Welcome to Spirit of the Hills
Comprised of artists, artisans, performing artists, photographers, writers and patrons, Spirit of the Hills embraces all art forms and traditions including the performing and visual arts, media, design, and literature. Our goal is to build and sustain the Arts and Artists in Northumberland County. This web site highlights current and upcoming group and member events and showcases some of our members’ works.
Spirit of the Hills Juried Art & Photography Show at Belleville Library
Spirit of the Hills is pleased to announce a juried art and photograph show at the John M. Parrott Art Gallery at the Belleville Library that will run from November 7 – 28, 2019.
The Parrott Art Gallery will host an opening reception for Spirit of the Hills’ members on Thursday, November 7th from 6:00 to 7:30 pm.
The juror for the show is Olex Wlasenko. He is graduated from the University of Ontario and has worked as the Assistant Curator at The Robert McLaughlin Gallery (RMG) in Oshawa, Ontario and over his career has curated over 70 exhibitions. Olex has been the Curator at Whitby’s Station Gallery since mid-February 2008.
Best Painting – Bob Tunnoch for Undercover, Amazon Horned Frog
Best Photograph – Robert Laycock for Winter Fields near Hastings
Best Alternative Media – Diane Arsenault for Honouring Sgang Gwaii Orca
Juror’s Choice – Christopher Thorpe for Sounds of Spring
Honourable Mention – Rita Naras for Afternoon at the Creek
Honourable Mention – Helen Van Poorten for Arroyo
Honourable Mention – Sue Wilkins for Beach Break
Michael Brennand-Wood Workshop
Grounds for Expression – Bespoke Surfaces for Textiles
5 DAY WORKSHOP WITH ACCLAIMED U.K. ARTIST AND TEACHER MICHAEL BRENNAND-WOOD
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
440 King Street East, Cobourg, Ontario, Canada
Are you an established or an emerging artist? Do you have interdisciplinary interests? Are you ready to push your creative boundaries? To gain new perspectives? To expand your use of textiles and other materials? If so, please join us in this unique Workshop.
Michael Brennand-Wood is a visual artist, curator, lecturer, and arts consultant with an established, exceptional international reputation. For a number of years Michael has taught at Maiwa School of Textiles in Vancouver, where his courses are enormously popular. More information on Michael’s background and work can be found on his website www.brennand-wood.com.