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Happy Canada Day!

Swizzle Studio wishes you a fun and festive Canada Day!

Sore Boozers at Open Tunings Festival

When I’m not making art, I play accordion with a bunch of pals. The group is the most eclectic cover band you’ve ever heard, doing everything from bluegrass and murder ballads to sweet pop hits and forgotten new wave gems. Other “E” words to describe us include “energetic” and “enthusiastic”.

If you are in Toronto next Saturday, check out or band, the Sore Boozers, in front of Palmerston Market at 6 p.m. for 45 minutes of entertainment. The market is on the corner of Palmerston and Barton.

Our show is a small part of a great festival called Open Tuning. A do-it-yourself event, Open Tuning features 130 bands playing on porches, in parks, in garages and anywhere else you can think of.

For a full program, check out:

Recent Paintings

Last month, fellow artist and friend Melanie MacDonald and I exhibited some large paintings in the Dennis Tourbin Members Gallery at the Niagara Artists Centre.

The recently renovated exhibition space was treat to show at, with crisp white walls and a new lighting set up.

The paintings paired up nicely together, with lots of interplay between themes and colour palette. It also was the first time I’ve shown all three of my “1970s” paintings in one space.

Here are photos of the show (click to view large):

Recent Paintings
Rob Elliott & Melanie MacDonald

28 April – May 16 2017

Niagara Artists Centre
354 St.Paul Street
St.Catharines, Ontario