Sheila’s travel of 7 continents combined with a 35-year education career, have contributed to subject material incorporated in her creations. Her art portrays cultural awareness and global understanding.
Jim carves lifelike birds from tupelo or basswood while Joanie completes them with detailed painting.
The work is then mounted on natural driftwood. Their connection to nature is a joy to them.
An obsession with fabric led Kathleen Parr to create Wilde Strawberries Studio where she creates one-of-
a-kind quilts, dolls and wearable art. Kathleen is challenged to use up every last scrap.
Lisa creates unique jewellery from beach and recycled glass. Lisa also designs teddy bears, clothing and
handbags made from grandma’s old fur coat and other recycled leather.
Paula loves working in clay, exploring texture and form. The functionality of pottery is important to
Paula and she strives to make each piece unique, “a way to bring art into our every-day lives”.
A Graphic Designer and Illustrator, Johanna teaches in the School of Arts & Design at Cambrian College.
Using detail, pattern, and vivid colour her work incites movement and visual interest.
These four artists’ love of nature, colour, texture and the challenge of complex patterns results in
unique, useful and one of a kind items.
Lidia Silvestrova hand-paints wooden eggs and Matroshka Dolls in traditional Russian style, as well as
nature scenes, Christmas and Easter themes.
From an artistic family, Nancy enjoyed taking art classes in high school. She has been inspired, through
Facebook and YouTube, to create some very unique acrylic pouring and resin paintings.
With Northern Ontario wildlife as her subject matter Brittany uses a mixed media approach, with vintage
sheet music, book pages and more. Each piece is a one of a kind.
A self-taught artisan, Gwen’s techniques include wire work, metalsmithing, fold-form and upcycling to
make both jewellery and ornamental work.
Doug & Mike 705-848-5262
Friends since coming to Elliot Lake in the 50’s, Doug and Mike have joined to exhibit their passion for turning local wood. Each piece is a work of joy.
Conrad Bobiwash 705-975-3956
An Educator and Designer, Conrad’s work in watercolour is expressive, emotional, opens the hearts of
viewers and provokes the human soul.
Maggie Foran 705-848-5048
An innovative artist, Maggie works in various media including watercolours, drawing, lithography, and
Lillian Asquith 705-578-2735
Lillian has studied watercolour, oil, and silk painting. Known for her vibrant and dramatic use of colours,
her work can be found in public and private collections in North American and Europe.
Murray Finn Wood
Murray Finn enjoys designing and making boxes and small furniture items using a variety of native and
exotic woods. Sometimes the items are utilitarian, sometimes decorative.
Linda Finn 705-848-3855
Linda Finn is a painter/printmaker who likes to mix it up, combining different processes that result in
unusual pieces that are thought-provoking and often fun.
Lennard Hannigan firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook: “Turnings and Such”
Turned from locally harvested woods and accented with locally harvested natural stone inlays this Elliot
Lake artists work focuses on open and closed segmented turnings, and tea candle holders.
Zoey Wood-Salomon 705-759-4897
Paintings in the traditional Woodland style reflect Zoey’s Odawa heritage. Her paintings are marked by a
combination of her own spiritual odyssey as a Christian, everyday experiences and the traditional
legends of her heritage.
Doug Clute 705-246-0003
Hand crafted unique walking sticks from St. Joseph Island hardwoods. We search the hillside for saplings
that can support life-long adventures and select only a few with character as our raw material.
Laura-Leigh Gillard 705-618-1157
Laura-Leigh Gillard’s work is inspired by her journey of self-discovery, an attempt to better understand
her personal relationship with the world around her.
Dani Lynn Redgrift-Berthelot Photography
Dani Lynn’s passion is photography— capturing landscapes, reflections, old cars, barns, and buildings and
bringing them to life from different angles and perspectives.
Lise Portelance Woven Blankets
Lise weaves beautiful and colourful French Canadian traditional blankets called "catalognes" She also
uses modern fibres to create blankets of different sizes and weights.
Diane Bode Acrylics/Mixed Media
Diane Bode creates bright, fluid artworks by pouring acrylics over a variety of substrates. Controlled, but
not always predictable, the results are stunning!
Jola Klim Pottery, Jewellery, Painting
Jola loves abstract art on food-friendly stoneware ceramics, paintings, and one-of-a-kind jewelry in silver and copper. Lately, she has added Raku firing for decoration only to her ceramics.
JoAnne Nicholls Embossing on Metal & Wood
JoAnne creates laser embossed rolling pins, cutting boards and spoons, embossed metal boxes, plaques
and frames that are both functional and decorative.