Robert Achtemichuk

What I see becomes a sort of visual illumination, like a match struck unexpectedly in the dark, a gift, lighting my path into wonder.

Seeing wonder in the backyard

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How great is it to read an article about one’s artwork in the region’s major local media. I want to thank writer, Barbara Aggerholm and photographer, Matthew McCarthy from Grand, Living Well in Waterloo Region for creating this piece and editor, Cathy Storring for supporting “Seeing wonder in the backyard”.

I will be participating in the art fair, Art in the Yard at the Elora Centre for the Arts. Art in the Yard takes place July 5 and 6 from 10 am to 5 pm at the Elora Centre, 75 Mill Street, Elora, ON. 50 artists will be participating.

Come visit us in Elora, see the gorge, have ice cream, see the shoppes and our artworks.

Read “Wonder in the backyard”:
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Author: Robert Achtemichuk

Born in Yorkton, Saskatchewan with a fine arts degree from the University of Manitoba and further studies in France and Mexico. Was the Executive Director of Open Studio, the Waterloo Regional Arts Council and the Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery. Recently received artist grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Waterloo Regional Arts Fund to develop and exhibit new paintings that were shown at Homer Watson Art Gallery, the Glenhyrst Art Gallery in Brantford, Agnes Jamieson in Minden, Cambridge Galleries – Preston and Gallery Stratford. Received the Award of Excellence from the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition in 2012 and in 2015 received the Machteld Faas Xander Visual Arts Award, KW Arts Awards.

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