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.
Sunday, July 02, 2017
Hogg Valley Vista by Murray Van Halem graces our cover this year.
Van Halem's painting showcases what this area is about, wonderful vistas to be enjoyed for their splendor. His studio is located in Victoria Harbour in Simcoe County in a beautiful setting by the water. ..
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. ..Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink
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. ..Comments (0) | Trackbacks (0) | Permalink
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. ..