With public events being cancelled due to COVID-19 concerns, Trejo thought it might be best to cancel his show as well. He was prepared to accept that. Luckily, he and the Studio Sixty Six’s curator, Carrie Colton, came up with another approach that would allow his work to be shown at a safe social distance.
The Ottawa Arts Council announced its annual Arts Awards winners this week via social media.
Interview: Tong Shen, Artist-in-Residence at Ottawa School of Art, talks about calligraphy, corporations and meaningful interactions in her art
At the time of our conversation, Shen’s workspace was full of intricately patterned panels where shapes of varying sizes were repeatedly cut out of long panels of white paper, giving physical confirmation of how much those childhood memories manifest themselves in her current working methods.
The local mural program has officially launched into its tenth year in partnership with the City of Ottawa.
Art is many things for KJ. The main one is medicinal. KJ’s art often includes positive affirmations, such as “I Am Powerful And In Control,” “I Will Learn And Grow” or “You Deserve Good Things.” They hope these brief messages will lead to real positive change.
The exhibition features the work of more than 70 artists from 16 countries, connected to nearly 40 Indigenous nations, ethnicities and tribal affiliations.
Unikkaaqtuat runs at the National Arts Centre’s from January 9–12 before embarking on a Canadian tour.
Although bold and full of colour, there was an eerie feeling electrifying the exhibition. You were asked to question your role as a viewer, to reconsider yourself as a passive gallery-goer and become an active voyeur or participant in each work.
Curators decided on this theme after noticing how frequently monsters appear in Renaissance and Baroque works in the gallery’s collection of prints and drawings.
The NGC’s feature exhibition of contemporary works by Indigenous artists around the world.
The Ottawa Art Gallery’s first XO Ball takes place on Saturday, November 9. The ball is a fundraiser that aims to keep the OAG free and accessible to all.
After touring internationally, this collection of sketches and graphic displays by the famous Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai, his pupils, and contemporary artists makes its Canadian debut in Ottawa from October 25 to November 3.
To mark the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus, the Embassy of Germany, in collaboration with EQ3 and Ottawa artist Cindy Stelmackowich, have opened an exhibit this week at the Ottawa Art Gallery.
Sarah Jasmine Hodgson’s show this week at uOttawa is the latest example of her incredible mastery of technology in the service of her art.
Family of renowned Ottawa-born artist Gerald Trottier is releasing works from private collection to benefit Alzheimer’s Society—10.05.19 at St. Basil’s Church
In an unforgettable act of generosity, Gerald Trottier’s family is releasing work from their private collection, at prices below their assessed value, so that people can have his work in their home. Proceeds will benefit the Alzheimer’s Society that serves Ottawa.