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Signe Ball

Signe Ball is publisher/editor of In The Hills.

A Literary Harvest

Sep 16, 2017

We’re lucky to have some exceptional writers contributing their talents to In The Hills, and this year four of them have published books.

O Canada!

Jun 21, 2017

I recently asked my 12-year-old granddaughter what makes her most pessimistic about the future.

Alliums Mild and stainless steels, zinc coating 24-48" ~ by Jeff Smith

Jeff Smith

Jun 21, 2017

Jeff accepts commissions for wildlife and garden sculpture, as well as for custom iron gates and other commercial and residential installations.

“The Taking of Vimy Ridge, Easter Monday 1917” by Richard Jack

Remembrance of Vimy Ridge

Mar 20, 2017

Among Canada’s troops at Vimy was a young poet named Christopher George Cook.

Yellow and pink Tulipa saxatilus. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Earthly Delights

Mar 20, 2017

Gardening has always been one of my greatest pleasures, but my efforts were, and remain, of the “weekend gardener” variety.

36 x 30" / silly rooftop – their foolish Friday just gulped glances ~ by Russna Kaur

Russna Kaur

Mar 20, 2017

Russna Kaur’s works can be found in private and corporate collections.

Season of Hope

Nov 22, 2016

The Syrian refugee children who have settled in Headwaters give us reason to be optimistic for 2017 and beyond.

Tree Dreams 25" ~ by Yvonne De Viller

Yvonne De Viller

Nov 22, 2016

A stained glass artist for 26 years, Yvonne De Viller has ranked among top-selling artists in both the Autumn Art Sale held at the McMichael art gallery in Kleinburg and the Buckhorn Fine Art Festival.

War and Remembrance

Sep 16, 2016

Betty Ward of Orangeville knows the responsibility of generational memory. Her father Charles Thomas, who survived the First World War, had kept a regular diary during his service.

The swing bridge and sparkling falls on the Credit River in Belfountain. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Rivers run through us

Jun 20, 2016

Water springs up all around us in the streams and rivers and marshes and pools of the four major watersheds that sculpt our landscape and feed three Great Lakes.

For You, acrylic and oil stick on canvas, 30”x 24” ~ by Darlene Hassall

Darlene Hassall

Jun 20, 2016

Shelburne artist Darlene Hassall is well known for her abstract art and portraits.

Morels, ramps and fiddleheads

Surprises

Mar 21, 2016

This spring we can do something we’ve never been able to do before in these hills: Visit a local vineyard and winery.

Pat Burns-Wendland

Mar 21, 2016

Accomplished fabric artist Pat Burns-Wendland has produced a series of four handwoven silk kimonos representing the seasons of her life.

Let’s Celebrate!

Nov 25, 2015

A hometown boy makes good on his childhood dream of playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

First Snow ~ by Peter Dusek

Peter Dusek

Nov 25, 2015

Peter Dusek was recently awarded Best Work by an Emerging Artist by the Ontario Society of Artists and named one of 24 Best of 2015 by The American Society of Media Photographers.

Emilia Perri ~ Earth Exploration acrylic on canvas 48 x 48"

Autumn Palette: Headwaters Arts Festival 2015

Sep 11, 2015

Featuring the work of 39 of the region’s finest artists, the show acts as a kind of headquarters for the many art tours, open studios, and other arts events.

Ash Tree in the fall

Ars longa

Sep 11, 2015

A large part of this fall issue, as is our tradition, is devoted to a celebration of the arts.

John Adams

Sep 11, 2015

John Adams has been intrigued by ways of translating the world through art.

In The Hills is an independent, locally owned print and online magazine that has earned its reputation as the best-read, best-loved magazine in Headwaters.

The magazine is delivered to more than 40,000 homes and farms throughout Caledon, Erin, Dufferin, Orangeville and Creemore – up to double the circulation of any other local publication. And it is available to visitors at local inns, restaurants, specialty retail stores and other tourist locations.