Featured Artist: Elayne Linn

Written by Elayne So, let me introduce myself.  I am Elayne Linn, the Hopeful Caterpillar.  While I hope to remain hopeful every day, life is sometimes darn depressing, anxiety-ridden and tumultuous.  There are ups and downs and challenges that can stomp on the caterpillar, on us as humans.  Part of my life journey has beenContinue reading “Featured Artist: Elayne Linn”

Featured Artist: Brandon W. Hahn

Brandon is a writer, and an advocate for mental health. These two worlds collide in his more current work, writing articles for our local newspaper (NorthumberlandNews.com). He has a wonderful way of bringing heart and humour into our every day lives, and addressing very serious topics with his very real life experience. Schizophrenia, suicide, andContinue reading “Featured Artist: Brandon W. Hahn”

NEW! Artist Notes

At the beginning of March I opened up registration for a new business e-letter “Artist Notes.” Over the last few years, I have been mashing up my two business passions (yoga and art) into one monthly newsletter, and as both businesses change and grow, the monthly updates have started to get messy. I have decidedContinue reading “NEW! Artist Notes”

Featured Artist: Shannon Wood

Written by Shannon My approach to painting comes from deep within. When painting I tap into memory, lived experiences and a vivid imagination to create beautiful impressionistic images. My work is¬†inspired by¬† my love of horses and the beautiful, messy nature of life. The connection between my paint brush, textured acrylic’s and canvas is groundingContinue reading “Featured Artist: Shannon Wood”

8 Small Art Exhibitions

Before the Ontario Provincial lockdown, the Northumberland Arts Gallery & Shop had planned on hosting two art shows in the New Year. Each of the shows were to include 4 artists, and run for one month each. The lockdown changed those plans; and the gallery did an incredible job accommodating all the artists so noContinue reading “8 Small Art Exhibitions”