Member Showcase - Williams Design Studio

Paul and Bev Williams are artists who have owned the Williams Design Studio in Bethany since 1977. They restored the building that was once the old General Store originally owned by Paul’s great, great uncle.  In addition to the wall art, garden sculptures, jewellery and leather pieces that Paul and Bev design and create, they also showcase the work of other local artists. From May to the Thanksgiving weekend they open their secret garden, which features some of their fountains and water features.  

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Penni Holdham, Artist, Designer, Muralist

Starting out in fashion, selling children’s apparel and driving a taxi, in 1976 Penni Holdham enrolled at Ontario College of Art, where she explored jewellery making, photography, sculpture and painting. Following graduation and a short stint as a ski bum, she worked for a Singles Dating Club in 1980. Social planning for singles led her to special events design and production. Here, she found a challenging career path offering a new creative opportunity every day.

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