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Artists, Art and Locale Blog

A blog about art, artists and places of interest in Bruce, Grey and Southern Georgian Bay. If we find interesting articles about art we'll reference them here. What it is about this area in Ontario that makes us love it. Find out by reading our blog. We welcome your comments. We moderate all comments and edit out all links.

The Art Map 2017 Bruce, Grey and Simcoe Landscape Calendar

The Art Map 2017 Bruce, Grey and Simcoe Landscape Calendar

Monday, September 26, 2016

An interview with Ken Thornburn at Northern Flyer Design in Tara. His illustration Laneways and Landmarks is on The Art Map 2017 calendar cover. ..

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It's official The Battle Kicks off Summer 2016!

It's official The Battle Kicks off Summer 2016!

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Thirty minutes after the Battle of the Brushes’ first round, they appeared…  An army of sorts, victorious, brushes in hand, having all created “spontaneous” art!  And then – another group came forth, and suddenly we had four winners! A tie for first place, and a tie for second! An historical first! Congratulations to (in alphabetical order) Mary Lou Leitch and Tracey Sinclair for first; and Sandy Brand and Virginia Killin, for second. Tracey's painting is shown above. ..

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Battle of the Brushes

Battle of the Brushes

Friday, May 20, 2016

Every June for the last 5 years, the South Simcoe Arts Council has hosted the Battle of the Brushes.  This year, they will do it again!
Lisa Rosati, (SSAC Coordinator) describes the Battle as “a sport for visual artists”.  She says participating is an achievement in and of itself.   ..

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The SSAC at the Bee

The SSAC at the Bee

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

On April 16th, The South Simcoe Arts Council (SSAC) Wordsmiths won Best Costumes at The Next Step’s Grate Groan-up Spelling Bee!  Dian Bowers was an amazing Queen of Hearts, and Charlene Ryan, an incredible Mad Hatter.  As Alice, all I really had to do, was be there wearing the beautiful blue skirt and white apron that Dian kindly made for me. We effortlessly transformed into Wordsmith Wonderland. ..

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Visit Bruce, Grey, Southern Georgian Bay and Manitoulin Island

Visit Bruce, Grey, Southern Georgian Bay and Manitoulin Island

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Bruce, Grey, Southern Georgian Bay and Manitoulin have a lot to offer visitors who are looking for a memorable escape from the city. Once you are here, you may never want to go home. ..

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