The Studio Tour: Haliburton Highlands

Studio Art Tour of Haliburton

The Studio Tour: Haliburton Highlands

Harcourt, Ontario K0L, Canada

Created By: Haliburton Studio Tour

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The first 2 weekends of October, 10-5. All studios open on these wekends, at other times, studio are open by chance or appointment

On this self-guided tour you will discover where and how over 30 artists live and work. You can observe the creative process through demos and conversation with the artists. Find works-in-progress and new finished work at each stop. Experience one-of-a-kind shopping as you tour the Haliburton Highlands during this beautiful fall season.

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What You'll See on the Tour

Al painted onstage with members of the National Ballet, Canadian Opera, and his artworks exhibited at the National Gallery and AGO. Annette’s uses encaustic wax, papers, fabrics, glass and acrylics, to link modern motifs with design. Both... Read more
Vibrant acrylic paintings of the Canadian landscape and colourful functional weaving await you at Wendy’s studio. Watch how cloth is made one thread at time on one of her looms or ask Wendy about her process of painting from site to canva... Read more
Sophie’s acrylic paintings focus primarily on two different styles. You will find her greyscale cityscapes show fine architectural details, while on the other end of the spectrum, she experiments and incorporates thread alongside acrylics... Read more
Barbara-Joy's desire to unite beauty and function is evident in her distinctive glazing techniques and designs which are simple in form yet elegant in style. Look for new works incorporating silver in her clay forms. Studio open year round ... Read more
Whether it's your first visit or your are a patron, you'll always find new ideas and experiementation in Jane's works: fabric never looked so good! Using hundreds, sometimes thousands of pieces of fabric Jane captures the essence of our var... Read more
Welcome to Twisted Twig Designs, where unique wooden items are handcrafted. Using a number of local, native and exotic woods, Mike designs and creates a variety of functional wooden pieces for everyday use. Items include the one of a kind k... Read more
Using the hardwood trees of Haliburton County, Paul makes decorative centerpieces and salad bowls as well as butcher block style cutting boards. 
With 35+ years experience, and 15 years on the tour, Tom's glass studio, in a century-old school house is not to be missed. Wander through amazing gardens while listening to music and enjoying treats from him wood-fired ovens.  A Journeyma... Read more
SueMac@Killara Station has established itself as a must see studio. The combination of Susan’s traditional hand felted creations and the unique farm setting makes it a popular destination. Meet the animals,enjoy a gourmet coffee and exper... Read more
Artifacts for the ritual of everyday life: a new mug for your morning coffee, a serving dish to enliven your next dinner, a raku wall piece to remind you of your favourite landscape and new, bicycle-inspired jewelery: and cookies, really go... Read more
Contemporary clay objects lovingly handmade for use and expression. Pottery Lane Studio and Gallery sit on the edge of Soyers Lake, welcoming visitors to enjoy creative, practical and whimsical range of thrown and altered tableware and one-... Read more
Come and see exciting demonstrations of the centuries-old Raku process. As well as stunning decorative pieces there is also a wide selection of functional stoneware for everyday use. Select a charming sculpture for your home in metal or cla... Read more
Artists Joyce and Peter Emmink invite you to explore this years exciting collection of nature inspired fused glass. From functional to framed, their use of colour and texture turns the ordinary to extraordinary.   In 2014, after 30 years o... Read more
The Haliburton Highlands countryside continues to provide opportunities for Cathy’s nature inspired pieces.  Capturing landscapes and events with numerous pieces of specifically cut glass she creates painterly contemporary styled mosaics... Read more
Charlene invites you to view her fun and functional creations for home and garden. She delights in creating whimsical flowers and colourful garden sculptures as well as unique vessels to enhance your table every day. West from Haliburton on... Read more
Pulling inspiration from woodland, vintage, pattern & print, works are hand crafted in small batches and decorated using a variety of surface approaches. Discover unique contemporary works crafted in fine porcelain, and toasty grey &... Read more
Come visit Lia and enjoy the beautiful view of the Burnt River. Inside you will find an eclectic colletion of glass gifts, tumblers, bowls, wallhangings and pendants. Open all year, by chance or appointment
Experience the historical arts of the Goldsmith and Silversmith in this awe inspiring lakeside studio specializing in handmade sterling silver chains, engraved and gem set jewellery, sterling teapots, candlesticks, and objects of art. Open ... Read more
Earthy, eclectic, modern-rustic paintings inspired by the wildlife of the Haliburton Highlands, using recycled jeans, foraged natural materials, vintage and found treasures. Presented in an original tar-paper shack from the Redstone River's... Read more
Artech Studios/Fuel Glassworks is a traditional glassblowing studio in the Haliburton Highlands, nestled in the rocks and woods of ghost town Tory Hill, Ontario in the Old United Church. We are makers and designers of great handblown glass.... Read more
Rose makes acrylic, oil, and mixed-media collages. She is smitten with small creatures that are featured prominently in her work. The light filtered through the plants of her garden, or the leaves of the forest, continue to beckon her atten... Read more
Lisa and Matt welcome you to see a variety of fine crafted pots and peek into their wood fired kiln. Last year, Matt introduced some handcrafted wooden trays, spoons and many hand carved pieces that go with their fantastic pottery or serve ... Read more
Sophia’s intriguing collections of Artistically Designed, Handmade, One-of-a-kind Original Jewellery pieces are a must to see. Sophia’s studio offers Pure Silver, Sterling Silver, Gold, Copper, Bronze, Russian Filigree, Keum Boo and Mok... Read more
My paintings which are done in series, are an attempt to show beautiful locations whose natural integrity has either been altered by human intervention or is about to be. What is the cost of our imposition on the virginal status of these la... Read more
Shelley’s love of colour and design is reflected in her quilts. She is always striving to produce new and exciting quilts, as well as traditional ones that are both beautiful and functional. After many years of mentoring from Helen Newton... Read more
Gord is a watercolour artist residing in the Algonquin Highlands. Inspired by the surrounding landscape, Gord loves how watercolour allows him to transfer light and shadow that he photographs to his paintings. Gord conducts workshops in his... Read more


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