The Mill Pond Gallery
314 Mill Street,
Richmond Hill, Ontario
L4C 4B5
905 770 7449

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Upcoming Events


Workshop – Printing Without a Press with Valerie Kent

Workshop – Sunday, May 1, 2016 – 9:30 am to 3:30 pm FullSizeRender

Valerie will demo creating a couple of different kinds of prints . She will use a Plexiglas plate and soap as the support for the watercolour paint. She will be painting into the soap and printing on paper. In addition Valerie will paint on her homemade gelli plate using open acrylics and then printing on paper.
The Printing Without A Press – Workshop
Please bring your own watercolour paints and/or open acrylics. Valerie will bring plenty of plexiglass plates for everyone to use, brayers for everyone to use (if you have one please bring it)
She will bring the baths for the paper. Paper can be purchased from Valerie at $3.50 per 22 x 30 sheet. (please contact Valerie if you want this). Valerie has 6 gelli plates that she made which you can use and will provide recipe if you want to make your own.
The result is so interesting and it is so much fun to do you will just want to experiment and do your own. Warning: Addicting Activity – No Cure.


Beyond the Easel -
Professional Development for Visual Artists with Sheila Davis  

Monday, May 9, 2016 – 7:00 pm to 9:00 pmSDavisHS

Are you ready to take the next step as an artist? We are pleased to have Sheila Davis join us this evening to talk about professional development for the artist.  Sheila has written a book, ‘Beyond the Easel’ filled with detailed information, helpful guidance and research. Learn the importance of a professional persona and branding your image.Learn tips to photograph, prepare and catalogue your work. Get prepared to find, approach and work with the perfect Gallery. Getting your name and work out there: alternate venues . Websites and social media will be discussed
Q &A time


Paint the Town! – Group Show and Sale  

Saturday, May 14 and Sunday, May 15Paint-TheTown_Logo_web2

Richmond’s Hill’s unique homes, buildings and historical sites have made a real impression on their artists. This year, in conjunction with their annual Monday Painters Spring Show – they are featuring a special exhibit called, Paint The Town!
Over 20 artists participated. Each picked a unique home, business or heritage building in Richmond Hill – and have shared their impression of it on canvas. The gallery will be listing the sites chosen on their website, where visitors can also look up information on each artist.
To celebrate this special Paint The Town! Exhibit – Mayor Barrow will be at the Mill Pond Gallery to meet the artists on Saturday, May 14th from 12 noon to 2 pm.
A portion of the procedes on all Paint The Town! art sales will be donated to Hill House Hospice in Richmond Hill
Come see this exclusive collection of paintings that celebrates the town – we are proud to call home!



Weekly Events


Monday Open StudioStill_Life_OS

Monday Days  9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come in and create in an informal and supportive environment. All members are welcome.
Daytime Coordinatior – Jette Cott -

Monday Evenings  6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Still Life/Open Studio
All members are welcome. $5.00 fee for non-members.
Evening Coordinatior – Nicholas Gere -

Friday Open Studio 

Friday Daytime  9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Come in and create in an informal and supportive environment. All members are welcome.
Coordinator – Nicholas Gere -

Please check the Calendar of Events for Paint-In dates