Starting January

Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 4 pm



After May Long Weekend

Thursday & Friday 11 am - 4 pm

Saturday & Sunday 11 am - 5 pm




Or to make an appointment

at other times:


Paul or Gunilla Matteau  613.269.3437

Linda Hynes  613.283.4204

Paul Laberge  613.269.3463







110 Main Street East, P.O. Box 325

Merrickville, ON


(Beside the Courtyard Patio

of the Baldachin Inn/Restaurant)




David Dunn



“I am inspired by nature and how we see and experience all it has to offer. I seek to express that experience with a combination of expression, impression and magic realism…how we truly see.”


I have been painting since public school when Grace Murray, my art teacher so wonderfully supported my efforts. Robert Bateman was my amazing Art and Geography teacher in High School…. a life changing experience! As an architect and gardener, inspiration has always lived in nature and that finds its way into my paintings. All my images are acrylic paintings on Masonite board or Birch panel, many of the pieces based on the gardens and woodlands at Rideau Woodland Ramble, and the birds, flowers and tangled images of mother nature.


My work can also be seen in the Pavilion Gallery in the heart of the gardens at Rideau Woodland Ramble, as well as


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