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AndreaTrace ~ Engraved Water acrylic on birch panel 12 x 16"

Andrea Trace

Sep 11, 2013 | Signe Ball | Arts | Autumn 2013 | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue

Andrea is particularly inspired by “how we attempt to master our environment via language, laying human-scale boundaries over cosmic-scale concepts and realities.”

Virginia May ~ Blue and Gold 24" x 30" watercolour

Virginia May

Jun 17, 2013 | Signe Ball | Arts | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Summer 2013

The disappearing landscape has become a recurring theme, painted in oil or acrylic on canvas which is a return to the roots of her painting.

Ellen Cameron ~ Into the Light

Ellen Cameron

Mar 31, 2013 | Signe Ball | Arts | Back Issues | Departments | Horses In The Hills | In Every Issue | Leisure | Spring 2013

Ellen travels with a camera as her constant companion, a tool that more readily allows her to record the subtleties of horses’ actions and interactions.

Effervescent birdseye maple and black walnut salad bowl

Jim Lorriman

Nov 17, 2012 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

Jim crafts his pieces from fallen branches and other found wood, including remnants of docks, flooring and window frames.

Shot cups, porcelain, Shino & copper glazes, ash runs, wood fired, 2.75"

Kim Harcourt

Sep 13, 2012 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

Check out Kim’s work this fall on the North of 89 Studio Tour and at Holiday Treasures, Dufferin Country Museum.

Julia Gilmore ~ Orchids, Dahlias & Hydrangeas 36" x 48"

Julia Gilmore

Jun 19, 2012 | Signe Ball

Julia’s giddy and gorgeous paintings are both gracious and whimsical – the kind of images that make you want to smile, even laugh, with delight.

Tara Imerson ~ An Afternoon at Rideau Antiques

Tara Imerson

Mar 22, 2012 | Signe Ball | Arts | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Spring 2012

Tara creates watercolour depictions of old buildings, vintage automobiles and everyday objects in still life.

Susan Mein ~ Sheldon Mills, 2o" x 16"

Susan Mein

Nov 21, 2011 | Signe Ball | Arts | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Winter 2011

A self-taught artist who began painting at an early age, Susan’s slightly naïve style adds extra charm to her nostalgic interpretations of rural life, which include scenes from here in the hills.

The Knowledge of Autumn, pastel ~ John Ashbourne

John Ashbourne: Green Man Series

Sep 9, 2011 | Signe Ball | Arts | Autumn 2011 | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue

The mysterious Green Man has resisted numerous serious, as well as more fanciful, attempts to satisfactorily explain its presence and meaning, but for Mono artist John Ashbourne, it symbolizes the relationship between “Man and Nature.”

Nevis Series “St. Kitt’s Races #10” 14" x 17"

Pam Purves

Jun 16, 2011 | Signe Ball | Back Issues

Like all impressionistic art, soft-focus photography takes the obvious out of commonplace objects and draws attention to more fundamental elements.

Kame and Kettle Artists

Mar 23, 2011 | Signe Ball | Arts | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Spring 2011

Kame & Kettle artists includes Sue Ecclestone, Do Hamilton, Emilia Perri, Mia Thornhill, Mary Wood, Jane Richmond, Linda Jenetti, Andrea Trace and Darlene Hassall. This longstanding coalition of Dufferin artists is currently celebrating its twentieth anniversary with a show of new and retrospective works, in a variety of media and subject matter, at Dufferin County…

Christopher Goodhand

Nov 20, 2010 | Signe Ball | Arts | Back Issues | Departments | In Every Issue | Winter 2010

Where possible I try to incorporate ‘nature’s imperfections’ (knots, bark inclusion, decay, etc) into my work.

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