Category Archives: Art

Susan Jephcott’s “Onà:ke, Canoes, etc.” show at the AGCC

. Photos from Susan Jephcott‘s “Onà:ke, Canoes, etc.” show at Vankleek Hill’s Arbor Gallery & Cultural Centre “The canoe is an international symbol of communication. It was invented before the wheel! The oldest canoe is currently in Holland, it’s 8,000 … Continue reading

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A 17-Minute conversation with Williamstown artist, Erica Taylor… because 20 would be too much awesome for your brain.

This blog is meant to be a learning tool… both for us and others. A few weeks ago, Erica Taylor — the Williamstown-based painter / graphic designer / illustrator / wood worker / carver, agreed to sit down for an … Continue reading

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A conversation with Susan Jephcott on the influence of Freda Pemberton-Smith on Vankleek Hill’s artistic community

Two weeks ago I sat down with Susan Jephcott, one of Vankleek Hill’s most established artists — and one of the founding members of Vankleek Hill’s ‘May Show Arts Festival (and one of my favourite human beings) to discuss the … 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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Social media strategies… now we have one, and we’re willing to share.

Welcome to our new blog… We’ve decided to take our entire social media strategy in a slightly different direction… in that we decided to actually make it a priority. Until now we’ve limited ourselves to a static website — which … Continue reading

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