Visual Art

April 2023 Art Show and Open House

The Wallaceburg and District Council for the Arts is pleased to be showcasing the talent of local artists during the month of April at the Wallaceburg and District Museum. The WDCA has been promoting community artists through various events over the past 43 years. Come and enjoy our collection of artwork at the museum by artists such as Sally Mahoney, Beverly Fish, Hank Jagt and Spencer Thornton just to name a few.

You are also invited to our Open House at the museum on April 19, 2023 from 7-9pm. We are very pleased to be featuring local artists Martha Sands, Gretchen Sand-Gamble and Sunny Gamble. Come and see their Fibre Art as well as a collection that goes back six generations. You can find Gretchen, Martha and Sunny on Instagram @WoodlandCraftBarn and @Pretty.Little.Schoolhouse, as well as on Facebook at Woodland Craft Barn. Give them a follow to find out about what they’re working on and any upcoming classes and workshops.



Phase 2 – Creative writing

Our goal is to create new and unique arts opportunities and experiences within the community of Chatham-Kent. We firmly believe that this enhances the quality of life across the area. 

Phase 1 art work and outline for phase 2 (Creative writing) After a great deal of deliberation, the jury selected the following 3 works as the inspiration for phase 2. 

“Shattered” by Jordan Wills (Student)


“The Consumerist” by Rena Lugtigheid


“Lava Flow Under a Jovian Sky” by Lee McFadden

Phase 2 – Creative Writing 

Open to emerging artists throughout C-K.  

This phase will close at midnight May 23, 2021. 

Written submissions will be inspired by the 3 visual art selections seen above. 

From the eligible submissions 6 works (two per selected visual art) will be selected by a 5-person jury.

Maximum of two submissions by any one writer.

Maximum of 1500 words. 

At least one selected work will be a submission from a secondary school student from C-K. 

Questions or completed work can be submitted to 



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Works selected from the chatham kent art house jury are curated to be featured in a zine 

(a miniature scale art publication) designed by interdisciplinary artist Danielle Coleman. Coleman curates and designs ˈtīnē Zine, an on-going curatorial project zine focusing on artists within Southern Ontario. 

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We hope you will take part in our Visual Art/Writing contest sponsored by Teksavvy, running from February 28 to March 28, 2021. Open to emerging artists throughout C-K.

Our aim: To create a new multi-disciplinary event that promotes arts within C-K.

All selected artists and writers will receive a prize of $75.  A  Zine will include an introduction, brief bio from each artist/writer, images of the 3 selected works, the 6 selected written works.

For more information, or for specifics on how to enter, click the link below.

Chatham-Kent Art House Project



What amazing art from our local WDSS Students! Thank you for sharing. Click the link below to have a look at their beautiful artwork.

WDSS 1st Online Art Show