Summertime Paintings in Annapolis Royal Oct 16 – Nov 30, 2018

summertime Paintings Sissiboo

A selection of my acrylic paintings from this past glorious, hot summer in Nova Scotia are on display until Nov 30 at Sissiboo Coffee Bar and Gallery in Annapolis Royal.

On these chilly, blustery days, I hope my paintings will serve as reminders of the heat and vibrancy of summer.

You can also view all the paintings here.

Summertime Paintings by Flora Doehler
October 16 – November 30, 2018
@Sissiboo Coffee Bar and Gallery
262 St. George St.
Annapolis Royal, NS
open daily until 4 pm

This video shows how I achieve the translucent effect in these paintings using fluid acrylic ink.

Hanging the Show with my True Love

Last night we (Larry) hung the show and I’ve made a little movie of it for you.

I’m dashing out the door for a couple of days with him on Brier Island and will resume sending you images on Monday.

Larry has been my support in my art journey since we met in our 20’s. His love and encouragement have lifted me for many years.

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Love, art, coffee and friends. What more could we ever want?

New Paintings, New Pottery, Fine Craft, – extended until the end of May, 2018 @ Lucky Rabbit, Annapolis Royal

The countdown is on….the Floribunda third floor exhibit is ready, featuring floral themed paintings by stellar artists Wayne Boucher and Flora Doehler, plus some classic Lucky Rabbit, aka Deb Kuzyk and Ray Mackie.
The artists will be in attendance at the opening reception this Saturday, March 31. The Artists’ House is open 10-4, but come and have some cake and coffee with the artists 11-2 ish. Live music. Live flowers. — with Flora Doehler and Wayne Boucher.

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My Floral Paintings Hop to the Rabbit House

On Saturday March 31, I’ll be in a group show with potters Deb Kuzyk & Ray Mackie and painter Wayne Boucher. It’s another example of my dream-come-true in moving to Nova Scotia. This time, you’re invited! But let me start at the beginning.

Over 10 years ago, on my very first visit to the Annapolis Valley, I wandered into the Lucky Rabbit Pottery Store in Annapolis Royal. I was blown away.

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REVOLUTION and RESISTANCE – Art Exhibition in Bear River & Annapolis Royal

REVOLUTION and RESISTANCE exhibition

“Every war already carries within it the war which will answer it. Every war is answered by a new war, until everything, everything is smashed… That is why I am so wholeheartedly for a radical end to this madness, and why my only hope is in a world socialism… Pacifism is not a matter of calmly looking on; it is work, hard work.” – Kåthe Kollwitz, 1943. Continue reading