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Contemporary Costumed Figure Painting (Live Model)

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 […]

“Play” Solo Art Exhibition – An Nguyen- Shenkman Arts Center

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

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 […]

Ming Wu: A Wrinkle In Time at PDA Projects

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 […]

Ming Wu: KANATA 150? looks at the role of colonialism in Canadian patriotism

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 […]