Art Angle is a new column by Apt613 contributor Jason Myerson. Speaking with Ottawa artists about their craft and the creation of a business, Jason has met artists who knit, chop, chat, paint, write, tattoo, and build fairy houses from forest detritus—truth. Their stories are a curious mix of personality and of the professional.
Steinberg’s work is thoughtful and beautifully captured – characteristics that continue in her work on view in her first solo exhibition
A new comic book Immunity Warriors: Invasion of the Alien Zombies is the brainchild of Dr. Kumanan Wilson, a doctor at the Ottawa Hospital and a professor at the University of Ottawa.
M, an interactive collection of art pieces by Mark B. Stephenson, promises to be creative, challenging, and playful.
Si l’art abstrait peu laisser certains observateurs perplexes, je les invite néanmoins à se laisser porter par la poésie qui se dégage des tableaux de Diane Provost et à faire le trajet jusqu’à Orléans pour la rencontrer. Peut-être comme elle verrez-vous le figuratif se dessiner en filigrane.
Visual artists often linked with Canada’s growing Afrofuturism movement include Ottawa’s Kalkidan Assefa and Komi Olaf, and their work shows not only imagination, but also commitment to addressing pressing political issues like police brutality.
Curated by Vancouver-based Gitxaala/British curator, artist and writer Leena Minifie, When Raven Became Spider shows works by Joi T. Arcand (Cree), Sonny Assu (Kwakwa̱ka’wakw), Bear Witness (Cayuga), Shaun Beyale (Navajo), Julianne Beaudin-Herney (Cree/Mik’Maq/Métis), Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers (Blackfoot/Sami), and Jeffery Veregge (S’Klallam).
You probably already know Ming. He is a champion of music, art, and culture, and brings enthusiasm and fun wherever he goes (which, as it turns out, is a lot of places). At PDA Projects, A Wrinkle In Time pays tribute to a classic children’s book whose themes of displacement and the abuse of power are strikingly […]
The Education and Public Programs department at the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) has developed a new youth council, stArtup, geared towards involving youth ages 17-25 in the gallery’s programs and operations. Doug Dumais, OAG Education Assistant and one of the stArtup coordinators, said that the youth council’s aim is “to open up the gallery to […]
After years making and selling clever t-shirts through his company Winged Beasts Outfitters, Prentice’s craft is moving off of our chests and onto our walls.
SAW Gallery’s annual SKETCH fundraiser, which combines a live concert, a bargain-basement art auction, and a dance party, is part of a growing trend that rethinks how fundraising works.
Maria-Rosa Szychowska fait fièrement partie du lot des artistes reconnus dans la région. L’événement qu’elle prépare en vue d’un périple artistique inédit, le Projet 12-12-12 mérite toute notre attention !
Upon entering Melanie Authier’s solo exhibition Contrarieties & Counterpoints currently on display at the Ottawa Art Gallery, I found myself mesmerised by Authier’s abs
Every year, as part of their mandate, Ottawa emerging artist gallery Studio Sixty Six supports a local charity that is near and dear to their hearts with a fundraiser in the weeks leading up to the holidays.
Le Musée des Beaux-arts du Canada propose à ses visiteurs la plus importante rétrospective jamais présentée de l’artiste autochtone Alex Janvier.