The Critic’s Choice for Give to Get Art, the Ottawa Art Gallery’s virtual art auction, was announced recently. Each year, the jury is tasked with selecting five works that resonate with them and highlight the high calibre of art created by Ottawa-Gatineau artists.
Their current project involves getting work out of the crowded studio and into more public shows and community spaces.
Two concrete underpasses in Ottawa were recently transformed into colourful murals by the hands of local artists and support from city officials. Unveiled by the artists in late August with Mayor Jim Watson and city councilors, the murals do more than showcase local talent. They represent Ottawa’s expanding taste for different art forms in public […]
Art is not exclusive to museums or galleries. It’s all around us and in many ways, it’s inside us: our way of being and seeing; what we call the art of living. Yet how many times do we rush our way to work or play, unaware of the beauty that surrounds us? Not just natural […]