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Annapolis Valley

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5Al Simm

Avon River Metalworks

Known as “the reluctant artist”, Al Simm creates metal sculptures and functional architectural pieces. His diverse portfolio includes custom fireplace screens, stair railings and gates, tabletop sculptures of plants, and commanding floral sculptures and signposts for yards. Many of his sculptures are permanently “planted” in downtown Windsor.

By chance or appointment

studio/cell
(902) 790-2218
home
(902) 798-2849

avonriver [dot] metalworks [at] ns [dot] sympatico [dot] ca

http://avonrivermetalworks.weebly.com

616 Sangster Bridge Road
Falmouth, NS B0P1L0
Canada

Directions: Hwy 101 to Exit 5, onto Hwy 14 west. Continue 9.4 km toward Windsor Forks and turn right just before Ski Martock entrance onto Sangster Bridge Rd & continue for 3 km to # 616. Watch for sculptures on the lawn. GPS: N 44° 57' 50" N 64° 12' 27"W

 
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6Terry-Lee Bourgeois-King

Terry-Lee creates one-of-a-kind wheel thrown and hand-formed pots with pleasing form, colour and texture in each one. Her gallery and studio overlooking the Bay of Fundy’s Hall's Harbour offers up a medley of pots from functional, humble bowls to vases that will bring individuality and soul to one's home.

By appointment or chance

Studio/Cell
(902) 679-0777

terry [at] xcountry [dot] tv

http://www.spiralstudio.ca

4029 Hwy 359 (Hall's Harbour Road)
Hall's Harbour, NS B0P 1J0
Canada

Directions: Hwy 101 to exit 12, head North through 3 sets of lights, turn left on Belcher St. and follow it to the bottom of the hill. Turn right onto Hwy 359 at lights. Go north for 18 km on Hwy 359 to Hall’s Harbour. Watch for "Welcome to Hall’s Harbour" sign on right, then 1st building on left. GPS: 45 11 50N 64 36 38W

Workshops: Wheel throwing studio classes and hand-building workshops in clay throughout the year.

 
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7Nistal Prem de Boer

Yellow Kanguru

Nistal draws upon Zen, Greek myths, Hindu legends, Sufi poems & tales and on Tantra…all about change and mutation, growth and enlightenment. Exploration of the expression of the ephemeral, the fleeting of our human experience is embodied in the permanent, enduring medium of bronze. Come look and find 'your' story in this work!

By appointment or chance

Studio
(902) 538-3015

nistal [at] eastlink [dot] ca

http://www.nistal-sculpture.com

1299 Russia Road Yellow Kanguru
Canada Creek, NS B0P 1V0
Canada

Directions: Hwy101, to Exit 14- Coldbrook, west on Route 1 for approx 9 km to Waterville, then right on Black Rock Road (north) for approx 14 km (close to the Fundy Shore) to Russia Road, then left for approximately 150 meters to Yellow Kanguru opposite the Church. GPS: 45° 09' 29" N 64°43' 52"W

 
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8Twila Robar-DeCoste, SCA

Windsong Studio and Gallery

Inspired by the beauty & diversity of gardens, woodlands and the ever-changing coast, Twila creates realistic paintings of natural subjects; birds, butterflies, flowers, landscapes & seascapes. Elected to the Society of Canadian Artists in 2009, she works in watercolour, ink, acrylic & oil. Visitors are welcome to enjoy the gardens around her studio.

Year round: By appointment or chance.

home/studio
(902) 847-9847

robardecoste [at] ns [dot] sympatico [dot] ca

http://www.windsong-nature-gallery.com

1331 Victoria Rd
Aylesford, NS B0P 1C0
Canada

Directions: In Aylesford: Hwy 101 to exit 16. Go south on Victoria Rd. First house on right next to picnic park coming into Aylesford Village: #1331. GPS: 45º 01' 56"N 64° 50' 21"W

Workshops: One and two day workshops in watercolour & acrylic. Please call or visit her web site for details.

 
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9de Weever's Wovens

de Weever's Wovens

Celebrating 35 years in this location, Hilda creates one of a kind handwoven garments in wool and cotton. Choose from an array of colours and have your garment made to measure ensuring a perfect fit of lasting quality. Visit the studio and see Hilda weaving her magic or constructing a garment.

We invite you to drop in by chance or call ahead to avoid disappointment

Home/Studio
(902) 847-9270

dwvrs [at] ns [dot] sympatico [dot] ca

https://www.deWeeversWovens.com

3486 Hwy #1
Aylesford, NS B0P 1C0
Canada

Directions: Hwy 101- Exit 16, head South for 750 m then right on Hwy 1, for approx 4 km to # #3486 GPS: 45° 01' 03" N 64° 52' 07"W

 
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10Margaret Jansen

Apple Pie Pottery

From this cheerful studio in the heart of the beautiful Annapolis Valley, Margaret has hand thrown and built functional, decorative and sculptural stoneware pottery for over 30 years. Her signature series of Valley Apple, Blue Iris and Celtic designs are available—unique cookware to tickle the fancy of any gourmet chef or foodie!

Mon-Sat 10am-5pm. Otherwise by appointment or chance

Home/Studio
(902) 825-4935

applepiepottery [at] eastlink [dot] ca

http://www.applepiepottery.com

106 Main St Hwy 1
Middleton, NS B0S 1P0
Canada

Directions: Hwy 101, exit 18, south on access road approx 1 km to Hwy 1 (Evangeline Trail), and studio is at the intersection straight ahead. GPS: 44° 56’ 08” N 65° 04’ 54”W

 
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11Jon Gray

Jon Gray Handmade Shoes

Jon Gray makes finely crafted, handmade, hand sewn shoes & boots for men & women. Using the highest quality materials available, Jon uses traditional shoe-making techniques to make classic & contemporary footwear. This is the bespoke experience; all shoes are custom made for fit and design.

Year Round: Mon–Fri 9am–5pm, & by appointment or chance

studio/cell
(902) 526-3899

info [at] jongraybespoke [dot] com

http://www.jongraybespoke.com

43 School St
Annapolis Royal, NS B0S 1A0
Canada

Directions: Hwy 101- exit 22. Follow Into Annapolis Royal: just off St. George Street, turn at the large brick school onto School Street. #43 GPS: 44° 44' 29" N 65° 30' 24"W

Workshops: Custom tailored shoemaking workshops can be organized for interested students.

 
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12Debra Kuzyk & Ray Mackie

Lucky Rabbit Pottery

Established in 1999, the year of the rabbit, Deb and Ray`s award-winning work has been featured in many solo and group exhibitions, nationally and internationally. The pottery embodies the refinement and durability of porcelain with the flamboyance of colorful contemporary art.

May–Oct: Mon–Sat 10am–5pm. Sunday noon–5pm. Or by appointment

studio
(902) 532-0928

lucky_rabbit [at] hotmail [dot] com

http://www.luckyrabbitpottery.ca

15 Church Street Annapolis Royal
NS B0S 1A0
Canada

Directions: Hwy 101- exit 22. Follow all the way into Annapolis Royal, St George St. to Church St. On Town Parking lot adjacent to the farmer's market GPS: 44° 44' 43" N 65º 31' 06"W

 
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13Jane Seary

Satori Studio

Experimental works of art inspired by the natural world in an incorporation of both realism and abstraction; watercolour, graphite, charcoal and natural pigments on Japanese papers, fibre sculpture and mixed media.

By appointment only.

Studio
(902) 467-0317

janeseary [at] eastlink [dot] ca

http://www.janeseary.com

488 Grand Lake Rd. Grand Lake
Virginia East, NS B0S 1G0
Canada

Directions: From Hfx: Hwy 101 to Exit 22, south on Hwy 8 toward Kejimkujik Park 10 km or so, right on Virginia Rd- 8 km to “Grand Lake” sign, turn right- 2 km to studio- #488 on right. From Bear River: North East on Clementsvale Rd for 8 km or so to T Intersection (see sign for Hwy 8, Kejimkujik Park, Virginia East), turn right & go 3 km to Grand Lake Rd, left for 2 km to studio- #488 on right. GPS: 44° 38' 28" N 65° 28' 28" W

 
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14Rob Buckland–Nicks

Flight of Fancy

Rob is well known for his bird paintings on stone. Detailed acrylic paintings on naturally evolved ocean stone, interpreted with birds to suggest mountains, oceans, mists & ledges, trees & grasses, sounds & silence. He summons a kind of harmony that really needs to be seen first-hand.

May 1–Oct 30: Mon–Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am–5pm.

Gallery
(902) 457-4171
Home
(902) 467-3202

robertnicks [at] eastlink [dot] ca

http://www.theflight.ca

1869 Clementsvale Road
Bear River, NS B0S 1B0
Canada

Directions: Take Exit 24 off Hwy 101. Go 3 miles, then turn left at the junction in Bear River. Go over bridge to Flight of Fancy. Studio is upstairs, off main gallery. GPS: 44°34'34"N 65°38'22"W

 
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15Kelli Janson

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Bold, bright and graphic are words that best describe Kelli's one-of-a-kind landscapes and flowers. Focusing primarily on acrylic paintings and pencil drawings, Kelli (BFA NSCAD) works from her studio at Oakdene Centre, overlooking beautiful Bear River. Her work can be found in private collections throughout North America.

By appointment or chance

Home
(902) 245-4796
Cell
(902) 247-1676

janson [at] ns [dot] sympatico [dot] ca

http://www.kellijanson.com

1913 Clementsvale Road Upstairs at Oakdene Centre
Bear River, NS B0S 1B0
Canada

Directions: Take exit 23A off Hwy 101 toward Cornwallis/Clementsport/Clementsvale. Turn left onto Mary Jane Riley Rd. and travel for 3.2km. Turn right onto Clementsvale Rd. and drive for 5km. Oakdene Centre is on your right just past Chute Rd. GPS: 44º 34' 39"N 65º 38' 18"W

 

3The Bread Gallery

Making their home in a heritage building, work is featured by established and emerging Nova Scotian artists who work in various mediums and styles. Adjacent to the gallery is their scratch bakery offering a variety of freshly-baked products using local ingredients whenever possible. Please visit their blog for event listings.

Tues-Fri 8am- 6pm, Sat 8am- 5pm, Sun 10am- 4pm, Closed Monday

Gallery
(902) 757-3377

thebreadgallery [at] gmail [dot] com

http://www.breadgallery.blogspot.com

7778 HWY 14
Brooklyn, Hants Co. , NS B0N 2A0
Canada

Directions: 10 minutes from Windsor, and less than an hour from Halifax, Wolfville, Truro and Chester. Hwy 101 to, exit 5, east on Route 14, 8.6 km to Brooklyn. GPS: 45° 00' 21" N 64° 00' 45"W

 

4Artist's Landing Studio & Gallery

Located in the Avon River Heritage Society Museum, the Artist’s Landing is home to the Hants County Arts Council. Operating seasonally, June through September, the space plays host to many regular events and also houses a resource library, a drop-in studio, and a gallery showcasing artwork by council members.

June-Sept, Wed-Sun, 10am- 5pm

ARHS Museum
(902) 757-1718

HCACinfo [at] gmail [dot] com

http://www.hantscountyartscouncil.ca

17 Belmont Road
Newport Landing, NS B0N 2A0
Canada

Directions: 10 minutes from Brooklyn, 15 min from Windsor, and only 25 min from Halifax, Truro & Chester. Hwy 101 to, exit 5, east on Route 14, 5.9 km to Mantua, left on Avondale Road 1.4 km, then left (staying on Avondale Road) 7.7 km, right on Belmont Road- 73 m. GPS: 45º 01' 20" N 64º 07' 48"W

 

5The Perfect Corner

Mary Ann’s inventiveness (& 27 years experience!) excites & satiates art lovers, makers & collectors. Expansive, unreserved approaches & damn the budget, it’s beautiful…let’s do it! Or— small, intimate & reserved—still rich & gorgeous but budget savvy; consistent in quality & design. David Silverberg engravings, Baffin Island Inuit etchings, Alex Colville limited edition prints & an amazing mix of local creativity.

Tues – Fri 10 AM - 5 PM. Sat 10 AM - 2 PM. Otherwise by appointment or chance

Studio/Gallery
(902) 542-9250

info [at] perfectcornerframing [dot] com

http://www.perfectcornerframing.com/

11 Main St.
Wolfville, NS B4P 1B8
Canada

Directions: Hwy 101 to exit 10, west on Hwy 1 (Evangeline Trail), 4 km, across from the Town of Wolfville sign. GPS: 45º 05' 53"N 64º 15' 37"W

 

6Harvest Gallery

Harvest Gallery features a wonderfully diverse collection of art & fine craft from many of the province's best-loved artist & artisans. A lower gallery adds to the experience with exciting & distinctive exhibitions through the year. It's the Studio Rally in one stop! Harvest Gallery is also the place to go for all your custom framing needs.

Jul through Oct: Mon–Sat 10am–5pm, Sun 12–5pm • Nov through Jun closed Mondays, otherwise daily 11am-5pm & Sun 12-5pm • Seasonal & special event hours also apply. If in doubt, please call.

gallery
(902) 542-7093

gallery [at] harvestgallery [dot] ca

http://www.harvestgallery.ca

462 Main St.
Wolfville, NS B4P 1E2
Canada

Directions: Conveniently located on Main St. Wolfville GPS: 45° 05' 29" N 64° 21' 47"W

 

7The Flight of Fancy

‘The Flight’ is situated in an historic building on stilts over the Bear River. A beautiful 6 km trek off the TransCanada will lead you to the heart of town and The Flight of Fancy. “Exquisitely curated... if you wanted one unique treasure to take away from Nova Scotia, this is a good place to find it” ~ Lonely Planet. Atlantic Canada Craft Awards for Excellence—Outstanding Retailer 2011

May 1–Oct 30: Mon–Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am–5pm.

Gallery
(902) 457-4171
Home
(902) 467-3202

info [at] theflight [dot] ca

http://www.theflight.ca

1869 Clementsvale Road
Bear River, NS B0S 1B0
Canada

Directions: From Hwy 101 take exit 24. Find your way to Bear River, about 6 km south, then turn left at the junction, go over the bridge to the Flight of Fancy. GPS: 44° 34' 33"N 65° 38' 21"W

 
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aIL Dolce Far Niente Espresso Bar

IL Dolce Far Niente ("the sweetness of doing nothing") is a Euro-Style Espresso Bar serving Illy Coffee and Dammann Frere Teas. Their in-house bakery serves amazing croissants, carrot cake, almond cake, sticky buns among other delicious sweets. Light lunches available. Enjoy their relaxing atmosphere inside or people watch on the patio.

Mon-Sat, 8:00am - 5:30pm • Sun, 10:00am - 5:30pm

Cafe
(902) 542-5307

16 Elm Avenue
Wolfville, NS B4P 1Z9
Canada

Directions: Hwy 101, exit 10 into Wolfville, (approx 6.km) 2nd street on the right past the stop sign, north on Elm Avenue, just past Front St on Left across from parking. GPS: 45º 05' 32" N 64º 21' 51"W

 
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bUncommon Common Art

Home
(902) 542-3981

tdrahos [at] mac [dot] com

http://www.uncommoncommonart.com

311 Main St
Wolfville, NS B4P 1C7
Canada