2013

Event News | Homer Watson House haunted

Event News | Homer Watson House haunted

Tyler Batten, Spoke Mon Nov 4 2013 On a cold and rainy Saturday night I pulled up to a heritage home in the historic Kitchener district known as Lower Doon, just two kilometres north of Conestoga College, tucked into the Schneider Creek valley. A psychic soiree of sorts was set to begin at the purportedly haunted Homer Watson House. Many people were quietly ushered into the dimly lit vestibule of the fabled artist’s home. I stayed in my truck a little longer, watching the autumnal leaves blow across the street and through the beams of reddened tungsten, which cascade over the building's period...

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Holiday Party

Holiday Party

Holiday Party Homer Watson House & Gallery is proud to present the End of Season Exhibition, featuring artworks from local artist and photography instructor Todd Durnan as well as Homer Watson House & Gallery’s talented roster of instructors. Durnan’s exhibition is titled Structure, and the instructor exhibition is titled Direct from the Studios. Structure, presented by Durnan, features a series of black-and-white photographs inspired by the patterns found in both architecture and natural forms. Direct from the Studios from Homer Watson House & Gallery’s instructors will...

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Exhibition News | The Record | Nature theme informs Homer Watson Gallery exhibitions

Exhibition News | The Record | Nature theme informs Homer Watson Gallery exhibitions

Robert Reid, Waterloo Region Record Sat Oct 19 2013 A trio of fall exhibitions at the Homer Watson Gallery draws inspiration and themes from nature. The artists include Kathryn Bemrose, Cathy Farwell and Nicole Waddick. An Artist Talk will be held Saturday from 1 through 3 p.m. ABOVE SERIES [Kathryn Bemrose] As its title suggests, the oil paintings comprising The Above Series are based on aerial views that place the viewer above and looking down on the image. The largest work, Where Two Oceans Meet, show an island bisecting two bodies of water as seen from an airplane. Smoked,...

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Fall Exhibition’s Meet the Artist Event

Fall Exhibition’s Meet the Artist Event

The Above Series, Relative Distance, and Strata Meet the Artist Event Saturday, October 19, 2013 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm Homer Watson House & Gallery is pleased to announce a FREE Meet the Artist Event featuring three distinguished artists currently exhibiting at the Gallery. Members of the public are welcome to share in experiencing insightful talks as Kathryn Bemrose, Cathy Farwell, and Nicole Waddick explain both the content and technical aspects underlying their beautiful works. While their works feature elements of the landscape tradition, each has a unique voice evidenced in both...

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The Ring’s Bridal Expo 2013

The Ring’s Bridal Expo 2013

Tying the knot in the near future? Join Homer Watson House & Gallery on Sunday, September 22, 2013 from 11am - 5pm for The Ring's Bridal Expo 2013 at the Waterloo Inn! Our booth will feature information about the Gallery as a wedding venue for a variety of wedding events - bridal showers, ceremonies, receptions, or photography! The Gallery's stunning grounds and heritage buildings provide a unique experience for you on your special day. Visit our booth for more information about our venue and some yummy treats! Who: The Ring's Bridal Expo. What: A day to discover fabulous local vendors...

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Culture Days | 2013

Culture Days | 2013

Join Homer Watson House & Gallery during Culture Days for FREE admission to an exciting exhibition featuring three very talented artists, Nicole Waddick, Kathryn Bemrose, and Cathy Farwell.

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Fall Exhibition 2013

Fall Exhibition September 7, 2013 – November 17, 2013 Fall Exhibition Reception: Sunday, Sunday, September 22nd, 2013 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm Meet the Artist Talk: Saturday, October 19th, 2013 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm Cathy Farwell || Relative Distance Cathy Farwell’s body of work titled “Relative Distance” is inspired by her recent trip to New Zealand and features work depicting mountains, forest, sea and shore that echo the landscape the artist viewed as she sailed around the islands coast. Having been deeply moved by the forces of nature the artist exhibition will feature an immersive...

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WATSnew | Fall/Winter Edition 2013

WATSnew | Fall/Winter Edition 2013

Homer Watson House & Gallery is excited to deliver Volume 24, Issue 1 of WATSnew!

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Summer Colours | Jungle Jamboree

Summer Colours | Jungle Jamboree

A Summer Colours Children’s Art Exhibit Are you ready for a wild adventure? From August 24, 2013 until August 29, 2013 we will exhibit our anticipated Summer Colours show. This colourful, jungle-themed exhibition will feature artwork from students aged 4-14+, created during our 2013 summer visual art camps.

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Four artists, past and present, offer reflections at Doon

Four artists, past and present, offer reflections at Doon

Robert Reid, Waterloo Region Record Fri July 26 2013 Four artists, past and present, offer reflections at Doon Homer Watson's Moonlight on the Grand is a moody landscape showing the moon's reflection on the tranquil Grand River at night. The oil painting has been mounted over the fireplace in the main exhibition space at the Homer Watson Gallery. The painting is a visual metaphor for Reflections, the title given to the gallery's 23rd annual Homer Watson Exhibition. The title also works as a thematic umbrella for the two accompanying exhibitions of landscapes by contemporary artists...

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