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Surrey Spring Boquet

Lora Armbruster
Surrey Spring Boquet
Oil on Canvas
18 x 24in.
Rhodo

Lora Armbruster
Rhodo's
Oil on Canvas
20 x 24in.
Hot Day

Lora Armbruster
Hot Day
Oil on Canvas
18 x 24in.
American Beauties

Lora Armbruster
American Beauties
Watercolour on Paper
21 x 29in.
Silver Grass

Lora Armbruster
Silver Grass
Oil on Canvas
14 x 21in.
The Little Deer

Lora Armbruster
The Little Deer
Oil on Canvas
18 x 20in.
Family Tree

Maggie Bernet
Family Tree
Acrylic on Canvas
28 x 18in.
Clouded Leopard Portrait

Kindrie Grove
Clouded Leopard Portrait
Acrylic
0 x 0
Sumatran Tiger Portrait

Kindrie Grove
Sumatran Tiger Portrait
Acrylic
0 x 0
Autumn Hoofbeats

Reet Herder
Autumn Hoofbeats
Giclee Print on Canvas
15 x 19in.
Echinacea Splendour

Reet Herder
Echinacea Splendour
Giclee Print on Canvas
20 x 25
Harbouring Great Memories

Reet Herder
Harbouring Great Memories
Oil on Canvas
16 x 20in.
Parade of Roses

Reet Herder
Parade of Roses
Giclee Print on Canvas
12 x 24in.
Peace in the Valley - Print 3 or 88

Reet Herder
Peace in the Valley - Print 3 or 88
Giclee Print on Canvas
15 x 19in.
Peace in the Valley - the Original Oil

Reet Herder
Peace in the Valley - the Original Oil
Oil on Canvas
16 x 20
Tiger in grass

Elizabeth Lowe
Tiger in grass
Oil on Canvas
22 x 28in.
Roses

Elizabeth Lowe
Roses
Oil on Canvas Board
24 x 20in.
Peacock

Elizabeth Lowe
Peacock
Oil on Board
30 x 40in.
Onions

Elizabeth Lowe
Onions
Oil on Canvas Board
20 x 24in.
Mexicans on Donkeys

Elizabeth Lowe
Mexicans on Donkeys
Oil on Canvas Board
20 x 24in.
Geisha girl on bridge

Elizabeth Lowe
Geisha girl on bridge
Oil on Canvas Board
28 x 22in.
Mortuary Poles Ninstints

Noreen Marshall
Mortuary Poles Ninstints
Watercolour on Paper
15 x 22in.
Strong Man

Noreen Marshall
SOLD Strong Man
Watercolour on Paper
14 x 12in.
Spirit Figure

Noreen Marshall
Spirit Figure
Watercolour on Paper
17 x 11in.
Irises

Gwen Murphy
Irises
Watercolour on Paper
16 x 20in.
The Confessional

Linda Siemens
The Confessional
Acrylic on Wood
24 x 36in.
Don

Linda Siemens
Don't Let Your Right Hand Know
Acrylic on Wood
24 x 36in.
Untitled Nude

Julia Trops
Untitled Nude
Oil on Canvas
16 x 12in.
Le Lumiere

Louise Walton
Le Lumiere
Pastel on Paper
10 x 8in.
Untitled Nude

Lauren B Wilson
Untitled Nude
Mixed Media on Board
10 x 8 x 2.5in.

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Call for Entries Welcome to the "Stolen Fine Art" website

This site offers a free service for artists to display to the general public works of art that have gone missing and are suspected of being stolen.

This site is provided free to victimized artists. All artists wishing to display their lost works should contact us by email at webmaster@MyArtClub.Com for full details on how to be listed. Essentially you need to complete a form and send us a digital image. A police contact is requested, and a reference police report is recommended. The story of each stolen work can be fully described, and links can be created to other relevant sites such as news stories, artist websites.

The general public can help. You are encouraged to join with the artists in assisting the recovery of stolen art. Be familiar with the images stolen, and report any suspicious sightings in media, internet or at sales of artworks to the police.

Please visit this site often for the latest updates. You are also invited to join the Stolen Art mailing list for news, just enter your email address at the bottom of the page.

Thank you for your interest in helping support these artists.

History This site was inspired by the loss of 17 images by 3 artists, in the summer of 2005.

We believe artists who work so hard to create and promote their art, should be properly rewarded for their efforts. Not vicitimized.

Stealing from artists is a great disservice to the growth and well-being of all of our communities.

For some interesting thoughts on the subject, by a variety of artists, click here.

Contact Information There is no charge to post art that has been stolen.

We reserve all rights as to what we will publish, and for how long. Our intent is that this is open to all artists, and can be a permanent reference point for artists, the public and public authorities. Please tell us how we may better serve victimized artists. Send us an email, please tell us about your story, or suggestions. Write to:
webmaster@myartclub.com

Webmasters of this "Stolen Fine Art" website are also the webmasters of MyArtClub.Com, namely Peter Newell and Cam Anderson.

MyArtClub.Com offers artists and art groups an easy, very economical do -it-yourself website. Hundreds of artists have joined. To read more about the site, click here.

Notices Is your art is being copied from the internet and offered by a website from China, www.arch-world.cn ??

Updated Dec 20th: Many artists are being removed. For a rundown on activities going on please see Robert Genn’s site at www.painterskeys.com/clickbacks/chinese-list.asp

MyArtClub.Com webmasters Peter Newell and Cam Anderson are very concerned for all artists and want you to be aware of this, and what can be done. We are disheartened to see this marvelous communication medium perfect for artists twisted into theft by the hands of opportunists.

We first heard about the site late November 2005, just over a week ago at time of writing, from artist Janet Esseiva . Marjorie Turnbull advised artist Robert Genn about this. Marjorie is President of the Federation of Canadian Artists and has a link to our artists of the Port Moody Art Association You may perhaps already know of Robert, and that he also runs a very large email letter. He has done some significant investigations as he has over 120 works himself on this unauthorized site. His Dec 2nd letter called “International Theft” reported on his findings and plans. His letter is here

Generally you can find your link to this site by looking up your name on Google (use quotes, like “Reet Herder” to narrow the responses down to exactly your name). Then look for either hollow squares or ???? in the listing. You will see the website partially in English if you request Google to translate

Like many of you who are already aware of this, we are not exactly sure what we can do about this particular site, www.arch-world.cn. MyArtClub.Com does have a large number of artists who are on this site, and we are quite positive most of them have been copied form our site.

What we are doing for MyArtClub.Com artists with respect to this site:
1) We are preparing a request to the site www.arch-world.cn to have all the art from all our artists removed from the online site. Emails are: Arch-world@longway.cn and a removal phone number is 0 871 808 1666

2) We will also make an email representation to the Chinese embassy www.chinaembassycanada.org/eng/ on your behalf in Canada, and

3) We will also make an email representation to Robin Mader, the Canadian Trade Commissioner of Visual Arts Robin.Mader@international.gc.ca

What you can do:
1) You are encouraged to write directly to the websites / email addresses above.

2) Focus on ways to advise your customers, whether on your site or in person just how they can be sure an original is from you. It could be through ways like signing the back, or perhaps adding a serial number so you can authenticate the image. (We’ll be investigating this aspect, and plan to advise what we learn.)

A trade off to all artists of being on the internet has been that images are available to view, and therefore copy. Some artists add a “watermark” like the word Copyright to their image file. This is some help, but its effectiveness is debatable. Like with other types of security measures, given enough effort, time and resources crooks will find a way. Disfiguring your image detracts from legitimate customers seeing your real artistic talent, ruining the purpose for being on the internet in the first place. So artists are truly in a dilemma!

Protection of art images on line has always seemed straightforward, and built in. The image files are kept small so that in printing them, they do not appear well at all. Instead they will look “pixely” or “jaggy”. They look nice on computer screens, as the screens are only 72 dots per inch, whereas print copies typically range form 300 to 1200 dots per inch. Whether some new technology has surfaced to make better prints from these small files seems to be the question. Or possibly with wages so low in China are they simply painting from the computer screen?

In conclusion, while we all find it is disheartening, we believe from every adversity there can be found some good. I am holding on to that idea for the long term view, and trying to think positive.

I hope you will too, Cam Anderson

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