Sharon Ormerod – Earth Waves
Sharon was born in, what was at the time considered to be a rural area outside of Hamilton Ontario. She has fond memories of spending most of her early years outside in the country side. A graduate of McMaster University Studio Arts she went on to teach art in Hamilton and surrounding schools. In her early years as a Canadian artist, she was influenced by Lawren Harris and the Group of Seven and Emily Carr. Later her exposure to Theosophy through the society in Toronto and her art history studies lead her to Wassily Kandinsky and several other See More . . 

A Moment in Time is a themed exhibition running from September 3rd through September 25th 2021. Entrants may enter one 2D or 3D work in any medium of their choice and must be a member of the Centre.  Work must have been completed in the past two years and not shown in Lambton County before. 

Because of COVID-19, memberships from 2020 are extended through the end of 2021.  Memberships can be purchased See more. . .

Uproar invites writers of all genres to submit their works written in consideration of our monthly theme. Once per month the moderators will select the best submissions and publish them here.

Uproar welcomes submissions of poetry, prose, spoken word, video and mixed media on the theme “Reckonings and Reconciliation.” For reckonings, think about Every Child Matters, climate and environmental issues, debts owed, what goes around See more . . . 


Uproar is pleased to present six very different responses to our theme of “Plots and Schemes”—which admittedly was not the easiest theme to work with. We thank everyone who took the time to submit a piece and hope you’ll consider submitting to our next theme. Watch for See more . . .

The Annual Floyd Gibson Members’ Show runs from August 6th to August 28th 2021.

The Exhibition is named in memory of the late Floyd Gibson, who was a respected Sarnia educator, water colour artist and dedicated volunteer at the Lawrence House until his death in 2008.

The Mayor’s Awards, donated by the City of Sarnia, of See More . . .

This workshop was led by Will Graham, artist, street artist, and owner of Neon Crab Tattoos & Piercings. We explored the basics of Street Art using Chalk. This was an introductory workshop so no prior experience was required. All materials were be provided by The Lawrence House Centre for the Arts. 

The workshop was be held on Saturday August 7th. Participants had be 16 years of age See More . . .

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Thanks to all of the artists who had donated work to decorate the City of Sarnia Vaccination Clinic being set up at the Clearwater Arena!

June Pryor, Joyce and Bill DeMeester, Margaret Bauer, Lynne Brogden, Kathy Rath, Stan Norris, Jean Poole, Penny Hartnett, Samantha Guertin, Christy Guertin, Wendy Wever, Edna Daughtrey, Gary Johnson, Cindy Matt, Sue Bendall and her Mum, the students of Hyde Park Elementary School, Julia Potts, Jack and Toni Keefe, Lauren Clark, N. Leonard Segall, Glenn Ogilvie, Pierre Houle, Jale Fancey, Srdan Vukosavljevic, Linda L. Leigh, Melody Briggs, Lou Todd, Ruth Mouzas, Kelly-Anne Lemieux, Johnette Brock, Lynn Tait, Christine MacDonald, Lauren Davidson, Marg Bickell, Brenda Bishop, Liz Perry, Susan Perry, Jen Stennett, Sherri Davis, Julie Campbell, Barbara Scott, Charles McGinley, Ruth Mullen, Sheila Tiernay, Frank Rodin, Karen Durance, John Wood, Alivia Ferrera, Ryan Gibbs, Marg Maheu, Catherine MacMillan, Kelly-Anne Lemieux, and Hazel Rogers.

The clinic looked wonderful decorated with your beautiful art work!

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