Sabine Werner #Jeweller #Jewellery @SabineWerner
Artists Inspired by ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & Culture

Jeweller Sabine Werner Fused to Provence

Sabine Werner is a recent transplant to Provence arriving with her family only in January 2014. However, she tells me that this region has long held her curiosity and is now inspiring her work. It is not that the sun never shines in Munich, Germany (Sabine’s birthplace) or Brisbane, Australia …

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Painting Uzes Place aux Herbes #Uzes #PlaceauxHerbes @dgnbarker
Artists Inspired by ProvenceDuncan BarkerLifestyle: Art & Culture

Painting Uzès

I’ve been thinking a lot about Uzès recently – walking, looking, taking photographs and looking at photographs. But there’s been more time spent staring at canvases on which I’ve tried to capture something of the essence of the town. From my studio I can see the Duché, the cathedral and …

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Barbara painting @BarbaraPitcher
Artists Inspired by ProvenceCarolyne Kauser-AbbottLifestyle: Art & Culture

Barbara Pitcher Paints her Provence World

Barbara Pitcher is a talented lady who can switch from fluent English to French to Italian to Spanish in the same sentence. As I discovered not only is Barbara linguistically gifted, she graduated from the University of Toronto in French and Italian language and literature, but she is also a …

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Tineke Stoffels Provence #recipes @MirabeauWine
Artists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CultureMirabeau WinesShopping & Gifts from the South of France

Provence Recipes Captured as Art

Contributor blog post by Victoria Koning @MirabeauWine: Dutch fine art photographer Tineke Stoffels lives near Cotignac, and when we first saw her work, we knew it would be a perfect fit in the Mirabeau Boutique for representing the “Taste of Provence”. Inspired by the magnificent art of the Dutch Masters, …

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Artists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & CultureThe Provence Post

Annual ABBYAC Show Starts Aug 26

Contributor blog post by Julie Mautner: Every summer, the multi-artist show ABBYAC takes over the beautiful gardens and interior of the Abbaye Saint-André, at the hilltop Fort Saint-André in Villeneuve Lez Avignon (yes, they …Continue reading here Via:: The Provence Post         

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Cezanne #AixenProvence
Artists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

Over My Dead Body: Musée Granet Fulfills Its Destiny with Cézanne

You can believe there was a lot of competition and jealousy among artists in Aix. In fact, the poster boy for Aix-en-Provence, Paul Cézanne, was spurned by fellow artist and curator of The Museum of Aix from 1892 to 1925, Henri Pointier. Pointier, who never excelled to the degree that …

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Painting in the South #Artists #Provence by Duncan Barker
Artists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

Painting the South

The south is a world of light. Luminescent brightness is the first, clearest and most lasting impression it makes when you arrive, and its absence is what hits you when you go back north. For a painter, the challenge is somehow to evoke this world using colours and canvas. It’s …

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Aix en Provence Cézanne @Aixcentric
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

Cézanne – Why Not Give him a Rise!

By aixcentric Have you seen the newly-razed ground next to the Rotonde where Cézanne has been left standing looking bemused and besieged by tourists wanting to pose with Aix’s famous son? I read that the town authorities are trying to decide what to do with the area. Well here’s an …

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AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

Painting Classes – Les Milles and Marseille

By aixcentric If you fancy giving your painting skills a boost, I can recommend from personal experience the Atelier Ombres et Lumieres in Les Milles. Owner and artist Muriel Moutel will be teaching one-week courses during July, for adults and ados. Muriel encourages her classes to start with interesting backgrounds …

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Jill Steenhuis and Sergio Ruffato exhibits in #AixenProvence
AixcentricArtists Inspired by ProvenceLifestyle: Art & Culture

Jill Steenhuis Exhibits in Aix Annual Show

By aixcentric Every June, there’s a must-visit exhibition in Aix from a talented local family – painter Jill Steenhuis, her sculptor husband Sergio Ruffato plus their son Serge, also a sculptor. Jill paints in an impressionistic style and usually takes her inspiration from Aix, the Sainte-Victoire and the countryside around …

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