Category Archives: Vankleek Hill

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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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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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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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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