Steven Fick: Rebirth, transformation, reconciliation
Paintings drawing on influences from the sacred art of Western, Eastern, Middle Eastern and Aboriginal traditions, as well as the grammar of my own subconscious—based on experiences during meditation, extended fasts, ceremony, and in dreams.
May 19 to June 14, 2016
Meet the Artists: May 22, 2016
Ann Gruchy: COUNTERPOINT: …harmony in layers
A series of mixed media, semi-abstract–to-non-objective work on canvas and paper, each painting is a study of colour, movement and value, and explores the interdependence of layers working together to enhance contrast, depth and light.
June 23 to July 19, 2016
Meet the Artists: June 26, 2016
Marie Léger: Landscapes: Real and Imagined
Marie Leger wishes to convey her visual understanding of nature using beeswax as a painting medium. Her form of imagery alternates between realism and semi abstraction. Her paintings explore vivid colors, simplified form and rich textures.
July 21 to August 23, 2016
Meet the Artists: July 24, 2016
Maya Hum: Evoking Worlds
An exhibition featuring delicate and detailed mixed-media drawings by artist and illustrator, Maya Hum. This series presents imagined environments balanced between reality and the mind’s eye. Evoking new worlds, each image explores personal memories and narratives for inquiry.
August 25 to September 20, 2016
Meet the Artists: August 28, 2016
AOE Arts Council: Sélections 2016
Annual, juried exhibition of works in a variety of media by members of AOE Arts Council - a vibrant, non-profit arts service organization. The Arts Council is dedicated to promoting, supporting and developing the arts in Ottawa.
September 22, October 18, 2016
Meet the AOE Artists: September 22, 2016
Hamid Ayoub: Contemplation on Colour’s Conversation
The exhibition is about the interaction of the properties of colour – hue, value, density – in an abstracted visual conversation. Brush and palette knife shape the spontaneous flow of acrylic paint in a rhythmic harmony, symbolically suggesting human interaction.
October 20 to November 22, 2016
Meet the Artists: October 23, 2016
Danielle Dumas: Nature's Artwork
Landscapes are all around us; part of our daily life and of our most pleasant and precious memories. Nature’s artwork evokes peace and joy and brings images that soothe our inner selves in so many ways.
November 24, 2016 to January 3, 2017
Meet the Artists: November 27, 2016
Victor Pavlov: 20-Minute Workouts - Watercolour Life-Drawings
The beauty of the human body has captivated our attention since the beginning of time. Victor Pavlov is presenting sketches captured in 20-munute life-drawing sessions, giving viewers a direct window into watercolour’s techniques mixed with artistic passion, risks, mistakes, and lessons learned.
January 5 to February 7, 2017
Meet the Artists: January 8, 2017
Member artists, from the beginner to the professional, were encouraged to submit their best two and 3 dimensional works to this recurring juried exhibition. The selected works display the diverse talents of the Arteast membership.
February 9 to March 14, 2017
Meet the Artists: February 12, 2017
The Dust Evans Gallery, located on the lower lobby of the Shenkman Arts Centre, is operated by the Gloucester Pottery School. Each year the work of six professional artists who sculpt in clay is featured. Most exhibiting artists also give workshops in the school’s studio.
On the Centrum Level of the Shenkman Arts Centre, Ottawa School of Art-Orléans Campus Gallery features a broad range of works by local, national and international artists. Please note that this gallery is closed on Sundays.
The City of Ottawa and community arts organizations own visual arts spaces for exhibiting artwork. They are operated and programmed by the community arts organizations. Promenade Arteast features works by members of Arteast on the lower level of Shenkman Arts Centre.
The LaLande + Doyle exhibition space in the lower lobby area at Shenkman Arts Centre features touring (mostly national, but some international) exhibitions of an artistic nature, embassies promoting artists with origins in their countries, festivals, special events and other short-term exhibitions.