Monday, September 17, 2012

Elgin Fall Colours Studio Tour 2012

October 13&14 11a.m. - 5p.m.

Watch for the map coming soon and available from any of our tour artists! 

This years tour artists are:

1)Sharon and Daniel Brassard-Studio: Romantic Designs Celtic inspired design in water colour, ink, acrylic and sculpture of clay, paper, and fiber.
120 Wellington Street St. Thomas Ontario

2)Judy Minor-Studio: Judy Minor
Internationally acclaimed paintings: as the eye sees, but more-mood, time and place, an experience.
15 South St East, Aylmer Ontario

3)Brenda Smith-Studio: Pinecroft Ceramic Art Studio
Canada's oldest continuously run (multi-generational) pottery produces turned and slab earthenware and stoneware.
8122 Rogers Road South, Aylmer Ontario

3a)Mary Rose Sanderson- Studio: Pinecroft Ceramic Art Studio
With work in Private and Corporate Collections internationally and over 40 original works published in limited edition.
8122 Rogers Road South, Aylmer Ontario

4)Cheryl Garrett-Jenkins-Studio: Rubyeyes  Kraftwerks
Unique glass art. Windows, panels, and decorative 3D pieces, custom glass and jewelry.
235 Colborne Street, Port Stanley Ontario

5)Port Side Gallery
A collective of regional artists and artisans with a huge variety of work.
187 1/2 Main Street South, Port Stanley

6)Robin Baratta-Studio: Art Emporium
Textural reminiscent of fossils, rocks and the effects of age, most common subject matter species at risk.
177 Main  Street South, Port Stanley Ontario

6a)Sandra England-Studio: Art Emporium
Representational leaning toward abstract with an emphasis on the figure, and colour.
177 Main Street South, Port Stanley Ontario

6b)Rose Klein-Studio: Art Emporium
A passion for rich colours, textures and diverse materials, ranging from textile and beads to paint.
177 Main Street South, Port Stanley Ontario

6c)Robert Reid-Studio: Art Emporium
Working in various media and styles since 1950, Bob is both an accomplished artist and musician.
177 Main Street South, Port Stanley Ontario

6d)June-Anne Reid-Studio: Art Emporium
Landscapes of the imagination abstract and visual double entendre
177 Main Street South, Port Stanley Ontario

Monday, September 19, 2011

Studio tour 11

To get to the starting point:
From 401, turn South on the Westchesterbourne turn off, which is the 1st turn off, East of London, (between Veteran's Memorial Parkway {Airport Road} and Dorchester Road).
Westchesterbourne becomes Belmont Road as soon as you cross the county line into Elgin, which is also the entrance to the village of Belmont, where your 1st three stops are {Robin, Deb & Catherine}.
From Highway three:
Part of the tour runs along Highway three {Talbot Rd} you can either head North on 74 {Belmont Rd} and start in Belmont, or pick up the tour by heading South on Rogers Line to Pinecroft {Brenda, Tony & Mary Rose}, and Cobblestones {Shelley, Linda & Lydia} or head North in Aylmer on 73 {Imperial Rd} to Ruby's, Clovermead etc.

to print: double click on image then right click and choose 'print picture'

Saturday, August 6, 2011

2011 Elgin Studio Tour

Planning is underway for the 2011 Elgin Studio Tour, Oct 15 and 16.
We have 'old' favourites as well as new additions on the tour this year.
If you are an Artist in Elgin county living in a rural area or small rural community, contact us for jurying info to be included on the tour.

We are also please to welcome back sponsors/attractions from previous tours, and are excited to introduce new sponsors/attractions. If you represent an area attraction/business that is interested in sponsoring our tour please contact us and we will be happy to send you an information package.

All info has to be in by August 15th, so don't delay, we want to have posters and maps in our artists' and sponsors hands by Labour Day.
Advertising has been initiated, and will go into high gear as soon as we have our finalized list of participating artists, attractions and sponsors.

Map 2010 Elgin Studio Tour

click on to enlarge, then print map. Join us and enjoy the tour.

2010 Elgin Studio tour

original post 09/03/10

Fall colour and Studio Tour
Elgin and Middlesex County Artists (Ontario)
October 17, 18, 2009
10:00 am to 5:00 pm daily
Tour attractions, Art studios, and scenic views of Elgin/Middlesex counties
Profits from fees go to The Canadian Breast Cancer Society artists are encouraged to donate a portion of sales also.

contact Robin 519-644-0546 or e:mail (change at to @)

1-Jerry Potma, painter. Landscapes in Acrylic, plus
142 Forest Grove Crs. Dorchester
~~~~~~~~~Drive 7 Minutes to~~~~~~~~~~~~~
2-Susan Hewlitt-Graham, oil, w/c, acrylic -floral, landscapes, plus
125 Mill Rd. Dorchester ‘On the Wall Art’
~~~~~~~~~Drive 15 Minutes to~~~~~~~~~~~~
3- Robin Baratta, mixed media, environmental, plus
211 Brentwood Crs. Belmont
~~~~~~~~~Drive 1 Minute to~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
4-George Mulcahy, carver. beyond the chainsaw
14086 Belmont Rd. Belmont
~~~~~~~~~Drive 2 Minutes to ~~~~~~~~~~~~~
5-Catherine Craig, sculptor. Clay and fibre
128 Dyer St. (North side) Belmont
~~~~~~~~~Drive 7 Minutes to~~~~~~~~~~~~~
6-Rose Klein, Fibre artist, embroidery and sculpture
48330 Wilson Line, near Belmont ‘RK Beads’
~~~~~~~~~Drive 5 Minutes to~~~~~~~~~~~~~
7-Belmont Corn Maze, Come enjoy a unique adventure in Lunn’s
10-acre cornfield maze .
46614 Crossley-Hunter Line. Near Belmont
~~~~~~~~~Drive 5 Minutes to~~~~~~~~~~~~~
8-Gredig’s cider mill & Orchard
U.V. treated and non pasteurize CIDER
45976 Ron McNeil Line Albert: 519-631-7194
St Thomas, Ont Tammy: 519-633-8885
~~~~~~~~~~Drive 5 Minutes to~~~~~~~~~~~~
9-Minerva Art Gallery - Kevin Morrell- owner
11078 Springwater Rd N
~~~~~~~~~Drive 5 Minutes to~~~~~~~~~~~~~
10-Rokeby Orchards Honey Crisp
N. Spy...Ida Red...Red and Golden Delicious...
11766 Imperial Rd North
4 kms North of Aylmer at the BIG APPLE
~~~~~~~~~~Drive 2 Minutes to~~~~~~~~~~~~
11-Covermead Bees and Honey
bee excited about our bee products beeyond honey,
bee discovery station, and heritage settlement buildings
11302 Imperial Rd North, closed Sunday’s
~~~~~~~~~~Drive 5 Minutes to~~~~~~~~~~~~
12-Alymer wildlife and bird sanctuary
Hacienda Rd South side of Aylmer OPP College
~~~~~~~~~~Drive 15 Minutes to~~~~~~~~~~~
13-Heritage Line Herbs, Silver Birch Outdoor Tea Room,
store, and beautifully landscaped herb farm. With over 150 potted
and/or dried herbs. For the Special events schedule call
Deb and Tom Benner 519-866-5577
53443 Heritage Line, Just east of Aylmer
~~~~~~~~~~Drive 8 Minutes to~~~~~~~~~~~~
14-Carries Quilting and Knitting
43 Talbot St. West, Alymer 
~~~~~~~~~~Drive 15 Minutes to~~~~~~~~~~~
15-Lavender Blue, Lavender Farm and Gifts
47589 Sparta Line, East of Sparta 519-494-5525
~~~~~~~~~~Drive 8 Minutes to~~~~~~~~~~~~
16-Orchard Hill Suffolk Punch Horse and Organic Farm,
Amazing fruits and veggies, beautiful horses, straw bale house,
community farm share.
45415 Fruitridge Line, St Thomas
~~~~~~~~~~Drive 11 Minutes to~~~~~~~~~~~
17-New Sarum Diner, country fresh down right good food, since 1943.
46230 New Sarum Line, New Sarum

1-Robin Baratta, 211 Brentwood Crs Belmont mixed media and commission portraits map
2-Catherine Craig, 128 Dyer St Belmont, clay and fiber art map website
3- Rose Klein, 48330 Wilson Line map
4- Jerry Potma, painter, 142 Forest Grove Crs. Dorchester map
5-George, sculptor 14086 Belmont Rd map
6-Belmont Cornmaze, 46614 Crossley-Hunter Line map website
7-Minerva Art Gallery11078 Springwater Rd N Alymer map website
8-Clovermead Apairy, 11302 Imperial Rd N map website
9-Roakby Orchards, 11766 Imperial Rd N. map
10-Carries Quilting and Knit Shop, 43 Talbot Street W Aylmer map website
11-Lavender Blue, 47589 Sparta Line, Sparta map website
12-New Sarum Diner,46230 New Sarum Line map website
13-Orchard Hill Organics, 45415 Fruit Ridge Line, map website
14-Gredig's Cider Mill and Orchard, 45976 Ron McNeil Line, map
15-Susan Hewitt Graham, painter, 125 Mill Rd Dorchester map
16-Heritage Line Herbs, 53443 Heritage Line, map website