Tom Thomson loved the outdoors, in particular Algonquin Park. Many of our Canadian artists have been inspired by Thomson and his fellow artists of the Group of Seven. We are proud to pay homage to Tom Thomson and commemorate the 100 year anniversary of his death with our art show.
The 11th annual Artists of the Limberlost Open Studio Weekend August 19-20, 10-5pm
Seven artists who have studios in the historic Limberlost area near Huntsville, invite guest artists to exhibit on this open studio weekend affording our visitors the chance to enjoy a wide array of art and fine craft including paintings, glass, pottery, jewellery, wood, metal, fibre arts and photography.
This weekend, popular with residents cottagers, and tourists alike, is a unique opportunity to meet the artists, see where they work, and to find inspired art and craft to take home.
Colin Erricson photographs the life of the animals that call Muskoka home. “I strive to tell visual stories using the colours and textures within the landscape,” says Colin who uses lighting techniques and composition to depict a true representation of the animals as they experience a moment in time. Viewer of Colin’s photographs see the intricate patterns within an ancient granite boulder where a heron lands and ruffles his feathers to dry; to feel the texture of pine needles under the feet of a fox as she strolls back to her den; to hear the crunch of snow as a moose lumbers through an icy forest. “I feel privileged to share their home and a sincere obligation to respect the environment in which they live,” remarks Colin.
Wildlife Photograph by Colin Erricson opens with a public reception on Saturday, August 19 from 1pm until 4pm.
The Chapel Gallery, is open Tuesday to Saturday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm
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