St-George Street in Annapolis Royal. When we asked Violet Rosengarten why she chose to feature paintings of Islands for her exhibit at Round Hill Studio in September, she answered: “Islands are magical places for me because I spent some of my childhood and teen summers on an island on Big Rideau Lake in Ontario where I felt intimately connected to the water, the lake, and the wildness of nature on the island and where I had my happiest family experiences", says artist Violet
In August we are welcoming yet another talented, local artist. Brian Muszkie moved to Nova Scotia in 2010 and resides in the Village of Bear River. He works primarily in Oils and Watercolor. The theme for this exhibit is the Landscapes of Annapolis which he’s captured with his bold colours, and striking brush strokes. “I attempt to capture light in my paintings and have recently concentrated more on Plein Air. Painting on location brings accurate perspective, light, and comp
We are excited to announce our featured artist for September... Violet Rosengarten Violet began her artistic career as a textile artist, apprenticing with the indigenous people in Mexico and Guatemala. Violet creates mixed media abstract paintings. She also enjoys plein air painting. She has exhibited in solo and group shows in Quebec, Ontario and now in Nova Scotia.
Violet was featured as the painter in “Rosa’s Time” which played at the Sundance Film Festival. She also p
We are excited to announce our featured artist for August... Brian Muszkie Brian is a landscape painter residing in the village of Bear River, Nova Scotia. He works in both Watercolour and Oil and has experimented with other mediums as well. Like many local artists, he is inspired by the natural beauty of his surroundings:"Southwest Nova Scotia offers such a wide range of subject matter to paint, from beautiful inland lakes to breathtaking Maritime coastline all found within
Every Thursday morning over the past two painting seasons about two dozen painters have gathered in and around the Annapolis Valley to paint “en plein air” (on location) -- from the Point Prim lighthouse and Digby in the west to Haliburton House and Kings-Edgehill School in the east. Round Hill Studio is proudly showcasing some of their work, whether it be in oil, acrylic, watercolour, pastel, ink, graphite, felt stitching or other medium. Their work will be hanging from Augu