Sponsor Passport Draw Winner!

Sponsor Passport Draw Winner!

We’re thrilled to announce that Alice Gray of Smiths Falls (pictured right accepting her prize from MAG’s Lesley Strutt) is the winner of the 2018 MAG Studio Tour Sponsor Passport Draw. Alice wins a $150 voucher for the purchase of art from any 2018 tour...
Ballot Box at Start Here Flag!

Ballot Box at Start Here Flag!

Get your MAG Studio Tour Brochure from participating sponsors and collect stickers with purchase for a chance to win a $150 voucher to apply to the purchase of work by a MAG Artist on this year’s studio tour. Collect 10 stickers by the end of the tour on Sept...
Studio Tour Brochures & Maps

Studio Tour Brochures & Maps

Brochures for the 2018 MAG Studio Tour – containing tour maps, product previews and MAG’s all new prize draw passport – are now available. Visit MAG sponsors or MAG Artist studios to get your copy...

Vernissage Triumph

Note from MAG president, Larry Thompson, in follow-up to this tremendous event, held September 14 at the MUAC (Merrickville United Arts Centre). Thank you to all the artists who participated in the very successful MAG Vernissage on Friday night. The exhibition was...
2018 Studio Tour Vernisage

2018 Studio Tour Vernisage

The general public is cordially invited to the Merrickville Artists’ Guild Annual Studio Tour Vernissage, featuring the work of this year’s participating tour artists. Friday, September, 14 7:30 – 10 pm Cash bar and light refreshments No charge for admission,...
Johanna Jansen

Johanna Jansen

Johanna Jansen, ceramics artist Artist’s Statement – Biography The balance between tension, stillness, movement, expansion, volume as natural forces continues to feed my inspiration. In my ceramic work, I use low-fire ceramic techniques including raku,...
Don Crowder

Don Crowder

Don Crowder, wood turner Artist’s Statement – Biography For me, working in the world of wood turning began about ten years ago. I was looking for a relaxing, stress free hobby to counter balance my full time job, working as a Correctional Manager in a...
Go Figure Life Drawing

Go Figure Life Drawing

Go Figure Life Drawing, group drawing sessions Artists’ Statement – Biography The Go Figure Life Drawing group has been meeting in Burritt’s Rapids Community Hall for thirteen years. Sessions are held from 10am to 4pm on the third Sunday of every...
Douglas MacDonald

Douglas MacDonald

Douglas MacDonald, sculptor Artist’s Statement – Biography Inspired by decorative stone work that adorns heritage and historical buildings, Douglas MacDonald has been sculpting and casting a myriad of gargoyles, grotesques and greenmen for over twenty...
Herman Ruhlan

Herman Ruhlan

Herman Ruhland, mixed media artist Artist’s Statement – Biography Herman was born and educated in the Netherlands and was always interested in art. While drafted in the armed forces in the Netherlands, he attended evening art classes where he met artists...
Aleatha Aiken-Sherrer

Aleatha Aiken-Sherrer

Aleatha Aiken-Sherrer, artist/ jeweller Artists Statement – Biography I’m a chronic hobby collector. I’m a hairstylist, a baker, a children’s book illustrator, and I love getting my hands into new mediums and techniques as much as I can but I...
Ivy Sinkunas

Ivy Sinkunas

Ivy Sinkunas | Digital Artist The Girl with the Red CoatSombre City Artists Statement – Biography I love colour. Colour evokes emotion. Colour enchants and affects our very core of well-being. We embrace colour to influence how we choose to feel, relate and...
Kenna McCall

Kenna McCall

Kenna McCall | Lapidarist and Metalsmith Artist’s Statement – Biography Kenna McCall is a local lapidarist and metalsmith. She mines local stones such as the rare Perthite, and sources exceptional rough material directly from ethical miners in her global...
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...
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...
Laurie Carter

Laurie Carter

Laurie Carter | Writer/Photographer Artist’s Statement – Biography I think of myself as a writer/photographer. For me, the two are inextricably entwined. When I photograph a subject, it is nearly always with an eye to complementing the written word; for a...
Bruce Kemp

Bruce Kemp

Bruce Kemp, Writer/Photographer A ballerina named Angela who dances with the Mission Dance School in Kelowna.Ridea Canal Artist’s Statement – Biography I love to both write and shoot. Its like the old saw “a change is as good as a rest” and that doubly...
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...
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 FreeFax: (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 Artist’s 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...