This Art Show is for the Birds! “In Fine Feather” at Fog Forest Gallery

These are the latest bird paintings that I just dropped off at Fog Forest Gallery for their current show “In Fine Feather”. This exhibition honors our little friends …. birds of all feathers. I really enjoyed painting these, as you know I love birds and anything else to do with nature. It is so inspiring to me. I hope you enjoy these!


Female Ruby Throated Hummingbird bird oil painting by Krista Hasson                    Crow bird oil paintings by Krista Hasson



Otis meets Bird - oil painting by Krista Hasson                   Pileated Woodpecker bird oil painting by Krista Hasson



Male Ruby Throated Hummingbird bird oil painting by Krista Hasson                  Chickadee on red Geraniums bird oil painting by Krista Hasson



Northern Flicker bird oil painting by Krista Hasson                    Crow and Ram Aries bird oil painting by Krista Hasson

For pricing or to view the whole show, you can visit the gallery online by clicking this link – Fog Forest Gallery  

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SCA – A New Role for Me and a Group Show at Gallery 78 Opening this Friday

SCA Maritime Adventures oil painting by Krista Hasson canoes

I am very pleased to announce that I have accepted a position with the Society of Canadian Artists ( SCA ) as their Atlantic Regional Representative. I am excited to start working with the members and helping support this wonderful society. You can learn more about the SCA at their website.

The painting above “Maritime Adventures” 12 x 24″  was juried into the SCA members show at Gallery 78. The show opens this Friday with a reception starting at 5 pm and ending at 7 pm. See announcement below. I hope to see some familiar faces 🙂


SCA show at gallery 78

Visit my Studio – Kings County Studio Tour 2017

studio tour June 2017 Rothesay nb

I am getting ready for the Kings County Studio Tour again this year. I had such a great time last year, meeting and talking with so many wonderful people. It was a huge success. I am looking forward to seeing you and lots of new faces this year. I will be running a special this year for the studio tour (to be announced later). I will be sending it out through my newsletter if you would like to know the details sign up for my newsletter below:

Studio Tour Details:

Saturday, June 10th 10 am- 5 pm
Sunday, June 11th 12 noon – 4 pm

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Admission is Free

This is a wonderful opportunity to spend a day touring in beautiful Kings County, New Brunswick to chat with and see the inner workings of artisans and artist’s studio. Come visit as many as you can fit in over two days. This year we have 20 participating artists in 17 locations to welcome your visit.

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RNS Art Show and Sale – this Friday and Saturday May 12 & 13th

RNS Art show five new oil paintings florals by Krista Hasson

As usual, I will be participating in the annual RNS Art show and sale. This year I have been invited to put five paintings in. I didn’t even realize that I had a theme going this year until I was finished all of the paintings and they were all flowers except for the Rocker, but that even had some flowers lol. These are the first bigger floral paintings I have done in oil.  They will be available for sale on May 12 -13, 2017 at the RNS Art show.

RNS Art show five new oil paintings florals by Krista Hasson

RNS Art show five new oil paintings florals by Krista Hasson RNS Art show five new oil paintings florals by Krista Hasson

RNS Art show five new oil paintings florals by Krista Hasson

SCA 2017 Elected Members Exhibition “Oh Canada – our Home & Native Land”

SCA 2017 Elected Members Exhibition "Oh Canada - our Home & Native Land"

I am very excited, I just found out that my painting “Maritime Adventures” 12×24″ oil has been accepted into the SCA 2017 Elected Members Exhibition “Oh Canada – our Home & Native Land”.

The show will be taking place at Gallery 78 in Fredericton, NB on June 16 to July 9 with an “Opening Reception” takes place Friday, June 16 from 5-7pm.

I have been an elected member for a couple of years now but I was always busy with other commitments when it came time to apply for their shows. This year I planned ahead. Anyway, I was just so excited I had to share, thank you for taking the time to look 🙂

A Canada Goose is on my Easel

Canada Goose oil block in complete

I just finished blocking in this Canada goose. I will be painting birds for a bit and that’s ok with me, as you know I am a lover of anything animal or nature related. There will be an art show coming up just on birds at the Fog Forest Gallery in Sackville this summer. I will post the details when it gets closer.

I will post the update on this painting when I get further along. Thanks for stopping in have a great weekend.

Cheers 🙂

Sunbury Shores Art Show – Re-cap of opening night

What a great opening night! The staff and volunteers at Sunbury Shores Art and Nature Centre are fantastic.  I thought I would share some of the pictures from that night, I had such a great time. It was wonderful seeing such a big turn out and getting to speak with friends, family, and new acquaintances. Between the sales and the great company, it was a huge success. Thank you to everyone who attended, to my new collectors. Last but not least thank you to Claire and Janie, you have been awesome to work with.

Sunbury Shores has and an online shop where you can view the watercolor batiks in my show, it will be up until the end of the show – View Show  

Nature’s Essence by Krista Hasson Solo Show at Sunbury Arts and Nature Centre

Natures Essence solo art show Krista Hasson

My solo exhibit “Nature’s Essence” will be hung this upcoming Wednesday. You can see it at Sunbury Shores Art and Nature Centre in St. Andrews NB.

I can’t believe how fast the time goes by. It has been a super crazy busy start to 2017, these last 3 months I haven’t stopped. That is a good thing though it keeps me out of trouble lol. I will be attending the opening of the show on Friday night April 7th, 2017 from 5 pm to 7 pm, I would love to see you there. Make sure you come by and say hi!

Here are the details:

NATURE’S ESSENCE by Krista Hasson

April 7 – April 29, 2017

Opening reception – Friday, April 7th – 5 pm to 7 pm


Sunbury Shores Arts & Nature Centre

139 Water Street, St. Andrews NB  E5B 1A7

Phone: 506.529.3386

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Solo Show in April 2017 – Paintings in Progress for show

solo show - watercolor batiks in progress
2017 is off to a very busy start, between getting ready for a solo show, working on commissions and taking an art class. I am painting a lot of new work for my solo show featuring my watercolor batiks on rice paper.
Show Details
  • “Nature’s Essence – by artist Krista Hasson.
  • Sunbury Shores Art and Nature Centre – St. Andrews, New Brunswick.
  • April 7th – April 29th, 2017.
  • Opening reception is April 7th at 5pm
I though you might like to see some of my paintings for the show in progress. These batiks are drying after the first layer of paint is applied. Sometimes I start with yellow or blue shade depending on what the the dominant color of the lights are.
watercolor batik first layer yellow
solo show - watercolor batik first layer blue