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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Modern Hyenas

Natalie Bruvels / Joyce Crago / Wendy Nichol Please join us for our first reception of 2018 from 6-9pm on Friday, February 2nd! Our first show of the year features the work of artists Natalie Bruvels, Joyce Crago and Wendy Nichol. Painting, photography and sculpture combine for this thought-provoking and contemporary group show of emerging […]

A Romantic Evening with Bob Ross

This Valentine’s Day 2018, join us at The Sussex Contemporary for a Bob Ross Paint Along and Craft Night. Come with friends, by yourself, with a loved one, or on a first date. Create your own romance! We will have a craft station, photo booth, raffle, silent auction, DIY sangria bar, slow dance floor… and […]

Art Exhibit ft. Russ Paquette: Applecrate Galleries

You are invited to a romantic evening in the Historic Manotick Village! On February 10th from 6 to 9 p.m. Applecrate Galleries is launching an art exhibit featuring Russ Paquette. Everyone is welcome and the exhibit is free of charge. Celebrate with the ones you love and be inspired by the art and culture. […]