Véronique Stefanica

Véronique Stefanica

Véronique Stéfanica, artist “Painting is like traveling within my world.”  Véronique is a visual artist who also loves wool and other natural fibres. Her paintings are a “breath of fresh air” — vibrant, full of life, and in their childlike innocence, take...
Fiona Macintyre

Fiona Macintyre

Fiona Macintyre, jeweller, silversmith 330 Main Street East, Merrickville, ON Email: fionamacintyredesigns@gmail.com Tel: 613-269-3070 Website: fionamacintyre.com...
Molly Quayle

Molly Quayle

Molly Quayle, traditional quilter Artist’s Statement My preferred medium is, of course, fabric.  I enjoy the precision of traditional patterns, as well as the challenge of using them in non-traditional ways.  I confess that I have always loved math, and that...
Bruce Kemp and Laurie Carter

Bruce Kemp and Laurie Carter

Bruce Kemp, writer and photographer                Laurie Carter, writer and photographer Artist’s Statement – Bruce Kemp I love to both write and shoot. Its like the old saw “a change is as good as a rest” and that doubly applies for creativity. I only...
Mary Loos

Mary Loos

Mary Loos, Painter Artist’s Statement Painting has the ability to pull me into a world where time isn’t a consideration and the happenings of the outside world fade away. I create because I enjoy this alternative world and discovering new places I can go in it....
Jane Jefferys, artist

Jane Jefferys, artist

   Artist’s Statement I use acrylic paints. I have all sorts of different media that l like to add to the paintings — digital imagery, jewellery, a variety of textiles, hardware, metallic paints. I love how they add to the story I am creating. For commission...

What inspires MAG Artists Bruce Kemp and Laurie Carter?

Bruce Kemp: I love to both write and shoot. It’s like the old saw “a change is as good as a rest” and that doubly applies for creativity. I only wish I could also paint and compose music. I make a full-time living from the arts so I pay attention to...

What inspires MAG Artist, Pieter Doef?

Q: Which artists influenced you the most?       PD: As a child I drew pictures at the edge of newspapers, later I discovered Sumi ink ( Chinese work ). Later Van Gogh, Winslow, Homer, Turner, Egon Schiele, Edvard Munch, Rodin, Maillol, and Vineland. Q: What inspires...

What inspires MAG Artist, Molly Quayle?

Q. Which artists inspired you as you were developing in your field? Molly:  I had a couple of mentors when I first began quilting – Mary Lou Scott was a quilting teacher in Calgary who really encouraged me as a beginner, and later supported my decision to teach...

Curious about what inspires our MAG Artist Martin Green?

MARTIN GREEN Which artist influenced you the most? Explain how they influenced you. I am more influenced by movements in art rather than by an individual artist. My favourite movement and the one that has most influenced me to date and by this I mean, with whom I have...

MAG Conversations: The Culinary Arts with Janet Campbell

Once every two months MAG Artists, sponsors of the MAG, and art lovers from the village and abroad come together to share in the MAG conversations about Art, as it is defined in the broadest sense.  In March, we were treated to the wonderful exploration of the...
Michael Gray

Michael Gray

Michael Gray, glass artist Artists Statement – Biography Michael Kevin Gray has displayed a passion and interest for art since a young age. Michael has lived in an environment where art is central, as he became attracted to glass by watching his father work with...
Jim Weller

Jim Weller

Jim Weller, painter Front Doors and Porches I‘m intrigued with doors and porches because they symbolize the state of transition from one condition to another. For example, a transition that is between: an outdoor space and one that is indoors a dangerous location to...
Vaz Zastera

Vaz Zastera

Vaz Zastera, glass artist Vaz Zastera Vaz’s Studio 801 River Road, Kemptville, ON Email: vaz@zartwerks.com Website: www.zartwerks.com Telephone: +1...
Linda Feige

Linda Feige

Linda Feige, artist in cast metal Village Metalsmiths Village Metalsmiths   117 Mill Street, P.O. Box 130 Merrickville, ON Canada K0G 1N0Tel: (613) 269-4755 / (800) 771-8652 Toll Free Fax: (613)...
Claudette Hart

Claudette Hart

Claudette Hart, fibre artist Artist’s Statement – Biography From watercolours, to pottery, to gourd art and now to fibre art. My art journey has been a long and circuitous one, with many stops on the way. The present stop, fibre arts, is a new journey in...
Graham Thomas

Graham Thomas

Graham Thomas, painter Artist’s Statement – Biography Graham studied at the Central School of Art and Design in London, England, specializing in furniture design, for which he won a travel bursary. Upon graduation he came to Montreal to visit Expo 67 and...
Monica Viola

Monica Viola

Monica Viola, potter, glass artist Artists Statement – Biography I was born in Santiago de Chile. I have always been fond of drawing and painting. I studied Art at the Universidad de Chile, Facultad de Bellas Artes. I graduated in 1983 as an Artificer...
David Dunn

David Dunn

David Dunn, painter Biography – Artists Statement “I am inspired by nature and how we see and experience all it has to offer. I seek to express that experience with a combination of expression, impression and magic realism…how we truly see.” I...
Larry Thompson

Larry Thompson

Larry Thompson, printer, bookbinder, engraver Artists Statement – Biography Larry Thompson doesn’t remember much of the ’60s, but that’s only because he was born in 1964, and in Ottawa. However, he grew up in a house full of books with parents who...
Vanda Stanley

Vanda Stanley

Vanda Stanley, potter Artist’s Statement – Biography Vanda studied at ACAD in Calgary AB, where she recieved a BFA majoring in ceramics. After many moves she has finally settled with her family in an old farmhouse just outside the little village of...
Pieter Doef

Pieter Doef

Pieter Doef, painter Pieter’s Studio Please contact Pieter to arrange a visit. 698 McCrea Road, Merrickville, K0G 1N0 Telephone: +1 (613) 269-4967...