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The Second Annual AO Paddle Art Contest

  • Ashley
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Presented by Algonquin Outfitters

November 19, 2018 – MUSKOKA ON

Back by popular demand is the second annual Paddle Art Contest brought to you by Algonquin Outfitters, in partnership with Ontario Canadian Canoe Culture. You have a little bit of time before the contest closes on August 31, 2019, but you can start working on your piece of art any time now. When you register at one of four Algonquin Outfitters locations, you will receive your canvas ready to be beautified – an unfinished 57″ paddle. The cost to register and get your paddle is $29.98 +tax.

Participants should not feel limited to painting, as you will see some show stoppers from 2017 were carved, burned, or made with other unique mixed media. And you don’t have to live in Muskoka to participate in the contest. You can mail in your finished paddle if the distance is too great to submit in person.

There will be an online auction held from September 15 – 29, 2019 with a live event held at the Algonquin Theatre on Friday September 27, 2019. Proceeds of the auction go to support Oxtongue Lake for Arts and Culture (OLAC), the Town of Huntsville’s public art acquisition fund, and the Tom Thomson Gallery in Owen Sound.

To register for this years contest, visit Algonquin Outfitters’ website

 

Get inspired by these amazing pieces of paddle art from the 2017 contest

The 2017 Paddle Art Contest celebrated the great Tom Thomson, marking 100 years since he mysteriously passed away in Algonquin Park. You will notice a number of the paddle artists drew inspiration from one of Canada’s most famous painters.

 

Jack Pine | Catharine de Mountmorency, Etobicoke, Ontario

 

Tom’s Skull | Tyler Muzzin, Woodstock, Ontario

 

Tom’s Paddle & Palette | Louise Scott-Bushell

 

AOJOE Paddle Guitar | Christopher Dutton

 

Tom’s Map | Katie Ohlke, Penvna, Ontario

 

Large Mouth Bass | Jacqueline Proud Morin, Irondale, Ontario

 

Indigenous Fish | Tracy Campbell, Baysville, Ontario

 

The Muses | Greg Hodge, Brighton, Ontario

 

Sunrise | Margorie Brownlee

 

Spirit of the North | Peter McBurney, Niagara Falls, Ontario

 

Fabric of Algonquin | Eva Black, Huntsville, Ontario

 

Paddle Your Glass Off | Susan Dell, Callandar, Ontario

 

Ontario Parks 125th Anniversary

The 2018/19 contest is celebrating Ontario Parks’ 125th Anniversary (1893 – 2018). Remember to register for the Paddle Art Contest at select AO locations and submit you master piece of a paddle to AO by August 31, 2019.

For more information on the contest and to register, visit their website 

 

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