Ottawa School of Art
Imagine you have a pen pal that you never met, but instead of exchanging letters you only communicate via photographs sent through the mail. What images would you send? How would you respond? What interpretation would you give to the photos that you did receive? These intriguing questions lie at the heart of Shoot Back, a photographic exhibition […]
Anna Frlan’s current exhibit at the Ottawa School of Art is the best show that I have seen by a local artist. Comprising five steel sculptures, the exhibit Interbellum at the schools’ main gallery at 35 George Street is simply brilliant. An Ottawa-native whose parents came to Canada from Croatia following World War II, Frlan […]
Quebec artist Karine Giboulo is a master of producing miniature figures that portray evocative scenes. From powerful commentary on the production of electronic products from China, to work that has been described as a three-dimensional comic book, Giboulo uses miniature figures to produce thought-provoking work. Her latest exhibit Democracy Village, which is taking place at […]
Quick — how many paintings are there in the image above? At first glance you may see four, or is it five, if you include the canvas that encompasses the four “inner” works of art? Look closer, however, and you will realize that the number is higher still, as there are paintings within paintings, where […]
[youtube width=”600″ height=”450″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyxUS_KnhfE[/youtube] What are you up to this weekend, Ottawa? Music-wise, you’ve got a bunch of options. Tonight, it’s all indie, all the time with Palm Trees, Android 16 and Randy Shenanigans at Avant Garde, while bands compete for big bucks down at Ritual. Adam Baldwin takes his guitar skills down to Zaphod’s, while […]
Raymond Aubin is an artist in contemporary photography who also writes critiques and reviews in visual and media arts. Tourists: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow, a collection of photographs by fine art photographer Jake Morrison, invites viewers to reflect on the ambiguity of tourism. The ghostly figures that fill Morrison’s photographs almost appear deliberately placed over […]
The Ottawa School of Art‘s Annual Holiday Fundraiser began November 26 and runs to the end of this week, closing on December 20th. Each year, a wide assortment of distinctive art pieces created by students, instructors and alumni are on display and available for sale at very attractive prices. All funds collected from this event […]
A one-day conference, happening in November, will bring together local artists from across different disciplines, giving them a chance to network and to find ways to build their careers without compromising their vision. Since 2013, Artpreneur has been dedicated to helping artists succeed in their careers and build skills that will help them navigative the […]
It may be one of the rainiest summers we’ve had in a while, but don’t let that stop you from getting out and enjoying all the activities this weekend! Summer favourites like the light show at Parliament Hill are back, it’s the final weekend of Bluesfest, and Canada Scene has shows aplenty! Enjoy!
Remixed is a festival celebrating local culture in the Somerset West area. On September 16 they’ll be closing Somerset between Bay and Percy to provide a day’s worth of free activities.