Sustainable Orillia’s second art contest winner, MJ Pollak

MJ Pollak, an Orillia artist, is the winner of Sustainable Orillia’s second art contest of 2021! The contest, introduced in late May with a deadline of June 30, asked local artists to submit a piece of work that expressed the theme of “trees,” Sustainable Orillia’s communications theme in the third quarter of 2021. Eight artists […]

Canada Day 2021, Time for a New Start?

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At Sustainable Orillia, an organization now over two years old, volunteers from the Orillia community are working to make a better community, country and world.  Our focus has been, and is, the challenges humanity faces in the climate crisis that is upon us. In encouraging our community to adopt more sustainable practices in their everyday […]

Call out for Artists

Artistic Call-out:  $75 for the successful submission Sustainable Orillia (SO) is again inviting artistic submissions under its next seasonal theme of “Trees.” As trees come into their full glory, they are a reminder that nature will not be stopped – even amidst a pandemic.  Trees serve us and the rest of nature in many, many […]

A winner declared in Sustainable Orillia’s first art contest

A winner declared in Sustainable Orillia’s first art contest. Mary Ann Tully, an Oro-Medonte artist, is the winner of Sustainable Orillia’s first art contest! The contest, introduced in March with a deadline of April 30, asked local artists to submit a piece of work that expressed the theme of “renewal,” Sustainable Orillia’s communications theme in […]

Call for Artists

Artistic Call Out Applications Accepted for theme of “RENEWAL”$75 for successful submissions Who are we? Sustainable Orillia (SO) is a volunteer-driven, not-for-profit organization that aims to promote awareness and actions across our community that will contribute to a more sustainable way of life – for Orillia and for the planet.  Our interests span several sectors […]

Welcome to the Sustainable Orillia Arts & Culture Newsletter

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Once a month, SO Arts & Culture will be sending you tips on how you can make YOUR life in arts and culture, both at home and at the studio, just a little bit more sustainable! Remember, if you have great tip ideas, please send them along to annaproctor111@gmail.com for future newsletters! FEBRUARY It’s February! […]