Lynne McIlvride Evans, Joseph Muscat and Judith Graham are having a three-person show at the wonderful David Kaye Gallery July 30 to August 23. Opening is July 30, 6:00-8:00 !!!
July 18 – Sept 12, 2009
Opening Reception July 18 2-4
Magic Door Art Gallery | 100 River Street | (P.O. Box 514) | Sunderland | Ontario | L0C 1H0 | Canada
Please Join Us For Our 8th Annual
Purple Turtle Art Festival
July18th, 11-8 & July 19th, 11-4
The Briars Resort
for a map: www.briars.ca
Come see amazing paintings, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewellery, woodcraft and native art.
Over 30 artists from Hamilton to Bowmanville, as well as local artists, have been selected. Stroll around the lush meadow, enjoy food prepared by The Briars’ chefs, and enter the draw for an original painting of The Red Barn Theatre.
Although the Georgina area lost an historical landmark, The Red Barn Theatre, this past spring, The Briars Resort next door is still hosting the 8th annual Purple Turtle Art Festival. The draw prize chosen for this year’s exciting show is an orginial watercolour painting by Gail Young, one of the show’s committee.
For further information, contact:
Lis: 905-473-1711 or Gail : 905-476-5686
Look for the funky purple turtles!
August 15 & 16, 2009
10am – 5pm
Elgin Park, Uxbridge
Uxbridge & District Lions Club — “District A”
This Festival of artists and artisans has been running in Uxbridge for the past fourteen years. Uxbridge is located in Durham Region just 45 minutes north east of Toronto and Elgin Park is situated in the south central part of town. The Artists sites are situated throughout the wooded area of the Elgin Park.
Our Past is Showing:
New Art Inspired by Artifacts
September 10 – November 8, 2009
Scugog Heritage and Archival Centre
1655 Reach St.
Port Perry, Ontario.
Artists and craftspersons in all media are being invited to participate in this unique exhibition which connects Scugog’s local heritage to its current vibrant arts community.
Yesterday’s necessities become inspirations for today’s creative expression in Our Past is Showing: New Art Inspired by Artifacts, the inaugural exhibition at the new Scugog Heritage and Archival Centre, curated in partnership by the Scugog Council for the Arts and the Scugog Heritage and Archival Centre.
Drawing inspiration from existing artifacts in the Scugog Shores Museum’s collection, selected artists will create a new original work which will be then be exhibited alongside the original artifact in the gallery space of the new Scugog Heritage and Archival Centre at 1655 Reach St in Port Perry. All artist work is to be for sale.
Interested artists are invited to attend an Artifact Viewing and Lottery on Tuesday, May 19th at the Scugog Shores Museum, 16210 Island Rd., Port Perry.
Once selected, artists will be required to observe the following timeline:
For more information, please contact Carey Nicholson, Scugog Council for the Arts at firstname.lastname@example.org or 905 985-4914 or Shannon Kelly, Scugog Shores Museum at email@example.com or 905 985-7346 ex. 147.
May 2 & 3, 2009
11 – 5 pm
Pottery and ‘New’ Watercolour & Oil Paintings
8319 3rd Concession
May 2-3, 2009
Visit www.scugogstudiotour.ca for details
Woodcarving and boat building are traditional trades, requiring knowledge of both material and technique. Dan carves to commissions and constructs the elegant Adirondack style Guideboat.
2320 Shirley Road, Port Perry.
Helen Benninger – Guest Artist
Helen has a unique approach to creating scarves, wearable art and wall art with fabric, ribbons, thread and yarn on her trusty sewing machine.
Gary Moore – Guest Artist
I find that every chair takes my best effort and attention to detail. Use of the right woods and joinery leads to a wonderfully light, strong and resilient structure.
Pat Neal Naked Lamb Weaving Studio
Shawls, blankets and fabrics are woven on traditional, wooden floor looms. Cotton, mohair, hemp and handpainted silk yarns are blended to create unique items and textures.
8 Myrtle RoadWest
at Hwy 12, Myrtle
Barbara Kimball – Guest Artist
Barbara’s work includes a menagerie of whimsical animal sculptures for home and garden. Her dragons and birds perch on teapots, jars and other functional pieces.
Silkscapes Jan’s work features the inter -mingling of deep, vibrant colours to create one-of-a-kind handpainted silk clothing, accessories and individual orders.
125Myrtle Road East,Myrtle
Paul Williams – Guest Artist
Sculpting the metal allows me to develop unique forms that come alive with the sparkling light and beautiful soothing sound of gently falling water.
Beverley Williams – Guest Artist
I love working with gourds adding colour, feathers, beads, leather & wood burned designs. Each gourd is unique and is a naturally beautiful sculptural form.
Jaan’s landscape photography is inspired by light, form and texture. Using traditional medium and large format cameras he creates remarkable images rich in detail and colour.
9560 Dagmar Road, Ashburn, 905-655-8199
Detailed paintings in soft pastel capture the character and charm of villages, towns, gardens and landscapes, particularly those in the United Kingdom and Europe.
115 Durhan Road 21, Port Perry, 905-985-3295
Jennifer Creeggan – Guest Artist
Handcrafted porcelain pottery inspired by walks in the forest. Treat yourself to a reprieve from the mass-produced world.
Oven, dishwasher, microwave safe.
Norma Van Camp
Uniquely designed, handcrafted, acrylic floorcloths: extremely functional with a wide range of aesthetic possibilities.
70 Scugog Line 6,
Gay Liddell – Guest Artist
Turning Point – Gay produces finely thrown and detailed porcelain table ware and decorative items, complimented by unique sculptured platters and glazed in an expressive array of nature’s colours.
Local artist blacksmith
Mark Puigmarti of Port Perry creates custom hand forged ironwork. From functional pieces including gates and railings to sculptural pieces for the garden.
402 Reach Street, Port Perry
Bonnie Thomson – Glass, Stone,Mosaics
Bonnie designs and fabricates architectural stained glass, lamps and garden sculpture.
136 River Street, Seagrave
Jane Bingham – Guest Artist
Jane’s pottery focuses on natural motifs and incorporates hand carving and impressed relief.With her husband Dave, she creates unique pieces: combining function and beauty.
Shelli and Mark Eisenberg – Guest Artists
From whimsical to classic, Shelli andMark make imaginative sterling silver and gold jewellery, creating a unique sense of movement in metal.Many of their rings, earrings and brooches feature stone inlays or beautifully set coloured gems.
Diane’s detailed paintings are created in watercolours and mixed media. She has been painting for several years and is mostly self taught.
226 Fingerboard Road,
Lis Simpson – Guest Artist
Art Glass Jewellery
Lis makes glass beads on the torch that shimmer and gleam with subtle “treasures” inside. These tiny abstract sculptures become fine jewellery – “wearable art pieces”!
Joanna Malcolm Studio by the Green
My paintings are created in a unique style ofwhimsey,warmth and contagiously vibrant colours.Recently, I have explored abstracts through an intuitive painterly process.
17751 Nestleton Road, Nestleton, 905-213-4922
Joan Flusché – Guest Artist
Joan combines sea glass, semi-precious stones, silver, pearls, crystal and other natural materials to create unusual and elegant jewellery. Each piece is truly unique!
Master painter and author Pamela is passionate about the conservation of native flora. Her botanically styled paintings combine the magic of watercolours and charm of the faeries’ enchanted world.
19 Ambleside Drive,
Port Perry, 905-985-8851
Ray Young – Guest Artist
Using a range of techniques, Ray’s creations enhance the natural beauty of exotic and native woods revealing their warmth, colour, and texture in amazing detail.
Through playful expressionism and abstraction, Maureen invites you to explore her mystical forms. Her colours, rhythms and movements create a uniquely different feeling in every viewer!
45 Orchard Road,
Mickie Petursson – Guest Artist
Mickie’s paintings capture the essence of the places she has visited, the people who have influenced her life and the objects she holds dear.
My impressionist paintings attempt to maximize the transparent properties of watercolour. Subjects are both man made and natural objects.
425 Lakeshore Drive,
Stan Tait – Guest Artist
Stan Tait creates classic, contemporary and timeless jewellery! Stan’s celebrated designs include the Muskoka Pine Tree Collection, Infinity Collection and his nationally recognized ‘Angel Pendant’.
Using a colourful palette, Jean captures impressions of her subjects with acrylic on canvas or watercolour. Her inspiration comes from travel, nature, people and architecture.
439 Kent Street, Port Perry
Paul Gray Diamond – Guest Artist
Paul strives to bring out the story of the tree’s life in pure simple lines for his vases as individual as all life forms are.
After years of enjoying painting, I am channelling my creativity into exploring the three dimensional world of sculpting.
298 Bigelow Street, Port Perry
Karen Hunter – Guest Artist
Karen graduated from the Ontario College of Art in 1985. Her jewellery is all handmade and designed by her. She works with Sterling Silver, semiprecious stones and Niobium, a very rare pure metal which is naturally hypoallergenic, and when anodized produces a rainbow of colours.
Travel throughout Canada and beyond inspires Karen’s remarkable paintings. She works in a realistic style to create dramatic landscapes, vibrant florals and architectural portraits in watercolour.
41 Riverview Drive,
Cathy Mark – Guest Artist
Magical metal, stone and mixed media creations depicting nature’s finest.
Friday April 10 to Monday April 13
1:00 to 5:00 daily
415 Scugog Line 8, Port Perry
Lynne McIlvride Evans – Booth:506
The Artist Project Toronto returns to the historic Liberty Grand for its second annual exhibition and sale of contemporary fine art. Discover the work of over 125 of the best juried independent artists. Whether you are a first time buyer or a seasoned collector, this four day art fair is a rare opportunity to meet and purchase directly from both established and emerging artists.
The Artist Project Toronto will be presented at the historic Liberty Grand located at Exhibition Place, 25 British Columbia Road, Toronto Ontario
March 5 – 8, 2009
Thursday 6 – 7pm
Friday 11am – 8pm
Saturday 11am – 8pm
Sunday 11am – 6pm