Marie Bergman

Author: Marie Bergman

The dancing fish

I spent the later part of the morning today down at mission creek. I set my easel up paint the tree that was falling towards the water. Splashes of water echoed by my ears. Every once an while I would gaze up to view my values in front of me; I saw the fish dancing Read More

Winter Solstice

We are moving into winter solstice, the wonderful short dark days are upon us, and I am thrilled because as this means painting scenes I like. A week later and the weather has changed to more snow. I have been taking my time moving in a somewhat different direction with my art. I have slowed Read More

Kelowna oil painting

                                                                    Painting in the Autumn wind October 18th, I was waking up to the feeling of a beautiful fall day.  Finally I Read More

Kelowna Oil Painting

Expressions in the field of the elements of visual art and  the process of so many oil paintings that I consider fine art. For me art has been a personal thing and to be with nature where other animals exist. I spend time at my easel and I am entertained and engaged in finding answers to questions Read More

Just a bit of inspiration

Here it is August and winding down to the end of another year. Some great exhibits I was a part of and feel greatly honored the FCA – COC Oasis show and Gallery 97 for putting on such a great venue this year as well as FCA Vancouver for ARTISTS CHOICE event. I hope to Read More


Cold, wet, clouds, darkness is a time when the  weather can go on for seemingly endless months. I love darkness as  I bring out the tea, the hot cocoa to comfort myself through these months. I have had a good year and entered the Artists choice Vancouver FCA ( federation of Canadian artists ) event Read More

The Fall Event

Fall has come and another successful Autumn Gallery event has gone by. Here is some photos of the event:   My paintings that were juried into this years event was Waterfall at Mill Creek, Through Shadow and light and Mill creek (Resting Spirits). The Autumn Gallery is one of our yearly events held in November Read More

Loading up on Paint or Pears

Seasons change swift as the wind and a bear sitting in peculiar looking extremely tall pear tree stuffing itself with all the pears it could get into its belly; so much so,  it seems hardly able to move about. Animals are feeding at this time of year and we have to respect that. When you Read More


It was another great OASIS Show this year in Kelowna, BC and really enjoyed attending the symposium. The guest artists were Allan Wylie, Janice Robertson, and Brent Lynch. After the the show Brent did two workshops and I attended the plein air workshop which I really enjoyed. I learned allot and was bitten by the Read More

Making Sense Of All The Caos

When I look for a composition in a landscape I have to make sense out of all the caos where such a busy landscape exists along side creeks. With an abundance of trees and bushes and rocks. In the center you have water current moving along rapidly or perhaps it is a steady flow. The Read More