RALPH HEATHER ~ Fine Art & Original Printmaking

Ralph Heather

is a visual artist living in Paris, Ontario. Current artistic passions encompass; original hand-pulled printmaking, drawing and painting. In the PRINTMAKING GALLERY you will find a selection of current relief and intaglio prints, in the FINE ART GALLERY you will see acrylic and watercolour paintings. Many of these are for sale online by emailing Ralph Heather.

“I have always been captivated by the simple beauty of shape and colour that surrounds us in our everyday lives, often finding inspiration in common subjects we have strong emotional ties to or social relevance. I hope to express this appreciation in my art.”


Current Shows


GLENHYRST ART GALLERY
Biennial Juried Exhibition
June 21 - August 23, 2014
Brantford, Ontario
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JAMES NORTH STUDIO
Solo Show
May 23 - June 28, 2014
June 13, 7 pm Reception
& 8 PM Happening
328 James St N, Hamilton
Download the FLYER jpg.

WOODSTOCK ART GALLERY
Juried Show
May 1 - June 31, 2014
Woodstock, Ontario

GREEN HERON BOOKS
47 Grand River St N, Paris, Ontario

OXTONGUE GALLERY
Dwight, Muskoka, Ontario

GLENHYRST ART GALLERY
Sales & Rental
Brantford, Ontario

Upcoming Shows

STATION GALLERY & CAFE
Solo Show
August 2014
Brantford, Ontario

BRANT STUDIO TOUR
October 4 & 5, 10 am - 5 pm
Visit my home studio and 15 others in Brant County and the City of Brantford.
Download the brochure PDF.

HAMILTON ARTISTS INC
Partner Show
October, 2014
Hamilton, Ontario

BLUE DOG CAFE & GALLERY
Solo Show
November 2014
Brantford, Ontario





BLOG

"RIGHT to LEFT" June 26 to July 20

June 19, 2014
Every few months I curate an art exhibition to challenge the members of the James North Studio and it always produces amazing results. Take a moment to read the article ART FOR THE NONCONFORMIST by Wendy Bachiu on our blog.
 

Glenhyrst Accepts "Sitting In My Fargo" Into Their 2014 Juried Show

June 19, 2014
It is a real privilege to be accepted into an art exhibition that includes my work on the walls with so many high caliber works of art. Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant's Biennial Juried Show has work from all over Ontario that reflect the high standard of art being produced these days. The show runs from June 21 - August 23, 2014.



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"EARTHBOUND" Artist Reception & Happening: 8PM JUNE 13, 2014

June 11, 2014
Artists Ralph Heather and JANUS will be celebrating their art exhibition this Friday 13th with an artist's talk and happening at 8 pm. Both artists will be in attendance for the evening from 7 pm to whenever it ends. More info is available online at: ralphheather.com, janusnomad.com, jamesnorthstudio.com



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"In Their House" wins Juror's Choice at Woodstock Art Gallery

May 24, 2014
I had two original woodcut prints selected for exhibit at "Elements 56" the Woodstock Art Gallery's Juried Show. One was "The Kilns" from 2013, the other was "In Their House" which is a brand new work, and it was selected as a Juror's Choice. Very interesting talking to the judges and curator about how much depth they each saw in the story of this work... very satisfying.



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Wellington Artist"s Gallery Juried Show, 3rd Prize

October 2, 2013
I am proud to announce that I had 2 artworks accepted into the Wellington Gallery Juried Show and now have the pleasure of winning 3rd Prize in the category of Painting, Photography and Printmaking. "The Sentinels" wins again, and gets to be my first signature work as it garners so much attention. "Fenced In" was the other work accepted, which always seems to delight the viewer and has been my best seller this year.
Find out more at: www.wellingtonartistsgallery.ca

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"Third Prize" at PRESS Juried Show

July 19, 2013
I am proud to announce that I have won 3rd prize at the WCAC PRESS Juried Show at The Button Factory in Waterloo. This is a wonderful show of printmaking being done in Ontario that runs from July 5 -27. More info at www.buttonfactoryarts.ca

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