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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.

 

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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10 Things You May or May Not Know About Alex Colville

10 Things You May or May Not Know About Alex Colville

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Prompted by the Alex Colville exhibit which I saw at the AGO in Toronto on the last day of 2014, I decided to write about Colville. The exhibit reminded me of how great an artist he was and I learned a few things about him that I didn't know. I decided to share these with you. ..

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2014 Cover of The Art Map

2014 Cover of The Art Map

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Beth Taylor is an artist living and working in Sauble Beach. Her bright colourful painting Beach Lady was featured on the 2014 cover of The Art Map. Her painting was voted the best by our facebook fans and website readers.  ..

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