Gilmer - gilmer
wheel thrown, celtic inspired, clay forms for everyday use.
Rich colour and robust
form combine to create each gilmer clayworks original.
Crafting handmade stoneware pottery has been my passion for
over 25 years and it is truly a pleasure to bring beauty to
"everyday". Drop by the studio to see my latest work,
check out the teaching wheels and visit with my delightful
guest artists. There is sure to
be a wee cup of cider and a sweet
treat waiting just for you!
Steven and Karen
Home studio at Domville,
4251 County Rd 18
Box D9, RR
#4 Precott, ON
and Karen create unique unique accents for your home and
garden from agricultural items.
The process begins by gathering unique
agricultural pieces often from the horse-drawn era.
These pieces are collected from auction sales, by invitation
to old barns or by "pickers". Items are disassembled,
cleaned, painted and re-purposed . Any lumber that is used is
selected for its interesating grain and
Steven and Karen also reuse barn boards
and mouldings in their sunbursts and bird houses.
Broken rakes, hoes and shovels become birds and
All discarded materials are combined to
create conversation pieces for the home and
Home studio at
experimentalist of different fibres and materials, and a keen
sense of texture equals artistic pieces.
My creativity stems from an
innate desire to marry my quilting heritage with my love of
different fibres and textures. Sources of stimuli vary
from day to day - gardening, listening to the radio, or
conversations with friends andd family. I allow my daily
interactions with nature to influence the works I
create. The results provide me with a sense of peace and
deep satisfaction as I am able to capture those moments with
fibres and quilting, each piece a testament of the unique
blend of the two approaches.
studio at Ottawa,
Robert specializes in creating unique, customized and
functional fused glass art for special occasions, home and
is delighted to participate in the On Common Ground Studio
Tour 2012 and share the natural beauty of his fused glass
Beginning with the colour
selection of the glass through its cutting, placement,
manipulation and kiln firings, his customized fused glass art
brings beauty and functional elegance to your home
or office or a cherished gift to loved ones.
Each item is unique, one of
a kind and handcrafted in Canada. Your custom order for
bowls, platters, tiles and coasters can be