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2010 Artist Participants
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Robbinston, Calais & St Stephen Area | Campobello Island, Deer Island & Lubec Area
Eastport Area | St Andrews Area | St George & Blacks Harbour Area

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Calais and St Stephen Area Campobello Island, Deer Island and Lubec Area Eastport St Andrews Area St George and Blacks Harbour Area

Robbinston, Calais & St Stephen Area
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Jo-Ann & David Caron
Cobscook Bay Designs
65 Calais Avenue
Calais, Maine 04619
(207) 454-0397
[email protected]

Nature and scenic photos combined with handcrafted woodwork and creative Home furnishing and accessories.

Demo: Use of wood working tools and building toy wooden boats.

We are excited about our Saltwater Farm Decor Collection and captivating original photos. Everything is designed and built by David and Jo-Ann, a husband and wife team of 39 years. All items are handmade from select Eastern White Pine or other native American woods. We hand finish everything to a smooth high gloss and guarantee our products for a lifetime. Visitors are always welcome at our studio and workshop.

From North St. (US Rte.1), turn onto Academy Street at Dunkin Donuts. Studio located on the corner of Academy St. and Calais Ave., last house on the left.

Bernadette Cunningham
21 Hill Street
St. Stephen, New Brunswick E3L 1N6
(506) 467-3338
[email protected]

Pencil, acrylic, clay, sculpey and wire.

Demo: A work in progress.

This year I will be opening my studio and displaying a wide variety of my artwork. I enjoy painting and drawing as well as sculpting in a variety of mediums. This year I am fortunate to also have an exhibit at Sunbury Shores Art and Nature Centre, which will showcasing my sculptures from September 3 - 29. I look forward to seeing you and sharing my artwork.

From down town St. Stephen, take Milltown Blvd. 1.2 mile or about 2 km west of Calais/St. Stephen boarder crossing (toward the Milltown boarder crossing). Hill Street is on the right.

Anne Johnston
799 St. David Ridge Road
St. David Ridge, New Brunswick E3L 4S5
(506) 466-3578

Pastel, oil, watercolor.

Demo: work in progress

Influenced by a lifetime among the ridges, fields, forests and shores of the New Brunswick and Maine borderlands, Anne is constantly searching for new approaches to painting the inspiration she finds in this region.

In part her philosophy developed through an unusual array of experiences including piloting aircraft, sailing the Bay of Fundy and the coast of Maine, backpacking in the mountains of North America, Asia, and Europe including the Himalayas, Alps, Appalacians and Rockies.

From St. Andrews take Route 127, then Highway 1 west toward St. Stephen, take exit 13, turn right onto St. David Ridge Rd.; from St. Stephen take Highway 1 east, take exit 13, turn left onto St. David Ridge Rd. Travel about 5 miles (8km), about 300 meters past the cemetery on left is our house, a light brown Cape Cod, the garage is near the road. My studio is upstairs in the garage.

Campobello Island, Deer Island & Lubec Area
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Jerome Andrews
Boatshop Gallery of Fine Art
14 Clines Point Road
Leonardville, Deer Island, New Brunswick E5V 1K4
(506) 747-2310
[email protected]

Watercolour, ink, acrylic, and pencil are used in work ranging from land and seascapes to surrealistic fantasies, impressionistic watercolours and drawings.

Demo: Watercolour techniques in progress.

Jerome has been a professional watercolourist, illustrator, and graphic designer since 1978. Over the years, Jerome’s work has ranged from land and seascapes to surrealistic fantasies, impressionistic watercolours, and drawings. He has taught watercolour and drawing classes at the Sunbury Shores Art Center in St. Andrews and has personally offered many workshops. His work is represented in many American and Canadian corporate and private collections. Jerome in speaking about this work says, “Art emerges from the artist’s deepest creative self. It must include, but transcends, good technique. My work describes, through my realistic landscapes, simplicity of life that exists both in reality (sometimes) and in longing. At the other end of the spectrum, my abstract work reflects the complex and unresolved mysteries of life that continue to baffle human beings.”

In Leonardville, across from the Church of Christ to Doughty’s Lane, the gallery, (with a red steel roof), is about 150 yards on the right on Clines Point Road at the bottom of the hill.

Kimberly Ashby
Art On The Lawn
Guest artist at Two Neighbors.
Home studio: 98 Johnson Street
Lubec, Maine 04652
(207) 733-7570
[email protected]

Paint and found objects.

Demo: Work in progress – painting on found object or furniture work.

Kim has been creating and drawing as far back as she can remember. She has the soul of a gypsy and the life of a mother who enriches her family and friends with being there and creating. Kim studied Fashion Illustration and Visual Communication in Atlanta, Georgia and loves drawing and painting women and mermaids in all shapes and sizes. Her art is born of her home, family, and community experience.

Bonnie Beard
Crow Town Studio
406 South Lubec Road
Lubec, Maine 04652
(207) 733-8860

Oil, pastel, charcoal and pencil.

Demo: Landscapes and portraits in various stages of completion.

Bonnie Beard works both outside and in her studio, sometimes painting the views from the studio. Always inspired by the scenery and people of Down East Maine and the Maritimes, although her work is realistic she strives to be expressive even playful with form and color.

From Route 1 in Whiting take Route 189 to Lubec in about 8 miles turn right onto South Lubec Road (also the road to West Quoddy Head). In approximately 1.9 miles the studio is on the left. Extra parking is on the right side of the road. Go up drive and follow signs for parking and studio.

Jean Bookman
473 South Lubec Road
Lubec, Maine 04652
Creative Arts Studio
(207) 733-2068
[email protected]

Oil, encaustics, assemblage

Demo: Demonstrate and discuss the assemblage process and the process of encaustic painting.

Jean Bookman uses oil, encaustic, and assemblage to express the energy and joy she feels in her surroundings.

From Rte 1, take 189 to Lubec, Turn right on S. Lubec Rd. (also the road to Quoddy Head State Park). After about 2.3 miles Creative Arts Studio is on the right side of the road. Go up drive and follow signs for parking and studio.

D. Lynne Bowland
Fireball Studio & Gallery
281 Route 772
Lord’s Cove, New Brunswick E5V 1J2
(506) 747-2009
[email protected]
[email protected]

Flameworked/lampworked glass beads & sterling silver jewellery.

Demo: How to make simple flameworked glass beads.

I have been a full time glass artist since the late 80s. In the last 20 years, my work has evolved from huge windows and fused pieces to tiny little beads, which I call Fireballs because they look like little balls of fire as they are being made. I turn most of my flameworked glass beads into one-of-a kind jewellery pieces, which can be found in a number of East Coast galleries.

From L’Etete, take the Deer Island Ferry. On Deer Island stay on the main road, drive 2.81 km (1.75 miles). The gallery and studio are on the waterside. Look for a large house with a red metal roof. From the Campobello and Eastport Ferry landing, drive approx 13 km (8 miles) next door to the old Deer Island High School.

Leslie Bowman
46 Place Cove Road
Trescott, Maine 04652
(207) 733-5513
[email protected]

Photography and mixed media.

Demo: Pinhole photography.

From US Route 1, take Route 189 toward Lubec and go about 3 miles. Turn right on to Timber Cover Road, on the right, just before the cemetery. Go to the end of the road, then turn left onto Crows Neck Road. Go 8/10th mile and turn left onto Place Cove Road. House at the end of the drive.

Linda Brown
Guest artist at Owen House Gallery .
Home studio:
19 Hutchins Road
Welshpool, Campobello Island, New Brunswick E5E 1H1
(506) 752-2626
[email protected]

Oil painting and portraits in pastel.

Demo: Still life in oils.

Linda enjoys painting the lights and shadows in still lives, trying to capture personalities in pastel portrait works and doing plein air oils of the Passamaquoddy Bay area.

Michael Chesley Johnson
Friars Bay Studio Gallery
822 Route 774
Welshpool, Campobello Island, New Brunswick E5E 1A6
(575) 267-2450
[email protected]

Regional landscapes and seascapes in oil and pastel.

Demo: Outdoor pastel demonstration.

Michael Chesley Johnson, MPAC, PSA, is an award-winning oil and pastel painter working primarily en plein air in the American Southwest and the Canadian Maritimes. Designated a Master Pastellist by Pastel Artists Canada, he is also a Signature Member of the Pastel Society of America, as well as a juried member of Oil Painters of America. He teaches workshops throughout North America. Michael is the author of Backpacker Painting: Outdoors with Oil & Pastel and Through a Painter's Brush: A Year on Campobello Island , and he writes regularly for The Pastel Journal and The Artist's Magazine .

From Lubec, Maine, cross the bridge to Campobello and follow Rte. 774 past Friar's Bay Motel to intersection. Take a right, staying on Rte 774 for about 1/4 mile. Gallery is at sharp bend on the right. By ferry, from the Campobello ferry landing road, turn right onto the main road to intersection with Rte 774. Proceed straight on Rte. 774, for about 1/4 mile. Look for the Friar's Bay Studio Gallery sign.

Jean DeVeber
Two Neighbors Art
7 Monument Street
Lubec, Maine 04652
(207) 733-2045
[email protected]

Oil painting.

Demo: Oil painting techniques and oil painting in process.

Jean is self-taught and has studied with Shawn Costello, Summer Brushes, Lubec, Maine. Jean paints in oils - landscapes, seascapes and still life. Her paintings are sold mostly in Maine and Massachusetts.

From US Route 1, take Route 189 (County Road) 10 miles to Lubec Village. Follow up the hill (Main Street) and take first left (Monument Street). Studio is second house on right, Two Neighbors Art, 7 Monument Street.

Peter DeVeber
Two Neighbors Art
7 Monument Street
Lubec, Maine 04652
(207) 733-7570
[email protected]

Acrylic pencil watercolor

Demo: Painting portraits in acrylics.

I have drawn and painted for more than 50 years. My work hangs in homes and offices around the country. I liken my art to boxing and jazz (areas I’m familiar with) - the movement, the improvisation.

From US Route 1, take Route 189 (County Road) 10 miles to Lubec Village. Follow up the hill (Main Street) and take first left (Monument Street). Studio is second house on right, Two Neighbors Art, 7 Monument Street.

Fred and Patty Hartman
DownEast Drawings - Wildlife Art Gallery & Gifts
Route 189
Whiting, Maine 04691
(207) 733-0988
[email protected]

Wildlife and Maine scenic art in pen and ink, watercolor and photography.

Demo: Talking with people about our work, seeing our work area, gallery and fantastic views will offer insight into our inspiration.

On north side of Route 189, 1.2 miles east (toward Lubec) from intersection of Route 1 and 189 in Whiting. Our sign is along Route 189.

Gretchen Mead
Orange River Shop and Gardens
P. O. Box 114
340 Route 1
Whiting, Maine 04691
(207) 733-4776
[email protected]

Watercolor painting.

Demo: Watercolor painting of natural history and nature based themes. On US Route 1, one mile south of junction of Route 189 and US Route 1 on left.

Joyce Morrell
Owen House Gallery
11 Welshpool Street
Welshpool, Campobello Island, New Brunswick E5E1G3
(506) 752-2977
[email protected]

Watercolor painting.

Demo: Watercolor painting techniques.

I am a visual, not a verbal artist and my watercolors are my statement. I paint what I see around me and what I love most. Please come and enjoy them.

By ferry: From the Campobello ferry landing road, turn right onto the main road. Past two houses on the right, take a right at the sharp Y turn. Go a short distance and look for the sign for Owen House. By car: Take Route 774 and follow signs.

Roosevelt Campobello International Park
459 Route 774
Welshpool, Campobello Island, New Brunswick E5E 1A4
(506) 752-2922
[email protected]

In Whiting, take Route 189 east to Lubec. In Lubec, cross the FDR Memorial Bridge to Campobello Island. Pass through Canadian Customs. Drive approximately 1.5 miles north on Highway 774.

Roosevelt Campobello International Park will host the following artist:

Norm Ryall
Guest Artist at the Roosevelt Campobello International Park.
Home studio: 6 Potter Lane
Bocabec, New Brunswick E5B 3P5
(506) 506-1101
[email protected]

Representational works in pencil, watercolour, acrylic.

Demo: Discussion and sharing various stages, from beginning to end, creating a finished painting.

Norman’s paintings are created using pencil, watercolour, and acrylic, and reflect a lifelong fascination with the natural world. He resides and creates his work in his small rural studio overlooking Bocabec Cove near St. Andrews, New Brunswick.

From St. Andrews, Bocabec is approximately 9 miles on Route 127 (towards Saint John). Look for Potter Lane on the left. From NB Route 1, turn left at 127 (toward St. Andrews), Potter Lane is on the right. 6 Potter Lane is first driveway on the right.

Shanna Wheelock
Cobscook Pottery and Fiber Art
162 North Lubec Road
Lubec, Maine 04652
(207) 733-2101
[email protected]

Functional and sculptural ceramics and fiber.

Demo: Earth Loom weaving.

Cobscook Pottery and Fiber Art showcases sculpture, pottery, and hand woven tapestries by artist Shanna Wheelock. Her conceptual work is heavily influenced by eco-feminism and a reverence for nature and spirit.

From US Route 1 in Whiting, turn onto Route 189 and head approximately 9 miles into Lubec. Turn left at North Lubec Road (McFadden's Variety is on the corner) and drive about 6/10 of a mile. Cobscook Pottery is on the left, box #162.

Eastport Area
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Arthur Cadieux
6 Trecartin Avenue
Eastport, Maine 04631
(207) 853-4377

Vibrant abstract and semi-abstract textural works in watercolor, acrylic, oils, ink and pastel.

Demo: Discussing the creative process involved in painting.

Follow Rte. 190 to Water St., turn right and look for Third St. (third intersection past Tides Institute). Turn right onto Third St., Trecartin Ave. is second street on left, white house and only one on the street.

Ben Georgia
Ben Georgia Gallery and Studio
143 Water Street
Eastport, Maine 04631
(207) 853-4098
[email protected]

Painting—abstract oils on canvas.

Demo: A range of paintings will be on display and the artist will be available to speak about his work.

Abstract expressive oils with lyrical inclination, often inspired from my observation of Nature to create beautiful color and visceral feeling in perfect harmony with form to express delight in the sensual and visual world of experience. Former student of Theodore Stamos.

At intersection of Rte. 190 and Water St. in downtown Eastport, take a left (north) on to Water St. Studio is the second house past the Breakwater on the east (water) side of the street.

Al and Kelle Erikson
Dancing Dogs Pottery
107 Water Street
Eastport, Maine 04631
(207) 853-6229
[email protected]

Ceramics and oil, acrylic and watercolor paintings

Located in historic downtown Eastport at the intersection of Washington and Water Streets. The shop is on the harbor side of the street.

Richard Klyver
Northeast Foundry
8 Prince Avenue
Eastport, Maine 04631
(207) 853-0909
[email protected]

Sculpture in wax, clay, bronze and pewter.

Demo: Explanation of the operating foundry works and the shell mold casting process. Weather permitting, a bronze pour may take place.

You've all heard of ‘taking the road less traveled’. Well, I have taken the road through the wilderness that no one else has traveled. Along the way I made many inadvertent discoveries. I believe that the motion I see in all living things--that which animates and forms a telling gesture--equates with Emotion. I see an Emotion that lifts moves and elates and it is this Emotion that is at the center of who and what we are--a dynamic part of the human spirit and of all that really matters. It makes the world beautiful and it makes us happy.

On Route 190 (Washington Street), take a right on to High Street at Bangor Savings Bank. Continue on High past Third Street, going over old railroad track bed (hump in road). At second left after tracks turn onto Prince, fourth house on right. The stonewall in front of the house has bronze animal heads in it.

Roland LaVallee
11 Water Street
Eastport, Maine 04631
(207) 853-2336
[email protected]

Wood, acrylic on pine and digitally manipulated photograph images of my woodcarvings.

Demo: Discussion of my work and process.

Traveling on the never-ending journey of emptying my mind of concepts and ideas through art.

Take Route 190 to Eastport. Turn right at stop sign onto Water Street. Travel approx 1/3 mile (past Motel East), Crow Tracks is on the left.

Kathy McCabe
Cappuccino Gallery & Gardens
530 US Route 1
Pembroke, Maine 04666
(207) 726-4761
[email protected]

Photography and Graphic Arts

Demo: fine art giclée printing of photos on canvas.

The serenity of still waters, the hush of the forest floor, these are my inspiration and my art. As a photographer, my works search out quiet beaches, rolling hills, and uncomplicated life forms. My eye is drawn to the texture of pebbled beaches, moss covered trees, and the thatch of the forest floor. There could be no better place to toil than the inlets and bays of Washington County, Maine. The Cappuccino Gallery and Gardens is home to my graphic arts studio and fine art giclée printing operation. It is the blending of technical expertise with a creative eye. It’s my joy to share all that I know with the local artist community.

Located on US Route 1, Directly across from the Mobil Station in Pembroke.

Kristin McKinlay
15 Dana Street
Eastport, Maine 04631
(207) 853-0703
[email protected]

Textile/Digita - Digital textile printing/hand embroidery.

My work combines traditional sensibilities with the advantages of digital technology. I use an inkjet printer to transfer my digital images (photographs, scans, drawings) onto fabric. From there, I use a variety of stitching (machine and hand stitching) to add another layer to the composition.

At the intersection of Route 190 (Washington St.) and Water Street (downtown Eastport), take a right on to Water Street. Turn right on to Dana St. Proceed uphill on Dana Street to the second house on the right (yellow).

Lisa Marquis-Bradbury
Nextdoor Gallery
8 Boynton Street
Eastport, Maine 04631
(207) 853-4765
[email protected]

Oil, acrylics, Watercolors

Demo: Painting in progress.

I am inspired by the beautiful light and colors that surround me in this area. Painting is my joy.

Entering Eastport on Route190 proceed to Water Street. Turn right and go 1 block and turn right onto Boynton Street. The Gallery/Studio is 100 feet up on the left. Entrance is on Furniture Ave.

Elizabeth Ostrander
Ostrander Studio Gallery & Sculpture Garden
83 Clark Street
Eastport, Maine 04631
(207) 853-4342
[email protected]

Ceramic sculpture, acrylic & mixed media Paintings, digital art prints.

Demo: A sculpture in progress.

From US Route 1, take Route 190 towards Eastport, Maine. After 6 miles, turn left onto Clark Street (just across from the Corner Baptist Church). Gallery is only 0.1 miles on the right - at the corner of Clark Street and Brewster Road. Please park on Brewster Road.

My imagery is inspired by the restorative power of quiet, gentle, yet joyous beauty - the harmonic intertwining of nature and the human heart. It gives me pause and a sense of being part of something wonderful, something transforming. Journeying through my own chattering mind and our too frequently fast-paced world, this experienced beauty allows me serenity. This is what I want to express through my art. Intuitively this beauty turns into metaphors and my sculptures, paintings, and digital art prints fill with soul illuminated, magical beings, soaring birds, and metamorphosing butterflies.

Originally from New York, I have lived and pursued my work as an artist in Eastport, Maine for over 25 years. My work can be seen in several galleries through out the state and I am a member of the Maine Sculptors and the New England Sculptors Association.

Heidi Reidell
Reidellvision Ink
3 Dana Street
Eastport, Maine 04631
(207) 853-4777
[email protected]

Oil and watercolor paintings.

Demo: Work in progress.

The Catbird Seat Gallery and Eastport School of Art perch on the second floor of the Masonic Block, above the Pickled Herring and across from the Tides Institute. Journalist and artist Heidi Reidell displays her own work in the conference room and shows the work of local artists, Arthur Cadieux, Martha Howbert, James Levendosky, Elizabeth Ostrander, David Orrell, Diana Young, and revolving shows. Housed in an 1886 Masonic Temple, an architectural gem of the city, its 22-foot high coffered tin ceilings and tall windows over Passamaquoddy Bay. Live model sessions, classes, lectures, and events. Gallery hours are 10 to 5. Tuesdays through Sundays. Entrance at #3 on Dana Street.

At intersection of Rte. 190 (Washington St.) and Water St. (downtown Eastport, take a right onto Water St. Turn right on to Dana St. Studio is located on second floor in the Masonic Block (Pickled Herring restaurant), on the corner of Water and Dana Streets. Entrance on Dana St.

Al Salleroli
Knotts So Famous Gallery
9 Dana Street
Eastport, Maine 04631
(207) 853-9598
[email protected]

Wood collages, sculpture.

Demo: Explaining the process of creating and collaging with wood.

At intersection of Rte. 190 (Washington St.) and Water St., in downtown Eastport, take a right onto Water St. Turn right on to Dana St., studio is located on the right, next to the Rose Garden Pub.

Donald Sutherland
earth forms
5 Dana Street
Eastport, Maine 04631
(207) 853-2430

Large-scale thrown ceramic sculpture and ceramic home accessories.

Demo: Explaining techniques of creating my work.

In my work, symbolic form is created by means of mass and volume. The basic vocabulary utilizes plane surfaces which capture or modulate light and hollow spaces to evoke the mystery of dark inner sanctums--grotto, cavern, catacomb, labyrinth--the regenerative womb or--the ultimate void--the choice is the beholder’s. On another level, I attempt to show the echoes and correspondences between artifacts of culture/technology and elements of biological/geological provenance: alike, all a manifestation of nature.

At the intersection of Route 190 (Washington St.) and Water Street (downtown Eastport), take a right on to Water Street. Turn right on to Dana St. Studio is located on ground floor in Masonic Block on corner of Water and Dana Streets. Entrance on Dana Street.

Tides Institute and Museum of Art
43 Water Street
Eastport, Maine 04631
[email protected]

TIMA features a selection of work from the permanent collections focusing on the border regions of the United States/Canada northeast coast. On view from August 20- September 19: Exhibition: The Fundy Series: Contemporary Drawings and Sculpture by Richard Van Buren. Reception: August 20, 5-7 pm.

At intersection of Route 190 (Washington Street) and Water Street (downtown Eastport), take a right on to Water Street. Follow Water Street to Bank Square (at intersection of Dana andWater) where the street forks. The Bank Square fountain and public space is in front of the Tides Institute, a large, 3-story brick former bank.

The Tides Institute and Museum of Art is hosting the guest artists listed below.

September 18-22: Cross-Border Artist Exchange:
Herménégilde Chiasson (New Brunswick)
Charlie Hewitt
Christian Le Poul
David Umholtz
(New Brunswick)

Canadian and U.S. artists/printmakers will be working on creating new work in the third floor printmaking studio with limited public viewing and interpretation of working sessions.

The Waponahki Museum is hosting the guest artists listed below.

Waponahki Museum and Resource Center
59 Passamaquoddy Road
Sipayik (Pleasant Point), Maine 04667
(207) 853-2600
www.Wabanaki .com/index.html

Stephanie Francis
Guest artist at the Waponahki Museum.
Home studio: P.O. Box 295
Perry, Maine 04667
(207) 214-2208
[email protected]

Solar printmaking

Demo: How to expose the solar plate as a relief print.

Artist statement:
While visiting the petroglyph sites, I observed the young Passamaquoddy students gathering up clay from the bank, picking shells from the flats, catching crabs in the seaweed. All of them took off their shoes, as they were instructed, and waded in the tide pool and along the edge of the shoreline. My latest artwork was in recapturing these moments.

David Moses Bridges
Guest artist at the Waponahki Museum.
Home studio: P.O. Box 383
Perry, ME 04667
[email protected]

Traditional Passamaquoddy winter bark etching, birch bark and spruce root basketry and canoe gumming.

Viola Francis, Brenda Mitchell and Gal Frey
Guest artists at the Waponahki Museum.
59 Passamaquoddy Road
Sipayik (Pleasant Point), Maine 04667
(207) 853-2600

Traditional Passamaquoddy basketry, beadwork and regalia.

Demo: A variety of Passamquoddy traditional arts will be demonstrated over the two days: Viola Francis - Sweetgrass and ash basketry combined with beadwork on Saturday from 10 – 12 ; Gal Frey - Beadwork jewelry on Saturday from 12 – 5 and Brenda Mitchell - Traditional leather regalia on Saturday and Sunday .

Pierre Woog
29 Boynton Street
Eastport, Maine 04631
[email protected]

Wood Sculptures (Woogwood)

Demo: Transforming a piece of wood into a sculpture that enhances the colors, tones and contours.

Follow Route 190 from Route 1 onto Washington Street to Water Street. Turn right. Go one block to Boynton, turn right to #29 on right.

St Andrews Area
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Brian Allen Adams
Great Canadian North Art Gallery
284 Water Street
St. Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1B7
(506) 529-4126
[email protected]

Mixed media, watercolour, ink, acrylic, egg tempera paintings.

Demo: Discussion on creating a painting, prints, and cards.

Brian Allen Adams unique style is considered to be a marriage of Native and Canadian folklore. Throughout his life, Brian has acquired a true appreciation for the beauty and spirit of Canada. “My love of Canadian history, the Hudson's Bay Company, the Grenfell Mission and the native culture has allowed me to discover my own unique style, my mission is to define and bring forth the spirit of this great land.”

Gallery is on the main street, going toward Indian Point about 2 blocks from the post office. Just across the street from Bertha Day’s Gallery.

Sheryl Crighton
Crighton Studios
312 Montague Street
St. Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1J6
(506) 529-0110
[email protected]

Oil, acrylic, and watercolour paintings.

Demo: A work in progress.

Statement: To Create Is To Live

On Montague Street studio is located on the left between Ernest and Sophia. House has a big red door on the front. The studio is at the rear.

Bertha Day
275 Water Street
St. Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1B8
Bertha Day Gallery
(506) 529-8837
[email protected]

Wearable art, textiles, watercolour, acrylics, mixed media.

Demo: Painting in progress.

Textiles and fibres inspire exciting wearable art including embroidered bags, scarves, earrings and pendants. Using various media, Bertha interprets the awesome scenery around the Bay of Fundy. This work ranges from landscapes to flowers to abstracts - all with a pure ‘down east’ feeling.

On the right side of the main street (Water St) traveling toward Indian Point, the gallery is less than 2 1/2 blocks from the post office. Look for the bright yellow sign.

Jenepher Hooper
498 Glebe Road
Chamcook, New Brunswick E5B 3C8
(506) 529-8342
[email protected]

Handmade paper art.

Demo: Introduction to creating a piece of handmade paper using a variety of pulps with a mold and deckle.

Jenepher Hooper is a hand-made paper artist with a theatre and film background. In the theatre there is always a story to be told. In paper art she also likes to capture stories. The act of creating an image in paper fascinates her. "From the initial idea through the many layers of the creative process I am always engaged with an image and a story demanding to be expressed. My challenge is to create a picture out of the wet medium of paper pulp.” Jenepher tells her stories in paper in Ottawa, Ontario and Chamcook, New Brunswick. Her pieces are included in personal art collections in North America, Europe and the UK.

Approximately 11km from St. Andrews heading toward Saint John, turn off Route 127 at the Saint John end of the Glebe Road. The studio (blue) is about 1 km on the waterside.

Kingsbrae Garden
Kingsbrae Garden Visitors Centre
220 King Street
St. Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1Y8
(506) 529-3335 [ext. 2] or 529-9024
[email protected]

Kingsbrae Garden Artisan Studio is open 10 am to 5 pm in the Kingsbrae Garden Visitors Centre, top of King Street, three short blocks from the Fairmont Algonquin Hotel. Ample free parking. No Garden admission or membership necessary to visit art tour studios.

Maureen McIlwain
Guest artist at Kingsbrae Garden Visitors Centre.
220 King Street
St. Andrews by-the-Sea, New Brunswick E5B 1Y8
(506) 529-4189
[email protected]

Traditional rughooking, with wool fabric and yarn on burlap or linen.

Demo: The art and craft of traditional rughooking, creating geometric, pictorial and abstract images with as-is recycled or hand-dyed wools and yarns.

Maureen is a member of the Quoddy Loopers, a St. Andrews group of keen traditional rughookers, enjoying the infinite play of colours and textures, working with wool fabric and yarn to create expressions of life & nature in all its many moods. A lifelong textile artist, Maureen has been rughooking for six years and expects to be hooking for many more. Loops are what make a rughooked mat--one simple action--making the craft an easy one to learn, yet giving an astonishing breadth of expression and individuality to each person’s design, with an infinite palette possible through dyeing wools. Maureen will be demonstrating the art and craft of rughooking--simple, endlessly variable--and selling rughooking patterns & kits, as well as finished mats.

Margaret R. Peterson
Guest artist at Kingsbrae Gardens Visitors Centre.
Home studio: 75 Ernest Street
St. Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 2C5
(506) 529-3236
[email protected]

Fibre arts (quilting)

Demo: Work in progress - creation of landscape quilt.

Ray’s pictorial quilts are inspired by the scenery around the province.

Tom Smith
Tom Smith Pottery
35 Edward Street
St. Andrews, New Brunswick E5B 1V5
(506) 526-3542

Clay and glaze, various media painting.

Demo: Discussing the process of raku firing of pottery and sculpture.

Tom has been making pottery for 50 years and painting and drawing forever. The winner of many prestigious awards, he is recognized as one of Canada’s best raku potters.

About 50 meters up Edward from Water Street on the right. The Windsor House, a large pale yellow building is on the corner of Edward and Water Streets.

Ken Waiwood
Creations in Stone
31 St. Andrews North Road
Chamcook, New Brunswick E5B 3G2
(506) 529-3107
[email protected]

Stone, wood, pewter, bronze

Demo: Various techniques used to create my stone bowls from the creation of blanks to the final finishing. A collection of bowls will be on display as well as my bronze and stone sculpture.

Creations in Stone is back in operation in its new studio, I blend art and craft using bronze, pewter and exotic woods as accents for my turned stone bowls. The bowls are very thin, allowing the light to accentuate the beauty of the stone. The alabaster, serpentine and anhydrite stone I use has been collected from quarries in the Maritimes.

From Highway 127-S, turn onto Harkness Road. Proceed about 1 mile, turn right on St. Andrews Rd North (only intersection on this road). The studio is at #31 and is visible from the road.

St George & Blacks Harbour Area
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Carolyn Connor
193 Mascarene Road
Letete, New Brunswick E5C 2P6
Mascarene Images
Guest Artist at Sara Spark's Studio , Gilmor Coach House Gallery, St George
(506) 755-7872
[email protected]

Digital photography

Demo: Mounting work in progress

Beauty is not hard to find on the Passamaguoddy Bay. I was fortunate enough to grow up in Letete, delighting in the pure freshness of the Atlantic Ocean, and the simple goodness of the people who speckle her shores. My interest in photography was born in capturing family events, and then caught fire when the lens turned outward to our amazing habitat. This corner of the world is a fresh gift to be savored, like new stories shared amongst old friends. I will be a guest at the Sara Sparks Studio Gilmor Coach House Gallery located at 17 Clinch Street, St. George, New Brunswick.

June Cable
The WiZard of Felt
Guest artist at Bertha Day Art and Craft Gallery.
Home studio: 60 McKay Loop Road
Pennfield, New Brunswick E5H 2K4
(506) 755-3388
[email protected]

Fibre: Primarily felt (traditional wet, needle, recycled felt).

Demo: Needle felting embellishment of garments.

I like to work from a positive state of mind to manipulate the fibers and fabric to the extreme and create whimsical and fanciful pieces.

Shelley Dougherty
Guest artist at Gilmor’s Coachouse Gallery
Home studio: 960 Route 770
Bonny River, New Brunswick E5C 1C8
(506) 755-7769
[email protected]


Demo: Construction of a sculpture.

I am interested in the history of objects; where did this come from and what is its story? I often use domestic or utilitarian objects transformed in my sculptures and installations to explore issues surrounding the environment, labour, gender, rural living and isolation. I am interested in the poetics of the banal.

Anne Hill
Hilly Studio
613 Mascarene Road
Mascarene, New Brunswick E5C 2S3
(506) 755-4283
[email protected]

Watercolour painting.

Demo: Watercolour painting in progress.

Anne Hill enjoys painting mostly out of doors along the shores of Charlotte County, NB. She is also a biologist working with the Department of Agriculture & Aquaculture, St. George. Her love of the natural world shines out from her watercolours. Her work is on display in a cottage next to her home, over looking a magnificent view of the Maguadavic River / Passamaquoddy Bay estuary.

Leave St. George along L'Etete Road (towards Deer Island). You pass an Irving station when leaving town. The road forks. Take the right fork. This is the Mascarene Road and also the alternate route to Deer Island. Look for the number 613 on the mailbox. The house and the studio/cottage are across the road from the mailbox.

Patty Pendleton
19-2 Main Street
St. George, New Brunswick E5C 3H9
(506) 755-9000
[email protected]

Watercolour, oils, acrylics, woodblock, mixed media.

Demo: Watercolour renderings of everyday objects.

I work freely and loosely, in a variety of media, striving to convey the emotional fabric and context of the rendering of people, places and things.

From NB Highway 1, go north from St. Stephen or south from Saint John, follow road signs into St. George and onto Main Street. Studio located between the Bank of Nova Scotia and the Country Market.

Sara Sparks
Gillmor’s Coach House Gallery
17 Clinch Street
St. George, New Brunswick E5C 3C7
(506) 755-3567
[email protected]

Oils on canvas.

Demo: A work will be in progress.

I have been painting professionally for over 30 years. While my subject matter may vary, my style is representational. For some time, I’ve been exploring the world of animals. There’s an emotional component in my work. I feel that if I’ve ‘done my job’ as an artist the viewer will sense this and respond to these subjects as sentient beings that are to be included as fellow travellers on our little blue planet.

In St. George, travelling on Main Street watch for the Country Market on one side with the St. Marks Anglican Church on the opposite side. This church is at the corner of Clinch and Main Streets. Turn onto Clinch, immediately ahead is the large yellow sign for Gillmor's Coach House Gallery.

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