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In recent years, the Canada and the U.S. have created new rules about the way public spaces are created. This legislation makes it easier for people with disabilities to navigate. Signage for the disabled has 3 main considerations. Text/Pictographs need to be raised to the touch. Text needs to be translated into braille. Surfaces cannot… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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Upper Canada Stretchers would like to thanks our valued clients for helping us make 2016 an exciting year. This year we made some exciting changes. We greatly increased our custom fabrication ability by bringing in renowned CNC designer Grant Nicholson, we launched a new website with expanded the online store capabilities and picked up exciting… Read more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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The city of Detroit has been through some rough times but new life is evident lately, especially in the downtown core where office towers are being bought and renovated for new tenants.   An important part of this city’s resurrection is work being done by Jennifer Curis who is bringing new contemporary art installations to… Read more »