Inglenook Studio is owned and manged by Irene McCuaig.
Irene has been active in the Arts Community in Kenora since moving back to the city in 1978. She currently serves on the Board of the Lake of the Woods Arts Community and chairs meetings of the Lake of the Woods Centre for the Arts Organization.
As a practicing artist herself, Irene enjoys sharing her skills through art classes. She holds a Specialist Certificate in Visual Arts Education and has studied art at Cambrian College in Sudbury and Ontario College of Art in Toronto. She frequently participates in art workshops at the Winnipeg Art Gallery and has taken workshops from prominent artists in England (Tony Hogan), France (Ian Roberts), Italy (Robert West), Canada (Mike Svab, Gord Mackenzie, Lisa Kemp) and the United States (Zotan Zsabo, Tony Van Hasselt).
She is presently managing Inglenook Studio which offers art classes in various disciplines and from various instructors to many age groups. On two occasions, Irene has teamed with her daughter, Erin, a dance instructor, to offer art/dance camps for 7-14 yr olds.
Irene is an advocate for community art and was the lead organizer for “Muskies on Main”, an outdoor community art exhibit scheduled for summer 2014.