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Current Show and Gift Shop

The Williams Mill Gallery and Gift Shop is a unique place for beautiful, one-of-a-kind Canadian Art and Craft, and gifts you'll feel proud to give.  In addition to monthly art shows, you can browse and buy a wide selection of jewellery, pottery, fibre, glass, wood, jewellery, sculpture and seasonal wearable art.  

Landscapes of Northern Ontario
New Paintings by Gordon Mitchell

Artist Gordon Mitchell’s love of nature and the outdoors is the inspiration for his work. He has traveled extensively throughout Northern Ontario including: Muskoka, Georgian Bay, Parry Sound, and the Lake Superior region of Algoma.

 

Painting only those locations he has visited, enables him to draw upon the emotional impact of a scene, and as a result he does not try to recreate a photographical representation of a picture. Instead, he paints the scene with the emotion of the experience in vivid colours and with carefree brushstrokes that capture the natural and rugged beauty of Northern Ontario.

 

Gordon’s style has been influenced by instructors at the Oakville Art Society, Loyalist College, the Art Gallery of Ontario, the McMichael Gallery and renowned artist Tony Bianco.

 

His acrylic or oil paintings are symbolic of Northern Ontario and bring to mind the freedom of space, the majestic and serene, rushing rivers and streams, calm inlets and bays, granite shorelines, and towering pines and firs.

 

Gordon entices the viewer into the scene by appealing to the viewer’s knowledge of a specific location or a past experience to which they can relate. His work is also an invitation for others to visit these locales.

 

Prices start at $295 for an 8x10” original painting in a  high quality contemporary gold frame; a beautiful gift for anyone closing up the cottage for the season or as a spectacular gift for the holidays!

 

 

 

Gifts and Craft

Williams Mill finds makers across Ontario and brings them to Glen Williams for you to enjoy the best one of a kind art, craft and gifts, all hand made in Canada.  Browse the gallery for pottery, jewellery, wood, fibre and glass objects whose makers live across our beautiful province.



      

Feathered Egg, Sterling Silver,                    Ceramics by Frans Rood
Andree Chenier

   

Wooden Chopping and Presenation Boards
by Wayne Muma
 

Functional Pottery by Monica Johnston

 

Sheba

Gabrielle Fischer

 

 

“ Sheba” is a monumental work of bronze sculpture mounted on the side of Williams Mill’s stone building.  Artist Gabrielle Fischer, assisted by two Williams Mill artists, made the cast as Sheba was attended to, fed and rested by her carers.  See the video here

 

This beautiful and monumental sculpture is available for sale.  Price on Application.

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Shopping in the Studios 

Meet artists in their studios and watch them at their easels and workbenches.  Ask questions, discuss commissions and have the opportunity to buy their latest work before it even leaves the studio.  

Studios Open Friday and Saturday 12noon-5pm
Other times by chance or appointment.
Studio Directory

Show your Work

Williams Mill Gallery presents an annual programme of art shows by high calibre artists from across Halton region and beyond.

Solo, joint or group show applications are welcome. Shows typically last for four weeks, include hanging and take down, marketing and an opportunity for a reception.

For and informal chat and rates, please call the contact the gallery administrator, gallery@williamsmill.com or call (905) 873 8203. For submissions, please supply show statement, brief biography and 3 digital images accompanied by title, medium, size and price. 




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