Tag Archives: West Fraser

9

Apr

From Field to Finish

There is a lot of talk about plein aire painting, but what exactly does it mean? Borrowed from the French, to paint ‘en plein aire’ literally translates to ‘open air,’ it refers to painting outside, on location, in all kinds of weather.


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25

Jan

And into the fray we go….

2016’s got me like….
Things here at West Fraser Studio are busy. Busy with new commissions, busy with a new intern, busy with building a bigger, better website, and busy with planning a book tour.


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26

Oct

Tour The Confederate Home

Have you ever walked past this door on Broad Street and wondered what lay beyond? On Thursday October 29, 2015 you can come on in look around and have a glass of wine and a nibble of food as well.


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30

Sep

What Is A Chicken Bog Anyways?

We all know that rice was grown in the lowcountry during the colonial era. There are reminders everywhere of our by-gone rice culture. But have you ever thought about what happened to these fields after they stopped growing rice? Many of them were sold to wealthy northerners for hunting plantations. Evidently the rice fields became a wonderful home for ducks.


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11

Sep

Playa Carrillo

Since marrying Helena, Costa Rica has become a sort of home away from home for West. Recently they joined friends for a little R&R in the ‘vacation oasis located in the tropical paradise of Playa Carrillo, ‘ Las Ventanas del Mar.


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6

Jul

I have completed my new book!

Helena and I enjoyed a memorable holiday in the tropics for Christmas and New Years, and upon my return my first priority was to complete the paintings and submit all of the material to my publisher. The book, which I have tentatively titled, Painting the Southern Coast; The Art of West Fraser, will be released in June of 2016, by The University of South Carolina Press.


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6

Jul

A Date is Set, June 2016!

I finally have a publication date for my new book! It will be available for the spring/summer cycle and in the warehouse from overseas printing by June 2016.


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6

Jul

A New Website and a trip to Italy

I now have a beautiful new website thanks to the talent and diligent work of Kate Sondag. Thank you very much!

This past May, Helena and I completed an epic trip to Italy. Most of our time was spent in the Sienna region of Tuscany. We stayed with some friends at an estate la Foce that was made famous by the writings of owner Iris Origo.


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