Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Arts Experience


Enjoy all that Niagara's South Coast has to offer and visit our many talented artisans and galleries during your stay at Talwood Manor.

Within a 50 kilometre span, from Wainfleet, through Port Colborne, and into Ridgeway and Crystal Beach we've mapped a scenic route that winds its way along country roads, into exciting downtown shopping districts,through lush farm land, and along a coastline dotted with pristine beaches and rocky shores.

Meet and chat with the painters, potters, sculptors, glass artists, and fine artisans who are inspired by this landscape and explore our cultural history at local museums and fine antique shops.

Niagara's South Coast Arts Route Map

Niagara's South Coast Arts Route Map

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Featured Artists, Galleries and Associations

imageSomething Else Destination WOW! A unique gallery-boutique, located at 244 West Street at Clarence, Downtown Port Colborne, along six canalside blocks of fabulous & fascinating shops, restaurants, & stores for personal services.
Open daily 11 to 5, sunday & holidays 12 to 4 with free 2-hour parking.

imageNiagara South Artists The South Niagara Artists are a diverge group of professional artists located in the Southern Niagara region. The South Niagara Artists
We will also be adding a Fall Studio Tour on Sat. Nov. 1 & Sun. Nov. 2 from 10-5pm

imageArts Place Gallery In March 1992 Joyce Honsberger‘s idea for an art gallery found fertile ground in the creative spirits of eleven Niagara artists who took the leap of faith and formed the original cooperative that launched Arts Place Gallery
At times it hosts art workshops for adults and children and poetry readings. The mandate is to encourage, support and share experience and information.

imagePutzy Madronich It wasn’t until Putzy moved to the Niagara Peninsula that she began taking painting classes. She worked primarily in watercolour for years. Later, after studying, at the Haliburton School of fine arts, her work broadened to include mixed media, printmaking and collage.
Putzy grew up in the Beaches of Toronto.She moved to Hamilton, where she attended high school and McMaster University. After grade thirteen she moved to Paris, France.

imageWendy Malowany Wendy is inspired by the objects and scenes she encounters daily: architecture, animals and natural forms, creating in an expressive realistic style.
Although oil painting has been her preferred medium since the beginning of her career, she also works in other media such as intaglio, wood cut, en-caustic, pastel and mixed media. Wendy teaches art workshops for children, teens and adults

imageCathy Peters Cathy’s original paintings are often inspired by views from her lakeside studio and often echo the “shoreline seasons.”
Her watercolour and acrylic works reflect a soothing spirit and reveal an experienced artist’s interpretation of sights and feelings.

imageEsa Esa exhibits his work and holds painting workshops across North America. His home studio-gallery is where visitors can view his work, which ranges from Canadian landscapes and marine sceneries to urban abstracts.
He holds Creative Painting Days workshops a few times a year in his studio-gallery.

imageJoyce Honsberger Joyce Honsberger was born in Smithville, Ontario and is a graduate of the Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Ontario. Joyce is a member of the Sculptors Society of Canada and of the Society of Canadian Artists as well as a partner in the Jordan Art Gallery, Jordan, Ontario.
Joyce is also the founder and gallery coordinator of Arts Place Gallery Collective in Port Colborne, Ontario.

imageSuzi Dwor Suzi Dwor, M.A. Art Ed.is a highly sought after educator and artist trained in paper-making and fibre design. She has exhibited and taught art and design for many years throughout the U.S. and Canada and is currently lead artist in the “Learning through the Arts” program in the Niagara region.
She conducts classes at her home and the Haliburton School of the Arts.Visits by appointment. 2685 Vimy Road, Port Colborne.(905) 835-2407

imageKathleen Thorsen Kathleen primarily paints in encaustics and acrylics, and has experimented and painted with encaustics on glass, slate, wood and canvas.
Kathleen’s work has been exhibited in several art galleries in Ontario and are on display in her own art gallery, The Stone House Gallery in Port Colborne.

imageLarry Rosnuk Larry Mickial Rosnuk, born Welland, Ontario, Canada in 1947, started painting at Kingston in 1971 shortly before he graduated from Queen’s University with a B. Sc. Engineering in Geophysics.
Between 1973 and 1983 the Artist made five self-financed extended trips to Europe living in England, France, Holland and Morocco where he painted and exhibited his art.

imageMary Rose Lawson Beautiful and functional stoneware pottery. Usually each piece is first envisioned in Mary’s creative mind before becoming reality. Sometimes it just evolves as she begins to work.
The majority is thrown using a potter’s wheel, but there are unique hand built pieces as well.

imagePeter Gudrunas Peter is nearing 40 years as a glass-artist and 30 years in his studio in Gasline. His work exemplifies his mastery and originality through its elegant forms and unique colours.
As one of the original members of the Glass Studio Movement of the 60s and founding member of the Niagara Studio Tour.

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