Artists on this year’s tour
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Please note: Melanie Browne will now appear with Kathryn Mcholm.
With over 50 years experience in ceramics, Brenda bases her “funktional” work on Newfoundland icons, and creatures from frogs to dragons. Nature’s treasures, from miniature driftwood to panoramic vistas inspire her sculptures.
Carmel’s abstract paintings are a journey into the joy of colour and space expansion and the play of light. The Newfoundland Paintings, As the Newfoundland ads say, you’ll just have to come and see.
An award winning artist working in sterling silver and other metals along with natural crystals and gems. Exploration, experimentation and moments of discovery inspire me to dive in and create!
Chris creates individual and original travel – inspired jewellery pieces, the result of worldwide trips collecting ethnic beads, “found objects” and rare gems. Also, she specializes in custom work and restoration in stained glass.
Christine Benson is a relief printmaker, Ontario College of Art and Design graduate and owner of Journey Through the Arts- a multi-faceted arts organization and teaching facility. Her detailed linocuts are inspired by the beauty found in nature.
Jane is a studio and plein air oil painter creating luminous landscapes inspired by the beauty of the Canadian landscape and trips abroad. This year, she will be debuting some of her new abstract work.
In my painting I keep my focus on drawing, whatever the materials or subject matter. Drawing is the foundation. The word “draw” means “pull” or “drag” something, hence drawing from life. An effort, but sometimes magic can occur.
My goal is not to document subjects or to make statements, but to make an emotional connection with the viewer allowing them to explore their own spirit and to inspire them as well.
What particularly draws me to wood is its elemental beauty which gives voice to stories embedded in the grain, nature’s unparalleled delicate design which can be enjoyed as a piece of art or adapted for use in everyday life!
On the tour I will be offering one-of-a-kind pillows, framed pieces and other unique items that will illustrate to newcomers to the fine art of art rug hooking, just how varied it can be.
Painting the landscape seems to heighten the senses and enrich the visible world. There is so much interest and subtlety, as well as mood, light and atmosphere to be discovered in even the most ordinary subjects in nature.
My Lady Series began in Spring of 2021 with a desire to paint what is most enjoyable to me – portraits of ladies faces that exude not just a pleasant smile but sometimes annoyance, sadness, attitude and anger.
Pamela is a fine artist well known for the variety of subject matter, size and media she uses. Everything inspires her! Realistic and abstract paintings, block prints, mixed media and drawing can all be found in her relaxed and welcoming gallery.
Steve’s large-scale photographs have been described as “masterpieces”. Steve himself has been described as “bald”. Steve’s work is represented in over 300 individual and corporate collections.
Using earthenware clay allows for endless possibilities of layering slip, drawing, and colourful food safe glazes. Inspired by textiles and my love of gardening, my pottery is meant for everyday pleasure and special occasions.
I have been a fibre artist for over 40 years as a dressmaker and quilt maker. I love to work in 100% cottons exclusively for their colour, dynamic prints and durability in use. Quilts can last a lifetime.