August 16th – 18th, 2024

SAT Aug 17th 11:00am to 1:00pm    –   BLOCK PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP 
In this fun workshop you’ll learn how to cut, ink, and print a relief block on paper.  Leave with a unique, retro-style folk festival pennant personalized with your hand-cut block commemorating Summerfolk 49!  No skills necessary, all materials provided. 14+ 
Leah Springate is a printmaker and book designer now living in Owen Sound. She graduated with honors from the Ontario College of Art where she specialized in Printmaking and Book Arts. She now focuses on producing her own work as co-proprietor of Mammoth Hall Press, a private printmaking and design studio.
Paul Hunter is an artist now living in Owen Sound. He graduated with honors from the Ontario College of Art in Printmaking and Book Arts. He is co-proprietor of Mammoth Hall Press whose work has shown across Canada and Japan. 
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SAT Aug 17th 11:00am to 1:00pm   –   ACRYLIC PAINTING WORKSHOP 
Follow along and paint a bucolic Grey County landscape while sitting on the serene shores of Georgian Bay. Learn the basics of working with a palette knife and colour mixing for a summer pastoral scene, painted with acrylic on canvas.  No skills necessary, all materials provided.
Alan McIntosh has over 30 years of experience in metalwork. An Ontario College of Art graduate, Alan has spent his career in the craft and metalwork industry. Along with Morag Budgeon, Alan launched and continues to shape The Georgian Bay School of the Arts.  Alan was craft vendor regular at Summerfolk for over 20 years with Joriki Jewellery and Acme Anvil. 
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SUN Aug 18th 11:00am to 1:00pm   –   BOTANICAL WATERCOLOUR WORKSHOP
Add a dose of colour to your summer day. Explore the possibilities of painting with watercolours using charming botanical motifs as inspiration to create your own expressive painting. It just might be the art therapy you need!
No skills necessary!  All materials included.
Michelle Minke is a multi-talented artist who has been teaching high school at Bruce Peninsula District School most of her career. She is pleased to share her love of painting and pottery at the Georgian Bay Centre for the Arts.
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SUN Aug 18th 11:00am to 1:00pm   –   JEWELLERY, SILVER SAW-PIERCED PENDANT 
Saw piercing is a traditional cutting technique commonly used in jewellery making. Simple and complex results can be achieved with this versatile process.  Following a popular leaf pattern, students will cut, file, and polish a silver botanical pendant.  No skills necessary!  All materials included.  14+
Morag Budgeon graduated from the Jewellery and Metal program at Georgian College and immediately pursued a successful career fabricating and selling her original jewellery. Along with Alan McIntosh, Morag launched and continues to shape the Georgian Bay School of the Art and learn so many skills along the way!  Morag was a craft vendor regular at Summerfolk for over 20 years with her jewellery.
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