Northumberland Art Lovers: Tammy Robinson

“I really hope and foresee that the arts can help Northumberland’s economy recover post pandemic. They provide direct economic growth…I think you will see Northumberland County flourish once again.”–Tammy Robinson 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…

Announcing the Paperback Release of Our Pandemic Times

NFOTA is delighted to announce the paperback release of the anthology, Our Pandemic Times, edited by Felicity Sidnell Reid and Kim Aubrey, and published by Blue Denim Press. Along with stories and poems written during the pandemic, the book contains many striking colour photographs and illustrations. On July 15, we held a poetry reading on…

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…

Poetry Reading to Launch Our Pandemic Times

Please join us for a poetry reading on Facebook Live, Thursday, July 15, at 7 PM, as we launch the anthology, Our Pandemic Times. Cobourg’s Poet Laureate, Jessica Outram, will MC the event, hosted by Publisher, Blue Denim Press. This book began as a blog for a group of Northumberland writers in Ontario; a place…

Northumberland Art Lovers: Mandy Martin

“I’m just blown away by the talent that you expose and bring to the table. Here you are, years into it, and you haven’t run out yet! You do wonderful work,” says Mandy Martin, Mayor of the Town of Cramahe and Deputy Warden of Northumberland, about the Northumberland Festival of the Arts. In this series we…

Northumberland Art Lovers: Mayor John Henderson

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 Shane Joseph interviews the Mayor of the Town of Cobourg, John Henderson. Shane and the Mayor discuss subjects ranging from the sculpture of wireless operator, Fern Blodgett Sunde,…