Category Archives: Arbor Gallery

A conversation with Heather Dubreuil… stitching art together with needle and thread

Heather Dubreuil’s solo show, ‘Cityscapes: Collages in Cloth & Stitch’, opened at the Arbor Gallery on Sunday, and she was kind enough to sit down for an interview. Heather, who has been living and working in Hudson, Quebec, for almost … Continue reading

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The ‘Vankleek Hill May Show’ is dead, long live the ‘VKH Victoria Day Weekend Arts Festival’… or something TBD later.

We’re doing just fine, thanks. …there’s a rumour going around that Vankleek Hill’s ‘May Show’ has been cancelled this year. But it really hasn’t. Vankleek Hill’s ‘May Show Arts Festival’ started in the early 1980’s — this would have been … Continue reading

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The Internet is hard and makes your brain hurt… but there are easy ways to build your own online arts community

One of the easiest lies artists believe is “you need to use the Internet to sell yourself”… that, somehow, ‘the Internet’ will drag you up and out of obscurity, and bring you to a huge audience who will buy all … Continue reading

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Photos from the opening of Erica Taylor’s solo exhibition – ‘Plants & Animals’

Erica Taylor‘s solo show at the Arbor Gallery kicked off on Saturday, March 15, with a very successful vernissage… ‘Plants & Animals‘ will run until April 20. We also sat down with Erica for an ‘on camera’ interview, which we’ll … Continue reading

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How explicit is too explicit for a small town art gallery? Hint: it begins with a V and ends in gina.

Vankleek Hill has a long history with naked people. Especially in our art. For the past five years, the Arbor Gallery has exhibited an annual Valentine’s Day show specifically featuring erotic art in something we like to call ‘The Eros … Continue reading

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The first in what we hope will be an awesome series of ‘How To Do Art’ essays… plus, expletives.

This is the first in what we hope will be a series of “How To” essays. This week: How To Be A Writer. It’s entirely possible the next one will be ‘How Not To Write A How To Essay’. We’ll … Continue reading

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