"In the Spirit of Tom Thomson'" Art Weekend Get-Away

In The Spirit of Tom Thomson Art Weekend Get-Away Sept 8-10

In the centenary of Tom Thomson's mysterious death in Algonquin Park, there is no shortage of commemorations honouring this wonderful artist! Deerhurst Resort and Eclipse Art Gallery have teamed up to offer a special Art weekend, "The Spirit of Tom Thomson" taking place on September 8-10 2017.

  • Two Nights Accommodation
  • Welcome Reception
  • Breakfast Daily
  • Tom Thomson Canoe Lake Adventure in Algonquin
  • Snack - to go
  • Tom Thomson Paint & Wine Session
  • Outdoor Group of Seven Gallery Tour

$279/pp for two nights based on double occupancy.

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Fridays in Rosseau: Meet the Artist on the Porch 11am -1pm

Eleanor Lowden is fascinated by people.  "My paintings would herald the day, and honour those simple moments that we all take for granted. Walking the dog, shopping, eating, holding hands, talking on the phone, texting. I love to watch crowds of people traveling in different directions, each with their own story and body language, lost in their own thoughts, being in close proximity to people and never connecting. Or perhaps connecting, and that I find equally fascinating and inspiring." These figures provide Eleanor with an endless source of inspiration. Her work is impressionistic, vibrant and loose "I paint with many layers of transparent acrylic, layering my colors so that they glow.  I want the viewer to spend time contemplating both the painting process and the story that I am telling"   

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Spring Art Show April 6 - June 26

This exhibit is all about 'New'.  

We are introducing new artists to the gallery  such as Zoe Lefort, Karen Richardson ,Sara Jane Doberstein and Christyn Grampola.

Each bring an unique view of their experiences in life and their surroundings. Fresh colours , very interesting subject matter from catamarans, classic boats, to birds nests,  to a close up encounter with rocks.

Enjoy the new show!

 

Karen Richardson with 'The Shell Game'

Karen Richardson with 'The Shell Game'

New Artist Zoe Lefort

Zoé Lefort is a French Canadian born in Quebec who spent her early childhood years growing up in Montreal. She later on moved to Oakville Ontario where she began hand-painting pottery. She continued this for many years and eventually began selling her pieces to several trendy stores in downtown Montreal before the age of 15.

 Zoé attended Sheridan College for 2 years after high school and received her diploma for Travel & Tourism. She worked in this field for a few years but quickly realized that art was her true passion. She returned to Sheridan College where she studied painting, drawing, graphic design and animation for 4 years and obtained her Bachelor of Arts in Illustration. 

Zoé primarily works with oil paints/pastels and has always been known for her rich & bold colours. This is consistent with every facet of her life, from her fashion sense to decorating her home. Zoé loves exploring different subjects and/or themes of nature and is very particular with what she chooses to paint.

New Artist ......Sara Jane Doberstein

 Sara Jane Doberstein will be joining our artist roster in 2017.  Sara Jane was born in 1976 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  She has spent most of her life in Owen Sound, Ontario on beautiful Georgian Bay, and has been a full-time artist since 2000. Her interest in the arts began at an early age, when she developed a passion for capturing the American coastline during family trips to the Carolinas. She continues to visit the United States as often as possible, finding inspiration in the beauty of its coastal areas for her vivid paintings of seashells, sandpipers, and crabs.

Her work will be on display this summer season at  Eclipse Art Gallery- Deerhurst Resort  and Rosseau.
  
 

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2017 Art News

Our WINTERSCAPE  art show was a great success showcasing gorgeous winter scenes by Michael Zarowsky, who we welcomed to the gallery this year. As the snow slowly will disappear, emphasizing slowly…. we are getting ready for our new Spring and summer season.

Please check our art show line –up at the end of April.

 

Spring Cottage Life Show 2017  

We are so excited! Eclipse Gallery is participating in the Spring Cottage Life Show at the International Centre in Toronto!  March 31-April 2  Booth # to be announced.

We will showcase four artists; Jenny Gordon, Ellen Cowie, Siggy Puchta and Brigitte Granton.

Come and visit us!  First 50 visitors will receive a free Eclipse desktop art calendar!

 

 Art Contest Canada 150

Our first ever art contest!

 In light of  Tom Thomson’s 100 year anniversary of his death and Canada’s 150 year celebration we have asked visual artists to submit 3 paintings with subject matter relating to Tom Thomson and / or Canada 150.

The chosen artist will have his or her art work on display for one year on the prominent Front Desk  Wall at Deerhurst Resort.  He or she will also receive loads of promotion and a free stay at the resort.

The BIG REVEAL will take place on Canada Day in the main lobby at Deerhurst Resort!

 

Eclipse Rosseau

Eclipse gallery in Rosseau will open its doors again this season:

JUNE 1 - OCTOBER 8 2017

We will have an exciting art selection by  well known and emerging artists definitely worth checking out.

 Come by on Fridays (Market Day)  and meet one of our artists working on a painting on the porch.

New !  A collection of furniture pieces and other wood goods created right here in Muskoka using fallen salvaged CANADIAN wood by Dan & Candice,  a very cool young couple.

Check it out on Artist page ‘LIVE EDGE FOREST’.

Muskoka Handmade Quilts & Toss Cushions by the FISHEYESISTERS.

Gorgeous one of kind cottage style cushions and soft and cuddly unique quilts to be treasured for a lifetime.

We welcome  visual artists Sarah Jane Doberstein, Robert McAffee, Karen Richardson and  emerging artist Christyn Grampola to the gallery! 

 

Celebrating Tom Thomson | Art Contest

Celebrating Tom Thomson  In light of Tom Thomson’s 100 year anniversary of his death and Canada’s 150th birthday, Deerhurst Resort & Eclipse Art Gallery are commemorating these two major milestones b

Inviting artists from Muskoka and Beyond to submit paintings paying tribute to Tom Thomson.

The winning artist will be chosen by Deerhurst Resort and Eclipse Art Gallery.

The unveiling takes place on July 1 2017 as part of the Canada Day celebrations. 

Submission Details

Criteria:

  • To commemorate artist Tom Thomson through your Artistic view
  • Submission Deadline May 25th 2017
  • Minimum submission of 3 paintings 
  • Sizes: 30” x 40” to 36” x 48” each 
  • Deadline for delivery of the chosen art work: June 19th 
  • Submit images of art work to by email, minimum of 300 dpi no later than May 125th
  • Email to:  info@eclipseartgallery.ca

The winner will be announced on June 9th 2017

For more information call or email:

Karin Kriekaard : info@eclipseartgallery.ca : 705 783 2579

Canadian fine Art, Giclee Prints, Jewelry

Soon to come:

A unique collection of Canadian fine art, Giclee prints, Canadian designed jewelry, and many more gifts via our new webshop: the Gift Shop.

The Gift Shop will be a concentrated, limited selection of Canadian art and gifts. 
 
We will be launching with a selection of Giclee Prints from Tim Packer, Ed Novak, Ellen Cowie and Jewelry from Deb Brown and Anne Marie Chagnon. We will also be offering exclusive in-house designed items.

Eclipse Art Gallery is proud to ship across Canada. Feel free to contact us if you have any questions or custom requests and be sure to sign up to our newsletter for special offers and exclusive deals.

Eclipse Art - New Gallery in Rosseau | First impressions

Eclipse Art Gallery Rosseau now open!!


With new art works from Matt Church, Ellen Cowie, Tim Packer, Jeanette Obbink, Ed Ambros, Jerzy Werbel, Elva Hook, Anne Marie Chagnon and more!
Be sure to contact us with any questions and visit us if you are in the area.....

Map to Eclipse Art Gallery Rosseau