The ‘Eclectic’ Artists of Ontario’s Cottage Country

The Explorers’ Edge Arts Collective celebrates the talented eclectic artists in our region. There are some very talented folks in this neck of the woods working in some seriously interesting mediums – check them out in the list below:


Bruce Tyner Encaustic
Catherine O’Mara Egg Tempera Painting
Craig Henshaw Knife Making
Danielle Hutt Needelfelted Pillows
Eden Bachelder Leather Masks
Jerry Friedman Driftwood Sculpture

Leslie Songer Terry Basket Weaver
Maureen Haines Stained Glass
Natural Ewe Naturally Dyed Yarns
On The Porch Stained Glass Stained Glass
Pam Carnochan Wool Art
Ron Leach Soapstone

Shelridge Yarns Dye Studio 
Sylvia Bouchard Fibre Artist
Torr Lith Stained Glass Stained Glass

UNA Studio

Photo Credit: Pam Carnochan

Almaguin Highlands

Circling Hawks Centre Stained Glass
Incandescence Glass Studio Stained Glass
New Adventures in Sound Art Electroacoustic & Experimental Sound Art

Parry Sound

Elizabeth Steinebach Stained Glass
Trilogy of Art Stained Glass 


Birch & Arrow Co. Jewelry 

Photo Credit: Incandescence Glass Studio

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To check out all the great jewelry and fashion designers, click here.

To check out all the great studios and galleries, click here.

To check out all the great sculptors and wood workers, click here.

To check out all the great ceramic and metal workers, click here.

To check out all the great musicians in the region, click here.

To check out all our great actors, playwrights, producers, theatre companies and venues, click here.

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*Feature Image: Arts at the Albion by Leslie Songer Terry