31 Aug 2016

The Legacy Gallery

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Since the inception of the Legacy Gallery space at the Owen Sound Artists’ Co-op in 2011, we have hosted many diverse and outstanding exhibits. The gallery was originally rented in the Chicago Building with the help of a generous Trillium Grant, successfully written by Caroline Menzies and Kate McLaren. This four year grant pushed forward […]

1 Jul 2016

Summer Reflections and New at the Co-op

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Sun drenched days of summer. Every year I look forward to beach days, backyard reading sessions, BBQ’s, cottages and refreshing cocktails. Every year the reality is; create, exhibit and repeat. The craft and art world are made up of Cinderella’s, working during party season (summer, Christmas) who have to wait until the beginning of a […]

1 May 2016

The Artist’s Path

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Last month, the Artists’ Co-op hosted a high school juried art exhibit in our Legacy Gallery. The work shown was extremely diverse. I am not sure how many of these young artists will pursue a career in art, but viewing the work made me think about the journey in the arts that landed me in […]

20 Apr 2016

Youth Artists in Grey/Bruce Shine!

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Mosaic, April 2016 It is that time of the year for our youth artists in Grey Bruce to shine. April is the month of the Arts and Crafts Show VII, the eighth installment of our annul juried show for high school students. I am knee deep in youth these days. My handsome oldest son has […]

31 Jan 2016

Grand Opening at the Artists’ Co-op!

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We will have a ribbon cutting outside the store at 3.pm on the Friday feb 5th. Great chance for a group picture with our members! We also have VIPs invited from the city council and downtown businesses. Some seniors that worked in the store will coming as well.