Thursday, December 20, 2012

The Patron and The Muse

The greatest gift a patron can give to the artist, is his trust. I have been blessed by such a patron who trusts my creative process implicitly. When I compare prescribed commissions with those where I am given free reign, the results are incomparable. When I stand before a canvas awaiting the pulse to create, there is a moment of excitement; of bearing witness to the evolution of creative energy; a process where I feel as though I am merely a vehicle blessed with the opportunity to channel stories and sentiments of the ether.

Thank you to my fine patrons for the opportunity.

Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Now Showing at the Warehouse Gallery

 Join us in celebrating the Grand Opening of Okanagan's newest artist-run gallery. Reception takes place Thursday, December 6th from 5-8 p.m.

Friday, September 28, 2012

Now Showing at the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art

Just in time for the Fall Wine Festival, the Alternator Centre at the Rotary Centre for the Arts is exhibiting a selection of seven works spanning the last ten years. This is the first time these works will be together under one roof. September 28th and 29th WestJet Wine Tastings are sold out but you can view the works until October 15th

For more exciting news from the Alternator Centre check the following link: 

The Ecstacy of Artemesia ~ Artist with Artemisia Absinthium

Sunday, August 26, 2012

Prayer for Bharat

A work created out of devotion and hope for peaceful resolve between Hindus and Muslims; brothers and sisters of Earth, please stop the bloodshed.

Original carved block print and mixed media on newsprint. The block design was created
in reference to sacred geometry; the grand design in nature (God), and is set in six-point radial symmetry; that which can be found in snow crystals.

The Globe and Mail article exposes Pakistani American David Headley who scouted locations for the Mumbai attacks. The front page of the Times of India features an article which proposes resolution between Pakistan and India with caption that reads "Love Pakistan". The third is a Calgary (Canadian) newspaper written in Urdu (?) which speaks to the day-to-day life we all live and how many cultures can co-exist in a truly pluralistic society such as Canada strives to be.

Thank you to my friendly neighbours, (and fellow Indophiles), who have purchased these works for their home.


Thursday, June 28, 2012

Now Showing @ the Habitat

Congratulations Corie Waugh on her artist in residency at the Habitat.  Thank you to Brit Bachmann and the gang at Habitat for hosting all residency candidates this Friday for The Jailbird Art Show featuring good vinyl pics by Rumpus Room.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

The Perfect Gift

Looking for that special one-of-a-kind gift for a loved one? Visit my portraits page or write to to inquire about pricing.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Pomegranate Eaters

Recent submission to the Okanagan Erotic Art Show



Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Streaming Cafe Blog: Cafe Art Display and Showing: Rena Warren

Streaming Cafe Blog: Cafe Art Display and Showing: Rena Warren: We are very happy to be displaying some amazing art on our cafe walls for the month of February by Rena Warren of Capricornucopia Artworks

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Maktub - A journey into the Written

 "This is a story that wrote itself in countless numbers. A story that has been etched in the cracks of mother’s jewels, scratched in red earth parched for absent rains. This story traced itself in the palm of my hand, and nothing has relieved its perennial itch. "   Gwalior ~ A Memoir by Rena Warren

Always drawn to the patterns created by nature and universal constructs, inspired by the mendhi tradition in India and the ancient Hindu tradition of palmistry; a subject first penned by Valmiki, poet in classical Sanskrit and author of the epic Ramayana; I have embarked upon a journey into the tales told by my own hands.

 Homage to my most valued tools