2021 Virtual Art Show

The SSCA Virtual Art Show returns again this summer.

Please join in and share your Georgian Bay themed artistic creations – paintings, drawings, photographs, and crafts. Send your art (photograph) to Katherine Denune-kdenune2@gmail.comTogether with the artist’s name, age (if under 18), title, and category/medium. We look forward to sharing all the wonderful creativity!
Katherine Denune

Chair, Environment Committee & Artiste

Here are the works of art submitted this year.  Enjoy!


Handmade Guest Journal by Anne Maher-Hauck (18+)

White Throated Sparrow by Katherine Denune (18+)

Ruby Throated Hummingbird by Katherine Denune (18+)

Beaver by Katherine Denune (18+)

Bluebird by Katherine Denune (18+)

Acorn Buffet by Teddy Stratton (3 1/2 years)

Slow Down by Vicki Phillips (18+)

Summer Dragon by Vicki Phillips (18+)                  Squirrel by Teresa Long (18+)

Rebirth of the Lighthouse Bench by Fred Schweitzer (18+)

The Whale by Fred Schweitzer (18+)

Moose Hide Moccasins by Lisa LePage (18+)

Deer Hide Mittens with Coyote and Beaver Fur by Lisa LePage (18+)

Moose Hide Boots by Lisa LePage (18+)

Moose Hide Moccasins by Lisa LePage (18+)




Morning Reflections by Wendy Cliff (18+)

Marker by Nancy Westaway (18+)

Lost Logs by Sass Braun (18+)

Dunes by Sass Braun (18+)

Building Sandcastles by Cyntha Koelsch (18+)

Blueberries by Cynthia Koelsch

My Cathedral by Cynthia Koelsch

Sun-kissed Beauty by Cynthia Koelsch

Little Island in Front by Dawn Drayton

My Georgian Bay by Dawn Drayton

Western Islands by Dawn Drayton




Forest Fire Sun by Nancy Westaway (18+)

My Lilies by Nancy Westaway (18+)

Spider Web on a Foggy Morning by Kathy Thompson (18+)

Early Morning Kayak by Kathy Thompson (18+)

Barnicke Island by Neal Owen (18+)

Moon Shining on Perdue Island by Neal Owen (18+)

Our Local Loon Family by Leslie Forbes (18+)

Out for a Morning Swim by Leslie Forbes (18+)

Hiding in the Garden by Leslie Forbes (18+)

Georgian Bay Sunset by Valerie Ansingh (18+)

Untitled by Sue Dancy-Graham (18+)

Untitled by Sue Dancy-Graham (18+)

Moon Over Sans Souci by Janet Schweitzer (18+)

Red Sky at Night by Teresa Long (18+)

Falkner Pass by Katherine Denune (18+)

Spider Bay Sunrise by Katherine Denune (18+)

Majestic Morning by Cynthia Koelsch

Little Island of Ours by Dawn Drayton

Sunset from our Island by Dawn Drayton


Virtual Art Show 2020

In 2020, we had the Sans Souci Virtual Art Show instead of the usual judged event. It took the form of a virtual art gallery for all to appreciate and celebrate!  Below are the Georgian Bay themed art that was submitted.  The categories were:  Painting;  Drawing;  Crafts and  Photography and were posted by category and age.              Katherine Denune  (kdenune2@gmail.com).

This year’s art show is dedicated to Nancy Powis, whose creativity and passion inspired so many of us to notice and appreciate the natural artwork around us.


‘Sunset over Perdue’ by Bert Liverance (18+)

‘Max’ Whaler’ by Hadley Michael (age 13)

‘Turtle’ by Brynn Caldwell (age 8)

‘Granite Cove’ by Isabel Treichel (18+)

‘Summer Flight’ by Isabel Treichel (18+)

‘Frog Haven’ by Wendy A. Cliff (18+)

‘Walking O’Donnell’ by Dawn Drayton (18+)

‘Homage to Ed’ by Dawn Drayton (18+)

‘Ed’s Suggestion’ by Dawn Drayton (18+)

‘Rocky Shore’ by Sass Braun (18+)

‘Untitled’ by Evelyn Dingman (age 7)

‘Speedboat’ by Isaac Dingman (age 10)

‘Wreck Island Pine’ by Michael Ugarenko (18+)

‘My Favorite Flower’ by Kyle Kafleur (age 16)

‘The Wasp’ by Paula Feldman (18+)

‘A River Runs Through It’ by Hana Loewen (age 9)

‘Sunset Pine’ by Xavier Masri (age 10)

‘Lone Georgian Bay Pine’ by Tobias Loewen (age 11)

‘Wispy Clouds on Georgian Bay’ by Felix Masri (age 10)

‘Silver Pine Sunset’ by Mira Masri (age 12)

‘Fox’ by Janet Ross (18+)

‘Untitled’ by Janet Ross (18+)

‘Mrs. Chickie’ by Charlotte Edwards (age 6)

‘Sunset Point’ by Jennifer Bowen (18+)



‘Tall Ship’ by Andrea Caldwell (18+)

‘Massie’ by Kayla Martin (18+)

‘Whip-poor-will’ by Kayla Martin (18+)

‘Cottage Bear Story Time’ by Ben Denune (age 6)

‘Hungry Monarch’ by Katherine Denune (18+)


‘Goldfinch’ by Teresa Long (18+)

“Monarch Caterpillar’ by Teresa Long (18+)

‘Spotted Turtle’ by Teresa Long (18+)

‘Snapping Turtle’ by Katherine Denune

‘Kildeer’ by Katherine Denune (18+)

‘Chickadee’ by Katherine Denune (18+)

Family Fish and Dragonfly Tic-tac-toe by the Aitkens-Galberg family

Family insect decorated candle holders from a fallen tree by Aitken-Galberg family

‘B407 Quilt’ by Ruth Gillis (18+)

Key Chain by Tracey Boshdayosgaykwe (18+)

‘Summer Pond’ by Vicki Phillips (18+)

‘O Canada’ by Vicki Phillips (18+)

‘Twigtic’ by Ann Johnston (18+)

‘Tree’ by Madeline Edwards (age 4)

‘Witch of the Bay’ by Christine Ugarenko (18+)

‘Chipmunk Hut’ by Isla Sloss (age 9)


‘Moonlight’ by Michele Mcgrath (18+)

‘Chippie’ by Madison Ledsham (age 16)

‘Coming in for the Night’ by Madison Ledsham (age 16)

‘Flowerpot Island’ by Madison Ledsham (age 16)

‘Summer Sun’ by Madison Ledsham (age 16)

‘Spider Bay Sunset’ by Madison Ledsham (age 16)

‘Cottage Life’ by Tara Galberg (18+)

‘El Refugio Sunset’ by Tara Galberg (18+)

‘Friendly Fox’ by Sarah Facey (18+)

‘Sunset Reflection’ by Sarah Facey (18+)

‘Eastern Tiger Swallowtail’ by Katherine Denune (18+)

‘Georgian Bay Shoreline’ by Nancy Westaway (18+)

‘Berry Beautiful’ by Kristin Allington (18+)

‘Fairy Mushrooms’ by Kristin Allington (18+)

‘Wreck Island Rest Spot’ by Kristin Allington (18+)

‘Wreck Island Rocks’ by Kristin Allington (18+)

‘The Second Red’ by Sass Braun (18+)

‘Western Sisters’ by Sass Braun (18+)

‘Foggy Pines’ by Sue Graham (18+)

‘In Flight’ by Sue Graham (18+)

‘Reflections’ by Sue Graham (18+)

‘Tricks are for Kids’ by Janet Ross (18+)

‘Tip of the Island Pine’ by Mira Masri (age 12)

‘Three’s Company’ by Xavier Masri (age 10)

‘Sun Soaked Sunset’ by Felix Masri (age 10)

‘Domino at the Boulevard’ by Natalie Masri (18+)

‘Spider Bay Campfire’ by Sue Graham (18+)

‘Beneath the Moon and Under the Sun’ by Elena Wieland (age 9)

‘Seagull Tongue’ by Barbara Nettleton (18+)

‘Catching Dragonflies’ by Barbara Nettleton (18+)

‘Catching Dragonflies 2’ by Barbara Nettleton (18+)

‘Precambrian Shoreline’ by Barbara Nettleton (18+)

‘Captain Raven’ by Tom Denune (18+)

‘Double Rainbow’ by Teresa Long (18+)


Regatta – Due to COVID,  the Regatta & Art Show will NOT take place this summer.

The Annual SSCA Regatta and Art Show is always held on the Saturday of the August long weekend. (Rain date is Sunday of the same weekend.) The schedule for the day is:

11:30am – the Art Show opens in the Schoolhouse.

12 noon – a BBQ lunch is served on the front lawn.

12:30 –  swimming and canoe races take place at the waterfront followed by an egg toss and much more.

Volunteers and Sponsors are always needed and most welcome.  Please contact the Regatta Coordinators if you are interested.



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