A Haliburton Highlands Art Trail


Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0, Canada

Created By: Arts Council ~ Haliburton Highlands

Tour Information

From July 1 - October 15, 2022 the Art in Public Spaces Committee of the Arts Council~Haliburton Highlands is hosting a county-wide art trail. The theme of the trail is Renewal and it features the work of our local artists as we emerge from the isolation of the Covid 19 pandemic. Over the past two and a half years, our members have been busy in their studios. It is now time to celebrate their efforts and showcase their talent. Tour the beautiful Haliburton Highlands either virtually or in-person and visit the host venues along the trail. Pick up a map guide brochure from any of the host venues, libraries, municipal offices or welcome centres, or download the PocketSights app for information. The brochure and the PocketSights app provide information on the host venue locations, the participating artists and inspirational insights. Enjoy your tour!

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What You'll See on the Tour

RENEWAL - An Art Trail Introduction from The Ats Council~Haliburton Highlands Administrative Office If you are looking for something special to do this summer, come join us on the Art Trail. The Arts Council~Haliburton Highlands is hosting ... Read more
Double the Buzz (Two bees collecting pollen from a sunflower.) photography, limited edition print #5 of a 50 print edition on Canon Pro-Luster, acid-free, photography paper. Printed, signed, embossed and numbered by June Krisko. 11"x 14" pr... Read more
The Reid House - A Haliburton Heritage Home Rossana Dewey oil on canvas, 14.5"x 12.25" $385  Artist Inspiration The Reid House - A Haliburton Heritage Home was painted on site "en plein air".   The home was built in 1882 by the Reid fam... Read more
Paddling Season Arrives Susanne James acrylic on canvas, 12”x 16” $200 Artist Inspiration A new season arrives, a new day breaks, and the kayak beckons. After a long winter, there is nothing better than to return to the water, as the su... Read more
Kaleidoscape Annette Blady and Al Van Mil moulage, 48”x 48” $7000 Artist's Inspiration With a vision of paintings that literally break free of the canvas, Blady and Van Mil invented "moulage" in the early days of the pandemic. It beca... Read more
Cycle of Life Jane Selbie fabric, 22"x 24" $550 (+HST) Artist Inspiration Cycle of Life is created from fabric. It is dry mounted on foam core and framed in a diamond presentation complete with off-set glass. The renewal theme provided me ... Read more
A Ring of Promises Marie Gage novel $20 Artist Statement Renewal is at the very core of this work of historical fiction inspired by a true story. Will is forced to fight against contrary forces as he struggles to build a new life in Canada ... Read more
First Sun John Lennard oil on canvas, 36”x 48” $3500 Artist Inspiration The painting First Sun represents the early morning light. A new day, a new beginning. The failures and disappointments of yesterday are behind us. A blank sheet, a... Read more
Almost Alone Laurie O'Reilly mixed media collage/oil painting/poetry on ply, 22”x 26” $900.00. Artist Inspiration This piece was painted in early April 2020. It was a time of fear, loneliness and depression. We were told not to go for w... Read more
Winter Bouquet Kathleen Dewar leather on canvas, 11"x 18" $400 Artist Inspiration A gift of renewal: This unique artistic creation crafted from leather evokes memories of sitting by summer gardens reminding us of our connection to Earth and... Read more
PERSEPHONE - QUEEN OF THE UNDERWORLD, GODDESS OF SPRING Anne Bailey acrylic on canvas, 16”x 20” $375 Artist Inspiration Imagine lifting the lid of your BBQ and finding a drey of newborn red squirrels, or looking up and seeing a nest of... Read more
Awaken Sophie Creelman acrylic on canvas, 40"x 30" $800  Artist Inspiration Renewal contains the idea of giving fresh life or a restored strength. This artwork is an abstract depiction of a visual representation of strength and perseveran... Read more
Shelley’s Stream Wendy Wood acrylic on canvas,18"x 24" $700 Artist Inspiration Shelley’s Stream is a real place. A place to soak up nature and let it soak into you. A place where you can sit and gather your thoughts, or a place to let t... Read more
Faith Sharon Bell oil on canvas, 24"x 18" $230 Artist Inspiration Audrey Hepburn once stated, “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” My painting is called “Faith”, and though, that could be the little girls name, it is more ... Read more
Home Renewal Jacqueline Halupka acrylic on canvas, 11"x 14" $120 Artist Inspiration The theme of Renewal made me think of so many things, from the Spring renewal of nature to the renewal of self through continuous self-development. I turned... Read more
Stardust  Renée Woltz ceramic, 260 mm diameter x 100 mm tall NFS Stardust Description: Wheel thrown PSH Sheba Raku clay, brushed slip and glaze, propane fired Raku, smoking for reduction Shadow Crackle Raku is a technique in which a layer... Read more
Renewal Gwynneth Heaton mixed media, 24”x 24” $799 Artist Inspiration Renewal is inside this piece We see its colours glow with hope Now gaze at this from different sides Colours vary as we walk It’s almost like a fire starts Inside s... Read more
Round the River Bend Mary Intven Wallace acrylic on canvas, 20"x 30” $900 Artist Inspiration The Kennisis River in the Algonquin Highlands of Haliburton is a place of renewal. It’s where I am inspired to create many of my paintings that... Read more
Majestic Lynda Moffatt artist's proof on dibond, 20”x 30” $450 Artist Inspiration This painting Majestic, represents the first painting in my Signature Series “Algonquin Adventure’s” Making the trek up to Algonquin, Highlands ever... Read more
Wild Asters Chuck Lewis oil on canvas, 11”x 14” $375 Artist Inspiration The reason I painted these wild asters was because on my drive to Haliburton the abundance of nature’s wildflowers along the shoulders of the road with all their ... Read more
Natural Capacity Sheila Ziman willow bark container, 12.5”x 12.5” $95 Artist Inspiration Because the natural world is often front and centre in my life, “Renewal” immediately conjured up nature’s life cycles. I heard about the pro... Read more
Kids Play Jacqueline Morin-Prous acrylic on canvas, 24"x 24" $600 SOLD Artist Inspiration Renewal – an instance of resuming an activity or state after an interruption… This painting called Kids Play captures the moment where memories a... Read more
Spring Comes to the Highlands Susan Hay acrylic on canvas, framed 46”x 30”  $1500 Artist Inspiration This piece is an abstractified, stylized interpretation of the season of renewal and of hope in the Haliburton Highlands. During the p... Read more
Hope Janice Archer oil on birchwood,16”x 14” Best offer over $250 with funds going to World Vision for The Children of Ukraine. Artist Inspiration The news about the invasion of Ukraine kept breaking day after day - devastating news b... Read more
Kids Being Kids Janet Bradley oil on canvas, 16"x 20" $240 Artist Inspiration During the Covid pandemic, children were confined to their homes unable to go to school and interact with their friends. They were devoid of social contact for 2 ... Read more
Don’t Worry Bee Happy Harvey J Walker oil on canvas, 30"x 24” $590 Artist Inspiration We exist as a small part of overlapping cycles, the most obvious one is the change of seasons. Spring brings new life from what appears to be frozen, ... Read more
BECKONING  Maija Stone oil on canvas 16”x 20” $200 Artist Inspiration The painting shows a view from the Heritage Trail at the Barnum Nature Reserve, April 2021. The title “Beckoning” implies the beckoning of spring, a mood of chan... Read more
Ruby-throated Hummingbird on Blue-bead Lily Greg Gillespie carving - tupelo, black walnut, brass, paper, acrylic NFS at the present time Artist Inspiration With all due respect to those folks who embrace the season of snow, for me there is ... Read more
Haliburton Sculpture Forest The Haliburton Sculpture Forest, in Glebe Park near the village of Haliburton, is a unique outdoor collection featuring 44 sculptures by Canadian and international artists. The trails in the Sculpture Forest—fo... Read more
Downtown Haliburton Sculpture Exhibition The Downtown Haliburton Sculpture Exhibition is an outdoor exhibition that runs from June through October each year. Six sculptures by Ontario artists are installed at sites along Highland Street, th... Read more


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