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December Featured Artist: Heather Cardle

Posted on Tuesday, December 04, 2018 12:00 AM

The Featured Artist for December is photographer Heather Cardle. With a love for the art of capturing images since she was a child, Heather is a well-respected photographer in Brantford and curator of an over seven-year online photography project.

Heather and her family moved to Brantford about fourteen years ago and she loves living in Eagle Place with her husband Paul and their semi-famous cat Stella. Originally a Realtor for close to thirty years, she switched to photography full-time about seven...


Brant Performing Arts Featured Member: Brant Theatre Workshops

Posted on Tuesday, November 20, 2018 12:00 AM

Brant Theatre Workshops is a Brantford-based community theatre group producing original works. Since its establishment as a not-for-profit organization in 2005, Brant Theatre Workshops has run the Bell Summer Theatre Festival at the Bell Homestead National Historic Site, performed at the Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts and toured shows both provincially and nationally. Over the past 13 years, Brant Theatre Workshops has become known in the community for producing...


November Featured Artist: Raven Wilkinson

Posted on Tuesday, November 06, 2018 12:00 AM

November’s Featured Artist is visual artist and art therapist Raven Wilkins. Her love of art opened her to a world of possibilities that not only advanced her own artistic practice but also helps others as “art speaks when words can’t”.

Raven describes art as her first “security blanket”; as a shy child, she took art supplies with her everywhere she went and would create artwork for people she was too scared to talk to. Raven took pride in giving artwork to people, and found it easy to let her art...


LARPing in Brantford: Explore Bellhollow

Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 12:00 AM

If you see someone dressed in a full medieval outfit next time you visit Cockshutt Park in Brantford, there’s a good chance they belong to a LARP group. LARPing, or Live Action Role Playing, is a form of a role-playing game wherein the players physically act out the roles of their characters. The players pursue goals within the real world while reacting to other players around them. These events generally take place in public parks and forests, as they are the most realistic representation of the...


September's Featured Artist is Heather Vollans

Posted on Tuesday, September 04, 2018 12:00 AM

In honour of the Brant Studio Tour and Culture Days, September’s Featured Artist is mixed media mosaic artist Heather Vollans of Dawning Décor Studio. Heather is participating in both events that celebrate artists and creators on a local and national level.   As a mixed media mosaic artist, Heather creates art which is not purely mosaic in the traditional sense, but mosaic that incorporates a lot of unconventional, non-traditional materials, e.g. metals, plastics, rubber, construction debris. ...