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Eastern Shore Artists
Highway 7 is becoming a mecca for artists and photographers with workshops, studios and galleries springing up all along Marine Drive. Is it any wonder, with all the beauty the Eastern Shore has to offer?

Skipping Stone Crafts and Gallery - Guysborough
A relatively new gallery featuring Nova Scotian artists and artisans. Part of the 'Authentic Seacoast' group of companies that is revitalizing Guysborough's accommodations, dining and shopping experience.

Seaside Exhibition of the Arts - More than 65 Eastern Shore artists will present their works and deliver workshops at the Seaside Exhibition of the Arts, 2007 dates TBA. Read the Blog at:

Marlene York, known for her school art classes has a new website for her Seaforth Studio in Chezzetcook.

Richard Rudnicki portrays the creative force in all life from Lawrencetown with his sensitive drawings and even more sensitive descriptions. Check Richard's 'Sketch of the Week'.

Katy Morris - Watercolours
Calgary's Katy Morris finds inspiration in the wonderful spring colours on the Eastern Shore when she visits to create her beautiful water colour florals. View the work of Katy Morris.







From our selection of 'briny ocean tossed' posters and fine art prints selected just for Highway 7 readers. All things Nova Scotian... view more posters

Title: "Leaving Halifax"
Artist: Murray Yorke
Type: Art Print
Size: 46 x 30 cm
Under $25!

Kim Hutchinson, a versatile artist from Halifax, Nova Scotia creates digital paintings with a Maritime flavour. Her tastefully designed website ( also offers digital and printed greeting cards.

Paintings Bridge Gap Between Prairies, Maritimes
Here's the 'other' side of musician Gordon Stobbe. He and his partner Marlene York paint in a variety of mediums, detailing life out west and the east coast. Marlene is known locally for her school workshops and murals in schools, and for teaching children's art classes in her Chezzetcook studio.

Skeletons on the Shore
Do you have a photo of a discarded fishing boat? David Towns is recording the passing of a way of life and he'd like your help. Read the article and view the photo gallery of Caper relics. Maybe you have a photo to share?

Folk Art with a Marine Flavour
Barry Colpitt creates stunning wooden sculptures in Tangier, Highway 7. His ever popular topless mermaids in strikingly bright colours will always get lots of attention (What happened to the one standing on Hwy #7?)


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The Nova Scotia College of Art & Design
NSCAD celebrates several decades of growth with a new - and growing - website.

The Art Gallery of Nova Scotia AGNS
invites you to see how it is working to bring Art & People together.

Bruce Guthro
Singer-songwriter from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. This official site includes bio, lyrics, news, photos, and tour schedule.

Murray, Anne
Official site, with a "Welcome from Anne" audio clip. Performance schedule, discography, awards, biography, current news, trivia, links and info on the Anne Murray Centre in Springhill, Nova Scotia.

MacMaster, Natalie
Official home page of the fiddler from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia. Biography and photos, guestbook, tour schedule, news and reviews.


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Highway7 E-zine, a publication of Hatch Media, is an electronic journal with a focus on commercial, historical, cultural and ecological issues concerning the Eastern Shore of Nova Scotia in Canada. Topics include a growing resource of currently more than 300 articles. More articles and image galleries are added frequently as new material is brought to our attention. With, our primary aim is to serve, inform and reflect the rural communities on the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia, as well as to acquaint new residents, visitors, tourists, and investors with the special beauty and enormous potential of our region.
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