Author Archives: Carol Hughes

Our 2020 show opens in May!

Life begins anew in spring, a fitting time to present our 2020 exhibition titled “Renewal”.

The exhibition and sale of new works takes place from May 1 to 29, 2020, at Kloepfer Gallery in downtown Guelph, Ontario.  The public is invited to an opening reception with artists present, on Saturday, May 2 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.

Participating artists in this year’s show are: Judy French (oil); Carol Hughes (watercolour); Kim Johnston (water media, pastel and oils); Jean Loney (glass mosaic); Gail Root (oils and chalk pastel); M. Anne Smith (textile and fibre arts); plus new members Dianne Kennedy Cruttenden (woven tapestry); and Heather Wood (glass and mixed media).

 

Final month at the Museum!

Octarine: The Colour of Magic, our 2019 exhibition at the Wellington County Museum and Archives in Fergus, Ontario, has been a great success and we are thrilled with the reaction from the public.  The show will close on October 6, so be sure to see it before then!

Here are a few highlights from this show.

Butterfly Garden, textile art by Anne Smith

Enchantment, oil by Kim Johnston

Leafy Seadragons, oil on canvas by Judy French

Ready for Magic, watercolour by Carol Hughes

Coral 2, mixed media by Susan Strachan Johnson

Retrograde, silkscreen paint on canvas by Leslie Miles

Octarine Heron, mosaic by Jean Loney

Sophisticated Lady, oil by Gail Root

2019 Show

This year’s exhibition features works shaded in octarine, the colour of magic and the pigment of the imagination!

Participating artists are Judy French, Carol Hughes, Kim Johnston, Jean Loney, Leslie Miles, Gail Root, Anne Smith, and Susan Strachan Johnson.

2018 Show

“Momentum” is the title of the 2018 annual exhibition and sale by the Octarine Artists.  The show takes place from May 1 – 31 at the Cafe Creperie, Elora, Ontario.

Participating artists: Judy French, Carol Hughes, Kim Johnston, Jean Loney, Leslie Miles, Gail Root, Anne Smith, Susan Strachan Johnson.

Two Weeks Left!

“A Land for All Seasons” exhibition at the Homer Watson Gallery in Kitchener is on now, and it’s a beautiful show.  There are just two weeks left to visit before the show ends on March 5, 2017.

Here are a few photos of the works in the gallery.

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