Current Artist: Garrie Bea Joyce and Saskia Praamsma

Current Artist: September-October 2015

In September/October the gallery is featuring the work of
Garrie Bea Joyce and Saskia Praamsma.

Saskia Praamsma says clay is her addiction and inspiration comes from all over the world, in particular from architecture and nature.  She doesn’t plan a lot of her work, it grows out of her.saskia

Saskia has worked in potteries in the Netherlands, US, Canada, Botswana and Afghanistan.  Now she manages the Almonte Potters Guild.

Saskia lives in nearby Clayton, Ontario.

Contact Saskia Praamsma:

Garrie Bea Joyce has been an artist all of her life having formally trained in a wide range of studio practices at Mount Allison University (BFA-major in print making and sculpture).  Teaching visual art in a wide range of media/methods for 31 years also honed her abilities to think clearly and express simply the art principles she uses and explores.

Her philosophy is “If she can transfer to the viewer on an intuitive level the exhilaration she feels while creating the work, then she considers that piece a success”.

Contact Garrie Bea:garrie


About the Corridor Gallery

The Corridor Gallery is a small, public gallery that has been in operation at the Library since 1997 with the enthusiastic support of the CEO/Chief Librarian, staff and patrons. Colourful and engaging displays are changed on a monthly basis featuring the work of emerging and established artists from the Ottawa Valley and beyond. Curators of the Gallery are Barbara Cotterill and Ann Jezewski.

We welcome expressions of interest from artists who are invited to contact the curators by email. Click here for details of how to apply.

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