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Reflecting On Life As An Artist

July 23rd, 2015

Reflecting On Life As An Artist

Portfolio section of Good Life Magazine July/August 2015. Artist Jo Appleby is featured in the summer 2015 issue. To see the full article, pick up a copy at The Barrie Advance, Patterson Rd or various locations alternatively the online version will be coming out shortly.

Spring Art Tour Shows Off The Talents Of Barrie Artists

May 14th, 2015

Spring Art Tour Shows Off The Talents Of Barrie Artists

Local artists showed of their talent and work last Saturday during the Spring Art Tour 2015. Held in 11 venues in Barrie, the event showcased a variety of mediums by nearly 40 artists.

Art Club Hosts Open House

October 22nd, 2013

Art Club Hosts Open House



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Barrie Art Club welcomes Jo Appleby
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Adrift by Jo Appleby
Barrie Advance
The Barrie Art Club hosts an open house Sunday from 1 to 3 p.m. to launch its October exhibitions.

The featured artist is Brian Ayotte.

Although creating primarily with acrylic, Ayotte has often incorporated recycled materials, such as Styrofoam, ceramic tile and various metals, into his work.

Ayotte has completed over 250 pieces, most of which are in private collections in Canada, eastern Europe and the United States.

This is Ayotte’s first show in Barrie.

The guest artist, hanging in Le Loovre, is Jo Appleby.

Appleby’s landscapes often employ colour in a dynamic yet calming, serene manner.

“To keep my subject matter fresh and exciting, I frequently get the urge to experiment with...

Rotary Calendar 2012

August 12th, 2012

Rotary Calendar 2012

Richard Fenton, chairman of the club's 2012 Rotary Cash Calendar Daily Lottery poses with two of the artists - Particia Gunn and Jo Appleby - whose work appeared in the calendar.