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Buoys of Barrington Art Show on display until Feb. 16

The artwork and detail on the buoy painted by Anne Lovitt that is in the Buoys of Barrington Art Show is nothing short of amazing.
The artwork and detail on the buoy painted by Anne Lovitt that is in the Buoys of Barrington Art Show is nothing short of amazing. - Kathy Johnson

Barrington singer/songwriter Lynne Crowell let her artistic talents shine on the buoy she decorated for the Buoys of Barrington Art Show.  KATHY JOHNSON PHOTO
Barrington singer/songwriter Lynne Crowell let her artistic talents shine on the buoy she decorated for the Buoys of Barrington Art Show. KATHY JOHNSON PHOTO

BARRINGTON, N.S. – More than 40 fishing buoys painted by local residents are now on display at the Barrington Municipal Administrative Center.

The Buoys of Barrington Art Show opened on Feb. 8 and features a collection of buoys painted during several community events last year as part of Canada 150 celebrations.

The buoys feature children’s works of art, local scenes and unique designs.

Along with the 10 giant lobster sculptures painted by local artists, the buoys will remain at the municipal center until Feb. 16.

art show is open to the general public during regular business hours from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Canada 150, Nova Scotia and a welcome to the Municipality of Barrington, the Lobster Capital of Canada are featured on the buoy painted by Shelley L. Nickerson. KATHY JOHNSON PHOTO
Canada 150, Nova Scotia and a welcome to the Municipality of Barrington, the Lobster Capital of Canada are featured on the buoy painted by Shelley L. Nickerson. KATHY JOHNSON PHOTO

Gisele Nickerson, left, and Helen Hankinson admire some of the buoys on display during the opening of the Buoys of Barrington Art Show on Feb. 8 at the Barrington Municipal Administrative Center.  KATHY JOHNSON PHOTO
Gisele Nickerson, left, and Helen Hankinson admire some of the buoys on display during the opening of the Buoys of Barrington Art Show on Feb. 8 at the Barrington Municipal Administrative Center. KATHY JOHNSON PHOTO

Crissy Richardson, from left, Dawn Atkinson and Fayth Atkinson look at the Buoys of Barrington Art Show display at the Barrington Municipal Administrative Center. KATHY JOHNSON PHOTO
Crissy Richardson, from left, Dawn Atkinson and Fayth Atkinson look at the Buoys of Barrington Art Show display at the Barrington Municipal Administrative Center. KATHY JOHNSON PHOTO

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