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’ Festival of the Arts

The Festival of the Arts for 2017 celebrated Canada and Northumberland County with a theatre production, Hill Spirits III book launch and concert, workshops, panel discussion, writing and photography competitions, book fair, art show and sale with ‘the great portrait challenge’. It was a wonderful success and the festival committee is grateful to all who participated and attended.

Current & Upcoming Events

May – Campbellford Library
featuring Jennifer Trefiak and Jennifer Anne Burke
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May – Capers Restaurant Campbellford
New show featuring Les Robling
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May – Northumberland Hills Hospital – Cobourg
New show featuring SOTH painters and photographers. Show runs until November 28th
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June – Warkworth Library
New show featuring SOTH painters and photographers. Runs until November 3rd.
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July – Cobourg Waterfront Festival
Saturday, June 30th to Monday, July 2nd
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July 24 – Capers Restaurant Campbellford
New show featuring Rita Naras.


August 10 – Campbellford Library
New show featuring Christopher Thorpe


September – Art Emporium Port Hope
SOTH Fall Show. Curated. Runs for the month of September


September 18 – Capers Restaurant Campbellford
New show featuring Sue Wilkins


November 1 – Campbellford Library
New show featuring Tony Crocker


November 3 – Warkworth Library
New show featuring SOTH painters and photographers. Show runs until May 4, 2019.


November 13 – Capers Restaurant Campbellford
New show featuring work from the SOTH Visual Arts Committee


November 28 – Hospital Exhibit
New show. Runs until May 2019

Additional Members

The following members do not currently have a member profile page like the members above, however they all support the arts in Northumberland County through their membership in Spirit of the Hills:

Alan Bland
Alan Langford
Alec Davis
Ann Harper
Anne-Marie Burrus
Barbara Bickell
Barbara Buntin
Barbara King
Barbara McGuey
Barbara Pim
Beth Rhind
Bill Daniels
Brian Rapsey
Bruce Banfield
Bruce Curtis
Carolyn Helfenstein
Cavan Art Gallery & Studio
Chris Gates
Christopher Cameron
Cindy Stone
Colborne Art Gallery
Cynthia Reyes
Dave Dolan
David Newland

Derek Paul
Don Sellar
Doug Johnson
Edward Hagedorn
Emily Dempster
Elizabeth Vercoe
Ellen Meadd
Erika Rummel
Esther Fine
Evelyn Van Hoekelen
Fleming College
Geoffrey Lessard
Georgina Schaeff
Gerry Malloy
Glenda Johnson
Heather Jopling
Isabel Veldhuis
Jan Atkinson
Janet Stobie
Janet Warren
James Archbold
Janis Eves
Janice Gannon
Jeanette Campbell
Jennifer Bogart

Jessica Outram
Katie Hoogendam
Kaye Jackson
Ken Solilo
Kim Aubrey
Kim Grove
Kimberly Klement
Kurt Lynn
Laura Berman
Linda McClelland
Linda Greenwood
Lisa Jeanne Strong
Lisa White
Lynda Matthews
Lynn Bilton
Maggie Harper
Margaret Money
Marie Perks
Marie-Lynn Hammond
Mary McBride
Matthew King
Maureen Mullally
Nancy L Moore

Olga Nienhuys
Pamela Brown
Paul Mason
Peter Moore
Reva Nelson
Ruth Shaw
Sara Brown Crowder
Sharon Nichols
Sharon Ramsay Curtis
Sheila Rooney
Sherry Turner
SPARK Photo Festival
Steafan Hannigan
Stephen Gillberry
Stuart Morley
Sue Wilkins
Susan McDonald
Sylvie Flynn
Tena Smits
Tom Leighton
Tom Pickering
Viviana Galleno
Wallace Keeler
Wayne F Moore