The general store was once the original big box retailer; only it came complete with gossip and a place to tie up your horse. In Grey County, the general store culture is still thriving today. They have reinvented themselves to be everything a modern retailer cannot be, which makes them so much fun, and delicious.
This month’s Legacy Gallery exhibit, Fiber and Wood, at the Owen Sound Artists’ Co-op is a great opportunity to escape April’s fickle weather! Fiber and Wood is a collaborative effort from Michael SanCartier and Sheila Brown-SanCartier. Sheila’s quilted silk paintings with applique and photo transfers are inspired by nature, family and friend, subjects brought to life with her glorious colours choices and attention to detail. Using found wood and reclaimed objects, Michael carves quirky characters and creatures that can be dark, comic, serious and sometimes thought provoking.