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Eclipse Art Gallery at Deerhurst Resort

Eclipse Art Gallery at Deerhurst Resort

We are celebrating Canadian Art and want you to enter our fourth annual Art Contest!

The subject this year is the natural landscape of Muskoka & Algonquin Park through your artistic eyes.

The winner will have their selected artwork on display for one full year in our front lobby and will win a one night stay with us*!

Last years’ winner was Monica Morrill. Monica sold her three paintings and then some! Good luck artists, look forward to seeing your amazing entries!

For more information on contest specifics and how to submit, click here!

*Full details included on winner’s prize entitlement letter.





Eclipse Art Gallery is Open By Appointment Only

This unique art collection is beaming of wonderful new art work by our favourite artists but also by new members in our gallery family. 
Our art show is titled ‘Art Makes You Happy’ as we are in this confusing and restless time,  we believe that a great art piece can bring you happiness and a feeling of peace!
We will be attending the gallery on a daily basis from 10 am until 12.30 or by appointment.  Please do ask us to meet with you to show you around (from a social distance) and tell you more about the displayed art, their creators and the options to purchase and ship. 
You can call, email or text us to set-up a time convenient for you at:  705 783-2579/  or ask our front desk team members for immediate assistance. Guests are always welcome to stroll around the gallery to enjoy the art work anytime during the day or evening.
Serenity 40’x60” by Barbel Smith

2020 Eclipse Art Contest Winner

Every year the Eclipse Art Gallery invites talented painters to submit three entries to be prominently displayed at Deerhurst Resort’s front desk for a year. This year’s Eclipse Art Gallery contest winner is Monica Morrill, whose unique colourful paintings will brighten and delight resort guests and visitors for the next twelve months.
A self-taught artist, Monica began creating artwork using acrylic paints on canvas as a way to fill her home with colourful images of nature for her family to enjoy. She aspires to illustrate the supernatural aspects of the world around us and to capture a sense of peace and tranquility that is sometimes overlooked.  She was born on Southern Vancouver Island where she grew up exploring the beaches, forests and mountains of the west coast. Always interested in art, she spent much of her time drawing pictures of wildlife. She moved off the island to complete a university degree and spent the next several years living in various cities across Canada. She currently resides in Ottawa with her husband and children.
Art Contest winner Monica Morrill (centre) shows off one of her paintings that will be displayed at Deehurst’s front desk for a year as the winning entry of this year’s Eclipse Art Gallery contest. Shown with Deerhurst GM, Jesse Hamilton (left) and Eclipse Art Gallery owner Karin Kriekkard (right).

Past exhibits: 

Niveous | Winter 2020 

                                                                                                                                       Making Snowmen 16″x 20″

by Terry Ananny

 Terry’s bright and colourful acrylic paintings of hockey, children at play and seasonal village scenes cheerfully capture the spirit of Canadian life. Her early years spent in summers on Lake Muskoka and traveling to Quebec enriched the artist with lasting impressions of the beautiful Canadian landscape and diverse Canadian culture.  Her works are held in many Canadian and international corporate collections. Canadian Prime Ministers, Governor Generals and the Government of Canada have collected her work over the past two decades.


                      Hockey 16″ x 20″                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Fresh Snow 24″ x 30″


Chris Keene

                                                                              “The Stand-Off”     Acrylic on Canvas 24″x36″

Chris Keene attended Rhode Island School of Design.  Chris created for several years stunning visual effects and digital characters for Walt Disney. His work is prominently displayed in several live-action and feature animated films, two of which were nominated for an Academy Award. Keene returned to Toronto in 2011 to return to his artistic roots. The abundance of wilderness and animal life soon became the driving influence in Chris’s work. Keene turned to acrylic paints on canvas as his creative medium. His graphic skills from Disney are some of the techniques Keene utilizes to create his unique compositions.

Elva Hook 

                                            Waterview Trail 40″x60″   Acrylic on Canvas 

Live Edge Forest

                                  Blue River Wood Clock 30″                                                                                                                                                                            Aureola Ammonite 30″                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       



Elizabeth Johnson

Rock Cliff at Livingstone Lake 30″x40″ Oil on Canvas
Canadian Log Home in the Woods  24″x30″  Oil on Canvas 


John Kinsella

                                                               Island on a frozen lake 22″x30″ oil on masonite


Approaching Snowstorm, Arrowhead Park 10″x12″                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Snow Hill, Muskoka 30″x40″ oil on canvas


Crystal Clarke

                                                                                    Night Stalker  10″x10″ Pastel





Join Us for a fun Paint Night during the Christmas Holidays at Deerhurst Resort.
with art facilitator Helena Renwick
$35.- pp materials included – Limited space available –
Children  8 and up  welcome 

Book through Eclipse Art Gallery or Activity Desk,  Deerhurst Resort.

                               Dec 20th- 7 pm      Dec 21& 22- 4pm     Dec 27th – 7 pm    Dec 28th & 29th  4 pm


Frank Didomizio

Wood turning


Ed Ambros 

Algonquin in Blue 28″x 54″ Multimedia

From our Family to Yours, We Wish you a Happy Holidays Season!


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