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John Marok
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Canadian Painter/Artist
Canadian Painter/Artist

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Orange Art Gallery
Installation of my painting "Crowd" in The Orange Art Gallery My first encounter with Ingrid Hollander, the owner of Orange Gallery in Ottawa Ontario, was auspicious. We had exchanged emails after I'd sent her a link to an exhibition I was having in the Ott...
Orange Art Gallery
Orange Art Gallery
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Hidden Treasure
" Walking the Dog - early morning after the snow"  Oil on canvas, 20" x 24" Painting is a complicated activity. At least my kinda painting is. I say this because I consider my self a visual expeditionary.  I'm an explorer and by explorer I mean someone who ...
Hidden Treasure
Hidden Treasure
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Bringing the LIght
When I had my 2 dogs I used to walk everyday, morning noon and night - warm days and cold winter summer spring and fall. Into the fields, into the woods behind and surrounding my house home studio gallery in Rupert, Quebec, Canada. It was quiet, peaceful - ...
Bringing the LIght
Bringing the LIght
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Peeling Back the Layers. Yesterday I was standing in line buying some food at a local cafeteria. Yesterday was Black Friday and there wuz lotsa people. Parking lots were full, drivers noticeably aggressive.  I said to the young woman running the cash: "how ...
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the theory of happiness
being a painter is like being in a brotherhood (or sisterhood). many commonalities, shared experiences, similar patterns. most painters I know experience varying degrees of the following cycle: you start a painting. a little detached at first but slowly, in...
the theory of happiness
the theory of happiness
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old master techniques
old master techniques
old master techniques
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ridin' bareback
a good painter friend of mine once remarked to me: "you're ridin' bareback".  wait, what? ... ok, a little context here--we were talking about living in the world and living ones life as a painter. thoughts and discussions aside about the "why" of that topi...
ridin' bareback
ridin' bareback
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the clarity of mystery
i write in the mornings. not often, just sometimes. mostly in winter. before the sun comes up. my writing has parallels with my painting. of course it does, I'm the same man. what those parallels are -I am unsure of, but they are indisputable. the following...
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unknown certainties
Yesterday was my moms 80th birthday (way to go mom!) and to celebrate she held a small gathering of close friends at her 150 year old farm house in Hudson,  Quebec. It was a delight for me to meet all her friends, some of whom I knew but hadn't seen in year...
unknown certainties
unknown certainties
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"For my part I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream." Vincent Van Gogh
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