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DUNN SOHN STUDIO
452 Armstrong Line
These are the participants in this year's Perth Autumn Studio Tour at Studio Location #1
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Dunn Sohn
Woodturner, Furniture Maker

Curly Maple Sink

Curly Maple Sink
Walnut Burl Pedestal
Corian Top

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In a large workshop in the Perth area, Dunn works on his beautiful custom designed furniture as well as his artistic wood sculptures and turnings. Clients may come with a specific design in mind, or sometimes just an idea and the concept is realized using Dunn's skills which draw upon his twenty-six years of professional woodworking experience. Drawn to the subtle beauty in a variety of wood grains, Dunn has learned to emphasize this to advantage in his furniture. Meticulously finished and highly figured birds-eye or curly maple are often used.

Rocking chairs are a specialty. "I designed these chairs over a period of years. My goal was to build a rocking chair that could be used comfortably for a long period of time. The final successful ergonomic form evolved as I learned through observation and experimentation. I have combined this comfort with a design that shows the wood to its best advantage. The sturdy construction and clean, strong look result in a beautiful heritage rocking chair that will last for generations."

Turned bowls and hand-carved forms are other aspects of Dunn's work which allow him to explore the organic nature of wood. Burls, stumps and highly figured wood are the raw materials used to create these pieces, which are both decorative and functional.

For further information or to make an
appointment to visit the studio call
613 268 2715.

www.dunnsohnwoodwork.com
email:  finewoodwork@dunnsohn.com


  Sarah Hale
Batik Artist

Epiphany

Sarah has been living and creating batik art in Eastern Ontario for the past 25 years. Her medium originates in the Far East, but she has adapted it to a Canadian landscape tradition and enjoys finding new ways to express familiar themes. She makes a variety of art pieces, from large quilted wall hangings to batik miniatures on cards. Her studio in Arden Ontario is open by chance or appointment throughout the summer and fall.

(613) 335-2073
www.ardenbatik.com/
email: slhale@yahoo.com


  Choleena DiTullio
Paper Mosaics

Iris

Choleena has developed a totally new and unique process where she uses various papers (many hand made using natural plant fibers, dyes and leaves) and acrylic gloss to create the illusion and vibrancy of ceramic tile mosaic. The artwork is light, simple to hang or transport and easy to keep clean with a damp cloth. Photos do not do her work justice; in person, you'll see that the surface is high-gloss with a rich texture. Her themes run the gamut from nature-inspired to gears and zeppelins of the Steampunk movement.

www.choleena.com
Art By Choleena on Etsy
Art By Choleena on Facebook

 


  Heather Sherratt
Weaver
Heather Sherratt
Heather Sherratt’s woven scarves, vests, cocoon wraps, serapes, jackets and coats, with their subtle blend of colours and textures, are the perfect complement to any outfit. With over thirty years experience in the craft, Heather produces classic timeless designs in wools, cottons and silks. Natural fibres, vibrant colours and interesting textures combine to make one-of-a-kind garments and accessories.

www.elphinfarms.com
email: elphin@superaje.com


  Anaïs Fritzlan
Handbags
Ana´s Fritzlan

In a life of sewing, Anaïs Fritzlan has spent over a decade specifically exploring the world of carriers, from the extreme toughness of professional bike courier bags, to the sensual appeal of fine leather and silk purses, to the simple functionality of everyday articles such as reusable grocery bags and mobile phone cases. Every item is conceived, designed and sewn with equal attention to practicality, durability and aesthetic appeal.

www.utwbags.com
www.etsy.com/shop/utwbags

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