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News from Heron’s Nest


Dealing with COVID-19 as an artist has been challenging. On a personal level, I wondered if people would feel comfortable visiting the gallery and questioned how I could share my work to the public with shows cancelled and many galleries closed. I had the additional concern about the work of the other artists represented in …

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Heron’s Nest Studio Gallery Open for the Season


Heron’s Nest Studio Gallery will open for the season on Saturday, June 6 from 10 am – 3 pm and thereafter for the same hours on most Fridays and Saturdays until October 11.  At other times, please call for an appointment. For the protection of visitors, we ask you to bring and wear a facemask. We …

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News from the Nest – June 2020 – Hot off the virtual press!


View this email in your browser News from Heron’s Nest Studio Gallery – June 2020News from the Nest is a newsletter from resident artist, Wendie Donabieto keep you informed about what’s happening at Heron’s Nest Studio Gallery.Please share it with friends and family.HERON’S NEST SEASONAL OPENING Since my last newsletter, the world has changed. It’s been a difficult time for so many …

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June 2019 Issue of NEWS FROM THE NEST!


The JUNE ISSUE of our bi-monthly newsletter, NEWS FROM THE NEST, will be emailed to subscribers this coming weekend. If you are interested in seeing and reading it, please click on on this link. Like what you see? You can subscribe on the same page! And it’s FREE! NEWS FROM THE NEST keeps you updated …

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News from the Nest! – first edition


News from Heron’s Nest Studio Gallery Hello from Heron’s Nest Studio Gallery! Last June we opened the Gallery, located steps from downtown Bracebridge. Working in a variety of mediums, my paintings reflect my love of nature and my concern for the environment. The intimate studio gallery also features work by other Muskoka artists who draw their inspiration from the natural …

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Gallery Open for Business!


There were lots of last minute details but Heron’s Nest Studio Gallery opened on schedule, Saturday, June 2. Friends, visiting for the weekend, helped to make set up the refreshments, greet visitors and clean up afterwards. The weather couldn’t have been better – 21C, sunny with a light breeze all day so folks could mill …

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Creating a Gallery Space


Last summer my husband and I purchased an old home in our neighbourhood. Built in the early 1920s, it had the traditional set up of a rectangular living room and dining room running along one side of the main floor with the kitchen and staircase to upstairs on the opposite side. Upstairs there we have …

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Art Show Opening Draws Curious Crowd


We got together over a bottle of wine to discuss the possibility of creating a group show with a theme or central idea.

Using ‘4’ as the jumping off point, we brainstormed words with ‘4’ in them until we came to foreskins!

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Dragonflies Take Flight from My Easel


Just completed 7 new Dragonflies and 1 Damselfly for consideration by the Dabbling Duck Gallery in Port Carling, Ontario. Love these magical creatures. Currently, over 5,000 varieties have been identified but there are probably many more out there. There main diet consists of midges and mosquitoes which makes them a great benefit to us in …

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Ventures into Abstraction


I’ve repeated on more than one occasion that I don’t understand abstract painting and thus would never do it… As they say, Never say never.

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