Authors Articles by Shannon Taylor

Articles by Shannon Taylor

Shannon Taylor
15 Articles
With her finger on the pulse of the Peterborough arts scene, Shannon Taylor is committed to keeping you up to date on all the latest news and trends. Shannon's interests range from audio visual installation to drawing and painting in her signature whimsical style. You may run into Shannon in the great outdoors, sketchbook in hand, or at a local art opening. Follow her on Twitter @shannonmichelet and on Instagram at @shannonmicheletaylor.
These handmade plates by Lakefield potter Gail West get their unique markings from horsehair. Fired at a whopping 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit, horsehair is then immediately applied, and the resulting carbon burns into the porous clay creating these interesting markings. (Photo courtesy of Gail West)

artNOW – July 2017

Featuring Beth McCubbin sculptures, Peterborough gallery group shows, Gail West pottery, Art Gallery of Peterborough exhibitions, and more.
A detail of a recently discovered painting by the late Erik Loder. This newly unearthed series will be on display at Evans Contemporary for the month of June, with an opening reception on June 2. (Photo courtesy of Evans Contemporary)

artNOW – June 2017

Featuring work by Eric Loder, Connie Van Rijn, Sarah Gibeault, Dylan Miner, Mary Derrick, J.D. Kelly and Audrey Caryi, and more.
"On the Rocks, Peggy's Cove" by Marilyn Goslin, whose latest work will be display at Christensen Fine Art until May 31. (Photo courtesy of Christensen Fine Art)

artNOW – May 2017

Featuring Proximity Fine Art, Dylan Miner, Marilyn Goslin, Ann Jaeger, Joe Stable, Lorraine Thayer, and Art Pop-Ups.
A photograph by Anna McShane, part of the SPARK Photo Festival. Anna's photos will be on display alongside the work of Tara Molson at the Celtic Connection (25 Queen St., Lakefield) and a reception will be held on Thursday, April 6th from 1 to 3 p.m. (Photo courtesy of SPARK Photo Festival)

artNOW – April 2017

Featuring photography, painting, talks, fundraisers, a youth LGBTQ leadership camp, and more.
A detail from one of the works at Olivia Whetung's show "tibewh", opening March 3 at Artspace (photo courtesy of Artspace)

artNOW – March 2017

Featuring Artspace, Bancroft Art Gallery, Acme Art and Sailboat Co., Artists and Artisans Portrait Project, Kawartha Artists' Gallery and Studio, Arts and Heritage Centre, City of Peterborough Monument Project.
"Blue Ice", a large-scale photograph by Arnold Zageris from his latest series "Antarctica" (photo courtesy of Christensen Fine Art)

artNOW – February 2017

Featuring art about Antarctica, beautiful contemporary printmaking, a cool Zine Fest, a call for submissions by Public Energy, artsVest, and more.
Lyn Carter's "Field" (2015, digitally printed synthetic poplin and wood). The artist will be showing at the Art Gallery of Peterborough with an opening on January 21st. (Photo courtesy of The Textile Museum of Canada)

artNOW – January 2017

Welcoming 2017 with textiles, printmaking, video installation, and more.
"Lightshower" by photographer Roz Hernant is currently on display at Hexagon Studios in Peterborough as part of the "Winter" exhibition (photo courtesy of Lemotif Collective)

artNOW – December 2016

Getting together in the spirit of the Christmas season: group shows, artisan markets, and community-based art collectives.
The new gallery space at Evans Contemporary is located in the Bankers Common, the courtyard of the Commerce Building on Water Street in downtown Peterborough (photo courtesy of Evans Contemporary)

artNOW – November 2016

Featuring Brian Rideout at Evans Contemporary's new gallery space, The Monocle, John Boyle and Joe Stable, Rebecca Padgett and Christy Haldane, JoEllen Brydon, spoon carving, fused glass, and more.
Beats and Braids takes place from October 13 to 15 at various venues in Peterborough (image: O'Kaadenigan Wiingashk Collective)

Celebrate the “falling leaves moon” at Beats and Braids

Indigenous arts festival in Peterborough features three days of music, performance, and workshops.

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