Abstract paintings Archives - Marlene Lowden

Painting with an audience is like stepping up to the plate – all eyes are on your every move!

Painting with an audience is like stepping up to the plate – all eyes are on your every move! It is exhilarating, challenging AND very vulnerable! I’m so thankful to the staff of the North Vancouver Opus who welcomed me and helped me set up the demos that I hosted in the store. Waiting with……

Unity in Diversity Artist Statement via video!

  This is my artist’s statement about my new series of oil paintings called the Unity in Diversity series.  Less than a minute and perhaps, my more serious philosophical side.     If you’d rather read than watch – here’s a slightly longer version: Unity in Diversity It comes from the shadow and the light.……

I’m thankful for me (my inside me that is)!

I know that sounds kind of pompous so I’ll explain. Up until a few years ago my most predominant self-talk was judgmental and pretty cruel.  I could hold space for everyone else.  I could find love and compassion for everyone else’s imperfections but not my own. The voice inside my head that spoke to me……

What do you dream of?

I’ll tell you that I’ve dreamt about being a painter for as long as I can remember. I didn’t believe that I ever would be for almost as equally long. Thankfully something shifted. I can’t remember the circumstances. You would think it would have been a dramatic epiphany, but no. It could have been one……