A Winter’s Day Antiques

Just behind the apartments off 22 Trent Drive is The Tannery – home to A Winter’s Day Fine Antiques in Campbellford ON. Antique shops are like icebergs of history floating in time and slowly melting away in the course of commerce and fluxing social appetites. A close friend can’t get enough of the musties and…

Trent Hills Creative Christmas Gifts

Pics of Canada has featured Canadian artists over the years, particularly those in Northumberland Hills. But this last Fall’s Trent Hills Gallery Hop was an eye opener as  to the range and quality of artistry available in the area. With that in mind, this post is designed to show some of the Creative Christmas Gift opportunities…

Warkworth’s Perfect Pies

Warkworth had its 25th edition of the Perfect Pie Competition – and it was, well, sweet fun. The doors swing open for the Perfect Pies Fest on a warm and sunny November day Every year the lines get longer earlier, as Perfect Pie festers contend for a)the best seats in the house and b)the best pie…

Canada’s Beautiful Fall Colors

Fall colors have been very bountiful & beautiful but also very locally playful this year. This year the sumac were were putting on the ritz in most areas of Eastern Ontario. However, even in Northumberland Hills the sumac colors were quite varied from valley to valley – ad of course predicting a peak is nigh…

Art Classes In Campbellford

Jeanette Campbell, an accomplished artist, is giving a series of  Art Classes in Campbellford. Jeanette at the recent Trent Hills Gallery Hop Jeanette studied at MacMaster University, Ontario College of Art and Banff School of Fine Art. Her paintings have been exhibited and sold across Canada, the USA, Britain, the Netherlands and Barbados. Jeanette works in…

Trent Hills Gallery Hop Preview: Erwin Rummel

The Trent Hills Gallery Hop 2 has a number of returning artists including one favorite from last year, painter & sculptor Erwin Rummel at the Naked Elm Gallery. Erwin works in a number of media, but concentrates on painting. An artist with an interest in well-structured figurative or representational work, with emphasis on classical compositional…

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…