Posts by Martin Lukas Ostachowski

New Group Exhibition Intersection Éponyme

New Group Exhibition Intersection-Eponyme

You are invited to the upcoming group exhibition INTERSECTION ÉPONYME, which features 35 artists originally from or residing in Sherbrooke, QC. I am showcasing two new paintings of my Exclamatory Intermezzo series. Here is a small sneak preview of my work in progress: Work in Progress: Glimpse in the Tropopause – Top View 11 x…

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Abstract Patterns in the Intertidal Zone

Abstract Patterns in the Intertidal Zone

As a fan of coastal Maine, I got to spend a week in Northport in the Penobscot Bay this year. During this time, I hung out a few days at a lonely beach between Belfast and Camden. At the end of September, the water was already pretty fresh (actually rather cold), but it was relaxing…

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2017 Art Goals – Late Half-Time Review

Late Half-Time Review Art Goals 2017

It is almost three months since my move to Sherbrooke QC, and while there are still some boxes unpacked, my very first studio is already up and running. I already painted a few times and it is such a treat to have a dedicated room to one’s passion. With some delay, it’s time to evaluate…

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New Traveling Group Exhibition

New Travelling Group Exhibition: Le Canada pour moi c'est ...

New Traveling Group Exhibition: Le Canada pour moi c’est … Please stop by at the new traveling group exhibition “Le Canada pour moi c’est…” (translated: Canada for me is …) at seven venues across the Eastern Townships until the end of the year. This group exhibition showcases works of 50 francophone, anglophone and immigrant artists…

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Spontaneous Marks – Intuitive Paintings

Spontaneous Marks - Intuitive Paintings

Spontaneous Marks – Intuitive Paintings I am publishing my last painting set of 2016 titled Spontaneous Marks, which consists of 8 studies on 11 x 14 in. paper I painted in December. While my last intuitive painting sets were dominated by large-scale colour applications, this set is defined by fewer marks and colours. For this…

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Cloudscapes (Cloud Landscapes) from Above

Cloudscapes - Cloud Landscapes -7 Shots - Art by Martin Lukas Ostachowski

Cloudscapes (Cloud Landscapes) from Above Ever since my first flight at the age of 4, I am excited about flying and admiring cloud landscapes through the window of the plane. Since then not much has changed; it is fascinating to me how just the elements of water, particles and wind can combine to create so…

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Abstract Nautical Noise – Intuitive Paintings

Abstract Nautical Noise - Intuitive Paintings

Abstract Nautical Noise – Intuitive Paintings I’d like to share Abstract Nautical Noise, which is the second to last intuitive painting set I created in 2016. These nine studies were produced over the course of four months, from August to November, and I reworked them several times. Nevertheless, in this series, I still worked intuitively;…

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Four Abstract Seasons

Four Abstract Seasons - Intuitive Paintings

Four Abstract Seasons I’d like to share a set of intuitive paintings I worked on in September 2016, which consists of four diptychs. As in my previous set of studies titled “Marks on Large Greens“, I continued with the mark-making approach for the backgrounds. However, in this set, I allowed some geometric shapes to extend…

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Start Your Art Business in Quebec, Canada

Start Your Art Business in Quebec, Canada - The Easy and Fast Way - A 4-Step Guide to Becoming a Self-Employed Artist or Artisan

Are you a painter, sculptor, or artisan considering full-time or part-time self-employment? I just went through the long process of researching how to start my own art business, and I’d like to share my findings with you. In this article, I describe the process you will need to go through to create your art business.…

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