Algoma Art Society

Welcome to the Algoma Art Society's Website! The Algoma Art Society was formed in 1948. A constitution was established. On January 23, 1948 the first art activities commenced.



Theresa Baic

Theresa Ross Baic paints from the heart. Her inner feelings play a large part in her work. As a loca...

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Heddys Stevenson

Heddys was born in China and has lived in 5 different countries. She did a science degree and taught...

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Judy Henderson, NOAA

Portraits are one of my favorite subjects where I not only strive to obtain a good likeness but aim ...

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Jackie Janisse

Biography Abstract Art offers freedom to the artist and the viewer.  That is why Jackie choose...

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Lotte Steube, NOAA

Lotte Steube Lotte Steube is a Sault Ste. Marie artist who finds that her desire to paint has grown ...

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Nora Ann Harrison

Creating art works gives an aesthetic experience to both the artist and the viewer. We live in a f...

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Hilkka Pellikka, NOAA

“Art is in my genes!” My family in Finland consists of well-known artists in both visual...

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Zoey Wood-Salomon, NOAA

I work with acrylics, and 
my favourite subject/genre is Aboriginal. 
My art is painted in the tradi...

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Livio Ubaldi

Livio is a self taught artist from Sault Ste. Marie who paints mainly in oil.  He gains a ...

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Wendy Easterbrook

Wendy Easterbrook was born and raised in Northern Ontario. Her absolute love of the environment has ...

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Jeanne Dumas

Jeanne Dumas is a Sault Ste. Marie native who lives in Batchawana where she owns Sunset In...

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Phyllis Dorman

Phyllis Dorman, Water Colour Artist BIOGRAPHY  Phyllis Dorman grew up in eastern Ontario, rel...

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Doris Anne Ray

Doris started sketching and painting in her teens, but set aside all of this to enter a career of Nu...

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Rutger G. Becker

Rutger G. Becker resides in Sault Ste Marie, and has always been fascinated with arts since he was a...

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Anne Laidlaw

Anne Laidlaw, award-winning artist, lives in Sault Ste Marie, Ontario. Anne was born in Edinburgh, S...

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Mike Zavits

I have been painting since I was a child and have spentmore time at it since I retired from teaching...

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Marcella Whillans

Marcella Whillans (Gallant) was born and raised on Prince Edward Island. She left the "island" over ...

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Nancy Caldwell

Life was full of twins and a 2 year old. We lived on the shores of Lake Manitoba at Delta isolated f...

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Gary Manzo

My career has been a balancing act, juggling my three passions: Art, Psychology and Business. Mostly...

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Ken Hagerman

Ken Hagerman is a landscape painter who works primarily in oils.  After taking many classes wit...

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Pat Baker

I was a visual artist with promise by the time I left my hometown of Sault Ste. Marie Ontario to att...

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Donna Montgomery

BACKGROUND     Donna Montgomery, a Northern Ontario artist, was born in Coniston...

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History of the Algoma Art Society


The Algoma Art Society is the oldest Visual Art Group in the City of Sault Ste. Marie, since it’s inception on January 26, 1948. Our membership consists of visual artists working in Watercolours, Acrylics, Oils, Pastels, Yupo, Encaustics, Collage and Photography.


We are a non-profit organization whose aims are to promote local exhibitions, competitions, workshops, classes and lectures; provide access to prominent artists; to arrange for annual sales of members’ work and to support, encourage and develop the talent and ability of local artists by providing opportunities for them to become more proficient in their field.


Over the many years this organization has been in existence many prominent artists have been associated with us including members of the Group of Seven. Algoma Art Society members traveled on many outdoor painting excursions with F. H. Varley, A. J. Casson and A. Y. Jackson.

Membership Information

informationWho Can Join?

Anyone who shows an interest in art. 


Why Join?
- Special guest speakers, demonstrations and workshops. 
- Share ideas and skills. 
- Painting/drawing get-togethers. 
- Eligible to enter work in society's and NOAA juried and non-juried shows. 
- Eligible to display artistic profile and artwork on NOAA Website. 
- Keeps you informed about upcoming workshops and opportunities to exhibit. 
- Artistically stimulating. 


Meeting Dates and Times:
7:00 p.m. on 2nd Wednesday of each month from September to November and January to May. 
Special club get togethers held in December and June. 


Meetings held at room in Civic Centre, 99 Foster Drive (705-759-2500)



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Support and Resources

City of Sault Ste. Marie Station Mall Sault Area Arts Council Art Gallery of Algoma Northern Ontario Arts Association Arts Council of Sault Ste Marie