Homer Watson

Opening Reception | June 2018

Opening Reception | June 2018

TUESDAY, JUNE 26, 2018 6 – 8:30 PM Homer Watson House & Gallery is pleased to host the Annual Homer Watson Exhibition: Stormy Skies, featuring the work of Homer Watson, Roger Young, and The Art District Gallery.

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Homer Watson’s Birthday

Homer Watson’s Birthday

It’s time to party! On Thursday, January 11, join us as we celebrate the 163rd birthday of Homer Watson, our namesake and renowned Canadian landscape artist! 

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Opening Reception | September 2017

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2017 2 – 4 PM   Homer Watson House & Gallery is pleased to host to invite you to the opening reception for Friends Of Hidden Valley: Hidden Valley Revealed.

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Annual Homer Watson Exhibition | 2017

Annual Homer Watson Exhibition | 2017

June 11 – August 13, 2017 Opening Reception: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm (The Gallery is closed for a special event on Sunday August 13 until 3:00)   A Sense of Place || Homer Watson This exhibition celebrates the 150th anniversary of Ontario and Canada.  The Canadian landscape is the predominant theme and subject matter for Homer Watson.  Watson draws from a deep well of life experience which includes an intimate relationship with the land.  His personification of nature becomes a metaphor for the human aspiration of being and belonging: of a sense of place within...

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Opening Reception | June 2017

Opening Reception | June 2017

TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 2017 6:30 – 8:30 PM Homer Watson House & Gallery is pleased to host the Annual Homer Watson Exhibition: Sense of Place, featuring the work of Homer Watson, Marlene Kawalez, Mike Bergauer, and the Artist Critique Group.

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Watson Museum | Spring Exhibition | 2018

Spring Exhibition April - June 2018 Interpretive Tour 519-748-4377 ext.233 Journey of an Artist: Watson's Road Taken || Homer Ransford Watson Curatorial Interpretation - Nichole Martin Early and late period Watson paintings have an entirely different look and feel due to Watson’s life journey and the path he decided to take. When Homer Watson painted “The Isle of Orleans” he was an aging artist in his 60’s, a widower (his wife Roxanne passing away in 1918) and whose paintings were falling out of fashion amongst the Canadian art scene and abroad due to the emergence of The Group...

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Annual Instructors’ Exhibition | 2016

Annual Instructors’ Exhibition | 2016

October 30 – December 4, 2016 Reception: Saturday, November 26th, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Artist Talk: Saturday, November 19th, 2016 from 1:00 – 3:00 pm  From Where I Stand || Celebration of Visual Arts Education From Where I Stand is a compilation of artworks from educators and their students.  This year we see a variety of work from the perspective of the mentor interspersed with work of their proteges.   The work focuses on lessons learned whether physical technique or conceptual ideas.  Unique and experimental materials are often juxtaposed with traditional compositions...

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Annual Homer Watson Exhibition | 2016

Annual Homer Watson Exhibition | 2016

June 12 – August 14, 2016 Opening Reception: Tuesday, June 28, 2016 from 6:30 - 8:30 pm   On Nature's Path || Homer Watson & Gerard Brender à Brandis On Nature’s Path is an exhibition of paintings by Homer Watson interplayed with the wood engravings of Gerard Brender à Brandis.  The artwork explores the idea that we are connected spiritually to nature. The visual perspective of landscapes and river life shapes our understanding of ourselves and our nation. Watson’s aim to capture the spirit of nature with rich and heavy oils is echoed in the small black and white contemporary...

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Instructors Exhibition | 2015

Instructors Exhibition | 2015

November 8th – December 13th, 2015 Reception: Saturday, November 28th, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm Free Spirit || Instructors & Students of Homer Watson House & Gallery The instructors of Homer Watson House & Gallery dedicate their lives to Art Education  and work tirelessly in our studios to improve the skills of others. During this exhibit, these artists will showcase their own talent and work. This is a chance to see the work of the artists that dedicate their lives to art education and work tirelessly in our studios to improve the skills of others. They bring to their students...

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2015 | Annual Watson Exhibition

2015 | Annual Watson Exhibition

June 20th – August 16th, 2015 Reception: Sunday, June 21st, 2015 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm   Interconnected: A Journey through Time || Homer Watson Homer Watson House & Gallery is proud to present the 25th Annual Homer Watson Exhibit, Interconnected: A Journey through Time. From a local collector’s estate, this retrospective tells the story of a life journey. Watson sought to paint truths in nature. Although his paintings changed with age, the message did not. Explore how those works connect with artists painting the same scenes over 100 years later, the paths they took, and what...

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