Artists

“Dishing It Up” with May Irwin: Now for Canning & Pickling

“Home canned food has a different, “Home canned food has a different, fresher flavor— and you don’t realize how easy it is to ‘put up’,” says May Irwin, in her 1922 column on cooking . . .

Volume 17, Issue 9, September 2022
Karen Killian with Emily St. Marie

GAN: Gananoque Arts Network

Definition of Network: “a group or system of interconnected people or things.” Simple explanation, Eh! However, looking closely the new Gananoque Arts Network (GAN) takes on real meaning.

Volume 17, Issue 9, September 2022
Susan W. Smith

Will Salisbury, we will miss you . . .

There will be many tributes given in the future but this editor was fortunate as TI Life was able to highlight Will Salisbury's work many times over the years. I am pleased to share them again today.

Volume 17, Issue 8, August 2022
Susan W. Smith

Doug Drumm - "Each piece created has no equal"

For those of us summering in the Thousand Islands, any day seems special; but on the day I invited Doug Drumm for lunch, and I started to ask questions, I realize, that it was a special day indeed.

Volume 17, Issue 8, August 2022
Susan W. Smith

“Beauty and Strength, the life and work of American sculptor Sally James Farnham.”

This is the largest public and permanent exhibit of Sally James Farnham’s work and it celebrates this forgotten woman’s life . . .

Volume 17, Issue 7, July 2022
Sarah Ellen Smith

"The Runners"

CSL commissioned the mural, which was created by Bryan Beyung, along with equally renowned Canadian artists Emmanuel Jarus, Andrea Wan, and K.C. Hall, to help celebrate the spirit of the 2022 Canada Summer Games

Volume 17, Issue 7, July 2022
Patty Mondore

Digital Artwrk.ca To Feature Ian Coristine’s Works

A couple of weeks ago, I learned that Lyne Roberge, Ian’s dear wife and best friend, was going to exhibit some of his best works through Artwrk.ca, which is a digital gallery.

Volume 17, Issue 5, May 2022
Susan W. Smith

Artistry in Fabric: Quilt Show Returns to Clayton June 3 – 5, 2022

After missing its 2020 show the North Country Quilting Guild presents quilts of all sizes and styles, plus 14 demonstrations, professional judging, and vendors.

Artists
Kara Lynn Dunn

Before the Summer! Art Show

Yes, the artists are excited to be able to exhibit the paintings that have been piling up in their spare rooms, and this year we have decided to add some sculpture, too.

Volume 17, Issue 4, April 2022
Martha Stroud

Alson Skinner Clark and about "Colleen’s Confession"

American Impressionist artist, muralist, and photographer, Alson Skinner Clark is most remembered for his beautiful landscapes that often sell for tens of thousands of dollars.

Volume 16, Issue 11, November 2021
Susan G. Mathis

Before the Rush Art Show 2021

Come and share some Christmas joy, do some gift shopping for others, or provide a little self care and take home a gift for yourself!

Volume 16, Issue 11, November 2021
Martha Stroud

Chief Tecumseh

My wife and I often do not share the same taste in art, so when we find a piece that we both like, we jump on it. And so, Chief Tecumseh was born.

Volume 16, Issue 9, September 2021
Michael Laprade

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