September 22 & 23, 29 & 30

10 am to 5 pm


Studio D


RENE & ELAINE BUTIKOFER - wood artists

Rene and Elaine enjoy using local wooden burls to make their unique turned bowls on a modified antique metal lathe. We hope you will come to see it in action.


151 Reid Rd. From downtown Bancroft, follow Hwy 28 S approx 4 kms to Reid Rd.Turn left, then keep left to 151. From Peterborough follow Hwy 28. Reid Rd is on the right, 1 km past Kawartha Dairy.


Please note:

Some locations do not accept credit and debit card payments.

Cash is accepted everywhere.




Studio A


DAVID FERGUSON - furniture maker

Off-grid in the woods, David is a maker of refined, sometimes rustic furniture, using burls, colour, metals and live edge in tables, benches, and other articles that will inspire as they serve.


763 Old Hastings Rd. From Bancroft, south on Hwy 62 to Old Hastings Rd., turn right and travel 4 kms to 763.  From Ormsby, travel north on Old Hastings Rd. to #763.


Inspired by our natural environment, Nancy creates unusual and unique pieces from the basic understanding of the form. The raku and stoneware work includes teapots, chalices, bowls, tiles, vases, game boards and more.

(613) 332-5413

Nancy is a guest at David’s studio.


Studio C


ROSANNAH PENNER- fibre artist

Hand painted and screen printed canvas bags, as well as stand alone art pieces which incorporate fibre and painting techniques.

613 630 0122

29292B Hwy 28 South. Approx. 5km south of Bancroft, 1km past Kawartha Dairy on Hwy 28 South.


Studio F


KAREN ISTEAD - glass artist

Using unique fused and stained glass techniques to capture the light of North Hastings. Gifts for home and cottage.

613 332 0504


68 Golden Shores Rd. From Bancroft, go north on #62 to South Baptiste Lake Rd., Go approx 6 km to Golden Shores Rd., just right past the causeway.


Studio I



Using various wheel & hand built clay techniques Saidie continues to be inspired by the natural world & her simple joy in creating pots from the heart.

613 332 6339

328 Buck Hill Road. 1/2 way between Bancroft & Maynooth just off hwy 62 N. Look for Saidie's Pottery sign.



Studio J


KETHA NEWMAN - painter

Celebrating Canada's 150th with an Ontario Arts Council grant, Ketha explores our pioneer history and modern day rural experience in paintings and prints. Enjoy spectacular views from this off-grid studio.

613 334 9686

488 East Rd. Take Musclow-Greenview Rd from Hwy 62 (at Birds Creek or Maple Leaf) to East Road.



Studio L


MICHELLE BRUCE - jewellery designer

Michelle enjoys the challenge of working with wire, metal, semi precious stones and glass beads to create unique and functional jewellery.

613 334 2021

584 East Lake Rd. Take Hwy 127 N from Maynooth, turn right on East Lake Rd. Keep straight and turn right at #584.

KAREN GRAY - potter

Whimsical Canadian images carved into functional pottery and artistic wall hangings: poppies, sunflowers, loons and dragonflies abound. Specializing in custom cottage platters and wedding gifts.

705 783-0242

Karen is a guest at Michelle's Studio.



Studio E


JENNIFER MARTIN - clothing designer

Jennifer has been designing and creating original children's clothing for 25 years. Located downtown Bancroft, she uses quality unique fabrics and creates designs that grow with your child.

613 334 6354

60 Hastings St Bancroft. Downtown Bancroft.




Studio G



Nancy is a vibrant landscape painter who is also experimenting with wildlife. Her media of choice being oils and acrylics. Come check out her new stunning studio 15 feet from the shore of Baptiste Lake.

613 332 6858

New Location! 80A Ponacka Rd. Take Hwy 62N, left on South Baptiste Lake Rd approx 16km, right on Clark Rd approx 1.7 km, right on Storey Rd approx 1.4 km, right on Ponacka Rd.



Studio K


AMY DOOLE - potter

Amy creates functional stoneware pottery in her farmhouse studio. Her work is nostalgic and playful with bright and earthy colours, sculptural elements, unique textures and vintage image transfers.

613 334 7967

566 Hillsview Rd. From Maynooth, travel 3 km N on Hwy 62 to Mc Alpine Rd., turn right.  Take first left on Hillsview Rd. 800 m to # 566 (on right).

SUSAN DECIANTIS - weaver, fibre artist

A weaver for 30 years, Susan still enjoys creating beautiful things from all kinds of fibre - shawls, wraps, and scarves, tea towels and rugs, placements and bags.

h -613 332 2495

c- 613 334 0655

Susan is a guest at Amy's studio.




Check out a preview of the artists' work:




Hastings Highlands Centre Library in Maynooth




Art Gallery of Bancroft

Studio N


LAURA CULIC - painter

Originally from Toronto, Laura now resides in the landscape that fires her creativity and moves her soul. Her cold wax and oil paintings express her feelings for the land and commitment to environmental conservation.

416 452 8223

32945 Hwy 62 Black Spruce Art Works. Downtown Maynooth, between Hwy127 and Peterson Road.


A contemporary landscape painter, Carol presents slightly abstracted views of the natural and built environment in images formed from memories, fragments of experience and the influence of her early life in rural Ontario.

416 938 2405

Carol is a guest at Laura Culics's Studio.



Studio H


PHILO SMITH - painter

Living and painting on gorgeous Diamond Lake, Philo works primarily in oils. Preferring landscape and still life, she works from the very large format to the small.

613 332 0613

387 West Diamond Lake Rd. To Get to Hoi Polloi, from Bancroft take South Baptiste Lake Rd and turn left onto West Diamond Lake Rd.



Studio M


MARGO MERRITT - stained glass artist, painter

Margo will be showing her unique staind glass pieces as well as presenting a new medium, alcohol ink painting.  Her colourful take on nature is evident in her glass and her paintings.

613 338 2852

315 Madawaska Rd. Take Hwy 127 N from Maynooth, turn right onto Madawaska Rd, to # 315



Studio B


WENDY TAXIS - wire sculptor

Wendy creates wire sculpture for home and garden. Her one-of-a-kind pieces are whimsical and quirky.  Enjoy them in her studio and take a stroll through her sculpture garden.

613 332 6961

114 Gaebel Rd.  From Bancroft, take Hwy 62 south 0.5 km, turn right at Gaebel Rd.




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