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Strawberry Hill Werkshop: A History and Collector's Guide by Wayne Pettit

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8.5 x 11 inch soft cover book with 88 pages. The book also comes with a CD containing full colour images of the featured items. This is a book designed to be a reference source for collectors of Strawberry Hill Pottery, ceramics, offering a bit of history for those interested in what were some of the cultural influences of the Thunder Bay area in the 1970s, 80s and the early 1990s.
Strawberry Hill Werkshop: A History and Collector's Guide, by Wayne Pettit, is a book designed to be a reference source for collectors of Strawberry Hill Pottery, ceramics, offering a bit of history for those interested in what were some of the cultural influences of the Thunder Bay area in the 1970s, 80s and the early 1990s. It also provides information to the reader on how this local company developed and what went into the manufacturing of their products. In the pieces produced by the Werkshop, can be seen a folk art like representation of the animals and birds of North Western Ontario and a few other northern animals such as the Mountain Goat and Muskox. Also can be seen the influence of the Mexican, South African and Slavic cultures on the artists, Liz and Peter Powlowski. The book comes with a CD disc with over 400 photographs of the pieces produced over the years, showing two to four sides of each one as well as variations in colour, style and design. An ideal Christmas present, The book can be purchased through the author at Vanderwees Green Houses Antique and Craft Sale on Saturday, November 1st and 2nd, through the publisher, Lake Superior Art Gallery in Victoriaville Centre. 
Wayne PettitWayne Pettit was born in Port Arthur and raised in Fort William. The two cities later amalgamated into Thunder Bay. He lives with his wife Mary, in Shuniah Municipality, just east of Thunder Bay. A retired Thunder Bay Police Officer with 30 years of service, Wayne is the owner of Paper Chase Antiques on Lake Shore Drive in Shuniah. He has been active in the antique business for the past 30 years, both locally and in Southern Ontario, having taken part in shows over the years in Christie (near Dundas), London,  Milton, Mississauga, Ottawa, Sault Ste. Marie, Toronto and Woodstock.  As well, Wayne has conducted antique appraisal clinics in the Northwestern Ontario Towns of Geraldton, Hornepayne, Red Rock and Rainy River as well as in Thunder Bay

A former President of The Thunder Bay Historical Museum Society, Wayne is the author of two books published through the museum. They are; Milk Bottles & Dairies Of Thunder Bay & Area 1906-2003 (Dave Maclean, co-author) and The History Of Soda Pop Manufacturers In Northwestern Ontario & The Bottles

Strawberry Hill Werkshop: A History and Collector's Guide, by Wayne Pettit, is a book designed to be a reference source for collectors of Strawberry Hill Pottery, ceramics, offering a bit of history for those interested in what were some of the cultural influences of the Thunder Bay area in the 1970s, 80s and the early 1990s. It also provides information to the reader on how this local company developed and what went into the manufacturing of their products. In the pieces produced by the Werkshop, can be seen a folk art like representation of the animals and birds of North Western Ontario and a few other northern animals such as the Mountain Goat and Muskox. Also can be seen the influence of the Mexican, South African and Slavic cultures on the artists, Liz and Peter Powlowski. The book comes with a CD disc with over 400 photographs of the pieces produced over the years, showing two to four sides of each one as well as variations in colour, style and design. An ideal Christmas present, The book can be purchased through the author at Vanderwees Green Houses Antique and Craft Sale on Saturday, November 1st and 2nd, through the publisher, Lake Superior Art Gallery in Victoriaville Centre. 

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Cost is $140.00 per person with all materials are provided for you. Only 5 spots available!

For registration please  phone 807-622-7573 or email info@LakeSuperiorArtGallery.com





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