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.

Warkworth Library Artists Call

Show Your Work Mar 28, 2020 to Sep 28, 2020

Got a great piece of art hanging around that you wish more people could see?
Here’s your chance!

Submissions are now being accepted for the next Spirit of the Hills show at the
Trent Hills Public Library, Warkworth Branch.

  • Maximum of two works: paintings, drawings, stained glass, photographs, textiles, mixed media
  • Works will be accepted on a first-come first-served basis.
  • Works must be 24” in height or less. No width restrictions.
  • Weight restriction 8 lbs. or less.
  • No entry fee.
  • SOTH commission: 25%.

Submission deadline: Fri., Mar. 20, 2020

Walking Through Nature’s Beauty
An Art Show & Sale of Paintings by Evelyn Van Hoekelen

January 27 to April 26, 2020
Capers Restaurant – 705-653-5262
28 Bridge Street West, Campbellford, Ontario K0L 1L0

Evelyn Van Hoekelen

Home Gallery Hours 1pm to 4pm
Monday • Wednesday • Friday
42 Gravel Road
Warkworth, ON K0K 3K0


Pictures from the Exhibition

Photos by Brian Tyson

Michael Brennand-Wood Workshop

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Grounds for Expression – Bespoke Surfaces for Textiles


Michael Brennand-Wood Workshop
Monday April 20, 2020 to Friday April 24, 2020
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.