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Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Photographer Joanne McCarthy

Joanne McCarthy is a "come from away" Nova Scotia photographer who grew up enchanted by the stunning compositions found in Life and National Geographic magazines. She is now drawn to the natural beauty of her new surroundings in the St. Margaret's Bay area. Joanne has a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from York University, Ontario. She has also dabbled in printmaking, book arts and drawing. You'll find her photo cards at White Sails Bakery (Tantallon), Argyle Fine Art Gallery (Halifax) and Trilogy Gallery (Mahone Bay).

Follow Joanne's work at www.flickr.com/photos/eastcoastshutterbug/

Joanne will be showing and demonstrating at Bay Hammocks during our Open Studio Weekend and is the featured Artisian on the Ice Cream Deck the Finer Diner in Hackett's Cove on July 6th

Sunday, June 26, 2011

Jo Beale Gallery

When visiting Peggy's Cove Jo Beale Gallery is the place to go to see a wide range of art by local artists.
Jo Beale Gallery, Peggy's Cove
Every week throughout the summer Jo features a different artist, with an exhibit opening each Sunday. During our festival three local artists will be exhibited:

June 26 to July 9 2011 - Sarah Irwin - meet the artist, June 26, 2 to 4 pm
July 3 to 15 2011 - Leya Evelyn - meet the artist, July 3, 2 to 4 pm
July 10 to July 22, 2011 - Andrea Redmond, "Flocking to Peggy's Cove" - meet the artist, July 10, 2 to 4 pm

Also, Jo Beale Gallery will host the wine and cheese and exhibit and sale of the work of the artists who "Paint Peggy's Cove" July 2 and 3, 2011, 5 pm to 7 pm. You are invited to drop in, chat with the artists, view and purchase their work.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Ivan Fraser Gallery

A visit to Ivan's gallery and museum is a one-of-a-kind experience.

Ivan is an artist, photographer, author and storyteller was born and raised in Nova Scotia. Through paintings and photography he shares quiet inlets as well as the awesome power and majesty of the sea. His speciality is scenes of Peggy's Cove.

Ivan's latest endeavour is bringing Peggy's Cove Legend to reality through song, books, dolls, museum and storytelling. His popular Childhood Home Museum and exuberant storytelling is capturing hearts... hungry for details of the mysterious and charming Peggy. A mix of facts, blended with colorful tales and characters, take you back to the days of Peggy of the Cove. Hear it all and enjoy the friendly Maritime hospitality at Ivan's Childhood Home Museum. 

Ivan's gallery is on our studio tour - Sunday only