This is a two-day symposium Feb 8th and 9th from 9-3pm both days. This event brings together artists and community partners for panel discussions and hands on workshops aimed at providing insight into project and career development in the community-engaged arts sector. Both days will offer informative sessions for artists emerging into the community-engaged space, for […]
OPENING RECEPTION: JANUARY 29th, 2019 6-8PM CURATOR’S NOTE: This show was inspired by “The Women of Abstract Expressionism”, held at the Denver Museum of Art in 2016 and the Palm Springs Art Museum in 2017. It motivated me to assemble the work of my painting mentorship students of the past decade, all of whom happened […]
No clichés here. Instead, prepare to have “your mind infected.” This was the stated goal and measurement of success for curator Ulysses Castellanos.
SAW Gallery’s annual SKETCH fundraiser, which combines a live concert, a bargain-basement art auction, and a dance party, is part of a growing trend that rethinks how fundraising works.
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.
When you walk into Wall Space Gallery, the wall furthest from the door to the far end acts as the greeting, the handshake of the gallery every time a new show is hung. Claire Desjardins’ The Secrets We Keep fills this space with her 4 x 5 foot piece “How Many Fingers” which gestures like […]
A face can tell a thousand words – an old adage that captures the panoramic landscape of portraiture, expression, personality and mood. For Ottawa artist and graphic designer Mark Stephenson, merging the two worlds of portraits and online communication to build community forms the heart of his newest project, Social Portraits. His Kickstarter campaign launched […]
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, […]
Tune in to Apartment613 Live every Wednesday at 9 p.m. on CHUO 89.1 FM. If you miss it, you can catch this week’s show using the handy Soundcloud widget below. And remember to subscribe to the podcast version of the show on iTunes. Ryan handled this week’s show all by his lonesome, but he was joined for an interview with […]
Listen here or in iTunes. This week, Ryan, Katie and Chris recorded the show from Apt613’s top secret lair in Centretown. Things kicked off with a chat with Shopify Chief Product Officer Harley Finkelstein. Shopify is hosting their inaugural Popify pop-up shop in the Byward Market this weekend, and Harley filled us in on all […]
Editor’s note: This call was initially posted on Tuesday, February 26. The deadline date for applications has been extended until Monday, April 1st (no foolin’). This year Apartment613 and Artengine continue our endeavor to foster new perspectives on the media arts landscape with an open call for the 2013 Critical Blogging Residency. This residency is for an […]
A few weeks ago, Ottawa-based artist Deborah Margo unveiled new work at Patrick Mikhail Gallery. Working in various media including sculpture, textile, painting and drawing, Topographies takes knitted installation to new heights. The work evolved from Margo’s recent travels abroad and acts as a record – unique translations of her experiences. If you’ve ever attempted […]
Pop Quiz: What do cryogenically frozen heads made of raspberry gelato, video footage of a naked man crawling through broken glass, and veil-and-bikini-clad ribbon-twirler have in common? All are on view as a part of Galerie SAW Gallery’s exhibition, Extreme Self: Art in the Radical First Person, which opens tonight. The group show, comprised of […]
We’ve been covering a lot of Festival X lately on Apartment613. The 10-day photography festival wraps up this Sunday, September 30, but if you haven’t had a chance to see any of the exhibitions yet, have no fear! Many of the projects are on-going, including Redeveloping the Core, a series of site-specific installations by Ottawa-based photographer Caleb […]