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.
This workshop will explore a contemporary approach to painting from the clothed figure. Working directly from the model, elements of realism and abstraction will be investigated in their complementarity, as will a full range of painterly techniques. Students will be encouraged to bring their own unique expression into the studio, and gain valuable insight from […]
The Ottawa community is invited to “Play,” a solo art exhibition running from July 25th to August 27, 2019 at the Shenkman Arts Center (Trinity Gallery, Salon A). This art show features over 20 paintings of jazz musicians and cityscapes from around the world and investigates the connection between music and travel. Each painting is inspired by […]
Project Acorn is a four day radical community-building retreat located in Ottawa from July 11-14 for youth aged 16-24 from 2SLGBTQ+ identities, families, and communities. The program is a mixture of workshops, speakers, urban camp-like activities and magic that come together to create the most mind-opening and mind-blowing program possible. This program is a wonderful […]
No clichés here. Instead, prepare to have “your mind infected.” This was the stated goal and measurement of success for curator Ulysses Castellanos.
Visual artists often linked with Canada’s growing Afrofuturism movement include Ottawa’s Kalkidan Assefa and Komi Olaf, and their work shows not only imagination, but also commitment to addressing pressing political issues like police brutality.
Maker House Co., a must for those shopping for unique locally made goods, celebrated their first year in business. In true entrepreneurial fashion, the retail business “celebrated” by revamping the store and using their holiday to build new shelves to hold even more Ottawa-crafted goods. Gareth Davies, the company’s founder, came to Ottawa via his […]
You probably already know Ming. He is a champion of music, art, and culture, and brings enthusiasm and fun wherever he goes (which, as it turns out, is a lot of places). At PDA Projects, A Wrinkle In Time pays tribute to a classic children’s book whose themes of displacement and the abuse of power are strikingly […]
The Education and Public Programs department at the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG) has developed a new youth council, stArtup, geared towards involving youth ages 17-25 in the gallery’s programs and operations. Doug Dumais, OAG Education Assistant and one of the stArtup coordinators, said that the youth council’s aim is “to open up the gallery to […]
You probably already know Ming. He is a champion of music, art, and culture, and brings enthusiasm and fun wherever he goes (which, as it turns out, is a lot of places). This week, Ming visited the opening of KANATA 150?, an exhibit at Studio Sixty Six, which showcases the work of seven emerging Indigenous artists reflecting […]
Inside the walls of the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG), is a gallery within the gallery. The OAG’s ART Rental & Sales allows people and businesses to rent or purchase works of art by local artists, turning bare walls into galleries of their o
Every year, as part of their mandate, Ottawa emerging artist gallery Studio Sixty Six supports a local charity that is near and dear to their hearts with a fundraiser in the weeks leading up to the holidays.
Leaps of faith, falls from grace, head over heels in love—we often talk about success and failure, and the risks we take in getting there, using this kind of language.
The show “Lovers’ Imbroglio,” opening this Thursday at Studio Sixty Six, will be the artists’ second to feature works painted over her ex-lover’s pieces.
Hey commitment-phobes, did you know you can rent local art for your home or office?