North Perth Arts
& Culture Council
Listowel, Ontario
"To increase the awareness, appreciation and support of arts and culture in the community of North Perth"



 North Perth Arts Council


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•  Artist of the Month •

Displays put on hold due to covid restrictions

Madeline Yungblut
•  Artists of the Month Upcoming  •
Cameron Yuill

•  Virtual Tours: Videos of Members Art  •
•  Community of Character  Monthly  Trait  •




The 11th Annual Photography Contest attracted sixty-eight entries in four popular categories this year. Prizes were awarded for 1st 2nd and 3rd place as well as Honourable Mentions.  Announcing the winners was Carol Mason Chair of the North Perth Arts & Culture Council and presenting the Prizes and Award Certificates was Tracey Miler-Weber from the Friends of the Listowel Library.

In the Student: up to age 12 category the winners were: first Andrew Reed, second Sophia Coghlin, and third Ally Rogers. Honourable Mentions went to Quinn Hamilton, Tim Nolan, Nadine woods, Brycen Donkersgoed, and Noah Schneider. The theme for this group was Fall Into Line.

In the Adult 20+ photography category the winners were:  first Rhonda Beirnes second Cameron Yuill and third Andrea Colquhoun. Honourable mentions also went to Andrea Colquhoun, Tyler Schaefer, Pamela Schildroth, and Ruth Ann Westover. The theme for this group was The Best of Your Best.

In the Adult 20+ Computer Manipulated category the winners were:  first place Rhonda Beirnes, second place Andrea Colquhoun, and third place Cameron Yuill. Honourable Mentions also recognized images by Andrea Colquhoun, Cameron Yuill and Rhonda Beirnes.

And the popular OPEN Photography for photographers of all ages, with the theme Anything Goes produced these award winners:  first place Pamela Schildroth, second place Cameron Yuill and third place Pamela Schildroth.  Honourable mentions went to Ruth Ann Westover, Cameron Yuill and Andrea Colquhoun.

 This Annual Photography competition is presented by the North Perth Arts & Culture Council and the Friends of the Listowel branch North Perth Public Library who provide the cash prizes for winners. The top three entries and honourable mentions also receive an award certificate to acknowledge their accomplishment.  

The entries are on display during December at the Listowel branch of the North Perth Public Library, 260 Main Street West, Listowel  during regular business  hours;  Monday  to Thursday 10 am to 8 pm Friday 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday 10 am to 3 pm.






Month:                              Artist: 







January 2022                                                 Madeline Yungblut   

                PUT ON HOLD DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS                                                                   

February 2022                                               Cameron  Yuill 


March     2022                                                TBA

April       2022                                                 TBA

May        2022                                                 TBA

June      2022
                                                 Maitland Valley Camera Club Group Show

July       2022

August  2022

September 2022
                                            NPACC Member Showcase 

October  2022

November 2022

December 2022
                                            Annual Photography Contest  



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Call For Artists: expanded art display

The Artist of the Month program at the library is building with lots of good response from the public. They like it and so do we.The North Perth Library is also pleased with the success of the ongoing monthly displays. The program is being extended and so we are asking for artists in North Perth and surroundings to commit to having their work on display.

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ARTS Enrichment

NPACC members offer many opportunities to learn basic skills or advance your talents in visual arts or music.


COLOURED PENCIL ART  Do you want to learn more about coloured oil pencil art? NPACC member Sally Coxon is offering lessons for all interest levels in drawing, mixed media and her specialty, coloured pencil. From basic drawing and colouring techniques to more advanced challenges in composition. For more information contact Sally at 519 595 4460



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Established Artists

This category is for established artists and includes artists with an extensive body of work and with a history of national and international exhibitions and/or those who have achieved a wide degree of recognition. You must have at least 15 years of professional practice in order to apply to this category.

Mid-Career Artists

This category is for artists in mid-career and includes artists past the early stages of their professional career who have produced a reasonable body of work and may have a fair degree of public exposure. You must have at least 8 years of professional practice to apply to this category.

       Emerging Artists

      This category is for emerging artists and is reserved for artists in the early years of their professional career who may have a small exhibition record. You must have at least 3 years of professional practice to apply to this category.

Hobby / Amateur Artists

This category is for those who pursue any number of genres of artistic expression for personal interest and gratification.  Attending and participating in arts instruction classes, workshops and community shows is an important component in their artistic portfolio.

Student Artists

This category is for students enrolled in secondary school art courses, or post secondary students enrolled in an art program at the college or university level. 

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