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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.

 

To Paint or not to Paint that isn't the Question - interview with Susan Seitz

To Paint or not to Paint that isn't the Question - interview with Susan Seitz

Friday, September 28, 2012

"Mother Earth – the source of all creations shares her inner secrets and desires through a connected space. Tapping into this remarkable energy is available to us all. My heart fills with gratitude as my paintbrush unfolds and reveals a glimpse of the beauty that hides within. In this moment, I shall create … for to live a life without, would deny my soul eternal grace.
S. Seitz
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“Uncovering the Layers” with mixed media Artist Ann Beam

“Uncovering the Layers” with mixed media Artist Ann Beam

Thursday, September 06, 2012

Recently, we spoke with Artist Ann Beam about her artistic influences and her lifelong love affair with the arts. By utilizing a variety of mediums including painting, found objects, ceramics, inks, and printmaking in collaborative processes, Ann is able to create stunning mixed media works which speak to the many layers of content, critical questioning and theoretical positions she places the viewer into.  ..

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Up close and personal with 2012 The Art Map cover artist Ofra Svorai

Up close and personal with 2012 The Art Map cover artist Ofra Svorai

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Recently, we chatted with Artist Ofra Svorai about her painting practice, love of the outdoors and her inspiration for the painting featured on the cover The Art Map in 2012. Ofra has been an artist on The Art Map since the first edition 8 years ago and continues to create stunning paintings on silk and in both acrylic and oil on canvas and board. ..

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Home is where the heART is

Home is where the heART is

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Purchasing a piece of original art for your home can be challenging at times. How do you know what will look good or would be a good investment? Here are some ways to help make the decision even easier! ..

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