You are here: Home
  • Increase font size
  • Default font size
  • Decrease font size

Welcome to Rural Route Communications

Water Lines: New Writing from the Eastern Townships of Quebec




Water Lines: New Writing from the Eastern Townships of Quebec was edited by Angela Leuck and published by Studio Georgeville in late 2019.

Louise Abbott collaborated with Angela on the production of  Water Lines and also contributed a text titled "The Life and Times of a Water Baby."

The book is available from Studio Georgeville, 20 carré Copp, Georgeville, or from Black Cat Books in Lennoxville. You can place a mail order by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

An excerpt from "The Life and Times of a Water Baby"

Seventy writers contributed to Water Lines:

Foreword by Phil Lanthier

Introduction by Angela Leuck


Munira Judith Avinger

Mead Baldwin

Tanya Bellehumeur-Allatt

Camille Bouskéla

Nancy Branch

Gabriella Brand

Marjorie Bruhmuller

Joanne Buttery

Janan Chan

Kyl Chhatwal

Heather Davis

Antony Di Nardo

Jan Draper

Adele Ernstrom

Kathy Fisher

Helette Gagnon

Eleanor Gang

Rachel Garber

Ellen Goldfinch

Anne Hill

Catholyn Jansen

Janice LaDuke

Brian Lam

Angela Leuck

Steve Luxton

Kathleen McHale

John Mackley

Carole Martignacco

Carole Melançon

Denis Palmer

Jeff Parent

Elizabeth Paulette-Coughlin

Josh Quirion

Carolynn Rafman

Esther Saanum

Gabriel Safdie

Ann Scowcroft

Phyllis Sise

Sheryl Taylor

Liesbeth van Rijn

Derek Webster

Rod Willmot


Louise Abbott

Maureen Bean

Lenora Corday

Anne S. Douglas

Marguerite Dunlop

Nick Fonda

Brenda Hartwell

Joanne Hebert

Jackie Heim

Deborah Henderson

Kevin Billane Jensen

Jerome Krause

John LeBaron

Elisabeth Levac

Susi Lovell

Ross Murray

Judy Palmer

Heather Paterson

Annie Potter

Kate Reed

Ann Rothfels

Bernice Sorge

Sandra Vago

Victoria Vanier

Dimitri Vouliouris

JB Warren

Lifang Zhang


Colleen Curran





Creative Expression

E-mail Print PDF

As a documentary photographer, Louise Abbott has had the pleasure of visiting other artists in different parts of the world. In addition to producing portraits of them, she has captured details of them at work—details that reflect the artists and their desire, indeed need, for creative expression. She continues to work gradually on her series and shows images from it at intervals at Studio Georgeville in Georgeville, Quebec.

for web kesnel franklin and sculptures

Kesnel Franklin and his sculptures, Port-au-Prince, Haiti (Photo: Louise Abbott)


for web erich kory and his cello photo by louise abbott

Erich Kory and his cello, Georgeville, Quebec (Photo: Louise Abbott) 


The Polaroid Project

E-mail Print PDF

Louise Abbott was delighted to have work in an international exhibition titled The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology at the McCord Museum in Montreal. It ran from June 15- September 15, 2019.

for web le projet polaroid 001

 The Montreal Gazette ran a story about the show:

Louise created the Polaroids on display in Arles, France, during the Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie. They included a portrait of one of her mentors, the late photojournalist Mary Ellen Mark.

for web le projet polaroid 009 


A Tour of Montreal Art Galleries

E-mail Print PDF

In her role as president of Studio Georgeville, Louise Abbott recently won a bursary from ELAN (English-Language Arts Network). Her project: to conduct a tour of Montreal art galleries with three other artists who are members of the cooperative that runs Studio Georgeville. She created a report for ELAN in the form of a short video:

More Articles...
Page 3 of 15

YouTubes by Louise Abbott

Visitors To The Site

Content View Hits : 321967