Category: artist

Gallery Hop Preview: Gundi Viviani-Finch

Glass is one of the most artistic of media because it bends and reflects light, the stuff of vision, in so many ways. Thus the Trent Hills Gallery Hop is lucky to have two master glass workers in its midst- Paulus Tjiang and Gundi Viviani-Finch This is the preview of Gundi Viviani-Finch, Glass Artist Gundi…

Gallery Hop Preview: Frantic Farms Clay & Glass Studio

With a name like Frantic Farms, one has visions of a rural farm with chickens trotting across the front yard while artisans wander around waiting for inspiration to strike. Well, not so. Frantic Farms is right on the Mill Street in downtown Warkworth Ontario just across from the Farm Supply Store. This is the studio…

Gallery Hop Preview: Dimitri Papatheodorou

Dimitri is a Toronto/Warkworth artist, architect, poet, painter and musician displaying a selection of current paintings and works in clay in his historic stone studio. Your visit may include an impromptu piano recital-performance! In addition, outdoor glass installations by established artist Paulus Tjiang (Frantic Farms) will be on display. Paulus will be present during the…

Gallery Hop Preview: Clock Tower Cultural Centre

One of the big stops on the Trent Hills Gallery Hop will be the Clock Tower Cultural Centre in Campbellford where 6 artists will have their works on display. Also visitors will get to see a wide array of artistry from rug-hooking through painting to print craft and photography. Here are the artists who will have…

Gallery Hop Preview:Brookside Farm

The Trent Hills Gallery Hop to Brookside Farm features the photography of Brian Tyson and the Art by Antiques of Barbara Klatt. Brookside Farm is about 3 km  east of Hastings at 346 12 Concession Road and is both a studio and an active natural organic vegetable farm. Brian Tyson For 35 years Brian worked…

Gallery Hop Preview: Terra Dolus Pottery

The Trent Hills Gallery Hop is coming up Saturday October 4th and Sunday the 5th. Given the quality of the Warkworth Fall Fair’s art content, it is  appropriate to do a preview of some of the artists who will be exhibiting during the Gallery as Trent Hills continues to burnish its artistic reputation. Terra Dolus…

Fall Events in Northumberland Hills

Fall 2014 with all the extra rain should prove colorful in the Northumberland Hills. So if the images below are fair indicators, visiting the Hills for the Autumn colors should be most rewarding.   Views from Warkworth to Campbellford in Trent Hills But there are nine other reasons to visit Northumberland Hills this Fall. These…

Howto Photo Polish With Aplomb

Now that you have the a camera flash card brimming with fun summer photos – here is a tutorial on how to polish them for printing, friends and your Facebook or web page: This tutorial is crammed with useful tips on how to make your photos shine. The photo editing methods are remarkably easy to…

Painting Spring’s Flowers

As seen in an earlier post, the second set of Spring Flowers in the Northumberland Hills have been very fine indeed this year. These blooms have proved to be the inspiration of some photo painting by ye editor. Progression of Iris Paintings Now photo painting can have several meanings in this digital age. Classically, one…

Ron Windebanks Spring Colors

Given the long Winter running unwelcomed through to the first 4-6 weeks of Spring, sunshine and color have been a rare commodity in the Northumberland Hills. One can go to the Campbellford library for some deft paintings of Winter colours. Or Warkworthians and other Northumberland Hills residents can get their fill of Spring color and…

Keith Cornell Painting Exhibit at Campbellford Library

Good things come in threes. And so not one but  two outstanding painting shows at the Campbellford Library, have found the missing third –  a fine painting exhibit by Keith Cornell from nearby Castleton. And all 3 shows well within a year while  drawing upon wealth of good artists in the Spirit of The Hills artisan group.…

A Very Good Art Show in Warkworth

This year’s Warkworth Maple Syrup Festival and its Art Show was especially good with some very good works of art on display. Here is a quick sampler: Marc Gagnon’s Abstract on display In short, the patrons of the Maple Syrup Festival had a very good Art Show for viewing this Spring.