Imagine every town having an art show where the connecting image is a tree, yet no tree is the same, each tells a unique story, and no matter what age, ability or background, each participant is the artist! The Art Tree Project is a creative initiative in which families, schools,... Read More >
Christine Mockett shares how setbacks in an installation work can create a new focus and new possibilities.
The “Walkway” project is an overhead ‘highway’ of fibre sculpture figures representing people from the community of all walks of life coming together in one place. The... Read More >
For the last few years I have been fortunate enough to see my art practice grow. A few years before that, I had almost quit. As a practicing artist since 2002, I came across a few rough patches, on a personal and on a professional level. One day I woke up and realized I was miserable because I... Read More >
It a great honour that still gets me excited. Receiving the RBC Emerging Artist Award was certainly an acknowledgement of the pertinence of my artist practice in the region. I feel like my Ottawan community is... Read More >
Do you want to subscribe to unique artistic experiences? We recently sat down with Megan Piercey Monafu, Founder of Community Supported Art Ottawa to find out more about this new approach to supporting local artists.
CSArt is modeled after the idea of community-supported agriculture.... Read More >
Imagine being four stories underground, freely roaming around in a building that was so top secret in the 1960s that even high-ranking officials were confined to restricted areas. As the Diefenbunker’s 2016 artist-in-residence, I have access to the museum’s collection, archives, blueprints,... Read More >
Notes on the Prima performance art series
Performances by Hélène Lefebvre, Julie Fiala, Karina Bergmans, steven girard, and Tavi Weisz
Organized by Hélène Lefebvre
EBA’s 23rd Open House, October 29th and 30th, 2015
During EBA’s 2015 annual studio Open House, five performance art... Read More >
Weaving has been done by almost every culture on our planet, so it touches a place of deep knowing in us all. The Mayans say that when a woman ties herself into her backstrap loom, she ties herself to the cosmos. The universe, they say, was woven into being. Indigenous cultures have a long... Read More >
As creative people we’re often conceiving art projects. We’ll scour grant opportunities and put in applications in the hopes we can convince the jury to fund our project. It’s great to have these arts funding opportunities but it can take a while to find out one way or the other and sometimes it... Read More >