Tweed and Area Studio Tour, Ontario, Canada, September 28-29, 2019
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Stop #1: Naneen creates hand-woven baskets of split ash, stained in a variety of colours or left natural. Her baskets are sturdy, functional and decorative.
For the Studio Tour, Naneen is presenting her work at the historic Limelake School House 1509 Limelake Rd.
Address: 1555 Limelake Rd Marlbank ON, K0K 2L0
Stop #1: For over twenty years Gary Matthews has been turning wooden salad bowls on a lathe he built to produce the style of bowls he likes, as well as carving burls and cutting boards in his workshop near the village of Tamworth Ontario. Gary’s bowls are both functional and decorative. He creates bowls, burls, platters and cutting boards in a variety of shapes and designs. His work is currently sold in select galleries across Canada.
Address: 558 Miller Road, RR1 Tamworth, Ontario, K0K 3G0
Pam Bailey Brown
Stop #2: Pam & Jeph’s pottery has always been wonderfully functional; with a few frivolous pieces, too. But they wanted more than superb design and function. They wanted a celebration of colour and at the same time have each piece instantly recognizable as a Bailey-Brown. Their colours are their trademark.
Pam & Jeph are hosting Lynda Pauk (stained glass) and Jacob Brown (multimedia) for the Studio Tour
Stop #2: Jacob Brown is a contemporary painter and sculptor. Who draws much of his inspiration and imagery from the contrast between his rural upbringing in Roslin and his current life in downtown Toronto. The stark contrast of these two different worlds is featured throughout his work. His representations of nature and rural living, with vivid colours and interesting elements, demonstrates this clash of opposing cultures, which is the primary focus of his work Jacob has received an Advanced Diploma in Visual and Creative Arts.
He is also a vinyl applicator, a graphic designer, and a long board maker. Jacob has exhibited at Hotshot Gallery (2010), Culture Rising (2013) and in display cases at Sheridan College (2012).
Jacob will be a guest artist at Bailey Brown Pottery, 1069 Moneymore Rd, for the Studio Tour
Address: PO Box 327, 115 Pringle St. Tweed ON K0K 3J0
Stop #4: Brian Messy - Multimedia
Brian's creations in mixed media emulate styles of First Nations People. He works with leather, feathers, beads and bone.
He practices the 'luna negro' philosophy through his exquisite contemporary craft designs emulating the styles of first nations people. Each piece is a one of a kind made with respect and ceremony.
For the Studio Tour, Brian will be a guest artist at the Tweed Heritage Centre.
Address: 105 Clement Rd Etobicoke ON M9R 4C2
Stop #4: Acrylic Paintings on Canavas
Barbara enjoys exploring new ideas on canvas and is inspired by the beauty around her while tending her garden.
Phone: 613 478 2343
Address: 17 Tweedsmuir Cr, PO box 521, Tweed ON K0K 3J0
Stop #4: Polymer Clay Pendants & Earrings
Joan`s jewelry creations arise from exploration of different techniques and media. She draws from her background in art quilts and painting for inspiration.
Phone: 613 968 5881
Address: 12 Kente Court, Belleville, ON K8R 1G2
Stop #5: Watercolor paintings
Audrey was born in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan and has resided in Saskatchewan, Alberta, Ontario and Quebec.
She began painting in 1975 and after four years of intensive study, became a full-time painter in 1979. She studied with several teachers of watercolour, drawing, and oil painting at the Ottawa School of Art, Algonquin College, The Schneider School of Fine Art and Privately. She painted and exhibited watercolour almost exclusively.
Audrey is a fellow and past president of the Ottawa Watercolour Society, is past President pf Art Lending of Ottawa (1982), The Bells Corners Arts League (1981) and has served on the executive committees of the Ottawa Art Association.
Throughout her career, Audrey has held one-woman shows and participated in group shows with five other women under the name 'Aqua Media'. Her paintings have been shown regularly in commercial galleries in Ottawa, Perth, Toronto, Dundas and Wellington.
After moving to Tweed, she has been a member of the East Central Ontario Art Association since 1985, was a founding member of both the gallery at the Tweed Heritage Centre and the Tweed & Area Studio Tour.
Stop #6: Glass Beads and Jewelry
Lucie Kovarova-Weir was born in Boskovice, and grew up in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic. Pursuing studies in animation; she graduated with a Master's Degree from the prestigious Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design, in Prague. She moved to Toronto in 2001 and established the Lunacy Glass Studio in 2002. Lucie currently lives and works in Tweed, Ontario.
Creative process and form awareness is always at the forefront of Lucie’s work focus. The glass pieces she creates surprise viewers by the great attention to detail and meticulous craftsmanship. Inspiration for her work often comes from folk art, her garden and a daily life in a small town. Coming from an animation background, she tells a story with a sense of humor and lightness of spirit. All work is created with love and high quality materials in hopes to delight for years to come.
Our aim is to present the works of Canada's finest artists and artisans to our customers, in a relaxed and inviting manner.
Quinn's of Tweed Fine Art Gallery features over 6,000 sq.ft. of gallery space. The main and upper floor galleries, host the paintings, photographs, artisan work and fine gifts of our represented contemporary artists.
Address: PO Box 868, 56 Prince Albert St East, Madoc ON K0K 2K0
Enright Cattle Co.
We are the Enright Cattle Company - a family-owned farm, firmly committed to sustainability. We treat the land and our cattle with respect, ensuring nothing goes to waste. Because we use as much of the animal as possible, Enright leather goods are proudly crafted from our own hides.
Each hide is distinct, telling the story of its previous life. We embrace our leather’s heritage, rather than buffing it out, so your piece will be completely unique, growing in character for years to come.
All Enright leather is Farm to Fashion, which means we know the history of every finished piece. From our family to your hands, the story carries on.