Articles

Cynthia O'Brien

#CouncilSpotlight – Cynthia O'Brien

Feb 14, 2018 Cynthia O’Brien: Determination

The Ottawa Arts Council supports artists and arts organizations through leadership, guidance and the provision of opportunities to advance our local creative potential.

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nichola feldman-kiss

#CouncilSpotlight – nichola feldman-kiss

Feb 7, 2018 nichola feldman-kiss: Reflecting Society

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Lisa L’Heureux

#CouncilSpotlight – Lisa L’Heureux

Jan 30, 2018 Photo credit: Pink Monkey Studios   Lisa L’Heureux: Imparting Meaning through the Senses

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Eric Walker

#CouncilSpotlight – Eric Walker

Jan 23, 2018 Eric Walker: Chasing Inner Bigness

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#CouncilSpotlight – Howie Tsui

Jan 16, 2018

Photo credit: Rémi Thériault

The Ottawa Arts Council supports artists and arts organizations through leadership, guidance and the provision of opportunities to advance our local creative potential. Our new series #CouncilSpotlight presents stories and... Read More >

Manon Labrosse 2015 Winner of the Corel Endowment Fund for the Arts

#CouncilSpotlight – Manon Labrosse

Dec 19, 2017

The Ottawa Arts Council supports artists and arts organizations through leadership, guidance and the provision of opportunities to advance our local creative potential.

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Artists – you can help us start a conversation about homelessness

Jul 28, 2017

In today’s world, who is considered an artist? Shepherds of Good Hope is reaching out to the Ottawa arts community to invite you to add your creative voice to ArtSpeaks - a different kind of art event. Taking place on October 20th at Ottawa City Hall, we invite you to join us as we challenge the... Read More >

Image of Art Tree - Underground railway - Black history of Canada

Canada 150 - Art Tree Project

Jan 26, 2017

 

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 >

"Walkway" Base Installation

From the street to the Walkway

Sep 8, 2016

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 >

The cottage creative residency I Résidence de création le chalet

A week at 'the cottage' to work and play

Aug 4, 2016

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 >