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Hands to Birds: New Series by Reed Weir

The L.A. Pai Gallery presents a new series of paintings, Hands to Birds, by Reed Weir, on view from September 8. I am working with paint to create pieces that reflect the placement of contemporary culture within the continuum of time. The idea of movement and the momentary glimpses of images that the brain combines and edits […]

Creative in the Capital: Two art workshops everyone should try

Ottawa is certainly brimming with a creative force, people and events alike. Some of our favourite things to do include the many local arts and music festivals, intimate vernissages, and quirky performances. I decidely to think of myself as being creative in my writing and especially in my ideas, but I’m surely more of a […]

Painter Crystal Beshara raising funds for new art studio and cafe

Ottawa artist Crystal Beshara has always dreamed of opening a common space where artists could congregate, and share their talents and skills with others. The dream is about to become a reality as Crystal is planning on opening The Studio café, gallery and workshop.  It combines a gallery, as well as studio and workshop space […]

It’s okay to go natural: Q&A with Esther Simmonds-MacAdam

It’s been about a year since Esther Simmonds-MacAdam has shown work in Ottawa. She’s returning today, to install her latest paintings at La Petite Mort Gallery, which opens tomorrow night. If you missed seeing her show last year, it would be well-worth your time to stop by an introduce yourself – she will be at the […]