Don Spring - Photographer and Woodworker

Don has spent decades capturing the beauty of the Limberlost area with his camera. Now, along with his photography, Don’s recent passion is salvaging compromised trees to create unique, live-edge furniture in his Bella Lake workshop.

Brenda Wainman Goulet - bronze sculpture

Over her 30 year career, Brenda has created bronze sculpture and bas-relief in a myriad of sizes and subject matters. Her statues of famous Canadians Dr. Norman Bethune, Tom Thomson and others can be seen throughout Muskoka.Come see her distinctive bronze and stone sculpture and unique jewellery.
Guest artists: Janet Stahle-Fraser - visual art, and Danielle Goulet - jewellery

Catherine O'Mara - egg tempera painting

Prepare to immerse yourself in nature when you visit Catherine’s studio. She has only to look to her own backyard for inspiration, her paintings expressing the strength, depth and wonder of the surrounding forests and wetlands.
Guest artists: Peter Kourtz - wind sculptures, Susan Colavecchia - pottery

Brian Markham - woodturning

Brian is a woodturner who is inspired by the rugged forests of Muskoka. Bark-covered burls and slabs of wood are turned on the lathe into handcrafted bowls, platters and live-edge furniture.
Guest artists: Carol-Ann Michaelson - jewellery, Jeff Miller - painting

Susan Higgins - fused glass

Susan’s colourful art glass portrays natural themes using the ancient technique of fused glass. Working in her lakeside studio, glasses are cut, composed in layers and melted together in a kiln to create original bowls, platters, free-standing art pieces and window panels.
Guest artists: Marni Martin - fibre art, Gina Denne - pottery

Mark Kulas - painter

Mark grew up on the shores of Golden Lake east of Algonquin Park, and as a child his school workbooks contained as many sketches as notes. He describes his painting style as a distillation of his graphic design background, the folk art of his Kashub Polish heritage, and the Woodland Art movement.
Guest artist: Dan Hill - pottery

Jerry Friedman - driftwood sculpture

Jerry is a long time cottager on Bella Lake. He can often be seen exploring the shallows of the lake, searching for the raw driftwood he transforms into sculptured pieces.
Guest artists: Jessica Brabant - pottery, Brad Wookey - watercolours