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The Art of the Blacksmith

Sep 18, 2018 | James MacDonald

Dedicated artisans keep the art and craft of metalworking alive, from historical artifacts and statues to decorative architectural railings.

Ruth Maude - Have You Ever Seen Such a Perfect Day? -16" x 16" encaustic

True Colours: Headwaters Arts

Sep 18, 2018 | In The Hills

A taste of what to expect from the 54 exceptional artists from across Headwaters and beyond.

A scene from the Metropolitan Opera’s production of Carmen. Photo courtesy Metropolitan Opera.

Opera 101

Sep 18, 2018 | Gail Grant

Opera singing is a taxing physical feat, requiring a strong diaphragm, great lung power and breath control, and healthy vocal cords.

This Is Venice 2017 40" x 40" • Acrylic on canvas ~ by Emilia Perri

Emilia Perri

Sep 18, 2018 | In The Hills | Artist in Residence

Emilia Perri’s latest works evolved from a recent 375-kilometre canoe adventure on the Yukon River – a trip made possible by the Reed T. Cooper Visual Arts Award she received in 2016.

The View from the Top

Sep 18, 2018 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

People seldom bother you when you are up 20 feet painting an eavestrough, just as they don’t come near you when you are beekeeping or forking steamy piles of manure.

Textile artist Heather Chapplain shows off the fabrics she collects for the one-of-a-kind pieces she makes in her Alton studio. Photo by Rosemary Hasner / Black Dog Creative Arts.

Meet the Maker: Heather Chapplain

Sep 18, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

As this Alton textile artist leans into her quirky, one-of-a-kind designs, Hollywood comes calling.

Local Buys: Hike in Style

Sep 18, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

The line is called One Made Beaver, a reference to the beaver-pelt-backed currency the Hudson’s Bay Company devised to trade with Indigenous peoples.

The Farmhouse #2 (Hwy 6) 14" x 14" Oil on canvas ~ by Tibor Szakaczki

Tibor Szakaczki

Jun 19, 2018 | In The Hills | Artist in Residence

Tibor Szakaczki is a graduate of Humber College in graphic design and advertising and a member of Hungarian Visual Artists of Canada.

Varmints at the Gate. Illustration by Shelagh Armstrong.

Varmints at the Gate

Jun 19, 2018 | Dan Needles | Fence Posts

Coyotes are like hotel burglars. They won’t force a lock, but if a door is left open, they will slip in and strip the place to the walls.

Woodcarver Peter Moule in his Hockley Valley workshop, using an axe and hand tools to craft the smooth wooden spoons he sells under the Hockleycrest Spoon Company banner. Photo by Pete Paterson.

Meet the Maker: Peter Moule

Jun 19, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

This Hockley Valley artisan is carving out a name for himself with each wooden utensil he creates.

Vytal Hot Peppa Sauce

Three Summer Picks

Jun 19, 2018 | Tralee Pearce | Made in the Hills

Orangeville has become a hot spot for take-home hot sauces.

Between Lakes 36" x 48" Acrylic ~ by Adam De Witte

Adam De Witte

Mar 26, 2018 | In The Hills | Artist in Residence

Adam De Witte’s work can be viewed at Dragonfly Arts on Broadway in Orangeville.

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