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Little Moments | Spiro Metaxas

Join the artist, Spiro Metaxas, for the opening of his exhibition at the Shenkman Arts Center, in the Trinity Art Gallery, Salon A. Light refreshments will be served. Fine art prints will be available for purchase during the entire exhibition showing (May 23 – June 18). Please feel free to invite and share this event […]


Artist talk for the exhibition, L. KOLTUN – DEATH OF THE MONARCH. The digital photographs in this exhibition are multiple exposures of the freezing rainfall on April 16, 2018 and of dying local milkweed. They signal a catastrophic reduction of 90% in the Monarch butterfly population of Eastern North America. This intimate interrelationship between living […]

Pinhole Camera Photography Workshop

Learn how to construct your very own pinhole camera, load the film, and develop your photos in a dark room. Local photographer Charles Frost will guide you through the process of building your camera, setting up the perfect shot, and developing your photos. This workshop is a fantastic opportunity for beginner and experienced photographers alike […]

NomadTALKS Ottawa

The bilingual travel website Nomad Junkies, Canada’s largest community of 18-35 nomad travellers, will hold their Ottawa launch of NomadTALKS on Thursday, March 28th from 7-10pm at the National Arts Centre. The event will mark the popular millennial-targeted website’s 10th TALKS event. Together with sponsor International Experience Canada, Nomad Junkies welcomes guests to enjoy an informative presentation on making the most of […]

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 […]

Art exhibition: Paper/Papier at Cube Gallery

On at Cube Gallery this month is Paper/Papier, a “tribute” to the medium that has revolutionized our lives. If you are looking for an exhibition that pushes the boundaries and expressive limits of paper – this show isn’t it. If you’d like to see works by artists using a range of media such as paint, drawing, printmaking, […]

Jamie Kronick documents life of touring musician

Local drummer and photographer Jamie Kronick was recently honoured with a grant from the Ottawa Arts Council.  The Project X Photography Fund provides $1000 to help produce an Ottawa area artist’s photo-based project. Kronick received the award for his project 65MPH, which documents his experiences touring as the drummer of Ben Caplan & The Casual Smokers, playing 83 shows […]

Best of: More #igersottawa to follow

From smiling puppies to sauce-smothered sandwiches, Instagram is a diverse hub for creativity, cuteness and photos of our coffee cups. With more than 300 million users and nearly 60 million photos shared daily on the app, it can be a challenge to find those stand out accounts worth adding to your feed. There are tons […]

Ming Wu Wednesday!

This featured column presents one of Ming’s favourite shots from the many events around town he’s recently attended. The picture above is of a thumb war contest that took place at Beau’s St Patrick’s Day party. For more on Ming, check out his website, radio show and Instagram.

Urban landscapes with a twist at Exposure Gallery

Who would pretend that photography is not a legitimate art form these days? Certainly not the School of Photographic Arts: Ottawa (SPAO) and Exposure Gallery. Their partnership has led to a number of quality photographic exhibitions in Ottawa. The current show titled distURBANce makes no exception. It presents artworks by Glenn Bloodworth, Freeman Keats, Bill […]

Ottawa Creatives: Brant Thompson

Brant Thompon’s love of photography began when his father returned from a summer on Baffin Island with a 35mm Zeiss Ikon. Borrowing his father’s camera, Brant began to capture life through its lens. He took several photos for his high school newspaper and yearbook and then, upon graduation, enrolled in a photography program at Algonquin […]