Artists Leslie Putnam and David Bobier and Collectors Sarah and John White invite four to brunch at their unique cottage homes on Fanshawe Lake. Start the day with a studio tour then settle in to enjoy an exquisitely prepared brunch at Sarah and John’s amid their extensive art collection. Following a stroll of the grounds, head over to Leslie and David’s for delicious dessert at their 150-year old peg and beam cottage.
You’ll go home with a full belly, good memories, a basket of fresh veggies from the artists’ garden.
Includes sculpture created by Leslie Putnam – one of a series that incorporates found objects to create musical instruments used for a performance piece. Twenty people – Gentle Souls Hand Crank Orchestra Balladeers – played the “crank-boxes” at Sweet Magic London fall festival 2013.”
Leslie Putnam works as an artist and educator in London Ontario. Her work centres on inquiry into the interaction between humans and the natural world, and also works with David Bobier as part of o’honey collective.
David Bobier is a multi-media artist exhibited across Canada and internationally. He is currently partnering with Inclusive Media and Design Centre, Ryerson University, in researching vibrotactile technology. As Founder/Director of VibraFusionLab, London, ON he follows a holistic approach to creating vibratory ‘compositions’ and investigating broader sensory applications and emotionality in art making and explores vibration as a language of artistic creation. He is also currently Director of Development for Toronto International Deaf Film and Arts Festival, Chair and Co-Founder of London Ontario Media Arts Association (LOMAA) and Board Member, Media Arts Network Ontario.