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#135 – Elusive …Ellen J

I have long been captivated by Jeff’s work and had several pieces that I particularly loved. I ended up buying #135-Elusive- because it so perfectly evokes the feeling of the movement of birds foraging on the tall grass seeds. I have native muhly grasses in my yard, looking out over the water. In late fall and winter, I love to …

146 Collateral Beauty painting by Canadian artist Jeff Dillon

#146 – Collateral Beauty …Kristyn H

I have followed Jeff’s work for several years and love how his paintings remind me of the work of the Group of Seven. I dreamed of having an original piece one day – but it wasn’t really in my student budget at the time. Being a lifelong animal lover I was amazed at the depth of feeling he could convey through his …

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#189 – Forever Looking at You …Jay B

Jeff, we love this piece you created for my wife’s birthday present. We live on Six Mile Lake in Georgian Bay area and we have a few Bard Owls that come around.  They are usually elusive but active at night.  They call back and forth to each other across the bay on hot summer nights.I thought this would be a …

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The Time for Art Is Now, By Claire Messud, March 22, 2018

In these relentlessly dark and riven times, I find myself beset by a near ravenous hunger for beauty. My spirit lurches at a line of Shakespeare or Louise Glück—“All fear gives way: the light / Looks after you … ” My eyes linger on the photographs of Nadav Kander, the paintings of Marlene Dumas, the sculptures of Sarah Sze. I …

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#62 Winding River’s Edge …Alysoun, Alberta

I was fortunate to acquire a beautiful work of art by Jeff…..”Winding River’s Edge”. I have been following Jeff’s art for a while, but when I saw that painting on Facebook, it “spoke” to me. I wasn’t disappointed when I received it! It was like bringing a window of fall air into my home. Each time I walk by it …

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“The Artist Condition” by Jeff Dillon

Some of my thoughts to try and articulate my feelings on, “The Artist Condition” as I see it while I spend time painting…Be kind my wordy friends. Hours every day, each day, rolling into months and then years. Cramping, exhaustion, isolation with a determination, pushing against the bodies signals to rest, eat, sleep… all to satisfy the need to convey, …