FIVE WAYS TO EXPERIENCE CREATIVE PEOPLE IN ONTARIO – An art’s journey shaped by nature, and steeped in history

A collection of incredible experiences, throughout a Canadian province

In ancient Greece, the poet was the creative par excellence. He was able to materialize emotions by entering the depths of his soul. To approach the Canadian art world it is not necessary to be natural talents, because expressing creativity is a freedom that belongs to everyone. Like children, we can paint for ourselves, or work on our cognitive development through music. Do not forget that human salvation is in the hands of dissatisfied creatives, even through writing, fashion design and photography. By visiting Ontario. you are guided by them.

Obviously, you absolutely cannot miss trying its traditional dish called poutine. Stop in Bonsecours Market (its oldest and the biggest market). If you want to discover the French province of Canada, this is definitely a place to start, because Montreal is the biggest city in Quebec Region. Vieux Montreal is full of all kinds of fantastic architecture. Do not forget visit painter Edwin Holgate, at Mount Royal Cemetery.

Although he did execute landscape paintings, he was better know for his portraits. Among his talents, were his skills as a book illustrator, as well as a wood engraver. He taught at the École des beaux-arts and at the Art Association of Montreal. He died in Montreal in 1977. He studied at the Art Association of Montreal, before travelling to Paris in 1912, to study at La Grande Chaumière. Edwin Holgate was born in Allandale (Ontario) in 1892.

During winter snowshoeing, ski hills for snow boarding and downhill skiing waiting for you. Fall is a great time for hiking and wildlife observation. In summer, its waters are comfortable for swimming, canoeing or just hanging out on the beach. Fresh water lakes, sand beaches and rugged northern landscape make Ontario an exceptional vacation destination. Spring is the time for romantic getaways. Under this sky was born songwgriter Fred Eaglesmith.

He was one of nine children born to a farming family in rural southern Ontario. His songwriting uses techniques of short story writing. He is know for writing songs about vehicles, lost love and quirky rural folk. As a teenager, he hopped a freight train out, and began writing songs and performing. Fred Eaglesmith born into a July day, 1957 in Caistor Centre (Ontario).

Its arts climate attracts artists, and craftspeople. The varied venues, festivals, and the College of Craft and Design, make it a popular tourist destination. Its charming complex of historic brick buildings (between the river and the main street), date from 1784 to 1869. Lying along the banks of the Saint John River, Fredericton waiting for you, with biking trails lead along its banks. Do not forget visit Forest Hill Cemetery, where Bliss Carman‘s ashes were buried.

For him, the greatest joy in nature was the absence of man. His first published poem was in 1879. He never attempted to secure his income by novel writing, remained a poet. In Canada, he is classed as one of the Confederation Poets. He is the author of more than 50 volumes of poetry, including Talks on Poetry and Life (1926). Poet and essayist, Bliss Carman was born in Fredericton (New Brunswick), in 1861. To grant his request in his poem “The Grave-Tree”, on 1954 a scarlet maple tree was planted at his gravesite.

Here, Museum at Erchless Estate offers guided tours, changing exhibitions, events, and programs. The Centre for the Performing Arts you provides live entertainment downtown. With excellent Lake Ontario, sport-fishing, exquisite dining and unique downtown shopping districts, Oakville’s neighbourhoods. Here live Anu Raina, the inconfondibile fashion designer you need to know

In October of 2010, she debuted her ready to wear clothing collection at the Toronto Fashion Week. She graduated from the Textile program at the Sheridan College, Oakville and, in a short span of time, Anu Raina has made a quality splash in Toronto’s Fashion. Living up to her reputation of a conceptual artist, she dazzled the eyes with a colourful collection of silk dresses feminine and skirts. To her, the multitude of textures, sometimes translucent and sometimes mysterious, are just like the woven complexities of life itself.

In its Empress Hotel, people still gather for afternoon tea. At the southern tip of Vancouver Island, Victoria is influenced by the mildest climate in the whole of Canada. Here you can visit a downtown area (set around the Inner Harbour), which retains its Victorian heritage buildings and atmosphere. Hannah Maynard, pioneer photographer of the Far West, is buried in its Ross Bay Cemetery.

She was best know for her portrait work and at the same time managed darkroom affairs and studio promotion. On columns or posing, as if they were made of stone, she photographed people using techniques that made them appear as statuary. Hannah Maynard was born in Bude (Cornwall) in 1834, becoming a photographer best known for her portrait work and experimental photomontage and multiple exposures.

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