This time of year, The Joy Laking Gallery is open 10 until 5 daily (Sunday’s 1 until 5) and other times by chance or appointment (902 647 2816).  The Gallery is located at 6730 Hwy. 2, Bass River.

  “Across the Surface” an exhibition featuring the paintings of Joy and fellow artists Tom Forrestall, Ed Huner, Gordon MacDonald, Shelley Mitchell, Susan Paterson, Paul Hannon and Steven Rhude will be open at the MacCarthy Gallery, NSCC, Arthur Street in Truro.  You are all invited to the opening and to meet the artists on September 5 from 6 until 8.  The exhibition will be up until September 25.  On the evening of September 25, you are invited to hear some of the Artists speak at a Truro Art’s Society Event at the Gallery between 7 and 9


Joy’s Open House Exhibition will be October 18, 19, 25 and 26 from 10 am until 5 pm at the Joy Laking Gallery. This year’s open house features sketches and paintings of India and Joy’s new oils, acrylics and watercolours of Nova Scotia.  There will also be four new prints and many new greeting cards.


If you are interested in the blog about this winter’s travels to India,  it is posted on the website under “Joy’s Blog”. Comments can be left via Contact Me

Jim’s blog is here