Lambton County High School Art Show
The Lambton County High School Art Show has been a tradition at the Lawrence House for nearly 50 years. The show allows students from all across Lambton county are able to display their work in a public format.
The schools participating in this year’s exhibit are Northern Collegiate, Alexander Mackenzie, LCCVI, North Lambton, Franco-Jeunesse, St. Patrick’s, and Saint-François-Xavier.
The Carmen Ziolkowski Poetry Prize
Carmen Ziolkowski was a beloved Sarnia, Ontario, Canada, poet born near Naples, Italy. In her spirit, The Lawrence House Literary Arts Committee sought well-crafted poetry that is heartfelt, nature-based, and hopeful for this first Poetry Prize in her honour. Special thanks to Carmen’s family for their first-prize donation. First prize, $500; Second prize, $250; Third prize, $100; and selected Honourable Mentions. Thanks to all who entered!
Nearly one hundred poems were submitted from across Canada and the winners were selected by Carmen’s friends and fellow writers Ryan Gibbs, Rhonda Melanson and Lois Nantais. First prize was awarded to Tanya Standish McIntyre ,a poet and visual artist, living in the rural Eastern Townships of Quebec for her poem “Conceive of a Circle” Check out the Uproar Blog for the winners. https://lawrencehouse.ca/uproar/
Opening June 3, 2022 'Three Fires by the Water' Niswi Ishkode Niibiing
The title symbolizes the participation of artists from the Aamjiwnaang, Walpole Island and Kettle and Stony Point First Nations. These nations are home to many talented artists who create contemporary works that respect and reflect the traditions of their communities, interpreting them for a new generation.