Michael Rubbo: village painter and filmmaker

Morin-Heights abounds with artists whose work was marked by their life experiences in the community. One of the best was Michael Rubbo, who could often be seen with his easel set up in the centre of the village in the early and mid 1990s, painting a local scene. Five of his works were featured in full colour on the back page of Porcupine 9 in 2010. He loved painting local scenes and donated to the community dozens of paintings depicting daily life in the village; some of the collection hangs on office walls at town hall.

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