Forero is a Colombian-born Canadian with a background in architecture, sculpture, painting, and public performance. He is a member of the International Academy of Ceramist AIC/IAC. He holds an MA from the Minnesota State University and a MFA from the University of Waterloo, Ontario.

Renate Fournier-Belanger

Renate is the Director of Planning and Administrative Support with Veterans Affairs Canada in Kirkland Lake, Ontario and Owner of CoreFX Personal Training. She is Certified Personal Training Specialist and former physique competitor. She has a passion for the Arts and sits on the Board of the Contemporary Arts Council in Kirkland Lake.


Sharon has been painting for over 40 years. She has worked in a variety of media starting with oils but then discovered watercolours which became her main medium for many years. More recently she has been painting with acrylics and chalk pastels and exploring other mediums and styles. She is very active in the local art scene being the vice-president of the Contemporary Art Committee and the treasurer for the Kirkland Lake Arts Club.

Dan Nadeau

Dan has had a lifelong passion for drawing and painting. With a background as a Computer Technologist, he was a Professor at Northern College of Applied Arts and Technology in the Computer Studies Program; this included computer art, graphic design, drawing and photography.


Museum of Northern History
Director: Katlyn Macklein
Phone Number: 705-568-8800
Address:2 Chateau Drive, Kirkland Lake, ON P2N 3M7

President: Cesar Forero