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  • An Introduction to Art Therapy with Gillian King
    April 16, 2020

    An Introduction to Art Therapy with Gillian King

    Join award-winning Artist and Art Therapy student, Gillian King, as she explores her world of Art Therapy and gives valuable suggestions to ease our minds in the current climate.

    "We can use art-making to build resilience for ourselves and others by reconnecting and creating stronger bonds between ourselves and our communities."

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  • Women of Abstraction (P.4): Helen Frankenthaler
    March 31, 2020

    Women of Abstraction (P.4): Helen Frankenthaler

    "Between creating the soak-stain technique and revolutionizing the world of woodcut printmaking, Helen left her distinct mark on the art world." Find out more about Frankenthaler in the 4th instalment of Andrea Warren's exploration of Women in Abstraction.
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  • Women of Abstraction (P.2): Yayoi Kusama - Queen of Infinity
    January 31, 2020

    Women of Abstraction (P.2): Yayoi Kusama - Queen of Infinity

    Andrea Warren continues her explorative series of Women in Abstraction. Multidisciplinary Japanese artist, Yayoi Kusama, has created not only paintings and drawings, but sculpture, collages, installations, performance art, film, ceramics, fashion design, novels, short stories and poetry. Her vast exploration of mediums over the last seven decades has earned her the name Queen of Infinity.
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  • Women of Abstraction (P.1): Hilma AF Klint - Mystic & Mother of Abstraction
    January 13, 2020

    Women of Abstraction (P.1): Hilma AF Klint - Mystic & Mother of Abstraction

    Andrea Warren begins her explorative series of Women in Painting, beginning with an artist who is thought to be a trailblazer of abstraction, Hilma af Klint.

    "Although not widely known until well into the twenty-first century, Swedish artist Hilma af Klint is now also hailed as one of the first pioneers of abstract art.  In fact, she is considered by some to be the mother of abstraction, as she began painting abstractly as early as 1906" 

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  • A Conversation with Sarah Lacy
    January 9, 2020

    A Conversation with Sarah Lacy

    We asked our resident Interviewer, Yuli Sato, to catch up with Sarah. Check out what she had to say about contributing to Ottawa's art scene, conquering perfectionism, gaining inspiration from every body type (and more)!
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  • The Golden Artists Residency: Eryn O'Neill's Perspective
    December 18, 2019

    The Golden Artists Residency: Eryn O'Neill's Perspective

    We recently caught up with Eryn O'Neill who just returned to Ottawa after a number of years away to work on her MFA followed by a residency with Golden Artists Colors in New York. As I was helping her cut some canvas from the roll, she told me a bit about her experience in the residency program and I asked her to share this experience with our community; she agreed.
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  • An Interview with Dom Laporte
    November 15, 2019

    An Interview with Dom Laporte

    Dom Laporte is an Ottawa-based artist whose work explores the limits of portraiture through a combination of traditional painting and mixed-media methods. Laporte has exhibited his work in solo, collaborative, and group exhibitions for nearly a decade, with shows in Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, and Barcelona.

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