The 21st Annual Whitchurch-Stouffville Studio Tour goes virtual this year.

You can enjoy the Studio Tour while staying safe and comfortable at home.

Get to know the artists through their work by simply browsing online at wsstudiotour.com.

The art displayed in each artist’s profile is for sale. Some artists might choose to open their studios for in-person visits. COVID-19 protocols will be followed. You can use the contact information in each profile to message the artist directly to confirm availability of an item and for other queries.

This year’s show has something for every art enthusiast.

You’ll find unique pottery, watercolour and acrylic paintings, landscape photography, mixed media, jewellery designs, and much more.

Here’s a glimpse into this year’s artists.

Carin Bacher’s work embraces the beauty and diversity of the world around us, reflecting her love of nature, travel, and the path less taken.

Allison Bullock creates an eclectic body of work primarily composed of mixed media collage.

Diana Bullock explores the possibilities of traditional Sumi-e (Japanese brush painting), watercolours and mix media acrylics, Diana’s  work reflects the influence of both eastern and western painting.

David Clubine is a registered graphic designer and artist with many years of experience in watercolour illustration. His subject matter includes landscapes, heritage homes, churches and other familiar, local scenes. Please use the contact information below for commission information.

Monica Gennaro incorporates the pattern of bark on trees and the shape of flower petals into most of the jewellery that she designs.

Margaret Grandison brings her watercolour and acrylic paintings to life with a lot of colour and a touch of whimsy.

Ed Keith specializes in pottery forms and sculptural explorations, and has done extensive research in Raku, smoke firings, and non-traditional glazing.

Ed Lehming is a self-taught nature and landscape photographer. His love of the outdoors, natural form, and light are expressed in photographic abstractions, studio studies, and detailed images of the wildlife he experiences.

Grace MacPherson has built an impressive portfolio of watercolour paintings that reflect both her travels in Canada and abstract experimentation.

Jane McLellan channels her creative energies into painting glass. Self taught, Jane finds developing and creating new designs rewarding especially turning ordinary glassware into whimsical home decor.

Ray McNeice’s clean style in acrylics and watercolours is the product of 45 years in graphic design. Concern for shape, form, spatial relationships and eye movement drive his work.

Kirsty Naray creates unique artworks incorporating her two favourite mediums, glass and fibre, and then adds a touch of whimsy!

Sarah Porter blends brilliant colours and textures to create works of functional glass and wearable jewellery art, Sarah’s inspiration comes from many places… but often it is nature’s flow and form that inspires the most.

Vivienne Richards works in acrylics and mixed media and has a special interest in using the palette knife to create impasto techniques which reflect the rugged beauty of the Canadian landscape.

Lis Simpson ensures that dazzling light plays on the captivating art glass or exquisite adornment that she creates on the torch or in the kiln, often from her own unique molds.

Tricia Webster is a sculptor who create works that are used as a compliment to the natural elements of any garden. The materials (tree bark, moss, wood and burlap) are impervious to the elements and can be left outside all year or brought inside to enjoy.

Colin Whitebread develops his art from personal experiences, constantly seeking colour combinations that vibrate, sending positive image to the soul of the viewer. He loves to experiment and challenge the viewer to look more closely.

Sue Whitebread manipulates cardboard and paper into whimsical sculptural creations. Most of her materials are sourced from recyclable objects.

For more information on these talented artists, visit wsstudiotour.com.

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