Artists

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

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