Brush Away Winter

While getting your exercise or running essential errands take a peek at the works of your talented friends and neighbours:

Cathy BullCreemore 100 Mile Store
Heidi ElderCreemore 100 Mile Store
Ann Clifford143 Mill St
Catherine FullerThe Creemore Apothecary
Catherine MartiThe Creemore Apothecary
Jack MartiThe Creemore Apothecary
Erik RoatBank Cafe
Jordan EvelandBank Cafe
Tony RaponiBank Cafe
Dorothy ShropshireBank Cafe
Gail CaswellBank Cafe
Carole WatsonCreemore Springs Brewery
Jessica TamlinCreemore Springs Brewery
Bob HylandCreemore Springs Brewery
Grace RaponiCuriosity House
Kimberly AndersonCuriosity House
David Bruce JohnsonEastwood Vintage
Karin CliffordEastwood Vintage
Mary Anne TuplingEastwood Vintage
Elizabeth EisnerHeirloom142
Fran BullHeirloom142
Kathy WebberHeirloom142
Dennis CampbellHeirloom142
Bill MolnarHome Hardware
Dennis CampbellHome Hardware
Dorothy GrayHouse of Stitches
Marilyn KnutsonHouse of Stitches
Claire TranterLagom142
Michelle MatthewsLagom142
James BruerLagom172
Juliet JancsoLagom172
Liz EakinsLagom172
Sue MillerLagom172
Martha BullLagom172
Karen DeBoerNewsstand
Katie BeatonNewsstand
Maggie SearsNewsstand
Marilyn SextonNewsstand
Susie CosackNewsstand
Jennifer JohneNewsstand
Cathy CharleboisOld Mill Pub
Elizabeth van RynOld Mill Pub
Dorothy ShropshireOld Mill Pub
Sue AuldOld Mill Pub
Dorothee CosackPharmacy
Kathleen SeebackPharmacy
Maureen QuigleyPharmacy
Natalie de RuiterPharmacy
Bonnie MacPhersonPizza Perfect
Ella RoatPizza Perfect
Lily RoatPizza Perfect
Sandi WongRefillery
Martha BullRefillery
Nanci WhiteSeasons
Shirley LantSeasons
Stephen RoatSeasons
Emily GilbertSeasons
Faith CubbittSotheby’s
Margaret HoviusSotheby’s
Bob HylandSotheby’s
Tessa BullStranz
Andrew KennyStranz
Sue AuldStranz
Jennifer JohneStranz
Lindsay StarkWaterFirst
Rick ShubertWaterFirst
Sarah MillerWaterFirst
Cathie HylandWaterFirst
Isabelle V.WaterFirst
Emily wortsWaterFirst
Miles MillarWaterFirst
Remy MillarWaterFirst


Starting March 4th, we will be giving away 10 x 10 canvases for you to Brush Away

Sign-up for a FREE 10 x 10 canvas to be picked up at The Creemore Echo anytime after March 4th (while supplies last) or use your own 10 x 10 canvas or surface (paper, wood, cardboard – anything you want. Feel free to use the canvas as any kind of art surface for your masterpiece, be it painting, drawing, printing, collage or anything else. The sky’s the limit!

Once you have completed your masterpiece please share it with us on social media using the hashtag #purplehillsarts. If you want your art displayed in the Village of Creemore please drop it off at the Creemore Echo any time after March 15th and we’ll displayed it in windows of Creemore in April.

Below is a step-by-step guide to the 10 x 10 Winter Community Art Project

Step 1: Register here for your free canvas. Alternatively, you can also provide your own 10 x 10 canvas. Maybe you already have a 10 x 10 canvas at home that you would like to use or want to support your art shop and purchase your own. Feel free to use any 10 x 10 paper, canvas, or wood surface.

Step 2: Pick up your canvas at the Creemore Echo during store hours any time after March 4th. The Echo is located at: 3 Caroline St, Creemore. Your canvas will be clearly labeled with your name.

Step 3: Paint Away Winter and create your 10 x 10 masterpiece

OPTIONAL: If you would like your artwork displayed in Creemore please drop it off clearly labeled with your name and contact info at the Echo any time after March 15th. We will display it in the windows of various businesses throughout the Village of Creemore in April. 

  • Art will be collected and returned in May.  We will do our best to contact you with a pick-up time.
    • Please remember to clearly label your artwork with Name, phone number and email address. This is important if you would like your work returned.

Step 4: Snap picture of your 10 x 10 and post it to your social media @purplehillsarts #purplehillsarts.

We look forward to seeing you and your art in the Village in April. 

Thank you for joining us in Brushing Away Winter!