selected works • headwaters arts festival • sept19 – oct4, 2015

• recent works on mylar featured as part of the festival’s annual, juried art show & sale • during  festival hours • studio18 symmes in erin will also open for all 3 weekends of the festival • opening reception sept19, 4-7pm at the festival’s new & primary location • the alton mill art centre • […]

culturedays • art demo • painting on mylar • 27sept2015 2:30-3:30pm

• artist robin symmes • in her studio or garden, weather-permitting • for a demonstration • painting on mylar® • sept.27 2:30pm-3:30pm • drop in • see how it’s made • ask questions • talk art • bring friends • connect to a cultural hub • in & around erin, ontario • no.3 on the […]

spirit tree cidery • exhibition of oilstick drawings • september 2015

• solo exhibition at the spirit tree cidery • oilstick drawings on mylar film from the artist’s 2014 collection • inspired by bonsai shapes from symmes’ travel or personal collection • on view in september during cidery hours • meet the artist on the hills of erin studio tour and see her coinciding show of […]

hills of erin studio tour 2015 • september 19-20 & 26-27

  • join me for the hills of erin studio tour 27th anniversary • tour listing number 3 • it’s self-guided & free • watch for signs along the route •  map & full brochure is online • two weekends in september this year: 19th-20th & 26th–27th 10am-5pm each day • downstairs features the latest collection of ‘orchid […]

care & handling • shipping

• upon purchase, the artist will supply a rice paper protective layer over the painted image • unframed mylar or works on paper suitable for rolling can be transported in tubes (or flat, if desired & appropriately sized for mailing) • shipping, courier or mailing is to be arranged by the buyer • contact the […]

archival materials • framing

• conservation of your art investment is important • archival materials in the making ensures better longevity (in as close-to-original-quality and colour-fastness as possible) • while the studio uses watercolours & light-sensitive pigments (watercolours & paper media are safer when framed under glass) the media of mylar is hardy stuff & enjoys favour with archivists […]

new art media & materials

• watercolours in the “here & away” collection are painted on mylar • a polyester film made by dupont and others • used by archivists because of its inert (acid-neutral) properties • the film is frosted on one side and clear on the other • unlike earlier films & acetate, mylar has better resilience to […]

about studio18 symmes

• is the online version of the artist’s studio-gallery located in erin, ontario canada • all work featured is by robin symmes • online pieces are available for sale (unless otherwise indicated by an adjacent red dot) • the artist’s store on features selected previous work • submit an email inquiry using the […]