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									                                                                                                                                  Arts North                                                                                                Larch Wood                                              Black River                                                                                                                                  Bedford Studios
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                                                                                                  902-383-2911 • www.arts-north.com • 28571 Cabot Trail, Cape North,
                                                                                                  NS • Open Jun-Oct Daily 9-7 • On the northern tip of the Cabot Trail,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Enterprises                                             Productions Ltd.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Cape Breton Bronze
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Heirloom End Grain Cutting Boards
                                                                                                        just southwest of Cape North village...watch for the signs.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Don Beamish
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Digital Photography
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Neal Livingston
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     40                                                                                          4 Langley Court, Port Hawkesbury, NS
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                                                                                                 Cape Mabou                                                                                                                                 117 Bridge Rd, East Margaree, NS                        14690 Rte 19, Strathlorne, NS                                                                                                                info@bedfordart.ca • www.bedfordart.ca

                                                                                                 Weaving    27                                                                                                                              902-235-2949 or 1-866-735-2949
                                                                                                                                                                                                   info@larchwoodcanada.com • www.larchwoodcanada.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    902-258-3354 • neall@ns.sympatico.ca
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    www.blackriver.ns.ca
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Open yr round, Daily 10-4
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Carolyn enjoys sharing the process & meaning in her artwork be it painting, clay, or bronze
                                                                                                 Handweaving & Dyeing                                                                              Open yr round, Mon-Fri 8-4:30 or Jul-Aug, Daily                                                  Open May-Nov by appointment only. During Celtic Colours 1-5 daily (call ahead)                      sculpture. You can possibly catch a foundry pour of hot bronze and enjoy viewing the larger
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North Shore Woodsmiths                                                           21              Alison Mustard                                                                                    Our unique end grain cutting boards have become best sellers in shops & galleries across
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Canada & the US. Now handcrafted in 10 shapes & sizes. A great gift to bring home.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Photographer & documentary filmmaker Neal Livingston’s digital photographs of nature &
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    people are from Inverness County & around the world. From abstract to representational,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        figurative & contemporary work. Maybe choose a smaller craft item, ink drawing or request
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        a pencil portrait sketch. Getting There: In Port Hawkesbury from Reeves St. turn onto
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            the support of the Province of Nova Scotia through the
Functional Art                                                                                   902-258-3893 • mustard@alisonmustard.com
                                                                                                 www.alisonmustard.com                                                                             Getting There: Off the Cabot Trail between Margaree Forks & Margaree Harbour. Turn               with a focus on the seaside rock cliffs & forests of Cape Breton, Livingston makes strong,          MacSween at TD Credit Union. Left at MacQuarrie to end of cul-de-sac. Left onto Langley.            The Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design recognizes
Robert J Evans                                                                                                                                                                                     at the Larch Wood sign and cross the river to the shop.                                          captivating & beautiful images. Photographs & DVD’s for sale. Getting There: On Rte 19
44556 Cabot Trail, Englishtown, NS                                                               Alison’s scarves, developed through a variety of dyeing and weaving techniques, play with                                                                                                                                                                                                              Also available at: Inverness County Centre for the Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    approx 5 minutes south of Inverness, between Mabou & Inverness. Former Legion Hall.
902-929-2111 • rjevans@ns.sympatico.ca                                                           light to create shifts of colour and pattern with every move. Woven of fine natural fibers, her
www.woodsmithsstudio.com                                                                         work is best described as simple luxury.                                                          Sheep’s Clothing                                                                                 Also available at: Inverness County Centre for the Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Wooden Horseshoe                                                                                    Cape Breton craft is celebrated.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Quality Knitwear
Open May-Oct Daily 8:30-5:30
Celebrating 10 years in business, this popular
                                                                                                 Also available at: Leather Works
                                                                                                                                                                                        27         Lynne Pascoe & Lester Wood                        33                                                                                                                                                 Designs        48
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            gift. Be sure to visit the Centre, where fine
Cabot Trail shop continues to produce innovative original & useful items from local wood.        South Harbour Art                                                                                 373 East Big Intervale Rd, NE Margaree, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                   902-248-2921 • info@sheepsclothing.ca                                                                                           Suzanne Craig                                         41
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Inspired Creations in Wood                                                                          craft for your own collection or as a special
Past work can be viewed on the web, but to see the new 07/08 designs & work of numerous          Wool Rug-Hookings
other Maritime artisans, a stop at this shop is a must! Getting There: North of the
                                                                                                                                                            Claudia Gahlinger
                                                                                                                                                                                                   www.sheepsclothing.ca
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Open yr round by chance or appointment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Bioprints                                                            Wayne Reynolds
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        603 Crandall Rd, Port Hawkesbury, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            storefront gallery. Take home a piece of fine
Englishtown Ferry, or South of Wreck Cove. Right in the middle of all those lovely North                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Botanical Prints                                                     902-625-0815 • reynolds.w@ns.sympatico.ca                                                           work of Cape Breton artisans in its inspiring
Shore shops.                                                                                                                                                902-383-2198
                                                                                                                                                            claudia.gahlinger@gmail.com            Wrap yourself in history – quality knitwear with an emphasis on classical design & quality                                      Suzanne Craig                                                        Open yr round by appointment                                                                        in downtown Sydney, the Centre showcases the
Also available at: Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design                                                                                                                                         materials, made by hand in the cultural traditions of Cape Breton craftsmanship. Products                                       595 Mabou Mines Rd, Mabou, NS
                                                                                                                                                           The land, sea and cloudscapes of        include Sanquhar gloves, kilt hose, Aran sweaters, boiled wool hats & mitts & more! They also                                   902-945-2172 • scdesign@auracom.com                                  Recently retired, Wayne is now enjoying his lifelong passion for                                    Breton Centre for Craft and Design. Located
                                                                                                                                                            northeastern Cape Breton Island        reproduce items for re-enactors & living history museums. Getting There: Take Margaree                                          www.suzannecraigdesigns.com                                          creating objects from wood. “Being creative, I enjoy following
                                                                                                 are the inspiration for my one of a kind hooked pieces. All original designs are worked in        Valley exit from the Cabot Trail & travel for 2km. Third on the left past Margaree Centre Rd.                                                                                                        the lines in wood whether it be a knot, a burl, or the grain.” His work is definitely “one          the Island’s newest cultural facility, the Cape
                                     Wildfire Pottery                                            wool yarns, many of them hand-dyed using locally found dyestuffs, their subjects brought to
                                                                                                 life through an exceptional degree of shading.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Also available at: Arts North
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Open yr round by appointment or chance or May-Nov, Mon-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Sat, 10-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        of a kind” & not to be found anywhere else. Getting There: Entering Cape Breton from the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Canso Causeway, travel 2km to Port Hawkesbury. Turn left onto Davis Dr. Travel .5km &               An essential destination in your travels is
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                                     Delightful Nature-Inspired Raku
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Bioprints are limited-edition botanical prints & note papers comprised of plants from
                                     Sarah Beck
                                                                                                 Also available at: South Harbour Farm, call for directions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Cape Breton Clay                                       Suzanne’s gardens. The medium is high-tech yet the process begins with turning the earth for
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        turn left on Kings Rd. Travel 3km & turn right onto Crandall Rd. Travel 1.5km & it’s the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        first house on the right.                                                                                experience like no other!
                                     44429 Cabot Trail, Englishtown, NS                                                                                                                                                                      Absolutely Unique Pottery
                                                                                                 The Jewellery at 27                                                                                                                                                                       34
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the seeds. Getting There: The studio is 7.8 km from Mabou. Travel west towards Mabou
                                     902-929-2315 or 902-929-2391                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Harbour & turn right at Mabou Coal Mines sign. Look for red roof on left.                           Also available at Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design                                                of its artisans… this is your passport to an
                                     sarah@wildfirepottery.ca • www.wildfirepottery.ca                                                                                                                                                       Bell Fraser

                                        Open Jun-Oct, Daily 10-6 or by appointment or chance     Cape North                                                                                                                                  664 East Big Intervale Rd
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Margaree Valley, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Also available at: Arts North
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Rudolf Henninger
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Breton than through the lives and work
                                                                                                 Handcrafted Silver Jewellery                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    What better way to learn about Cape
                                        Sarah Beck creates charming, one of a kind, raku
                                        fired animal sculptures, tiles, wall hangings & more.    Johanna Padelt
                                                                                                 jpadelt@ns.sympatico.ca • www.arts-north.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             902-248-2860 • swapple@ns.sympatico.ca
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             www.capebretonclay.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    MacLeod
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Visual Artist
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Rudolf Henninger
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                49             passion and enjoy their hospitality.
You won’t be able to resist the fabulous colours & creatures you’ll find in her studio. In the                                                                                                     Open Jun-Mid Oct, Daily 10-6
words of one visitor, “It’s like nature, only better!” Getting There: 20 minutes north of the
Englishtown Ferry along the Cabot Trail.
                                                                                                 Johanna has been crafting jewellery since 1971. She
                                                                                                 is involved in the shaping & forging of metal which
                                                                                                                                                                                                   You’re getting something unique and arresting when you choose Cape Breton Clay. Gorgeous         of Cape Breton                                     42
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        4091 Marble Mountain Rd, Lime Hill, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        902-345-2147
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               timeless appeal. Meet the artists, share their
                                                                                                                                                                                                   images of trout, lobster, mussels & crab all find a home in the work; “...(her) work recalls     Distinctive Jewellery                                                                                                               rhr@henninger-design.de • www.rudolf-henninger.com                     works of exceptional craftsmanship and
Also available at: The Water’s Edge Gallery                                                      she often combines with semi-precious stones or various found materials such as glass, beach      the renowned platters of Renaissance potter Bernard Palissey” Canadian House & Home
                                                                                                 stones or wood. Using primarily silver, but also brass and copper, Johanna’s focus has always     Magazine. Getting There: Take Margaree Valley exit from the Cabot Trail & travel for             Darryl MacLeod                                                                                                                      Open May-Oct by appointment or chance                                  With this map as your guide, you’ll discover
                                                                                                 been to create works of elegant simplicity.                                                       3.9km. Look for black buildings with red doors on the right.                                     82 East St, Port Hood, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        With roots in both Canada & Germany, Rudolf’s impressions
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    902-787-2617 • darryl@cbrings.ca • www.cbrings.ca
Singing Pebbles                                                                                  Also available at: Leather Works                                                                  Also available at: Second gallery location in Chimney Corner                                                                                                                                                                         benefit from the culmination of life on two continents, “it is       workshops.
Unique Functional Pottery-Art                      23                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Open yr round by appointment                                                                        this meaningful cultural experience that fuels my motivation to realize my art work”. Rudolf
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        is a visual artist & enjoys working mainly with the two elemental materials stone & steel.           locator map that pinpoints their studios and
                                                                                                                                      Arts North                                                   Kingross Quilts &                                                                                Darryl is an established, versatile jeweller. His gold, silver & gemstone creations include
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Getting There: From West Bay follow the Marble Mountain Rd. After you see the LIME
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Jitka Zgola
42164 Cabot Trail, Wreck Cove, NS
902-929-2399                                                                                                                          High-fired Stoneware Pottery                                 Fibre Art         35                                                                             wedding rings, custom work & jewellery with distinctive appeal. Celtic inspired designs are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    inherent in his work, as well as recurring textural themes found in leaves, shells & fossils that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        HILL sign, it is 2km to a stone monument on the left which indicates the studio driveway.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             finest artisans in Cape Breton along with a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             charm, history and culture. It features the
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Rugs, Quilts, Dolls & More                                                                       reflect the natural beauty of Cape Breton. Getting There: Rte 19 near Port Hood village.
giverny@ns.sympatico.ca • www.singingpebbles.ca                                                                                       Linda Doyon
Open yr round by appointment or Jun-Nov, Daily 9-7                                                                                    28571 Cabot Trail, Cape North, NS                            Anne Morrell Robinson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Don’t take either exit but go 500 yards north toward Mabou to East St. It’s the first house on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    the right hand side.                                                                                Gallery Ruairicroft                                                                                  and beauty with good measures of adventure,
                                                                                                                                      902-383-2911                                                 4259 West Big Intervale Rd, Margaree Valley, NS                                                                                                                                                      Acrylic & Oil Paintings
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Jitka crafts unique pieces of functional pottery-art that you                                                                         office@arts-north.com • www.arts-north.com                   902-248-2466                                                                                     Also available at: Arts North
can use every day. Producing original artwork inspired by her                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Berni Thorneycroft
                                                                                                                                                                                                   kingross@ns.sympatico.ca • www.kingrossquilts.com
environment, Jitka who favours warm, earthy tones, surprises                                                                         Linda & her staff produce high-fired stoneware                                                                                                                                                                                                                     3170 St Georges Channel, NS
us also with rich deep blues & reds. Her much appreciated blueberry pieces reflect her passion                                       pottery in themes inspired by northern Cape Breton’s          Open yr round by chance or appointment                                                                                                                                                               902-345-0707                                                                                                               is half the fun...
for dedicated work & uncompromising results. Getting There: We are in Wreck Cove,                pristine environment...moose, whales, shorebirds and wildflowers. Linda’s work & that             Anne Morrell Robinson is an international award winning                                                                                                                                              haggis@auracom.com • www.caperartbyberni.com
on the Cabot Trail between the Englishtown Ferry & Ingonish. We are 1.5 km north of the          of 25+ other juried Cape Breton artists, is displayed at Arts North, the “Cape Breton             fibre artist whose work is held in many public & private collections. In her delightful off                                                                                                          Open yr round by appointment
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Wreck Cove General Store.                                                                        Only” craft gallery in Cape North that she herself designed.                                      the beaten track studio, you will find museum quality quilts, art dolls that make you smile,
                                                                                                                                                                                                   unique hooked rugs, painted floor cloths & art to wear. Getting There: From North East                                                                                                               Original art from the heart. Getting There: Follow the signs
Also available at: The Water’s Edge Gallery                                                      Also available at: Smelt Brook Studio                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  for Dundee Resort. The gallery is 2 km east of the resort.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Margaree & the Cabot Trail follow the signs to the Big Intervale Salmon Lodge or call.



                                 Sew Inclined                                                    Sunset Art Gallery                                                                                Doug Fraser Art Studio                                                            36                                                  Galloping Cows                                                                                MacIsaac Kiltmakers
                                 One of a kind Hats & Clothing                    24             Folk Art                                                                                          Paintings of Light                                                                                                                    Fine Foods                                        43                                          Celtic Gift Shop
                                 Barbara Longva                                                  William Roach
                                                                                                 15856 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, NS
                                                                                                                                            28                                                                                                          Doug Fraser
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        178 Loch Ban Rd, Inverness, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Joanne & Ron Schmidt                                                                           Custom Made, Hand Sewn Kilts                         51
                                 41819 Cabot Trail, Wreck Cove, NS                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       59 Justin Rd, Port Hood, NS                                                                    Mac & Rosemary MacIsaac
                                 902-929-2050 or 902-929-2259                                    902-224-2119 or 224-1831                                                                                                                               902-258-2455                                                                     902-787-3484 • info@gallopingcows.com
                                                                                                 sunset.art@ns.sympatico.ca                                                                                                                             dougfraserart@ns.sympatico.ca                                                                                                                                                  4 MacAskill Dr, St. Peter’s, NS
                                 barbaralongva@hotmail.com • www.sewinclined.ca                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          www.gallopingcows.com                                                                         902-535-4000 or 1-866-343-4000
                                                                                                 www.sunsetartgallery.ca                                                                                                                                www.dougfraserart.com
                                   Open yr round by appointment or May-Nov, Daily 9-5                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Open 3-8, Thurs-Sun or call for appointment                                                   kilts@mackilts.com • www.mackilts.com
                                                                                                 Open yr round by appointment or May 15-Oct 15, Daily 9-6                                                                                               Open yr round, Daily 10-5 or by
                                   Local designer Barbara Longva creates one of a kind hats                                                                                                                                                             appointment                                                                      With care & precision we handcraft 5 different kinds                                          Open yr round Jan-Apr, Mon-Sat 9-5, May-Dec, Daily 9-5
                                  & clothing. Her designs are functional & fashionable. She      William is a well known folk artist and a real character! His painted wood carvings &                                                                                                              of pepper jellies, mouthwatering preserves & fruit sauces made with local wild blueberries,
                                                                                                 paintings are spirit lifting & demonstrate his unique style. He will welcome you any time         “By applying thin layers of paint my goal is to create luminous skies, misty atmospheres &                                                                                                                                          We are a family run business specializing in custom made, hand
uses recycled furs & feathers to adorn some of her hats & jackets. Fabrics include tapestries,                                                                                                                                                                                                      strawberries, peaches & German wine rhubarb. This magic occurs in our modern kitchen in             sewn kilts for both the traditional & the Highland Dancing worlds, a complete assortment of
                                                                                                 throughout the year. Getting There: One mile north of Cheticamp, on the right, heading            an evocative feeling in each piece, to give us the impression of a particular moment in time.”   a small rural town, but there is nothing ordinary about the intense fresh flavor. Come taste
velvets, wools as well as some hand printed cloth. Her shop is a visual heaven. Getting There:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Highland Wear accessories, as well as operating one of Atlantic Canada’s most extensive Celtic
                                                                                                 toward the Cape Breton Highland National Park.                                                    Doug Fraser is a self educated, full time, oil on canvas artist, born & raised in Inverness      and see! Getting There: Located just off Rte 19 halfway between Port Hood & Mabou, on
Located in Wreck Cove on the Cabot Trail, 50 minutes north of Baddeck & 20 minutes south                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                gift shops. We have developed a world class reputation for our commitment to world class
                                                                                                                                                                                                   County. Getting There: 3 km north of Inverness, turn right onto Pipers Lane. Travel 1 km         Justin Rd. We are the third place, just before the farm.                                                                                                                                                                                 2007 - 2008
of Ingonish.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            workmanship, impeccable quality & an unmatched focus on customer satisfaction. Getting
                                                                                                                                                                                                   & turn right onto Deepdale Rd. Travel .5 km & turn left onto Loch Ban Rd.
                                                                 25                                                               Seasonal Treasures                                               Also available at: Inverness County Centre for the Arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        There: On Rte 4 along Cape Breton’s heritage coast, we are located on the main street when

Schooner Cove                                                                                                                       Gallery & Gifts
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Crafts
                                                                                                                                    Paula Aucoin-Camus                                             Virginia McCoy                                                                                   Country Market
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                                                                                                                                    15294 Cabot Trail, Cheticamp, NS                               Paintings in Gouache                                                                             Ferne & Jim Austin                   44
Stone Carver
Perry MacKinnon
                                                                                                                                    902-224-1881
                                                                                                                                    paula@seasonaltreasures.ca • www.seasonaltreasures.ca          Virginia McCoy
                                                                                                                                                                                                   19 MacIsaac St, Inverness, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 38                                                 9393 Trans Canada Hwy 105
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Whycocomagh, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Handwoven Items
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        E. Del Zoppo
Cabot Trail, Ingonish Harbour, NS                                                                                                   Open yr round by appointment or May-Oct Mon-Sat 10-5,          902-258-2312 • wwlittledog@yahoo.ca                                                              902-756-9042                                                                                        3810 Point Michaud, Rte 247, Lower L’Ardoise, NS
902-285-2684                                                                                                                        July-Aug10-9, Sun 10-5                                         www.vamccoynews.blogspot.com                                                                     ferne.austin@ns.aliantzinc.ca                                                                       902-587-2777 or 902-587-2494
seavisions@ns.sympatico.ca                                                                                                          Paula’s finely detailed paintings capture the natural beauty   Open Jul-Sep, Tues-Sat 2-6 or by appointment                                                     Open yr round, Daily 7:30-7                                                                         edelzoppo@ns.sympatico.ca
www.ingonish.com/seavisions                                                                                                         that surrounds her in vivid colours & rich texture. Paula is                                                                                                                                                                                                        Open yr round by appointment or chance
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Painting is like talking to myself, working out a way of telling what goes on within & around    Return to the kitchen of your grandmother & bring home recipes of generations past. Sweet
Perry is a lifelong resident of Ingonish, a geologist, sailing captain & stone carver. Much of   also a stained glass artisan, enjoys fibre arts & primitive crafts including collectable mohair                                                                                                    oatcakes, luscious pies, yummy breads & delectable fruitcakes are the tastes we are famous for.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   us as we go about our being. When I tell the stories well, I am rewarded by my visitors who                                                                                                          Drawloom damask in a studio by the sea. Handwoven silk
his work reflects the nature around him. The principle stone of choice is the very colourful,    bears & dolls. The high quality of her work shines through in her unique designs. Getting                                                                                                          We are a family owned business & it is our family tradition that enables you to bring the best
                                                                                                                                                                                                   respond with stories of their own. Come, make a visit. Getting There: Entering Cape Breton                                                                                                           scarves and one of a kind pieces that reflect the surroundings.
600,000,000 year old Cape Breton Marble which is found at various locations throughout           There: Follow the Cabot Trail into Cheticamp. We are located 1km north of St. Pierre’s                                                                                                             home. Getting There: We are located right on the Trans Canada Hwy in Whycocomagh.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   from the Canso Causeway, take Rte 19 to the Village of Inverness. Turn right onto MacIsaac                                                                                                           The work is gorgeous, the view is the same & the weaver is
the island. The ultimate Cape Breton souvenir! Getting There: Located on the Cabot Trail         Historical Stone Church.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   St, it is the yellow bungalow on your left.                                                                                                                                                          happy to share it all. Getting There: Enter the Point Michaud Beach Provincial Park &
in Ingonish Harbour. Across the road from Ski Cape Smokey, look for the sail boat.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      follow the lane up hill. Studio driveway is directly off the exit road.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Also available at: Inverness County Centre for the Arts
                                                                                                 La Bella Mona Lisa                                                                                                                                                                                 Barb’s Quilts                                        45
                                   Country Crafts &                                              Paintings & Fine Crafts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Ian Sherman                                  39              Traditional & Contemporary
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Kenny Boone
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Barbara MacIntyre
                                   Pottery Outlet
                                                                                                 Michel Williatte-Battet
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    16 Strait View St, Port Hawkesbury, NS                                                                                                            Gallery & Studio
                                    Knitting & More                                 26           12225 Cabot Trail, St Joseph du Moine, NS
                                                                                                 902-224-2560 or 902-224-1417                                                                                                          Ian Sherman                                                  902-625-1546 • barbsquilts@ns.sympatico.ca                                                                                                        Fine Art
                                    Paula Courtney
                                                                                                 labellamonalisa@ns.sympatico.ca                                                                                                       1399 Sight Point Rd, Inverness, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       902-258-2848 • ian.sherman@ns.sympatico.ca                   Open yr round by appointment or chance                                                                                                  Kenny Boone                                      53
                                    30071 Cabot Trail, South Harbour, NS                         Open Mid May-Mid Oct, Daily 9 :30-5 :30                                                                                               www.artcapemabou.com                                         Barb is a second generation quilter with her quilts                                                                                     230 Neville St, Dominion, NS
                                    902-383-2933 • paula.courtney@ns.sympatico.ca                                                                                                                                                                                                                   displayed on beds world-wide: England, Sweden, Germany, Saudi Arabia, USA & Canada.                                                     902-849-5820
                                                                                                 Michel has been described as a “primitive & a colourist like                                                                            Open yr round by appointment
                                    www.courtneyscountrycrafts.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Quilts can be custom-made (choose your pattern & fabric) or select a Traditional or Contem-         art@kennyboone.ca • www.kennyboone.ca
                                                                                                 Rousseau, his work combines the naïve with the surreal”. Using
                                                                                                 non-traditional techniques, his paintings are explorations of                                     Born Glasgow, Scotland; graduated Dartmouth College 1967; established studio in Cape             porary quilt. Prices: $500-$2000 Cdn. Barb is a Founding Member of the Ocean Waves                  Open yr round by appointment or May-Oct, Daily 10-5
Unique & creative describes Paula’s warm & snuggly Irish knits, making them irresistible                                                                                                           Mabou 1978. Observing the natural artistry of flowing water & wind has been a constant
to young & old alike. She has sold them to clients from all corners of the globe, including      everyday life filled with humour & passion. They are a delight for                                                                                                                                 Quilt Society of Cape Breton. Getting There: Entering Cape Breton at the Visitors’ Infor-           A native of Cape Breton, Kenny’s relationship with his surroundings is exquisitely captured in
                                                                                                 the eyes & should not be missed. Getting There: The gallery is                                    source of inspiration. Sculptures carved from single blocks of wood & marble, exhibited in       mation Centre in Port Hastings, travel along the Strait of Canso 5km to Port Hawkesbury.
the main characters of the CBC TV series “Pit Pony”. Drop in & experience Paula’s knits                                                                                                            public / private galleries in Canada / US. Prices start at $1400. Getting There: 8 km on                                                                                                             his subject matter that includes landscapes, seascapes, expressive abstract as well as figurative
for yourself. Getting There: Located at the base of South Mountain just outside the Cape         located approximately 12 km past the Margaree Harbour Bridge on                                                                                                                                    Look up on the hill to 16 Strait View Street.                                                       works with lush use of colour & light. Kenny’s paintings have a stunning visual impact.
                                                                                                 the ocean side going north toward Cheticamp.                                                      Sight Pt Rd from Rte 19 just south of Inverness. Pavement turns to gravel. Road narrows up
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Breton Highlands National Park.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Also available at: Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design                                          Getting There: Just seconds off the Colliery Rte, Hwy 28 or 7km from the Sydney Airport,
                                                                                    5            Also available at: Home Studio, call for directions
                                                                                                                                                                                                   and over “Big Mountain”, 1 km before wooded driveway on left at White Brook Crossing.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Also available at: Inverness County Centre for the Arts                                                                                                                              20              Hwy 4. GPS Coordinates: 46° 12.35 N, 060° 00.67 W

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                                                                                                                                                CANADIAN CRAFT’S
                                                                                                                                               Baskets Carvings Jewelry Cards
                                                                                                                                                 Music T-Shirts Moccasins
                                                                                                                                                    Books Quill Boxes

                                                                                                                                               50 Maillard Street, Membertou
                                                                                                                                             (Membertou Trade and Convention Centre)
                                                                                                                                                            902.562.0444                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cape Breton Centre
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            for Craft and Design
                                                                                                                                            3.5 kms from Downtown Sydney
                                                                                                                                                www.membertoutcc.com                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        www.capebretoncraft.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Michique                                        2                                                              Mixed Media Artisans Co-op                                                                                                          Leo MacNeil                                                                               Ironart &
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Handbags and Accessories                                                                                  902-567-2380 or 1-866-560-2380 • www.mixedmediaartisans.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          74 Esplanade, Sydney, NS • Open May-Oct                                                                                        Designs                                                                                   Photographs                                     16
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Michelle Newcombe & Monique Delisle
                                                                                                                                                                                                      43 Mechanic St, Sydney, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                      902-563-6666
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Located at the Joan Harriss Cruise Ship Pavilion                                                                                 Master Wood Craftsman
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Leo MacNeil
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               8                                                   Fine Art Sculpture & Photography
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Carol & Gordon Kennedy
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         1892 Kings Rd, Sydney, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                      ron.newcombe@ns.sympatico.ca
                                                                                                                                                                                                      www.michiqueonline.com                                                                                                                    Handmade Baskets                                                                                         902-562-1510
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   48084 Cabot Trail, Tarbot, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   902-929-2821
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Traditional & Contemporary
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Open yr round by appointment
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Where style meets personality. Created with colour, texture & a true passion for fabrics
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Shari MacLeod                                     5       Open yr round, Mon-Fri, 8-6 or call for an appointment after 6
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Leo is a master craftsman in wood turning & furniture design as well as a sculptor in both
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   ironart@ns.sympatico.ca • www.ironart.ca
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Open yr round by appointment or Jun-Oct, Daily 10-6
                                                                                                                                                                   26                                                                                                                                                                           baskets@mixedmediaartisans.com                            wood & stone. From French Provincal furniture & turned burls to stone sculptures with the
                                                                                                                                                                                                      & design, these handbags will set you apart. We invite you to embrace your uniqueness.                                                    www.mixedmediaartisans.com                                                                                                                                 In their fine art photography & sculpture gallery, award winning photographer Carol
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Getting There: Mechanic St is off Prince St in Ashby beside the Co-op grocery store.                                                                                                                feel of silk, exceptional craftsmanship & attention to detail are evident throughout his work.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Getting There: Take Kings Rd leaving Sydney. Travel through the underpass & continue             Kennedy offers a wide range of haunting & sensitive landscapes & figurative images. In the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Traditional, contemporary & rustic designs emerge                                                                                                          adjoining studio, Gordon creates his metal sculptures as well as original iron work for home
                                                                                                                                                     27                                                                                                                                                                                         from Shari’s passion for colours & textures found in      until you come upon the Tasty Treat. Leo’s studio is across the road.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           & garden. Home of the “Starfish Hook”. Getting There: Take exit 11 off the Trans Canada
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                her garden & natural surroundings. Hand dyed reed                                                                                                          Hwy 105. Travel 18km north.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                combines with treasures gathered from the backyard
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       to the beach. Discover one of a kind pieces & fabulous baskets for everyday use.                   Nancy Chiasson                                         9
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Fine Art Paper Collages
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Also available at: Arts North
                          Metro Cape Breton                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Nancy Chiasson
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Sydney, NS • 902-539-3450
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                          Fleur-de-Lis Trail
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       The Weaver’s                                                                                       nancy@nancychiasson.com • www.nancychiasson.com                                                  Antiques & Crafts
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Open yr round by appointment                                                                     Traditional Quilts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Marsha Smith
                          Ceilidh Trail                                                                                                                                     25                                                                                                                         Handwoven Fashions & Decor                                                                         “I had to create an equivalent for what I felt about what I was
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          looking at-not a copy” Georgia O’Keeffe. Nancy creates abstract                                  1517 Hwy 312, Englishtown [Jersey Cove] NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Janet Dawson
                                                                                          30                                                                                                                                 5                                         2                               weaving@mixedmediaartisans.com                                                                     landscape collages reflecting her awareness of the natural Maritime                              902-929-2992 • marsha.smith@ns.sympatico.ca
                          Cabot Trail                                                           29                                                                                                                                                                                                     www.mixedmediaartisans.com                                                                         environment. “Ultimately, I seek to convey my interconnectedness                                 Open Mid May - Mid Oct, Daily 9-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          to the energy of the natural world by arranging torn bits of paper into unified compositions.”
                                                                                                                                                                       23                                                                                                                              Experience the impact of colour! Bold, subtle, con-                                                                                                                                                 Marsha uses traditional patterns to create exquisite quilts. Inspired by her Scottish roots &
                          Marconi Trail                                                                                                                                                                                                     1                                                          temporary or traditional - find just the right palette
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Getting There: Nancy’s work can be viewed at her home studio. Please call for directions.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           the beauty of Cape Breton, her wall hangings feature Celtic knots, shorebirds & landscapes.
                                                                                                                                                                     22     24                                                                                                                         for your wardrobe or décor, or choose from dozens of colours to create something uniquely you.     Also available at: The Water’s Edge Gallery                                                      Getting There: Take Exit 12 off the Trans Canada Highway 105. Follow the signage at
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Handwoven shawls, scarves, garments, pillows, blankets, table linens & more. Custom orders                                                                                                          intersection 312.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Ratchford
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Photographic Ltd.                                                                                  Piper Pewter Inc.
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                                                                                                                                                             18                                                                                                                                                                              Woodwright                                                                                      John Ratchford                                 10
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lead Free Pewter Products
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Lorna & Jim Tompkins
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     4                                                                                                       Woodcrafts                                         5                                            208 Commercial St, North Sydney, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             902-794-8880
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                46112 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                902-929-2227
                                                                                           33                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Quality Handmade Woodwork                                                                       ratchfordphoto@ns.sympatico.ca                                                                     lorna@piperpewter.com • www.piperpewter.com
                                                                                    32                  34                                       16 17                                                                                                                                                                                       Les MacLeod                                                                                     www.ratchfordphotographic.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Open June-Oct, Daily 9-5
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             woodwork@mixedmediaartisans.com                                                                   Open yr round, Mon-Fri 9-5, Sat & evenings by appt.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              6                                                                                              www.mixedmediaartisans.com                                                                                                                                                                        Original & traditional Celtic designed jewelery, Christmas
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Recipient of many awards both in Canada & the USA , John is a well known photographic                                                ornaments, candleholders & more, hand cast from lead
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          7                                                                                                For over 10 years Les has hand crafted carved pendants         artist. His passion for life & fascination with the human spirit have given him the creative     free pewter by skilled artisans. Getting There: The shop is located on the Cabot Trail 40
                                           37 36                                                                                            15                                                                                                                                                                                             & lapel pins, inlay boxes, delicate fretwork ornaments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       & functional items highlighted with intricate filigree. All items reflect the natural beauty of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          ability to capture attitudes, raw emotions & lifestyles that are distinctive & unique. Getting   minutes north of Baddeck or 40 minutes south of Ingonish.
                                         38                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               There: Take the King St exit off Hwy 105, keep going past the mall. Almost to the bottom,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       local & exotic hardwoods.                                                                          turn left onto Summer St. It’s the red building on right.
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Woods Work Art                                        11                                         Leather Works                                            19
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                                                                                                                                                                                                      7 1                    53                                                                        Caper Glass                              5                                                         Chainsaw Art / Watercolours / Photography                                                        Master Leather Craftsman
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Creations                                                                                          Judy & Liam Tromans
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          49 Charlies Rd, Kempt Head, NS • 902-674-2432
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           John Roberts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           45808 Cabot Trail, Indian Brook, NS • 902-929-2414
                                     41                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Quality Crafted Glass Heirlooms                                                                    jburdge@istar.ca • www.woodsworkart.com                                                          info@leather-works.ca • www.leather-works.ca
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Marg & Bonnie MacNeil                                                                              Open May-Oct, Daily by appointment or chance                                                     Open Mid Apr-Oct, Daily 9-5 or by appointment
                         42                                                                                              12                                                                  9                                                                                                         902-539-2779 • info@caperglasscreations.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Liam Tromans grew up near the Bras d’or Lakes & has been                                         John’s love of leather began in the late 1960’s. He has been developing
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       www.caperglasscreations.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                 8                                                                                                                                                                                                        exploring & painting nature since childhood. A professional                                      his craft ever since. For the last 30 years he has created a wide variety
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Sisters Marg & Bonnie are the artisans of Caper Glass Creations. Many of their creations are       pulp cutter he began chainsaw carving in 1997. His                                               of leather goods including museum reproductions & contemporary accessories. All leather
                                   43                                      44                                                                                                                                                                                                                          derived from the traditions & colours of Cape Breton Island. The processes for both stained        sculptures include eagles, bears, puffins & human figures. His                                   items sold in the store are made in the adjoining workshop by John & his skilled staff.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       & fused glass are centuries old, however Marg & Bonnie’s creations bring them alive in the         work has evolved to include oils, watercolours & photography                                     Getting There: The shop is located on the Cabot Trail 40 minutes north of Baddeck or 40
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       modern world.                                                                                      of Cape Breton. Getting There: Take exit 13 off hwy 105 (1st exit after the Seal Island          minutes south of Ingonish.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Also available at: Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design                                         Bridge). Proceed 17 km on Kempt Head Rd to Charlies Rd.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Gaelic College                                        13
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Kiltmakers & Weavers
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Glass Artisans
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Petroglyphs                                                          51779 Cabot Trail, St Ann’s, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          902-295-3441
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                902-929-2585 or 1-888-262-6435 • www.glassartisans.ca • 45054 Cabot Trail,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 North Shore, NS • Open May-Oct Daily 9-7 • Located on the Cabot Trail.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       902-562-0444 • www.membertoutcc.com • 50 Maillard St, Membertou,NS • Open yr
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       round, Mon-Fri 10-6, Sat 10-5 • Take exit 7 from Hwy 125, travel north on Alexander                info@gaeliccollege.edu • www.gaeliccollege.edu                                                              South of Ingonish or 15 minutes north of the Englishtown Ferry.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            St. for 2.5km. Turn right onto Towerview Dr, Maillard St is .5km, turn left.                  Open yr round by appointment or May-Dec, Mon-Fri 8:30-5

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           3                                                                                                              Custom made, hand tailored kilts, your choice of tartan with                                                                           Jo-Ann Dziubek- 20
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Lynda Lou                                                  Margaret                                  7
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          more than 150 in stock. Vast selection of tartan clothing for the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          whole family, including ties, vests, tams, skirts & more…                                                                              MacDonald
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            MacIntyre Studio                                           Pelletier                                                                                          Using unique, woven patterns created by our master weavers, we                                                                         Watercolour Artist & Glass Artisan
                                                                                 50                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Master Basket Weaver                                                                               produce one of a kind pillows, purses, scarves & placemats. Getting There: Located 1 km
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Jo-Ann Dziubek-MacDonald
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Watercolour                                                                                                                                                   north on the Cabot Trail, take exit 11 off Trans Canada Hwy 105.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Margaret Pelletier                                                                                                                                                                                                                        h2ocolor@ns.sympatico.ca • www.jdmstudios.ca
                                             45                                                                                                                                                                                             Lynda Lou MacIntyre                                        malglit@gmail.com
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            Sydney, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            902-562-1191 • lyndalou22@hotmail.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       I am a Master Artisan Basket Weaver & proud                                                        William Rogers                                                                                                                        Jo-Ann describes watercolour as the perfect medium to
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                express herself because of the fluidity, yet it allows detailed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       recipient of the Aboriginal Woman Entrepreneur of the year (2006) – Atlantic Region from
                                       47 48                                                                                     52                                                                                                         Open yr round by appointment                               Waycobah First Nation. A great part of my life has been devoted to preserving the Mi’kmaq          Gallery     14
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           work where needed. Her favorite subjects include florals, landscapes & quilts. Framed
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           prints at Glass Artisans are soldered by hand using lead free solder. Prints at Arts North are
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       culture through basket weaving. With each basket I preserve the fine art form & traditional        Watercolour                                                                                      available framed & unframed.
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Lynda Lou is a watercolour artist who draws her inspiration from the beauty she sees in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       techniques of Mi’kmaq basketry, yet continue to create innovative design & form that               William Rogers
                                                                                                                                                                                                      the landscape around her in Cape Breton & abroad. Her seascapes, landscapes, florals &                                                                                                                                                                                                               Also available at: Arts North
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       highlight past traditions.                                                                         51779 Cabot Trail, St Ann’s, NS
                                                                                                                                                                                                      abstracts are done in high colour. As well as original watercolours, the images are available
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          902-295-1040 • billrogers@eastlink.ca
                                                                                                                                                                                                      as reproductions or greeting cards. Getting There: Lynda Lou’s work can be viewed at her
                                                                                                                                                                                                      home studio. Please call for directions.                                                                                                                                                            www.gapacc.ns.ca/williamrogers                                                                   Glass Slipper
                                                                                                                                                1                                                                                                                                                                                 Nancy M. Morris                                                         Open May-Oct, Daily 9-5                                                                          Fused Glass Jewellery
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                                                                                                                                                                                                      Also available at: Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design

  Cape Breton Centre for Craft and Design
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Native Art & Design                                                     The gallery exhibits the work of William Rogers, a signature member of 3 national /
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          international watercolour societies: CSPWC, TWSA & SCA. This work includes original
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Pat Romeo
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                      322 Charlotte St, Sydney, NS • 902-539-7491                                                                                                                                     Garry Hamilton                                                                                                              Nancy M. Morris
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  www.membertoutcc.com                                                    oils, watercolours, etchings, drawings, monoprints & reproductions. The subject matter           glass-slipper@ns.sympatico.ca
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                  info@capebretoncraft.com • www.capebretoncraft.com                                                                  Gayle Bird Designs                                              Gallery                                                                                                                     Nancy M. Morris is a Mi’kmaq artist from Eskasoni. Working
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          includes the beautiful Cape Breton landscape as well as work with figures & animals.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Getting There: The gallery is located beside the Gaelic College in St Ann’s.                     Pat has been designing & creating unique
                                                                                                                                      Wire Wrapped Jewellery                                          Award-Winning Watercolourist                                                                                                in a variety of media from oils to charcoal, pastels, acrylics & ink,                                                                                                    stained glass & fused glass pieces in Cape
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Lamoore Designs                                                                                                                       Gayle Bird                                                                                                                                                                                  Nancy brings to life native art & designs, wildlife & flowers.                                                                                                           Breton for 25 years. Her recently developed “one of a kind” fused glass pendants & earrings
Found-Object Artist                                                                                                                   902.564.8562
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Garry Hamilton
                                                                                                                                                                                                      32 Old Kings Rd, Sydney, NS           4                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              have been well received by customers from around the world.

Laura Moore
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                                                                                                                                      gayle@nightingayle.com • www.gaylebird.com                      902-371-0069                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Shape Shift                                           Pat can be seen during Cruise Ship days at the craft market located at the Joan Harriss Cruise
902-736-2500
laura.moore@ns.sympatico.ca
                                                                                                                                      Sculptural jewellery crafted from hypo-allergenic,
                                                                                                                                      non-tarnishing silver wire & components such as
                                                                                                                                                                                                      garryhamilton@syd.eastlnk.ca
                                                                                                                                                                                                      www.garryhamilton.info                                                                           Noreen Googoo                                                                                                                                 Pottery                                 15            Ship Pavilion in Sydney.

www.lamooredesigns.com                                                                                                                gemstones, glass, coal, wood & shells, chosen for their
                                                                                                                                      beauty and/or metaphysical properties. With design
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Open yr round by appointment                                                                     Mi’kmaq Artist
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Deanie Cox
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Laura’s work features natural & recycled                                                                                                                                                              Garry is an OCAD graduate, a signature member of CSPWC, an art teacher at the college            Noreen Googoo                                                                                                                                                                                       Studio & Gallery
                                                                                                     training in the graphic arts & an eye for beauty in unexpected places, she creates one of                                                                                                         noreen@syd.eastlink.ca                                                                                                                   31 Oregon Rd, North River Bridge, NS
materials gathered responsibly from local                                                                                                                                                             level, has won numerous awards & been juried into many international watercolour                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Wendy Smith
                                                                                                     a kind neckpieces, pendants, earrings, bracelets, and tiaras.                                                                                                                                     www.membertoutcc.com                                                                                                                     902-929-2273 or 902-929-2766
surroundings. Her Finders Keepers line of art jewelry delights & inspires tree-huggers,                                                                                                               competitions. He is fascinated by light: how it reveals form, creates pattern & shape & allows                                                                                                                                                                                                       glassartisans@ns.sympatico.ca • www.glassartisans.ca
mermaids & packrats everywhere!                                                                      Also available at: Arts North                                                                    a play between warm and cool colours. His illustrated column Trippin’ with Garry, Cape                                                                                                              shapeshift@ns.sympatico.ca • www3.ns.sympatico.ca/shapeshift
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       Noreen is a Mi’kmaq artist whose work consists of                                                                                                                                                   Wendy Smith is a stained glass artist & gallery owner. The gallery
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Breton Post, is now available as a book. Getting There: From Sydney, take the Esplanade          contemporary native art & design while keeping in                                                  Open Jun-Oct, Daily 9-5, or yr round by appointment                                              includes stained glass along with blown, fused, lampworking &
                                                                                                                                                                                                      & turn onto Worgan St (the Honda Dealership). Travel Worgan until Leonard and turn               touch with her culture & heritage as her inspiration. She works in charcoal, acrylic, oil &        Deanie is known for her “Animal Spirit Masks”, as well as her original “Body Pots”. She          etched glass. Over 20 Maritime glass artists are featured. The large

Introducing our Regional Centres of Excellence
                                                                                                                                                                                                      right. Look for Old Kings Rd and turn right.                                                     watercolour.                                                                                       offers wheel thrown & hand sculpted stoneware, porcelain & raku. Getting There: Take exit        selection of glass jewellery is always a favourite. Drop in to see the
                                                                                                                                                                                                      Also available at: The Water’s Edge Gallery                                                                                                                                                         11 off the TCH, and follow the Cabot Trail for 15 minutes to North River Bridge                  colours in the gallery dance when combined with light.

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               902 258 2533                                                                                                                    J. Franklin Wright Gallery
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           · Fine Art Gallery and Gift Shop                                                                                                                          located in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Visitor Information Centre                                                                                                                                                                                  Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre
                                                                                                                  Mi’kmaq Association for                                                                                                                                                                                                                       • Museum of                                  featuring local, national and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             international Artists.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     606 Reeves Street
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Port Hawkesbury, N.S.
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                                                                                                                      Cultural Studies                                                                                                                                                                          Nova Scotia B0E 1H0                            and Home Life                               · Conference and Reception Area                  i“›‡—“‡˜˜L cƒ•‡ b—‡™”“
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     www.phcivic.com
                                                                                                                                47 Maillard Street, Membertou, NS                                                                                                                                                                                             • Genealogy Ctr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                www.lestroispignons.com                                                                    · Beautiful Sunsets
                                                                                                                             Tel: 902-567-1752 • Fax: 902-567-0776
                                                                                                                                   Email: macs@mikmaq-assoc.ca
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            lestroispignons@ns.sympatico.ca
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          Tel (902) 224-2642 • Fax 224-1579
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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           · Ocean View                                        www.invernessarts.ca                                                                                  Ongoing exhibits of Nova Scotian
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     and Canadian artists

								
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