Large Glacier painting by Ontario Fine Artist

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In December 2016, Upper Canada Stretchers was retained by Arctic explorer, film maker and professional artist Cory Trépanier based in Caledon, Ontario.  One of his very large paintings titled “Great Glacier”, measuring 5.5 x 15 feet, required a new stretcher frame as the original one was too light in construction (not made by Upper Canada… Read more »

Quebec Artist: Magical Graphic Illustrations of the Human Figure

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Born in England, Ingrid Style’s first memories are of the beautiful children’s books of the nineteenth century illustrators, Arthur Rackham, Edmund Dulac, Kai Neilson etc. The stylized figures suggested alternate worlds of infinite possibilities. Ingrid’s natural inclination is to the surreal, the dream, the vision… and, for her, the form these take must have the… Read more »

New York Artist Geoffrey Harding of the Woodland Indian

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My work (Geoffrey Harding) about the lore of the Woodland Indian, especially the Haudenosaunee is currently being shown in a gallery in Newfane NY called Shoppe On Main with photography viewable on Facebook on the site “Woodland Arts Studio“. I have been using Canada Stretchers since 2001, and find they are best bones you can buy and… Read more »

12th Annual International Guild of Realism Winter Salon show Scottsdale, Arizona

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On the evening of January 26th in beautiful old town Scottsdale, Arizona the renowned Marshall Gallery will be hosting the 12th annual International Guild of Realism “Winter Salon” show with many extraordinary paintings on display and for sale. The opening of the show takes advantage of Thursday night art walk when Main street galleries celebrate… Read more »

Mural painting for All Saints Parish in Alpena, Michigan

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John McCoy recently completed a mural painting for All Saints Parish in Alpena, Michigan that he created on ten large stretched canvases from Upper Canada Stretchers for the project.  He wanted to let other fine artists know that everything about the project was wonderful and the canvases played a big role!  His greatest appreciation was the quality… Read more »

Toronto Fall Art Exhibition featuring Tracey O’Donoghue

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Tracey is a self-taught abstract painter who resides in the greater Toronto area.  Her paintings are a whimsical glimpse into the transcendent reality of depicting life and expression through her art.  She is being featured this November 11 through 17th at the Ben Navaee Gallery. Each individual piece is a fragment of a story that… Read more »