-Art In Public Places

This is an initiative of the Elora Arts Council. Its purpose is to enrich exterior and interior spaces in our community with the vibrancy and beauty of visual art.

Art in the Municipal Building

Mid- January to Mid- April

The Paintings of Elora Artist

Carolyn Sharp

Carolyn Sharp, Artist Carolyn is a self-taught Elora based artist who has been painting for approximately 15 years. Her paintings are inspired by the drama and movement of the Canadian landscape, and she is especially drawn to painting scenes of the Elora Gorge and the country roads of Centre Wellington. She has had solo shows in Guelph and Elora, and has participated in many group shows, including one she is preparing for at the Holcim Gallery in Milton in August 2019. Carolyn currently has a show up at the Aboyne Library (Jan/Feb) featuring colourful abstracted land and waterscapes. She will be participating, once again, in the annual Elora Fergus Studio Tour in Fall 2019, and also shows work at the Art Gallery of Guelph and through her website at www.carolyn-sharp.com.


Art in the Lobby of Groves Memorial Hospital

Mid- January to Mid April

Dick Marvin

Artist and Illustrator

A westerner by birth, Dick came to Toronto from Saskatchewan to study Advertising Illustration at the Ontario College of Art now OCAD University. After graduating, Dick had a career stretching over 3-decades as a freelance illustrator working for a long list of advertising, corporate and publishing clients both in the United States and Canada.
Dick was a part-time faculty member at OCAD in the Department of Foundation Studies between 1974 and 1988. Dick turned to full time Landscape and studio painting in 2000. Many of the summers since 2002 have been spent plein air painting in various parts of Canada and the United States. Summer plein air studies are often the foundation for winter studio paintings. Dick currently maintains a home and studios with his wife artist Judy French in the Village of Elora, Ontario.


Art in the Day Surgery Corridor

A display of art Ages 8-17

Youth Art from STUDIOHERE, Fergus
Curated by Meredith Blackmore


Art in the Boardrooms of the Fergus Sportsplex

Mid-January to Mid-April

Art of

Roxana Matamoros

I strive to represent what I see with my own experiences and feelings. Current techniques are acrylic and mixed media
Born in Madrid, Spain, Roxana Matamoros lived in Brazil and Belgium before settling in Toronto, Canada in 1969. Since 2009, she has been a resident of Elora. Her paintings are held in private collections across the Americas as well as in Israel, France and Spain. She is the recipient of several awards, including 3rd place in II Concurso Internacional de Artes Visuales 'Asi veo El Salvador', 2002.


Art In the Window Of Greg Oakes' Office, Geddes St., Elora

January, February, March

Promotion of EAC's ART TALKS






supported by artists and the entirely volunteer work of the Elora Arts Council for over 20 years