Craig Conoley is an award-winning digital content producer and director with over 10 years of experience working in advertising and documentary production. Craig has been working with MASC through the Awesome Arts en folie program since 2014, and now as a roster artist, collaborating with participants to create mini-documentaries, cinepoems, and music videos.
Janie Renée is a Franco-Ontarian multidisciplinary and creative artist and songwriter who has been delivering workshops for over 30 years.
Awesome Ottawa is giving two awards this month, one to Edward Kwan to support Drag Queen Mah Jong, and the other to Cathy Hamilton to support a grassroots food pantry.
July’s Awesome Ottawa award goes to Akil Mesiwala to support worm farm benches that drive discussions about climate change. “Climate change is happening,” says Akil, “and it’s really scary. There are many young people who are anxious about it, and this is not great for mental health, nor does it spur any positive action to […]
On July 19, in collaboration with Apt613 and a special partnership with Capital Pride, we recognized six more incredible community builders. The remaining three are Jamie Topping, Ciara Wallace Mackenzie, and Esther Csurgai.
On July 19, in collaboration with Apt613 and a special partnership with Capital Pride, we recognized six more incredible community builders, the first three being Amanda Jetté Knox, Patrick Bondo, and Romeo Penheiro.
Meet our newest United Way East Ontario Community Builder Award recipient, Karen Williams!
June’s Awesome Ottawa award goes to Sarah Hogg and the Sweet Sanctuary Animal Rescue to support a paradise for 14 awesome pigs.
The Ottawa Art Gallery and The Ottawa Hospital introduce the TRIAS art prize, made up of three awards totalling $40,000.
On May 31, in collaboration with Apt613, we recognized five more incredible community builders. You’ll read about two of them today: Donald Neville and Marie Therese Wang.
May’s Awesome Ottawa award goes to Carolyn Mackenzie to support advocacy around walkable communities in the city.
OAG Art Market & Art Auction: A weekend-long extravaganza of yay, yum and feel-good fun starts May 27!
The GIVE TO GET ART Auction Opening Night Gala, back in person for the first time in two years, is Friday, May 27, from 6:30pm to midnight. You can purchase tickets for the VIP reception, which starts at 6:30pm for an extra hour of bidding, and includes food stations and cocktails. General admission starts at 7:30pm.
Hi friends! We are Tyler and Steph, the hosts of the Ottawa Pizza Podcast — a show in which two friends try pizza from Ottawa pizza places to determine whether the pizza is, as we say, “good”, just okay, or downright bad.
United Way East Ontario honours Community Builders Jennifer Sondergaard, Phyllis Bergmans, and Maz Karimjee
On March 24, in collaboration with Apt613, we recognized six more incredible community builders. We featured the first three yesterday; the final three are featured below.
Awesome Ottawa March award to support street art shedding light on precarious immigration status in Ottawa
March’s Awesome Ottawa award goes to Sinda Garziz to support street art shedding light on the barriers experienced by those in Ottawa with precarious immigration status.