Here are the rest of the photos of the Barn Project I took on Saturday.
“The Grain Bag by the Front Door” contains many childhood memories.
Barn at Lawless Ranch, Anarchist Pass, BC….. winner Judges’ Choice Award
The Smith Family Fruit Barn typical of the style in the Niagara region.
“Lee Valley Barn” in the township of Sables-Spanish Rivers. This barn is still in use. Historical Significance award.
“Reverence for the Bell Barn” award for Best Exemplifies Heritage Presentation
“Mount Olivet Lilac Ridge”
“The Madill’s Farm
“Walker’s barn in Horseshoe Valley. Avant Barn Award for the Most Artistic Interpretation
“Spring Chores”“Man Maketh, Nature Taketh” Theme Award for best depiction of the loss of a traditional barn.
Oh my!! That’s 31 barns, but there were 62 entries. I only managed to get shots of half of them. Here are a few of the others ….photos I had taken in October when they were first handed in….
“Barn Swallows” with the disappearance of the barns follows a scarcity of the swallows
“The Barns of my Youth”….Luise Bishop Award for Best Pictorial and Gwen Robertson Memorial Award for Best Depiction of Rural Lifestyle
“Rural Cathedral”“Bossie’s Barn” …memories of activities around a barn in Cantic, Quebec“Barnyard Sculpture” ….the only 3D piece
“The Wallace Barn”“Grandpa’s Farm”“Our Farm” near Whitby. All the buildings are now gone.
I still missed 20 barns and my sincere apologies to those whose pieces I’ve missed. It goes without saying that this is a terrific show of our heritage, and the art of rug hooking. Thanks again to the Huronia Committee and the Simcoe County Museum for making it possible.