Signe Ball is publisher/editor of In The Hills.
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.
Shelburne artist Darlene Hassall is well known for her abstract art and portraits.
This spring we can do something we’ve never been able to do before in these hills: Visit a local vineyard and winery.
Accomplished fabric artist Pat Burns-Wendland has produced a series of four handwoven silk kimonos representing the seasons of her life.
A hometown boy makes good on his childhood dream of playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
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.
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.
A large part of this fall issue, as is our tradition, is devoted to a celebration of the arts.
John Adams has been intrigued by ways of translating the world through art.
For most of us “home” is a mythical place – constructed from a collective idea of who we are and how we live. It can be a very comfortable place and well worth celebrating.
In his spare time, artist Shawn Murenbeeld hunts for artifacts of contemporary life – remaking them into whimsical sculptures (the one at left is titled, “R U Receiving?”)
The theme of change and renewal exemplified by Trevor Cole runs throughout this issue – not only in the re-greening of our gardens and landscapes, but in other spheres of our lives as well.
You can visit Gary in his Hockley Valley studio. You’ll see finished pieces as well as works in progress, and you may even see faeries in his garden.
Congratulations to In The Hills columnist Dan Needles on his richly deserved appointment to the Order of Canada.
If so, the only solution is to summon the can-do fervour of a good Canadian and … embrace it.
You can find Winston’s painted Santa-themed carvings at Dragonfly Arts on Broadway, Orangeville.
Headwaters Arts Festival Show & Sale ~ A preview of this year’s show September 19 to Thanksgiving.
I have always felt both sad and a little guilty that, in the dust of the baby boomers, the Gen Xers never really had the opportunity to grab the world by the tail.