Events, Art Shows, Studio Tours

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Where you can see Claire's work. Do come back often to see what great activities, events, shows are happening.


The Chandelier Tree Studio/Gallery, 6 Campbell Street,  is open for business.  There will be no set hours of operation but I will be diligent in making the gallery available for viewing or to arrange commissions. We will operate on a come by chance or by appointment 'schedule'.  Do come see.........       New works added regularly.  Contact 613-850-3920 

VISA, MC, E-transfer, available and an ATM just around the corner. 


Social Distancing and masks are required at the Gallery at this time.   


A number of Art shows, Studio Tours and Gallery Open Houses were planned again for this year.  But as you know, March brought us many reasons to reconsider and reschedule.  In fact, every show was cancelled because of the pandemic and we have turned our focus to virtual shows on our social media and websites.  Do stop in again to see the updates. 




A mini Portland studio tour was held at my Chandelier Tree Gallery with all COVID protocols in place and respected by all.  A very successful weekend.  Thank you everyone for your continued support.  And this, sporting a very broken left arm, and yes, I am a leftie.





Local Colours Art Group at Perth's Festival of Maples cancelled.  Arts Carleton Place May Show cancelled. 








Rideau Lakes Studio Tour, normally on Canada Day weekend is cancelled but replaced by a virtual tour.  








Two wonderful and very successful holiday open houses.  Thank you so very much everyone for your valued support.    


I am beyond excited to share with you my recently completed series of ten Portland scenes. I would love for you to stop in to view my new series. There are beautiful archival notecards available for sale as singles or in sets, fabulous archival prints in two sizes ready for framing and 2020 calendars of my Portland scenes. I have gift certificates available for paintings or for my next acrylic pours workshop.   I look forward to seeing you.  Go to Artwork page to view the collection.  

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January 26, 27 Skate The Lake Portland  Chandelier Tree Gallery and Portland Artistas Connection


April 1 to June 15  FLORAL FUSION Streve Gallery/Boutique, Gore Street Perth 

               Showing four florals in oils, watercolours among the work of 17 artists

April 27  LOCAL COLOURS FINE ART SHOW, McMartin House, Gore Street, Perth

               Showing full display of my Imaginary galaxies resin work series and more 


May 4,5  ARTS CARLETON PLACE SPRING ART SHOW, Canoe Club, Carleton Place

                Showing a lovely mix of my oils, watercolours and resin works


May 17,18,19  Portland Artistas Connection Studio Tour (Facebook: Portland Artistas Connection)

                Showing all media in my home gallery/studio in Portland 


                Showing all media in my home gallery/studio in Portland


November 2, 3  Itty Bitty Show, Arts Carleton Place, Canoe Club 

December 1, 15, The Chandelier Tree Open House - Portland Watercolour Series 2019


Saturday, Sunday, January 26, 27 - Portland Artistas Connection Studio Tour. 

As a founding member, so very proud of our new artists group right here in Portland. Wonderful tour weekend for all five of us in concert with our famous annual international Skate The Lake event. 

Another wonderful successful studio tour weekend is over.  Thank you everyone for your continued support and for stopping in to see me. I loved all of our chats.  Heartfelt thank you to all the wonderful folk who have taken home some Claire J Fine Art. There were many.  A great big thank you to Skate The Lake for giving me the opportunity to design their program cover and poster this year and for being so supportive of our group studio tour joining their event. If you missed it stop in to The Chandelier Tree some time to see me and see what’s new.   Thanks again so very much.



2018  Claire's got a new Art Gallery sign...….. come see......


Saturday, December 15, 2018 The Chandelier Tree, 6 Campbell, Portland, 

MY STUDIO HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE   20% off original art to first ten purchasers. 

10 AM TO 4 PM Come by for those last minute holiday gifts.  Original art work, Gift certificates for art or for my next acrylic pours class on January 6, 2019, Portland Community Hall.  


Saturday, December 8, 2018 Local Colours Group - Perth, ON

McMartin House - Gore Street    10 AM to 5 PM Fabulous artists - not to be missed  

Sunday, November 17, 2018   10 AM to 4 PM  - RIDEAU ACRES ARTISAN FAIR (HIGHWAY 15) 

Come see me for those one of a kind holiday gifts and discover many local artisans original creations.  A must see artisan show. 

Thursday, August 16, 2018, 5:00 to 8:00 PM

Exhibition - July 23 to September 14, 2018,  Monday to Saturday 10 AM to close - STREVE DESIGN STUDIO AND BOUTIQUE GALLERY,   64 Gore St East, Perth. Solo art exhibition - "Summertime"  watercolours and resin/acrylic flow art.  Opening reception part of Streve's grand opening event on AUGUST 16, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.  Event includes fashion show, owner retrospective and refreshments.  

Saturday and Sunday, July 14, 15, 2018  10AM to 4 PM - PAINT THE SUMMER - RLAA

ALGONQUIN COLLEGE - PERTH, ONTARIO Thank you all so much for your continued support.  Enjoy your wonderful new art work. Hope to see you again.

Saturday and Sunday, June 30, July 1  10 AM to 4 PM  -   RIDEAU LAKES STUDIO TOUR 

 at The Chandelier Tree Studio/Gallery and 12+ other locations throughout Rideau Lakes.   Visit our website at:   What a wonderful turnout and successful weekend.  Yes, thank you all so very much for stopping in and for your ongoing support.  Enjoy your new art work and see you soon.  


Sunday, November 26, and Sunday December 10, 2017    10 AM to 4 PM  

Thank you all so very much for stopping in at The Chandelier Tree Studio/Gallery, Sunday November 26 and Sunday December 10 at 6 Campbell Street, Portland, Ontario. It was wonderful to see you and to sit and chat with so many of you.  Thank you for your continued support.  I hope you are enjoying your new paintings.  Oh!! SHHH! Some paintings and gift certificates are Christmas gifts and we are not there yet.  So still a great opportunity for those last minute special gifts for the holidays. Gift certificates available. Registration for January 7, 2018 Acrylic Pours Class is now closed but there is a new class scheduled for Sunday, February 4, 2018 and of course paintings - fine art, flow acrylics, notecards, calendars, commission work requests. A little of everything.

I look forward to seeing you - by chance or by appointment........

Thursday, September 28, 2017, Festival of Small Halls, Portland, Ontario

Very excited to have been a part of this year's Festival of Small Halls in our very own Portland Community Hall.  My artwork along with the beautiful works of fellow artist Margaret Martin were on display throughout the building.  The performance,  by Birds of Chicago was a sold out huge success My version of Alli and JT in concert........ 

July 1, 2, 3, 2017  CANADA DAY WEEKEND 

Rideau Lakes Studio Tour at The Chandelier Tree, Portland on the Big Rideau........

And so another beautiful, successful Studio and Garden Tour comes to a close.  A little rain, a few clouds, a little sunshine, nice and warm and a whole lot of eye candy, both art and gardens.  Wasn't that an inspiring tour? 


Thank you so very much for sharing your Canada Day weekend with us. I hope you enjoyed it as much as we did.  I loved seeing you, sharing stories about our art, listening to your stories and watching you leave with one or more of our  creations. Your support is so very much appreciated. 


Of course my contact information remains on the website and I can  be reached year round for that  "wish I would have bought that one" or to request a commissioned piece.  See you next summer or sooner. Thanks again.


VISA available, an ATM around the corner and ice cream cones at the corner store.  Can't beat that.

JULY 15, 16, 2017  'Paint The Summer' Art Show at Algonquin College in Perth, ON. 

Greatly enjoyed the amazing work of some 35+ artists displaying many different types and styles of fine art including a Canada 150 People's Choice Competition/display of Canada specific paintings.    A good time was had by all.