John Haldane - Fine Artist

John Haldane

Asheville, NC - United States

 
 
 

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John Haldane

Asheville, NC - United States

John Haldane - Fine Artist

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About John Haldane

Hello! I am a published professional artist living in Asheville, North Carolina. My artwork has been featured in fine art galleries in Arizona and North Carolina, and in calendars, books, and magazines. The magazines include The Scenic, the Laurel of Asheville, The Writers & Artists Quarterly, COSTCO Magazine, Wild WNC News, Camera in the Wild Magazine, and more. I have had articles published in several of the these magazines as well.

The Blue Ridge Parkway Calendar produced by Ray's Weather Center has included my images continuously since 2012.

My art is unique; created using cameras, software, digital tools, and/or acrylic paints. Sometimes I start with a photograph; sometimes I start with an idea on the computer; sometimes I paint. My art always begins in my head. It evolves in response to music I hear, the weather, or good vibrations (or maybe something I ate). Each piece is unique. When it is strange or different, I credit my birthplace: I’m a Maine-iac.

I am a member of the Carolina Nature Photographers Association (CNPA) and Kelby Media (formerly the National Association of Photoshop Professionals). I have also joined the Friends of the WNC Nature Center, the North Carolina Arboretum, The Great Smoky Mountains Association, the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, and the Swannanoa Valley Museum because I believe in buying from local people and supporting local causes.

I have over 20 years of experience using Adobe Photoshop and have honed my photography skills with more than 40 years of film and digital camera work.

I started painting with oils in the 1980s, using Bob Ross' techniques. He taught me that 'there are no mistakes; just happy little accidents.' The Asheville Regional Airport featured six of my 20x30 canvas prints and Cheddar’s Restaurant in Asheville purchased 3 prints that are on display in their dining area. My piece, “Leaves in Ice” placed in a CNPA competition called “Abstract Appalachia.” I have received additional awards granted by various organizations and websites including CNPA.

I live in the woods in East Asheville with my wife, Black Bears, raccoon, possum, squirrels, rabbits, deer, and many birds (including turkeys).

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Haldane Creative Art Exhibit Opens

Asheville, NC - March 2nd, 2015

March 2, 2015. For immediate release. HALDANE CREATIVE ART of Asheville is pleased to announce an exhibit of new and original art at The Kress Emporium on Patton Avenue. The exhibit includes highly creative artistic prints made from photographs of people and places in downtown Asheville. Humorous posters, faux magazine covers and movie posters as well as traditional photography make up an eclectic mix of images that are sure to interest art lovers from a wide spectrum of tastes and interests. The exhibit features canvas prints as large as 20 x 30 inches, framed prints, matted prints of various sizes, large postcards, and 4x6 prints, all affordably priced. Please visit http://www.haldanecreativeart.com for even more original pices by Haldane Creative Art.

John Haldane Featured Artist At Lola Salon And Gallery

Asheville, NC - October 31st, 2014

ASHEVILLE, NC – Lola Salon and Gallery is very pleased to announce that Asheville creative artist John Haldane will be the gallery’s featured artist from November 8, 2014 until January 3, 2015. There will be a Grand Opening of John’s artwork on Saturday, November 8, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Lola Salon and Gallery, 60 Biltmore Ave, Asheville. John’s love of Asheville and the surrounding Blue Ridge Mountains is evident in the images he creates. From the people and places of downtown to scenic vistas and wildlife, John captures what is best about Western North Carolina. His art is unique: it is created using cameras, software, digital tools, and/or acrylic paints. Sometimes he will start with a photograph, sometimes with an idea, and sometimes dabbling on the computer. His art evolves in response to music, weather, or other stimuli. Each piece has a story behind it. John is a...

You Get, Haldane Creative Art Gives

Asheville, NC - August 2nd, 2014

For the entire month of August, get 25% off the mark-up on any purchase at Haldane Creative Art and 50% of all profits will be donated to the WNC Nature Center in Asheville! Use code BHTFLD at checkout for the discount. Donations will be made to the Nature Center based on total profit. John Haldane is an Asheville resident and artist. He supports many local organizations, including the WNC Nature Center. Browse the Galleries at Haldane Creative Art and find what you like. Many options are available for each piece of art, including greeting cards, prints, framed prints, canvas prints, metal prints, and acrylic prints. Art is available in a variety of sizes to meet your needs. At Haldane Creative Art, you will find photographs, abstract art, paintings, and...

Creating Photographic Art Presentation

Asheville, NC - February 22nd, 2014

John Haldane of Haldane Photographic Art in Asheville will be presenting a program on post-processing of photographs to create photographic art. Haldane will show and describe how one or more photographs can be combined, changed, and treated to create unique works of art using modern software and hardware tools. Haldane is a published professional nature and landscape photographer and artist from Asheville, North Carolina. His work has been featured in fine art galleries, calendars, books, magazines including The Scenic, Laurel of Asheville, The Writers & Artists Quarterly, COSTCO Magazine, and other places and venues. He is a member of the Carolina Nature Photographers Association (CNPA) and the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP). He is also a member of the Friends of the WNC Nature Center, the North Carolina Arboretum, The Great Smoky Mountains Association, t...

Abstract Appalachians Art Exhibit

Asheville, NC - October 8th, 2013

The 8th Annual Autumn Juried Group Exhibit of the Carolinas’ Nature Photographers Association (CNPA), “Abstract Appalachians,” will be hosted by the Green Sage Restaurants (Downtown and South Asheville locations) from October 7, 2013 to January 6, 2014. An opening reception will be held on Friday, October 11, 2013, from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the South Asheville location—1800 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, NC. 28803; 828.274.4450 I have one image hanging at the South Asheville location for this exhibit. My six large canvas prints are now on exhibit at the Asheville Regional Airport in the baggage claim area. The three photos purchased by Cheddar’s Restaurant in Asheville for display there have not been hung yet

Art Show In The Asheville Regional Airport

Asheville, NC - September 16th, 2013

Western North Carolina is full of talented people, from sculptors and painters to pianists and folk musicians. At Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), we like to show off some of that creativity by displaying artwork in our own mini-gallery and throughout the terminal, and by featuring musical performances on a weekly basis. Art in the Airport showcases the work of local artists on a rotating basis. Since the gallery opened in June, 2007, we've displayed the artwork of more than 120 artists. We invite you to visit the airport and enjoy the exhibit! If you find something for sale in the gallery you just can’t live without, it’s easy to make a purchase, and you can pick up your treasure or have it shipped to you as soon as the exhibit ends. Contact art@flyavl.com for more information. The Fall show begins October 1 and runs through January 3, 2014. Among the displays will be six la...

Biltmore Physical Therapy Gallery

Asheville, NC - August 20th, 2013

Biltmore Physical Therapy, 111 Victoria Road - Suite B in Asheville is now displaying and selling fine works of photography and art by Grand Memories Photographic Art. The art is printed on high quality canvas, wrapped on a hand-made wooden frame, and treated against ultra-violet decay of the images. Displayed in the waiting room and hallways, this high quality art is of local places of interest. The canvas prints are made in North Carolina. The photographer and artist, John Haldane, resides in Asheville. John says, "buying locally and selling locally supports our community and our state." The canvas prints vary in size from 16x20 to a 15x36 triptych (3 pieces 12x15 each) of fireworks and a moon over Asheville. Prices are very reasonable, too, ranging from $175 to less than $400. This is a chance to own some unique local art easily, to support a local artist, and to explore the Physical Therapy offered at Biltmore. Any questions can be directed to john@grandmemories.com

Sizzling Summer Sale

Asheville, NC - June 21st, 2013

INDEPENDENCE DAY SALE - Two (2) weeks only! Click on the "purchase art" link on my Grand Memories page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Grand-Memories-Photography-and-Digital-Art/176208472431418), order whatever you want from my art, and apply the discount code PLTVDL and you will get 25% off the markup automatically applied to your order! This is a great way to get my art and save at the same time. And it is good on EVERYTHING in my store! You can also just visit directly through this link: http://john-haldane.artistwebsites.com/?tab=artworkgalleries But don't forget the discount code PLTVDL when you check out! This is a limited time offer, June 21 - July 5, 2013 so act fast! You can buy as much or as little as you want. Grand Memories Photographic Art specializes in new digital technology applied to unique photographs. This is art found nowhere else in the world. In busines...

WNC Nature Center Fund Raiser

Asheville, NC - May 16th, 2013

This famous, published, award-winning image of the Laughing Bears, printed on 24x30 stretched canvas and ready for hanging, has been donated to the Nature Center by Grand Memories Photographic Art (http://grandmemories.us/) for the 2013 Mountain Safari auction. You would love this incredible, professionally framed and mounted digital painting for your home. Be sure to enter a bid at Mountain Safari 2013, June 8 at the Nature Center! Please join the Friends of the WNC Nature Center on June 8th from 6pm - 9pm for a one-of-a-kind social adventure, the Mountain Safari! Dress in your best safari gear and party with the animals. The Nature Center is located at 75 Gashes Creek Road, Asheville, NC 28805. The Western North Carolina Nature Center in Asheville, NC provides a one-of-a-kind adventure where guests can experience animals and plants native to the Southern Appalachian region. Featu...

Boston Marathon Relief Fund

Asheville, NC - April 16th, 2013

100% of profits from sale of this photo will be donated to the "Boston Marathon Relief Fund" - http://fineartamerica.com/featured/portland-headlight-john-haldane.html

Save The Nature Center

Asheville, NC - April 7th, 2013

To support the Western North Carolina Nature Center, John Haldane will donate 1/2 of all profits from sales of wildlife photographs and art at Fine Art America to this worthy cause. Photos and art can be seen at this link: http://john-haldane.artistwebsites.com/?tab=artworkgalleries Images sell in a variety of sizes and formats from framed to canvas to metal to greeting cards. Prices are very reasonable and each purchase comes with a 30 day guarantee. The Western North Carolina Nature Center has been instrumental in re-introducing and saving the endangered Red Wolf. The Nature Center provides triage for injured wildlife, offers numerous educational opportunities, and houses a variety of flora and fauna from the Appalachian region. In addition to the wildlife, the Nature Center has a petting area with farm animals. Recently, the City of Asheville has threatened to close the Na...

Donating Profits

Asheville, NC - December 12th, 2012

Now through through December 25, 2012 (Christmas), John Haldane will donate 1/2 of all profits from sales of his photos at Fine Art America to the Western North Carolina Nature Center. He currently has over 320 images there – they can all be seen at this link: http://john-haldane.artistwebsites.com/?tab=artworkgalleries Images sell in a variety of sizes and formats. Many are from North Carolina or the Blue Ridge Parkway. A few are of Nature Center animals. Others are from across the USA including National Parks and familiar landmarks. There are literally hundreds of choices from prints to Christmas cards. The Western North Carolina Nature Center has been instrumental in re-introducing and saving the endangered Red Wolf. The Nature Center also rescues injured wildlife, provides numerous educational opportunities and houses a variety of flora and fauna from the region. In addition ...