Featured Artist


  Rose works from her studio, which is nestled in the woods, in the Haliburton Highlands. She has formal education in drawing and painting, graduating on the Dean’s Honour Roll from York University, with a Bachelor of Fine Arts.  She also has a Bachelor of Education and has been a teacher of all ages in both the public school system and privately.  In the studio, she paints with acrylics and oils and also mentors other painters.  She is also employed by Fleming College, teaching courses for the Haliburton School of The Arts.   “Vestiges”, on displayed at Baked & Battered, is Rose’s most recent work and has been prompted by an end, and therefore also a beginning, in her life.   She is intrigued by the idea of archaeological digs and likens her creative process to such an idea:  images are unearthed and stories can be constructed.  A dove with a branch is in many of these works.  So are the letters “Q” and “U” – they are love letters.  I have found much richness in this T.S. Elliot quote and so I shall also share it with you: “So the darkness shall be the light, and the stillness the...

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Baked & Battered’s latest guest artist:  Thom Lambert.  Thom is a ceramic artist based in Haliburton.  His show features raku fired wall pieces influenced by the landscapes of Ontario and the American Southwest.  Pictures of Thom’s work can be found on his Facebook page:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Thom-Lambert-SingingDog-Studio/136338656410922 .  Drop by and check his work...

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Carole Finn is a lifelong artist who works in a variety of mediums, exploring the language of color relationships, value and intensity.  Her greatest inspiration comes from wild places and the people who are driven to protect them.  A painter of series, her two most recent groups “Pacific Rim” and “Minden White Water” reflect this confluence of visionary people and unique natural landscapes.  In her own words, her artistic goal is “…to create forceful and strong works that allow the viewer to fee deep in their beings, the intensity of my experience.” We are excited to be able to feature Carole’s work in the café at Baked & Battered for the Summer of 2013.  You can learn and see more of Carole Finn at her website: ...

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