Create with the BMFA

“Create with the BMFA” is a promotional video created by Erin Coholan that premiered during the Member Event on Friday, June 21st. A great big thank you to Erin, the Simcoe County Enhancement Fund and the Community Services Recovery Fund for the support and phenomenal video.  

The 31st Annual BMFA Juried Photo Show


For the past 30 years, the BMFA has held an annual Juried Photo Show competition and exhibit to showcase and celebrate student and adult photographers from the South Georgian Bay region. On average, the Juried Photo Show receives 100 photos submitted by 70 photographers, with the top 60 selected to be part of a public exhibit running from September 11 to October 27, 2024, at the BMFA in Collingwood. The Juried Photo Show has become a staple program for the region’s photographers, allowing artists of all ages and skill levels to participate and promote their work.


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The 44th Annual BMFA Juried Art Show


The BMFA’s Juried Art Show (JAS) highlights and promotes artistic excellence in the Visual and Fine arts in South Georgian Bay.  The JAS highlights artists’ work in all visual arts mediums and awards cash prizes for the show categories namely Adult 2D/3D Art, Adult Digital Art, Student 2D/3D Art and Student Digital Art.  The show is adjudicated by professional artists / art professionals from the South Georgian Bay Area.

Opening Reception is April 21st from 1-3pm.
65 Simcoe Street. Collingwood.


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Keep up to date with all of our programmes and events by checking out our BMFA calendar below! 

Featured Artists

Lee Ann Cohen - Madd Potts

John Burton

Oil on Canvas

Merryn Edgar

Oil on Board


Hope Springs Eternal by Cynthia Matthews

Jennifer Johnson


Windswept Pines by Dave Saunders $75

Jennifer Milley


I Spy a Cold One! by John Steele

Karin Modotto

Digital Photography

Katrin & Eric Veski Fused Glass Fish $85

Katrin & Erik Veski

Art Glass

Together, we make ART happen


The Blue Mountain Foundation for the Arts is a charitable
not-for-profit, community Arts organization based in
Collingwood, Ontario 

Our mission is to inspire excellence in the visual arts
through educational and creative opportunities.



We support local artists. Find out about the awards you can apply for through the BMFA.

Chantal Wolf stands in front of her paintings.

The BMFA Art Shop is a wonderful boutique shopping destination to find unique and affordable gifts, created by local artists. From paintings, pottery, jewellery, woodworking, cards, and more, you can find the perfect gifts for the ones you love! 

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