocks on 140lb archival cold press watercolour paper.
Glam Queen Ballarina, detail
Sir Jorge and the Dragon, 2ft x 5ft, watercolour and charcoal on 140lb archival cold press watercolour paper.
Sir Jorge and the Dragon, detail
Figures, 24in x 60in, graphite, willow and Prismacolor soft and hard charcoal on 140lb archival cold press watercolour paper.
Show at Arcadia Gallery, Toronto, June 2016. Paintings by Brenda Clews.
The artist with Portrait of the Artists Son, Arcadia Gallery, 2016

Beauty of the Masculine

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Poempaintings

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Stanley Fefferman ©Brenda Clews 2018, 14x20 in, graphite on 100% cotton 140lb Arches watercolour paper.
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Drawings

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Poetry & Musics

1 Cover – Ink Drawing, 2014, 11.5” x 16.5”, India ink, Moleskine sketchbook.
1 Cover – Ink Drawing, 2014, 11.5” x 16.5”, India ink, Moleskine sketchbook.
2 Polarity, 2014, 18” x 24”, water soluble graphite, Noodler’s ink, InkTense pencils and blocks, archival paper.
3 Braille, 2006 and 2012, charcoal sketch inverted and made into a poem painting.
4 Parchment Figures: Doubles, Doppelgängers, Clones, 2010-2013, 24” x 30”, oil, acrylic, gold leaf on stretched canvas.
5 Three, On The Edge, 2012, 20” x 16”, mixed media, 90lb archival paper.
6 Woman Seated, Waiting, 2012, 16” x 20”, graphite, India and acrylic inks on stretched canvas.
7 Old Woman of the Sea, 2011, 14” x 15.5”, India ink, conté crayon, oils.
Photograph of the author with the reflection of the painting, Prostrations, in 2006
9 “Every Angel is terror. And yet, ah, knowing you, I invoke you, almost deadly birds of the soul” from Rilke, 2nd Duino Elegy, 2012, 18” x 24”, charcoal, acrylic, primed canvas sheet.
10 Enfolded Luminosities: ‘Prostrations,’ 2006, 9 3/4”x12 ¼ mixed media on Arches watercolour paper.
11 “LANGUAGE IS THE CAGE THROUGH WHICH I EXPRESS MY PASSION”, 2011, 8” x 11.5”, India and acrylic ink, gel pen, oil paint, Moleskine sketchbook.
12 Monochroma #2, 2014, 11.5” x 16.5”, India ink, Moleskine sketchbook
13 Blind, 2012, 6” x 8”, charcoal and watercolour on archival paper.
14 Secret Love, 2010, 13.5” x 7.5”, India inks, sepia fountain pen ink, oil paints, watercolor pencils and water-soluble oil pastels on archival paper.
15 Woman, Breaking Free, Rising, 2015, 8.25” x 11.75”, graphite, Prismacolor premier and Pitt pen permanent ink, Moleskine sketchbook.
16 Better Left Unsaid, 2012, 18” x 22”, graphite on 90lb archival paper, image digitally finished.
17 Dance, 2014, 4” x 8”, charcoal on canvas.
18 Coil of Koi in Dark Water, 2012, 8” x 11.5”, Moleskine folio Sketchbook, multi-media.
19 ‘perhaps the landscape isn’t what we rest in, perhaps the landscape is a consequence of who we are,’ 2006, 8” x 11”, oil, India ink on archival paper.
20 When Art Converges, 2014, 9” x 12”, permanent inks on watercolour paper.
21 The Woman Who Is Not Quite Effaced, 2012, 8” x 11.5”, graphite, acrylic, gel pen, Moleskine sketchbook.
22 And Then, 2012, 20” x 16”, mixed media, archival paper.
23 Dancer In Red, 2012, 8” x 11.5”, graphite, India and acrylic inks, Moleskine sketchbook.
24 ‘Fluid Dreams in Green: The woman who is trapped, trying to break free. Rising.’ 8.25” x 11.5”, India and acrylic inks, oil pastels, acrylics, Moleskine sketchbook.
25 Writing, 2014, 11.5” x 16.5”, India ink, Moleskine sketchbook.
26 The Poet [or Artist] & Her Muse, 2012, 12” x 17”, charcoal on primed canvas sheet.
27 Delphic Oracle, 2014, 11.5” x 16.5”, India ink, Moleskine sketchbook.
28 Photo from my videopoem, The Dancer’s Backskin, 2011, digital image.
29 An earlier stage in the painting, Enfolded Luminosities: ‘Prostrations,’ 2006, 9 3/4”x12 1/4”, mixed media, watercolour paper.
30 Figment, or what is departing, 2012, 20.5” x 16”, mixed media on 90lb archival paper.

Tidal Fury Art

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Artist in the House of Canvas

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