25 artists in Ottawa-Gatineau selected for the inaugural SAW Prize for New Works.
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.
A new month is upon us—and so is the weekend, for those of us who are having a hard time keeping track of what day it is anymore. Don’t worry, it’s understandable; we’ve been in physical isolation mode for how long now? Despite the challenges thrown our way, we adaptable creatures have taken this new “normal” in stride and there is still a whole lot going on—a safe distance from other people.
Xenia Fink, Guillermo Trejo and Jinny Yu explore the ambiguous relationship between the individual and the nation in this new exhibition.
Present Tense is on view at Studio Sixty Six until May 6, 2017. The exhibition aims to encourage a dialogue between the artworks and the viewer on the social, political, and cultural frameworks from which these tensions arise in Canadian history and how they also carry into the present.
One of Ottawa’s newest galleries is asking for help with a new venture that will bring the work of local and Canadian artists and creators to a wider audience. PDA Press, which is part of PDA Projects, has launched an Indiegogo campaign to raise funds for the publication of their first three books, which feature […]
I was in a taxi in Mexico City’s Centro Histórico. The streets were filled with people walking about, crossing the street at random. We turned off into a quieter section, with some corner stores and small food stands in the neighbourhood. I was on a mission to find La Trampa Gráfica Contemporánea, a gallery and printing studio, […]
Hundreds attended the launch of Guerilla 36 at Patrick Gordon Framing Studio on July 26th. “The event had incredible energy,” said Tony Martins, Guerilla’s editor and creative director. The evening that featured powerful artworks from Guillermo Trejo, Angelina McCormick, Drew Mosley, Anthony Tremmaglia, and Tina Picard, also celebrated Guerilla magazine’s return to print. “The event […]
Print-making, comparing Cleveland to Ottawa, and a new perspective on the United States. Guillermo Trejo talks to us days before the opening of his solo exhibit at La Petite Mort. Guillermo Trejo has been calling Ottawa home for the last 6 years already and has been in a number of group shows at La Petite […]