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This time of year, The Joy Laking Gallery is open 10 until 5 daily (Sunday’s 1 until 5) and other times by chance or appointment (902 647 2816).  The Gallery is located at 6730 Hwy. 2, Bass River.

  “Across the Surface” an exhibition featuring the paintings of Joy and fellow artists Tom Forrestall, Ed Huner, Gordon MacDonald, Shelley Mitchell, Susan Paterson, Paul Hannon and Steven Rhude will be open at the MacCarthy Gallery, NSCC, Arthur Street in Truro.  You are all invited to the opening and to meet the artists on September 5 from 6 until 8.  The exhibition will be up until September 25.  On the evening of September 25, you are invited to hear some of the Artists speak at a Truro Art’s Society Event at the Gallery between 7 and 9

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Joy’s Open House Exhibition will be October 18, 19, 25 and 26 from 10 am until 5 pm at the Joy Laking Gallery. This year’s open house features sketches and paintings of India and Joy’s new oils, acrylics and watercolours of Nova Scotia.  There will also be four new prints and many new greeting cards.

Joy Annual Open House Exhibition is October 18. 19. 25 and 26 (10 until 5) at the Gallery.

Joy is currently exhibiting at McCarthy Gallery in Truro as part of "Across the Surface" with Tom Forrestall, Paul Hannon, Shelley Mitchell, Ed Huner, Gordon MacDonald, Steven Rhude and Susan Paterson. This exhibition open September 5 from 4 until and runs until September 25.

During October this exhibition will be on display at the Inverness Cultural Centre in Inverness.

Here is a link to a time-lapse video of me painting an oil at Shortt's Lake.

If you are interested in the blog about this winter’s travels to India,  it is posted on the website under “Joy’s Blog”. Comments can be left via Contact Me

Jim’s blog is here