Artists

Greg Lago - Getting to the Point!

Many River folk will remember “Winged Bull Studio” in Clayton, NY, where Greg ran a gallery and frame shop for many years. This summer his work will be on display at the Thousand Islands Arts Center . . .

Volume 16, Issue 7, July 2021
Sarah Ellen Smith

Kirsten Swanson Bowen, Artist

How often do you see a painting and say, WOW — nothing else, but WOW. Of course, you can say it softly, or in a normal voice, or very loudly. I did the latter . . .

Volume 16, Issue 7, July 2021
Susan W. Smith

The Mystery Boat of Cape Vincent

Story, long told with apparent authority, becomes the grist for myth, and myth becomes legend. Legend spiced with a modicum of truth, lasts. ANNA has taken on all these monikers and survived well.

Volume 16, Issue 7, July 2021
Stephen Shay

The Westminster Chapel

In 2002, Westminster Park Residents Randy and Mary Hannah Arnot envisioned a chapel for Westminster Park and the greater River community . . .

Volume 16, Issue 7, July 2021
Linda Twichell

Memories From My Sketchbooks, II

In 2002, we began to think about spending summers in Clayton, rather than put up with the heat and humidity of Tucson summers. In 2003, we got serious about it.

Volume 16, Issue 6, June 2021
Joel F. Charles

Memories from My Sketch Books

I'm sure people wondered who this guy wandering around town, snapping shots of all kinds of things, might be.

Volume 16, Issue 5, May 2021
Joel F. Charles

Sense of Place

Artists participating in the A Sense of Place Art Show in Kingston, ON. describe what painting is like in the time of the pandemic.

Volume 16, Issue 5, May 2021
Martha Stroud

Artists & the Pandemic: Before the Summer Show

Artists found unforeseen benefits in the pandemic . . . Although their Before the Summer show is cancelled their artwork is available for all to see.

Volume 16, Issue 4, April 2021
Martha Stroud

Andrew Kane: His Photography - His Art, His Passion and His Life

Andrew, Thousand Islanders on both sides of the border have by now seen — and been impressed with —- your beautiful images of this region. What was your "I'm going to do this, moment?"

Volume 16, Issue 3, March 2021
Raymond Kowalski

Shawn McDonald Blance, Photographer

I met Shawn this past December, when he entered our TI Life Photo Contest. Luckily for me, Shawn sent far too many photos to enter ... I had better find out more about this photographer,” I said.

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
Susan W. Smith

Frank H. Taylor: Harper's Weekly Special Artist on Tour

Frank H. Taylor, Harper’s Weekly's "special artist" accompanied former president Ulysses S. Grant, General Philip H. Sheridan and their wives to Florida, Cuba, and Mexico in 1880.

Volume 16, Issue 2, February 2021
Nancy Gustke

Memory Sketches

I found that you can, with a lot of practice, do an easily recognizable sketch of a subject in 15 to 20 minutes. It’s the “a lot of practice,” that counts.

Volume 16, Issue 1, January 2021
Joel F. Charles

Before the Rush 2020 Art Show

BEFORE THE RUSH 2020 - Art Sale 31 October, 10am to 5pm, 1 November 10am to 4 pm at the Firehall Theatre, 185 South Street, Gananoque ON, Bring your mask!

Volume 15, Issue 10, October 2020
Martha Stroud

Covid Projects

Time... lots of time. No parties, no shopping and no dusting... all part of Covid 19 and staying in our bubbles. What have you done over the year?

Volume 15, Issue 10, October 2020
Susan W. Smith

Dean White Pottery

Dean White has been in business solely as a potter for 46 years, Now living in Cape Vincent, those who live on the US side of the border have a great place to visit.

Volume 15, Issue 9, September 2020
Sarah Ellen Smith

Richard E. Armstrong, Artist

When I saw Richard Armstrong's drawing of Kingston's Pan Chancho Bakery, I wanted to step inside and buy my favorite

Volume 15, Issue 8, August 2020
Susan W. Smith

House Painters... Beverly Furer and Maureen Sheridan

Beverly Furer and Maureen Sheridan have a special way of painting houses...

Volume 15, Issue 7, July 2020
Beverly Furer, Maureen Sheridan & Susan W. Smith

On My Planet These Days I am...

On my planet these days I am ... learning new recipes...

Volume 15, Issue 6, June 2020
Marie-Anne Erki