Brian Markham’s passion for art transforms local and exotic wood and burls into unique one-of-a-kind pieces of art. Amidst the rugged Muskoka landscapes near Algonquin Park, Brian’s workshop is deep in the forest on beautiful Rebecca Lake. Visitors will see hand-crafted bowls, platters and furniture displayed amidst wood shavings, raw wood and tools of his trade.
The 2017 Artists of the Limberlost Open Studio Tour was a true success with more visitors than we have ever seen before. The spirit and creative energy of the workshop was enhanced by my guest artists, jeweller Carol-Ann Michaelson, painter Jeff Miller and musician Don Ablett. The 19 Artists of the Limberlost are united by our …Read more »
I am pleased to have Carol-Ann Michaelson return as my guest at the Artists of the Limberlost Open Studio Tour on August 19 and 20 from 10 am to 5 pm. Carol-Ann’s talents as an artist and a jeweller allow her to explore and express her ideas of form and beauty in each of her unique …Read more »
I have been hard at work in the studio, sorting through my burls to find the ones which have the most potential for bowls and platters. My work as an artist at the lathe is satisfying as I discover the hidden treasures within the raw rounded bark-covered burls. As the burl turns on the lathe, I find the interesting …Read more »