Gallery Calendar

Shenkman Arts Centre is home to six visual arts exhibition spaces as well as public art installations. Works by a diverse set of local, regional and national artists are exhibited throughout the Centre. Admission to all of the galleries is free. Meet the artists at monthly receptions. Consult our Events Calendar for details.
 
AOE Gallery

The AOE Gallery showcases visual art by emerging and professional artists who are members with AOE Arts Council. The office space doubles as a gallery and is equally suitable for readings, gatherings, meetings and presentations. Individual, duo, and artist collectives show their work here in 2D and 3D mediums. AOE Arts Council provides the space to local artists so they can add to their exhibition experience, to sell their work and have conversations with the community.

Open Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
Open on select Sundays for Meet the Artist, 1 to 3 pm
www.artsoe.ca



SAC - AOEG - 1617 - Glenn A. Bloodworth

SAC - AOEG - 1617 - Richard Robesco
Glenn A. Bloodworth and Richard Robesco: Ephemeros – Highway of Discard / War Beaches

August 11 to October 11, 2016
Meet the Artists: August 28 and September 25, 2016
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SAC - AOEG - 1617 - Barbara Farren

SAC - AOEG - 1617 - June E. Harman
Barbara Farren and June E. Harman: Celebration of Life

October 13 to December 13, 2016
Meet the Artists: October 23 and November 27, 2016
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SAC - AOEG - 1617 - Pablo Andrés Monje
Pablo Andrés Monje: Guardians of the Ephemeral

January 5 to February 7, 2017
Meet the Artist: January 8, 2017
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SAC - AOEG - 1617 - Ottawa Black Arts Kollective
Ottawa Black Arts Kollective: The Stranger Among Us

February 9 to March 14, 2017
Meet the Artist: February 12, 2017
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Trinity Art Gallery banner

Owned and operated by the City of Ottawa, the Trinity Art Gallery features the works of local and regional artists in two exhibition salons. Artists are selected through an annual peer assessment process. For submission information go to ottawa.ca. Trinity Art Gallery Salons A and B are located on the Lower Level of the Shenkman Arts Centre.
 


SAC - TAG1617 - A6 Maya Hum
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 
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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
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SAC - TAG1617 - A8 - Hamid Ayoub
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 
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SAC - TAG1617 - A9 - Danielle Dumas
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
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SAC - TAG1617 - A10 - Victor Pavlov
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
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SAC - TAG1617 - AB11 - Arteast
Arteast: Mosaic

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
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Trinity Art Gallery - Salon B
 
 


SAC - TAG1617 - B6 - Bert van der Plas
Bert van der Plas: Uniek {unique}

Uniek features works exploring the use of materials intended for one usage transformed into clothing. Each piece is modeled and photographed in an attempt to enhance its uniekness.

August 25 to September 20, 2016

Meet the Artists: August 28, 2016 
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SAC - TAG1617 - AB7 - AOE
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 to October 18, 2016

Meet the AOE Artists: September 22, 2016
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SAC - TAG1617 - B8 - Carol Howard Donati
Carol Howard Donati: Remark

Messages from the everyday: Art created from repurposed household materials provides commentary on patterns of daily life and issues of concern related to safety, food security, and the environment.

October 20 to November 22, 2016

Meet the Artists: October 23, 2016 
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SAC - TAG1617 - B9 - Shirley Yick
Shirley Yik: Anthrop-o-scene

Anthrop-o-scene is a play on the word ‘Anthropocene’, a new geological epoch coined to mark the significant impact human activities have on the planet. This exhibition explores aspects of life in the Anthropocene and its implications.

November 24, 2016 to January 3, 2017

Meet the Artists: November 27, 2016 
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SAC - TAG1617 - B10 - Vens Vesselinov
Vens Vesselinov: A Journey into Light and Color

Memories of joy, places of calm and dynamic change are kept close to our hearts. My art reflects the passage of time as a path of light and colour. I invite the audience on a journey to seek out the shapes and symbols along this path.

January 5 to February 7, 2017

Meet the Artists: January 8, 2017
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SAC - TAG1617 - AB11 - Arteast
Arteast: Mosaic

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 
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Gloucester Pottery School – Dust Evans Gallery

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.
  

SAC - GPS - Mike Doxey
 
Mike Doxey
August 12, 2016 to October 12, 2016
 
Michael Doxey has been potting for 30 years, starting as a young boy under the tutelage of Marty Gross, graduating from O.C.A. and working in his own studios, for 20 years. Over this time, he has designed and built eight kilns, including his latest bourry-box wood kiln at his studio and home in Portland. Michael has investigated a variety of firing techniques, including cone six reduction with ash-based glazes and wood-soda firing. His work is on permanent display in Japan, and he has won numerous awards for his pottery and sculpture. Michael has an equally strong technical background, as a licensed gas technician and is currently working in the solar industry when not potting.
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Upcoming exhibits
Colette Beardall - October 14, 2016 to December 14, 2016
Michelle Bishop - December 16, 2016 to February 15, 2017
 
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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.
 


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  Orléans Instructors’ Exhibition 2016

  August 12 to Septembre 18, 2016

  Reception: Sunday August 28, 2016 from 1 to 3
 
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Herd

Works by: Diana Thorneycroft

September 23 to November 13, 2016

Reception and Artist Talk: Sunday September 25, 2016 from 12 to 3 
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Holiday Fundraiser & Art Sale

November 25 to December 10

Reception and Artist for a Day Auction: Friday November 25, 2016 from 6:30 to 9:30
 
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Promenade Arteast

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.


 

Member Exhibit
Upcoming Exhibition dates:
  • August 25 to October 18, 2016
  • October 20, 2016 to January 3, 2017
  • January 5 to March 14, 2017
  • March 16 to May 15, 2017
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LaLande + Doyle Exhibition Space

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. 
 


 
SAC - L+D - Bulgarian Exibition
Bulgarian Cultural Days 2016 Exhibition

October 1 to 16, 2016
Reception: October 2, from 5 pm to 6 pm

Bulgarian Cultural Days 2016 presents an exhibition of work by Bulgarian artists living in Ottawa and Montreal, three of whom will be exhibiting at the Centre for the first time. As well as paintings, mixed media and mosaics, traditional Bulgarian embroidery will be shown for the first time in Ottawa.

With artists Victor Pavlov, Venz Vesselinov, Jack Tzekov, Christina Tzekova, Stefan Tzekov, Vasko Delev, Krasimira Dimtchevska, Daniela Zekina, Peter Boyadjieff and Angelina Atanasova
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