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3. Art galleries, studios, tours and shows

You’ll find many artists in Grey Highlands. Is it any wonder? Look around at all the inspiration in this community.

Dunbar Gallery

Opened in the spring of 2017, run by Ian Dunbar. He was drawn to the area roughly in 2014 when he purchased a property on East Back Line near Flesherton. This gallery is worth a visit. It’s small but mighty with a variety of work.

Ian at the Dunbar gallery in Flesherton 

Ian Dunbar poses in front of works on display in his Flesherton gallery.

 

Flesherton Art Gallery

Operated by David Turner, for more than 20 years, this gallery features openings during the year of many well known artists.

Arts on Ten

Run by Holgar Majorahn who was born in Germany where he trained in design and advertising. He is one of three artists whose work is featured with Jennifer Sternberg, Anna-Maria Dickinson.

Local Colour

Local Colour is operated by Carol Wood. There you’ll find a wide variety of work from many talented local artisans.

Local Colour 

A selection of items from Local Colour in Flesherton includes a ceramic jug by Paul Stewart, a fish plaque by Kevin Roach and a hand blown glass paper weight by Mike Kaplan..

 

Art Studios

Art studios in Grey Highlands are open by appointment.

Barbara Pearn’s Studio

Barbara Pearn lives in Eugenia and is an oil painter. She paints local rural landscapes.

Ofra Svorai’s Studio

Ofra lives north of Kimberley and paints on silk and with oils. Her landscapes feature Killarney.

Sourceworks

Sourceworks is run by Melanie Earle who has a studio just north of Rocklyn. Her work includes ceramic pieces with symbolic themes.

The Woodlot

Jessie Hirt and her husband create all sorts of small items out of wood using wood from their own wood lot, hence the name. You’ll find buttons, jewellery, home items and toys.

Barbara Hotson’s Studio

Barbara is a watercolour artist whose work reflects the area around her.

Studio 125

The Markdale studio of Evelyne Richer and Rick Chard. Rick is a photographer and Evelyne is an expressionist abstract painter who works in acrylics.

Dano Harris

His wood and metal ornamental and functional pieces are created in his studio just south of Markdale on Hwy 10.

Infinite Glassworks

Kate Civiero is a glass blower who makes colourful and interesting glassware and jewellery in her studio near Eugenia Falls.

Kate Civero infinite glassworks 

Kate Civero in her Infinite Glassworks studio.

 

Robert Pointer

Robert paints in acrylics in his studio or outdoors plein air. His work is mainly rural or urban landscapes, portraits, and studies of birds and animals.

Paul Corfield

Paul makes stained glass pieces and driftwood sculptures in his studio with a great view of the Beaver Valley just north of Kimberley.

Studio 124

Sculptor Marion Bartlett and woodworker Richard Bino have built their studios and gallery space near Singhampton.

Studio Tours

The Art Map Open Studio Weekend, the weekend before Thanksgiving which also happens coincide with Culture Days. September 28, 29, 30.

The Saugeen Autumn Leaves Studio Tour, happens the weekend before Thanksgiving, September 28, 29, 30.

Events

Art Fair and Home Decor Event, Feversham on Canada Day Weekend June 30, July 1-2.

Apples & Art in Kimberley September 21-23.

Beaver Valley Handmade Artisan Market in Kimberley November 17.

 

Be creative!

With so many artists, artisans and galleries in Grey Highlands, you can create your own art tour while visiting. Call ahead to be sure of open hours and enjoy the talents of local craftspeople inspired by their beautiful surroundings!
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