Showcase your love of PEC’s South Shore – paint a Nestings bird box!

We’re excited to announce Nestings is the theme for our Art Extravaganza 2024 exhibition and fundraiser in support of South Shore Joint Initiative, a Canadian registered charity.

County creatives are invited to add their artistic expression to a solid pine bird box handmade by talented woodworker Dick Bird.

Artists’ Nestings bird boxes will be displayed at Exultet Estates (1112 Royal Rd, Milford) during the “Wine, Jazz & Art” fundraiser on August 18 from 2 pm to 5 pm. This much-anticipated event is during the popular PEC Jazz Festival 2024

All mediums, styles and subject matters are welcomed! Get creative and be inspired by South Shore photos on our social channels as well as

Showcase your talent  
“Wine, Jazz & Art” attendees will be encouraged bid for artists’ bird boxes. The minimum bid for a Nestings bird box will be $50. Artist will receive $20 for each sold bird box; the remainder will go to non-profit South Shore Joint Initiative.

How to get involved
A limited number of bird boxes are available now! Contact Cheryl Anderson at [email protected] or 613-849-7743 to reserve bird box(es) and make delivery or pick-up arrangements.

Friday, July 26, 2024: Deadline for completed bird boxes to be delivered to Cheryl Anderson.

Creating your bird box
Once your bird box is completed and signed on the back, please apply a few coats of protective marine grade varnish. If your bird box is for indoor display only, please indicate.

Promotional support
Please provide a title &/or description of your bird box and information about your online profiles &/or artist site to help facilitate silent auction and online sales. All Nestings bird boxes will be featured on social media channels and website to support participating artists. Bird boxes not sold on August 18 will be available for sale this fall on for $75/each and promoted on social media.

Contact Cheryl Anderson at [email protected] or 613-849-7743.