Starting in January
Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 4 pm
After May Long Weekend
Thursday & Friday 11 am - 4 pm
Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 5 pm
Or to make an appointment
at other times:
Paul or Gunilla Matteau 613.269.3437
Linda Hynes 613.283.4204
Paul Laberge 613.269.3463
110 Main Street East, P.O. Box 325
(Beside the Courtyard Patio
of the Baldachin Inn/Restaurant)
Fiona Macintyre has been making jewellery and hollowware for over 15 years. She is a graduate of the Material Art and Design program at the Ontario College of Art and Design. Here she found her passion of working in precious metals, lured by the magical transformation of a hard material into softened fluid forms and shapes.
Fiona Macintyre’s studio practice over the years has
ranged from making production jewellery for sale in
shops and galleries, creating one of a kind exhibition
pieces and collaborating on tailor made custom designs.
In her contemporary sculptural jewellery and hollowware,
she honours the traditional techniques of silversmithing; hammering, forging, raising and casting.
After many years spent in Toronto as an exhibiting silversmith, jewellery designer
and teacher of Visual Art, Fiona Macintyre proudly joins the artistic community in Merrickville.
“I find inspiration everywhere in my visual surroundings whether they are rural
or urban, past or present, as in a decorative detail from the Art Nouveau period
or the linear qualities of Modern architecture. Being able to create wearable
objects that may be cherished by the wearer, hold sentiment and personal
meaning is an honour and privilege to me.”
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