Here is an alphabetical list of all our artists for the 2010 event. We have included a brief biography for each, but if you click on the artist’s name you will be taken to a page with examples of their artwork.
Elizabeth Block is a potter and folksinger. She works almost exclusively on the wheel, striving for technical excellence, simple elegance and (where appropriate) ingenuity and humour. She is especially fond of decorating with images of Canadian wildlife. She has won prizes for functional pottery.
Lucy Boston, an award-winning fabric artist, adds dragonflies to her carefully selected 100% cotton/batik willife/country quilts and the ever-popular Raggedy Ann and Andy dolls.
Hi, my name is Jeffrey Chi. I am a photographer from Elliot Lake. I specialize in large wide-angle panoramic photos of scenery and landscapes throughout Canada. Thanks and enjoy. Jeff
A love of colour, texture, line and form that surround me in nature inspires all my creations. Exploring these with watercolour, acrylic and the Earth's found treasures is for me pure magic. Enjoy!
SHEILA M. CURRIE
As an integral part of Elliot Lake's Arts on the Trail, I look forward to welcoming you to my selection of of watercolours and mixed media works that reflect my inward response to the outside world.
Jack Dunning throws and hand builds functional and decorative stoneware pottery in his studio along the Echo River, playing with different shapes and combinations of glazes.
Garry is a self-taught artist from Manitoulin Island. After a mining accident, he began working with wook, birchbark, red willow, sinew and fire. "Miigwetch" Thank you" to the creator
Inspired by Ontario's North Shore and the shapes and colours of the Yukon
Susan Caarmichael and Reg McQuillan began painting when they retired and moved to Elliot Lake a few years ago. Reg, a retired steelworker, loves the outdoors and nature. Susan spends most of her time by the lakes, painting, while her husband fishes.
Ellen uses watercolour mainly but also other watermedia & collage to create her paintings. This award-winning artist finds everytime she paints she discovers more surprises & challenges in her experimental and impressionistic works. Her use of colour evokes an emotional response. Original artwork, authentic Gichee prints and art cards available.
Very versatile artist/artisan and enjoy working with many types of media including drawing, painting, sculpting, wook, birch bark, rawhide, metal, photography, logos, quills, beads, tanned hide, material, conceptual work and anatomical sketches
I love our scenic beauty and varied wildlife. People and their expressions are priceless. Action sports thrill me. A study of light, a moment in time, captured through the lens!
LISA MACDONALD WAITE
Handcrafted animals made from grandma's old fur coat. One-of-a-kind recycled leather purses, mitts, moccasins and "fur feet". New this year - fur blanket and pillows
I am a self-taught artist and my work in watercolours is intended to bring a feeling of, appreciation and nostalgia of the scenery and landscape of various areas
Susan creates one-of-a-kind quilted wall hangings, table runners and home decor. Susan also rug hoods and hand appliques in the Folkart style, using her own hand-dyed wool.
I am a resident of Elliot Lake since 1994. Retired and a hobby woodcarver all my life, my speciality since 1996 is chip carving.
Chainmaille is armour or jewellery made by connecting individual metal rings together in different patterns. Jewellery was made by cultures as diverse as the Vikings and the Egyptians.
I was interested in art work and started doing leather work in the early 1970's. I preferred this medium because I could make items people could use. This gives me more satisfaction than just painting or sketching.
Lise weaves beautiful and colourful French Canadian traditional blankets called "catalognes". On her antique loom she also uses modern fibres in order to create blankets of differents sizes and weights. All of Lise's creations are machine washable and dryable.
Heartstrings Designs is hamdmade jewellry by Beverley Robinson. Necklaces, earrings and bracelets created from a variety of materials. Jewellry features semiprecious stones, Swarovski crystals and pearls
CHRISTINE A. SCOTT
Christine Adele Scott: Cotton, board, glass, clay, wood, metal...my canvases/ Pure joy. When sstart taking myself too seriously and it is no longer a joy...I'll stop
Cécile Sénéchal is always experimenting with colours and materials. She does oil, watercolours and paint on feathers.
Cécile Sénéchal expérimente avec les coleurs et les materiaux. Ell paint avec l'huile, l'aquarelle et peint sur des plumes.
Lorne Shunk worked for many years manufacturing truck cranes and used information from blueprint assemblies to build articulation models of the cranes. After moving to Elliot Lake in 2006, he joined the Glenden Seniors Hobby Shop where he became interested in lathe work and later carving. He began creating candlesticks, bud vases and bowls as well as larger projects.
Born and raised in Newfoundland,I've travelled much of Canada and settled in Elliot Lake. For the past 30 years, photography has always been a passion of mine. I feel it's time to share the beauty of our area as well as other picturesque places I've travelled to.
Zoey paints in the traditional style of her Odawa heritage. She is self taught. Her poetry is an important part of her art. She paints on paper, canvas and birch bark.