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


BRANTFORD STATION GALLERY
Solo Show
August 2014
Brantford, Ontario

GRIMSBY ART GALLERY
Juried Show
August 2014
Grimsby, Ontario

GLENHYRST ART GALLERY
Biennial Juried Exhibition
June 21 - August 23, 2014
Brantford, Ontario
Download the FLYER jpg

OXTONGUE GALLERY
Dwight, Muskoka, Ontario

GLENHYRST ART GALLERY
Sales & Rental
Brantford, Ontario

Upcoming Shows

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





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Rural Detours "CLOSE TO HOME"

August 10, 2014
I've been looking forward to hanging my work at The Brantford Station Gallery. So much of my work is inspired in and around Brant County and having it up at this local venue just feels so right.


 

"Best of Show" at The Desmond Juried Art Exhibition

August 10, 2014
The Desmond Juried Art Exhibition is all about celebrating rural life in Southern Ontario. It was exciting to hear that "Sitting In My Fargo" won Best of Show where I was surrounded by so many wonderful works of art. "Fenced In" and "The Sentinels" were also  accepted into this show where 2 of my pieces sold.

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"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.

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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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