Monday, December 2, 2013

Checkerboard by Jantje

The Art of December - 12/02/13: Checkerboard by Jantje

by Andrea Mulder-Slater

To celebrate the holidays, we've decided to post a photo of a work of art (available for sale in our studio/gallery) each day between December 1st and 24th.
December 2, 2013

Today we have a photograph of a fun checkerboard created by Jantje Blokhuis-Mulder.

Pigs and Sheep Checkerboard
by Jantje Blokhuis-Mulder
Pyrography and Paint

About the artist:
Jantje has been making and creating art for nearly 50 years. Her work reflects her seaside surroundings and her colourful gameboards, collages, paintings, woodburnings and sculptures can be found in collections around the world. In addition to making art, Jantje writes for magazines such as Senior Living, The Outsider and Folk Art America. She is also co-founder of and teaches art to children & adults of all ages. She has been featured both in print and on television in Canada, USA and the UK.

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