Dockside Festival of the Arts August 18th, 19th & 20, 2017.
Celebrating 26 years in Gravenhurst

Always the Third Weekend in August
at The Muskoka Wharf Special Event Field
821 Bay Street, Gravenhurst, ON

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lee shelton

Sculptures Glass by Lee Shelton

Lee Shelton

Sand carved stained glass landscapes. $300 average

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elena's felting

Elena’s Felting

Elena Savinovskeid

Traditional wet felting and needle felting techniques. Felted garments, shawls, scarves, jewelry, 100% sick scarves, home accessories.

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erika harris

Erika Harris – Artist

Erika Harris

Erika is a multi-medium artist who also creates “one-of-a-kind” artisan jewellery using semi-precious gemstones, crystals or glass. Using the same inspirations as for her paintings, she works with wool to create realistic needle felting and traditional rug hooking scenes.

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tad pepper

Tad Pepper

Peter Hollihn

Beautiful, fun, colourful cotton bags made from hand loom.

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sail la vie

Studio Sail La Vie

Daniel Gallant

Each driftwood sailboat sculpture is a Muskoka original. Masts are made of chewed beaver sticks. Vessels are sealed to preserve their natural beauty.

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pomonalife

PomonaLIFE

Andrea Currie

Pomona, a goddess in Roman mythology, nurtured fruit trees, gardens and orchards. She was meticulous in the craft of cultivation. Creators mirror Pomona’s strengths, layering hours, days and sometimes years fostering their craft.
PomonaLIFE is building a community for creators to collaborate on arts projects and exhibits across multiple disciplines, and showcase their personal authentic style and voice as a part of a layered whole. It is a safe, nurturing space to teach, learn and inspire.

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cruise memories

Cruise Memories

Chuck Allbon

Chuck is a professional model boat builder, able to artistically reproduce with great precision the boats Muskoka’s historic past: the Sagamo, Cherokee, Islander, Ahmic, Muskoka, Kenozha, Oriole,Medora, and of course the Segwun. Chuck has been lovingly building these fine steamship models for many years and can make over 30 different models of Muskoka boats.

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burn island

Burn Island

Garrett Gilbart

Intricately cut antique hand tools and other salvaged metal objects.

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arniworks photography

Arniworks Nature Photography

Arni Stinnissen

Wildlife, nature, and landscape photography printed on canvas and photo paper, framed and unframed, notecards and calendars. $100 Average

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a spice above

A Spice Above

Julie Chadwick

We sell gourmet dips. They are prepackaged spices which can be mixed into dips/spreads or dressings. 4/$20.00

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Barbara Kopeschny Fine Art

Barbara is a Signature Member of Artists for Conservation. “The Artists for Conservation Foundation (AFC) – formerly the Worldwide Nature Artists Group (WNAG) – is a non-profit, international organization dedicated to the celebration and preservation of the natural world. The Foundation represents the world’s leading collective of nature artists and an unparalleled pool of artistic talent focussed on nature. The organization’s mission is to support wildlife and habitat conservation, biodiversity, sustainability and environmental education through art that celebrates our natural heritage.” Barbara’s preferred medium is acrylics, employing various fine-brush techniques, and utlizing a combination of dry and wet-on-wet application of paint to board and canvas. With a fascination for rocky environments, water views, and birdlife, her work typically emerges from an idea, sighting or tranquil settings observed while canoeing, hiking or exploring nature. In her studio Barb Refines her composition and painting, making use of on-site sketches, photo reference and rock samples.

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