Disegno Fine Jewellery: The Essence of Design

December 8, 2014 12:07 pm
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Pamela Coulston is the owner of Disegno Fine Jewellery,  launched in 1992. In Italian “disegno” means more than just “design.” The word also suggests the ability to envision a design and execute the drawing. At the heart of this notion is the discovery of fresh concepts, often from unexpected sources;. […]

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Orange Art Gallery: Pushing Boundaries In The Capital Community

December 3, 2014 10:03 am
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Following a trip to NYC with husband and co-owner Matthew Jeffrey four years ago, Ingrid Hollander felt that Ottawa needed a contemporary gallery willing to take big risks. “We found that galleries here had a much more retail-oriented, commercial focus. We wanted to provide a cool space that could showcase […]

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Art Exhibit Showcases Grandeur of Local Environment

November 24, 2014 3:00 pm
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Inspired by nature, award-winning Ottawa artist Margaret Chwialkowska will be featuring her solo exhibition “Gatineau Sublime” at the Galerie Old Chelsea from December 4 to December 31. Ever since Chwialkowska moved to Canada from Poland in 1979, she has been overwhelmed by the natural beauty of North American landscapes. Capturing the magic […]

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Claudia Salguero–100 per cent Artist in Everything she Does

November 17, 2014 12:32 pm
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Claudia Salguero is a photographer and graphic designer. She also paints, sculpts, creates digital images and sings Latin jazz professionally. Salguero moved to Ottawa from Bogotá, Colombia, in 2001. She found opportunity in Ottawa so she never left. “I’ve been able to make my way because I do many things. I […]

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Enriched Bread Artists Preparing to Host its Annual Open Studio

October 2, 2014 2:02 pm
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Photo: Jeannie Polisuk “The Player” 2012 Offering more artistic nourishment than an average loaf, Enriched Bread Artists are busy preparing for their 22nd Annual Open Studio later this month. The Enriched Bread Artists (EBA) collective is a group of diverse visual artists based out of a former bread factory built […]

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Artist Julia Veenstra: Multi-Tasking Dynamo

January 27, 2014 4:30 pm
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Hamilton artist Julia Veenstra’s career has taken many twists and fascinating turns. Having lived in two continents, started her own business ventures and worked on unique and creative artisan projects, she has truly incorporated art into her life and impacted the lives of many. Throw in 5 children into the […]

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An Exhibition of Photography by Asif Rehman

November 25, 2013 12:41 pm
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Asif Rehman’s photography reveals that the label “Canadian Muslim” at best defines only a part of a person’s identity, and seeks to break down stereotypes held by Muslims and non-Muslims about what it means to be a Canadian Muslim. “In spite of differences that exist between people and cultures, I […]

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Pedro Isztin “The River”

September 30, 2013 11:33 am
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On display now at Wallack Galleries is photographer Pedro Isztin’s “The River”. The exhibition showcases large-scale photographs of the Ottawa River and runs until October 5th. The black and white portrayal of the Ottawa River depicts a serenity and peacefulness connecting us with nature. Isztin lives in Ottawa and his award-winning work […]

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Jean Marc Carisse: The art of capturing candid moments

September 17, 2013 12:54 pm
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When it comes to photography gurus, Ottawa-based Jean-Marc Carisse (JMC) is among them. To begin with, he has photographed the political and social scenes in Ottawa and around the world for over 40 years. Official photographer for Prime Ministers Trudeau, Turner and Chrétien, he also captured consecutive Prime Ministers from […]

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Mourning the passing of Alex Rankin, co-designer of the Canadian War Museum

August 9, 2013 9:46 am
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It is with great sadness that the Canadian War Museum marks the passing of Alex Rankin, one of the Museum’s co-designers who passed away on July 31, 2013 in Ottawa. Mr. Rankin’s Ottawa-based firm GRC Architects, in a joint venture with Moriyama & Teshima Architects of Toronto, designed the new […]

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Frederic Dekkal: Tokyo Encounters. A photographic exhibition at the Centrepointe Theatre Gallery, July 30 – Aug. 21, 2013

July 23, 2013 12:31 pm
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By Hank Reardon. Frederic Dekkal, an award-winning French photographer, will present his latest work Tokyo Encounters, a series of 25 photographs shot in the streets of Tokyo, at the Centrepointe Theatre Gallery from July 30 to August 21, 2013. Tokyo Encounters strives to show a more authentic Tokyo, focused on […]

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Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants…first time in Canada! Amazing photo exhibition from the Smithsonian about ants comes to the Canadian Museum of Nature

July 22, 2013 11:17 am
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 Ants are everywhere. Though small in size, they form complex societies and dominate their ecosystems as much as humans do. Farmers, Warriors, Builders: The Hidden Life of Ants—an exhibition of 39 large-scale photos by award-winning photographer Mark W. Moffet—opens on July 26, 2013 at the Canadian Museum of Nature. This […]

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The Enduring Art of Tricia Sellmer

June 6, 2013 4:40 pm
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By Heather Seftel-Kirk British Columbian Tricia Sellmer is a multi-layered, multi-medium artist. Focusing primarily on painting and drawing, she also uses collaboration to share her work with people in innovative ways. Her most recent exhibit involves a video. Woven together with pieces crafted by seven other international artists, it will play […]

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Photos of Ottawa Past and Present

May 29, 2013 10:48 am
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Click the link below.  It leads to original photos of the City of Ottawa… then when you run your mouse over the picture, it shows what it looks like now…. times have changed for sure! Ottawa was once a stately Edwardian city, but over the years it has been overtaken […]

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PEACE – The First Exhibition of its Kind – Is Coming to the Canadian War Museum

May 16, 2013 6:29 pm
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Canada has been shaped by people taking action to make peace possible: by acting as skilled negotiators, providing humanitarian aid, shouldering arms or demonstrating against wars and weapons. Peace – The Exhibition is the first major exhibition to explore the many ways Canadians have acted for peace. It features more […]

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Edward Burtynsky: Oil – Unsettling Photo Exhibit Coming to Canadian Museum of Nature

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Edward Burtynsky: Oil – a unique and internationally acclaimed exhibition of 56 captivating large-scale images by renowned Canadian photographer Edward Burtynsky will be on view at the Canadian Museum of Nature from May 31 until September 2. Edward Burtynsky: Oil depicts the lifecycle of oil and society’s dependence upon this […]

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The Winners of the Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year Contest

May 6, 2013 12:48 pm
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The Canadian Museum of Nature and Canadian Geographic are proud to present the winners of the fifth edition of the Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year contest. This exhibition presents the winning photographs of this contest, in its fifth year in 2012. The contest and resulting exhibition promote the beauty, […]

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