Northumberland Art Lovers: Rosie Riviera-Lopez

“The most challenging thing about painting is knowing when to stop,” says Rosie Riviera-Lopez, in an interview with NFOTA’s Cynthia Reyes. Rosie, an artist and educator, moved to Port Hope in 2020. Why Port Hope? My husband Francois and I are empty-nesters from Durham and we were looking for a quaint small town to retire to. We have relatives…

Northumberland Art Lovers: Kiara McKinley

Kiara McKinley took second place honours in the Festival of the Arts’ Photo Competition – Youth Category, in 2019. She was 16 years old. In this series we feature interviews and discussions with Individual Artists, Leaders of Arts Groups and Organizations, Civic Leaders, and other Arts Lovers in our county. Today, Cynthia Reyes interviews Kiara…

We’re Planning and Creating!

Hello Everyone! Fall 2022 seems far away, but for the steering committee of the Northumberland Festival of the Arts, it may as well be next month!  Led by chair Gwynn Scheltema, the Festival’s steering committee and subcommittees are hard at work planning not only the 2022 Festival, but some exciting online initiatives for 2021 as…