In 2018 We Completed Construction of Our Studio
Verity Blue Studio & Gallery is located outside the picturesque village of Coldwater, in Simcoe County Ontario. Our property is situated an hour north of the Greater Toronto Area. We feel privileged to reside in Lake Country; on the Trent Severn Waterway, between Georgian Bay and Muskoka Lakes. This beautiful new studio and gallery was built in 2018 as an addition to the main residence. The project was designed by Kathryn (kmk design) and built by her partner, Warren Bennet (Warren Bennet & Sons Contracting Inc.) with Scheffel Construction. This space serves as Kathryn’s studio, as well as her gallery. See our photo gallery in this link.
Attend Our Events or Host Your Own
Our services include individual and group instruction, workshops, retreats and exhibit space. See more details on what services we are offering here. We will also host an evening artist drop in, life drawing gatherings and plein air days. Child minding will be available on site for those who need. The studio will also be available to other artists and instructors who would like to host their own events on our premises. Costs for rental of facilities will be reasonable. Connect with us if you wish to host an event.
About Verity Blue Studio’s Online Shop
We have a limited selection of hand crafted items for sale in our studio, and in our newly launched Verity Blue Studio & Gallery Shop here. Kathryn has been busy creating fabulous face coverings this past year, which are available in our online shop, as well as in the studio.
Our Commitment to You
We promise to operate an ethical and environmentally responsible studio and gallery. As a small home based business, we believe in supporting other small local businesses. Because we are committed to protecting the land we are privileged to live on, we have made it our mission to operate sustainably and ethically. For more about how we are making a conscious effort to be accountable to the next generations, please see more about our commitment to you, small business and the environment.
COVID 19 Update
Because of safety concerns surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic, Verity Blue Studio has suspended all workshops, classes and drop-ins. We are doing safe visits only. If you wish to come and see us, contact us by email and we will arrange a wee tour. We are requiring face coverings at all times while indoors, and a limit of five to eight family members or your circle members at one time. When workshops and drop-ins resume we will be requiring proof of COVID19 vaccination. Thanks for your understanding.
Verity Blue Studio & Gallery would like to acknowledge that we reside on the traditional territory of the Anishinabewaki, Haudenosaunee and Huron-Wendat people. This land is John Collins Purchase (1785) and Williams Treaty (1923) territory. We commit to learn everything we can about this area and the process of colonialization here. Secondly, we vow to respect this place as well as those who came before us. Thirdly, we promise to work on lessening our footprint, and sharing our resources whenever we are able. We also understand that our land acknowledgement does not begin or end here. For more information see this page titled Resource List: Land, Treaties, and Land Acknowledgement