Matt Ficner’s studio, which is home to hundreds—if not thousands—of figurines, characters, props and puppets, is equipped with every tool and material one can imagine in a workshop, from paint to fabric to leatherwork, sculpting and casting tools, to industrial cutting machines and 3D printers.
The Ottawa Art Gallery is ready to reopen with precautions to limit the spread of COVID-19. Starting July 9, folks must reserve a 2-hour time slot for their visit.
June’s Awesome Ottawa award goes to the Young Arts Leaders Collective to support the inclusion of free art with takeout orders at local restaurants.
How have local businesses been impacted by the lockdown, and by the movement to a phase that allows reopening? We spoke with the owners of three 613 businesses, each with their own unique situations. Today: The Art House Cafe.
Corinne Blouin is an Ottawa-based creative focusing on energy healing, movement, and combining the practice of art for self-expression with healing and growth.
How have local businesses been impacted by the lockdown, and by the movement to a phase that allows reopening? We spoke with the owners of three small businesses, each with their own unique situations. Today: Virtue Tattoo.
We get an update from Apartment613’s artist-in-residence whose project is now underway.
Next time you’re scrolling through Instagram or Facebook, check out Andrew’s art and give him a follow—from covering popular memes to supplying us with endless original work, his account is a welcome addition to your carefully curated feed.
Sage donates her time to not-for-profits doing good work. Actively involved in bettering the city, she is an example of a community builder and an outstanding graphic designer.
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.