The work of registered charities and not-for-profits in the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Region could not happen at the level it does without the support of the Community Foundation and the funders who so generously give. These are real people with real stories, sharing the difference the grants have made in their lives and the opportunities they might not otherwise have had. - Judy Underwood, in response to the June 2016 Granting Ceremony

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ArtsFest 2017 – Studio Tours

On Friday July 28th, 2017, artists were given the opportunity to showcase their work-spaces. Many talented artists participated in the event, including:

Irene McCuaig at Inglenook Art Studio  (acrylic & watercolour painting): 1051 Railway Street, Kenora

Featured artist studio: Irene McCuaig at Inglenook. She enjoys sharing her skills through art classes. July 28th was also the last day of one of her art/dance camps for 7-14 yr olds.

Holly Ann Friesan at HAF Studio (painting & inkblot): 215 Second St. South, Kenora

Marielle Benson at Old Armouries (painting): 316 First Street North, Kenora

Elizabeth Wires at Midnight Loon Glass Studio (glass-mosaic and fused): 382 Longbow Lake Rd.

The Arts Hub (pottery, collaborative paintings, textiles, and more): 528 Third Ave South, Kenora

Featured artist studio: KACL Arts Hub. Opportunities are offered to paint, felt, sculpt, enjoy music, and much more.

Don Lafreniere at Old Armouries (acrylic paintings): 316 First St. North, Kenora

Carol Vanasse at Old Armouries (acrylic and watercolour paintings): Corner of Matheson and First St. North

Marion McKay at Laughing Loon Studio (mixed media and metal): #2 8 Pearson St. West, Kenora

Kris Good at Fragile Glass Studio (glass, painting on porcelain, jewellery): 529 Third Ave South, Kenora

Featured artist studio: Kris Gould at Fragile Glass. Locally-created artwork is displayed in the 1894 church known as The Belfry.

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