Digest

2018/03/25

Grow with Art; Product Knowledge Workshop; Winter/Spring Communiqué; Blackburn Hamlet Library Exhibit; News from members; Opportunities for members

1. Arteast Grow with Art Speaker Series

When: Tuesday, March 27, 2018, 
  • 7:00 p.m.: Meet and Greet
  • 7:30 p.m.: Presentation
Where: 255 Centrum Blvd, Orléans (next to the Shenkman Arts Centre)
We’ll All Become Stories: The New Ottawa Art Gallery

Nous connaître un peu nous-mêmes : la nouvelle Galerie d’art d’Ottawa…”
Presented by Catherine Sinclair

We’ll all become stories: the new Ottawa Art Gallery

The Ottawa Art Gallery’s Senior Curator, Catherine Sinclair, will describe the long process of achieving the new building, where the OAG sits in Ottawa’s cultural landscape, and introduce the contents of the inaugural exhibition Àdisòkàmagan / Nous connaître un peu nous-mêmes / We’ll all become stories: A Survey of Art in the Ottawa-Gatineau Region, soon to open in April 2018.

Catherine Sinclair is Senior Curator at the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG). She holds an MA in Canadian Art History from Carleton University (2006). With more than ten years at the OAG, she has curated upwards of forty exhibitions, including the successful Canadian Heritage-funded, provincially-touring exhibition, Alma: The Life and Art of Alma Duncan (1917-2004) (2014-16), and has worked extensively to animate the Firestone Collection of Canadian Art through a variety of strategies, including contemporary interventions. She has presented her work at national forums including the University Art Association Conference (UAAC) and the Canadian Women Artists History Initiative Conference (CWAHI).

This free presentation will include a slide show and talk about the new Ottawa Art Gallery and its exciting spaces and displays. The presentation will be in English with questions answered in French or English.

2. Product Knowledge Workshop

Arteast members are invited to a Product knowledge workshop “ Raphaël and Sennelier Artist paint brushes”, hosted by the DeSerres team and Representative of Raphaël and Sennelier

Date: Saturday, March 31st 2018
Time: 3pm to 5 pm
Where: DeSerres at St. Laurent Shopping Center

Registration required, limited sitting: via email josiedemeo@bell.net or telephone 613-590-7627

Here’s a little history I could find about these products. Hope to see some of you there.,

Raphaël
Founded in Paris in 1793 and owned and operated by the Sauer family since 1859, Raphaël is the oldest fine art brush maker in Europe. Following the time honored tradition of master and apprentice, the highly skilled craftswomen of Raphaël must train for years before they are ready to produce a Raphaël brush. The finest hairs and bristles are imported from all over the world and hand sorted to ensure the highest quality. Every brush made by Raphaël is made with the artist in mind.

Sennelier
Gustave Sennelier opened the doors of the Maison Sennelier at 3 Quai Voltaire in 1887. This Parisian landmark faces the Louvre on the Left Bank, just around the corner from the École des Beaux Arts. Artists like Cézanne, Gauguin, Monet, Bonnard, Soutine, Picasso, Modigliani, Kandinsky, and Dali made this place a historic rendez-vous. Sennelier has been a resource for artists since the era of the Impressionists, and that tradition continues today for all customers of the Maison Sennelier.

3. Winter/Spring Communiqué

The Winter/Spring 2018 Communiqué is now available online at http://arteastottawa.com/newsletter.php

If you do not wish to receive a printed copy, please e-mail: editor@arteastottawa.com

4. Blackburn Hamlet Library Exhibit


What: Two Perspectives
When March 31 ,2018 to June 9, 2018 
Address: 199 Glenpark Dr. Ottawa K1B 5B8.

Contact: Art Coordinator Jessie Parker Jessie@photobasedart.com

The Blackburn Library in conjunction with Arteast is proud to present an exhibition of paintings in oils by Maureen Rooney Mitchell and watercolours by Danielle Beaulieu. Both artists are well known for their insightful , well executed paintings . Maureen’s works in oils are figurative, using people she knows in sometimes surreal settings. Danielle specializes in watercolor , using a variety of detailed subjects beautifully realized and interpreted.

This is a unique opportunity for the public to enjoy, encourage and support artists in their local community as well as the Blackburn Hamlet Library.

Hours: Mon. through Thurs. 10 – 8:30. Friday 1 – 6:00 and Sat. 10 – 5. Closed Sunday.
Contact: Art Coordinator Jessie Parker Jessie@photobasedart.com



5. News From Members

Arteast member Kerstin Peters offers the following workshops at 1270 Kinsella Dr., Cumberland, ON, K4C 1A9 :

April 15, from 1:30pm to 3:30pm: Painting party
Registration deadline: April 8, 2018, Fee: $35

May 4, from 1:30pm to 3:30pm: Painting with acrylic paints using painting knives
Registration deadline: April 27, 2018, Fee: $35

The maximum number of participants is 12. Fees are payable by e-transfer to kpeters@domingoinformatics.ca.

Please contact her at kpeters@domingoinformatics.ca for further information.

Kerstin also offers the following courses through the City of Ottawa:
François Dupuis Recreation Centre, 2263 Portobello Blvd., Ottawa, ON K4A 0X3

Cartooning and Comics for children 8 – 12 years old, 9 weeks

Tuesdays from 6 to 7 pm, Apr 3-Jun 12, $123.50, code 1159691 ( no class on April 24)
Wednesdays from 7 to 8 pm, Apr 4-Jun 13, $123.50, code 1159917 (no class on April 25)

Cartooning and Comics for children 5 – 7 years old
Wednesdays from 6 to 7 pm, Apr 4-Jun 13, $123.50, code 1159912 (no class on April 25)

Bob MacQuarrie Recreation Complex, 1490 Youville Dr, Orléans, ON K1C 2X8

Acrylic Landscape Painting – Adults (16 yrs+)
Mondays from 6pm – 7:30pm, April 9th – May 7th (there is no class on April 23rd), $68.50, code 1151253

Mixed Media – Mixing It (6 – 12 years old)
Mondays from 6pm – 7:30pm, May 28 – June 18, 2018, $84.75, code 1151251





6. Opportunities for Members

Website Opportunities with Arteast

Have you joined the Arteast Members Web Gallery? http://www.arteastottawa.com/members.html

This is open to all paid up Arteast members.
It is so easy to do.
All you need are 5 best quality jpeg images (small size 640 X 800) dpi 100 of your work,
Titles of works, media, size and price indicating framed or unframed.
You can choose if you wish to sell the work or not. Also send your current artist’s statement or bio. You can link your website and or contact information by including it in your statement/bio.

Send these via email titled for Members Gallery to president@arteastottawa.com The images are checked for quality and suitability for a family friendly website. Your information should be complete and up to date. Hope to see you soon in the Members Gallery.

Profitez du siteweb d’Arteast

Avez-vous joint le siteweb de la Galerie des membres d’Arteast ?
http://www.arteastottawa.com/members.html
C’est offert à tous les membres réguliers d’Arteast et facile à faire.
Préparez 5 belles images jpeg (format 640 X 800) dpi 100 de vos œuvres.
Indiquez : titre, médium, format, prix, encadrement, sans encadrement.
Vous avez le choix de vendre ou non l’œuvre.
Et, inclure votre biographie récente tout en notant dans votre bio le lien avec votre siteweb.

Faites parvenir le tout par courriel à l’attention de Galerie des membres à president@arteastottawa.com
Les images seront vérifiées pour leur qualité et leur convenance dans un site amical. Votre information doit être complète et à jour.
Espérant vous voir à la Galerie des membres.

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Appel aux artistes / Galerie Old Chelsea, Chelsea, Qc / Programmation 2019
Date limite pour les soumissions : vendredi le 30 mars 2018, 17h

La Galerie Old Chelsea est un collectif d'artistes régionaux qui exposent leurs œuvres à la Galerie. Celle-ci est située au-dessus du restaurant Les Fougères à Chelsea, Québec. La Galerie offre un espace d'exposition de 40 pieds linéaires à des artistes invités. La Galerie accepte actuellement des propositions d'exposition pour sa programmation de 2019. Plusieurs artistes seront sélectionnés et chacun sera alloué trois semaines pour une exposition. Les artistes résidant à l’intérieur d’un radius de 100 kilomètres d’Ottawa-Gatineau, à tous les stades de leur carrière professionnelle, sont encouragés à postuler.

Les artistes choisis auront à choisir une de deux modes de contribution : soit une commission de 25% sur les ventes de leur exposition à la galerie ainsi qu’un frais d’exposition de 290 $; ou une commission de 35% sur les ventes de leur exposition à la galerie ainsi qu’un frais d’exposition de 200 $.

Votre soumission doit inclure ce qui suit :
1. Un CV (maximum de 3 pages; s'il vous plaît inclure votre nom, numéro de téléphone, adresse courriel et site Web);
2. Un énoncé artistique (maximum 500 mots);
3. Huit images d’œuvres récentes. Chaque image doit être numérotée, en format jpg, et ne pas être supérieure à 1 MB;
4. Une liste d'images numérotées avec des informations détaillées sur chaque oeuvre correspondante (exemple : 01_ Titre_Medium_Dimensions_année de création_prix.

Envoyez votre soumission électronique avant 17h le 30 mars 2018 à info@galerieoldchelsea.ca

Les soumissions seront examinées par un jury d’artistes professionnels et les candidats retenus seront notifiés de la décision du jury par courriel.

Pour plus d'information contactez la Galerie à l’adresse suivante : info@galerieoldchelsea.ca

Call to artists / Galerie Old Chelsea, Chelsea, Qc / 2019 Programming
Deadline for submission: Friday March 30, 2018, 5pm

Galerie Old Chelsea is a collective of regional artists who exhibit their own works at the gallery. The gallery, located above the restaurant Les Fougères in Chelsea, Québec, offers an exhibition space of 40 linear feet for guest artists. The gallery is currently accepting exhibition proposals for 2019. Several artists will be selected and each will be assigned a three-week exhibition period. Artists currently living within 100 kilometers of Ottawa – Gatineau, at all stages of their professional careers, are encouraged to apply.

Selected artists have a choice of two modes of contribution: a 25% commission on all sales occurring during their show plus a show fee of $290; or a 35% commission on all sales occurring during their show plus a show fee of $200.

Your submission must include the following:

1. A current CV (maximum 3 pages; please include your name, phone number, email and website addresses);
2. An artist statement (maximum 500 words);
3. Eight images of recent works. Each image must be numbered, saved as a .jpg and be no larger than 1 MB;
4. A numbered image list with detailed information about each corresponding artwork (Example: 01_ Title_Medium_Dimensions_year of creation_price.

Email your submission by 5pm on March 30, 2018 to info@galerieoldchelsea.ca
Submissions will be reviewed by a jury of professional artists and successful applicants will be notified of the jury’s decision by email.
For more information contact the gallery at: info@galerieoldchelsea.ca

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The Ottawa Valley chapter of Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society is hosting its second annual DRAW Retreat on the Dumoine River.

Would you like to participate in an artist retreat on the magnificent Dumoine River this August?

The DRAW retreat will bring together artists working in different mediums and from communities across Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec. We will explore the Dumoine River, create works of art, share stories and become inspired by this magnificent landscape.

In hosting the DRAW retreat, we hope to introduce local artists to this beautiful piece of Canadian wilderness. The Dumoine River is the last un-dammed Quebec tributary of the Ottawa River and one of only a few rivers in central Canada free of dams.


The DRAW retreat is free for all participating artists, in exchange, all artists will donate one completed piece to CPAWS-OV to help support the campaigns that protect the Dumoine River and wilderness across Eastern Ontario and Western Quebec.

Apply now!

To learn more, please visit our website or contact Jesse at jlever@cpaws.org.


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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2018 Direct Purchase | APPEL DE SOUMISSIONS: Programme d’achats directs 2018


Sent on behalf of the City of Ottawa Public Art Program
For inquiries or assistance, please email publicartprogram@ottawa.ca or call 613-244-4434.

2018 Direct Purchase
Deadline: Monday, April 23, 2018
Applications must be received by Monday April 23rd, 2018 or be postmarked on or before this date.

The City of Ottawa invites professional artists and their representatives to offer existing artworks for purchase. Applications are reviewed by a peer assessment committee and selected artworks will become part of the City of Ottawa Art Collection.

The complete Call for Applications is available on ottawa.ca
Contact us
publicartprogram@ottawa.ca
613-244-4434
613-244-4384



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Call to Artists

Elgin Street Renewal – Public Art

Request for Qualifications (RFQ): Artist in Residence
Deadline: Monday April 23, 2018, 4:00 p.m. EST
Budget: $150,000 CND plus HST
Information: Melissa Black, Public Art Officer
melissa.black@ottawa.ca , 613-244-4261

The City of Ottawa’s Public Art Program invites artists to submit qualifications for an Artist in Residence opportunity to design, fabricate and install a permanent artwork for Elgin Street as outlined in the Call to Artists. This three-stage competition is held in accordance with the Public Art Policy.

City Council approved the Functional Design for Elgin Street (Gloucester Street to Queen Elizabeth Driveway) and Waverley Street (Elgin Street to Jack Purcell Lane). The watermains and deep sewers under these streets are among the oldest in the city, dating back to the late 1800s. The need to replace this aging infrastructure created a unique opportunity to assess the road surfaces and redesign them to meet the City of Ottawa’s Traditional Mainstreet designation in the Official Plan, Complete Streets policy and Accessibility Design Standards.


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The Nepean Fine Arts is holding its annual Spring Sale from April 20 to 22nd at the Ukrainian Banquet Hall, 1000 Byron Avenue and wish to extend the invitation to participate to other art Clubs. We have 4 booths left and if you are interested, you must become a member of NFAL and can do so by signing up at:

https://nepeanfineartsleague.com/membership/membership-application-and-renewal. I am attaching the necessary registration documents.

For any questions about registration, you may contact Marie Arsenault directly at mariearsenault@sympatico.ca

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The annual Ottawa Orchid show at the RA centre will be held this year on Saturday and Sunday April 21 and 22 which will be larger than usual this year with more exhibits of blooming orchids as well as more vendors offering orchid plants for sale There will be a special art exhibit of orchid art, watercolour, oils, lacework, jewellery and more, as well as a photography exhibit. A period for camera enthusiasts has been reserved from 9-11 on the Sunday 22nd. Tripods may be used at the Sunday session but we ask that they not be used the remainder of the show times.

We would be grateful if you would inform your members of this event. I have attached a poster with details of admission etc and an entry coupon which will give a discount off the regular admission price for use by your members. Both poster and coupon can be copied into your newsletters.

Inquiries re exhibition should be directed to karina Isert at k.c.isert@gmail.com. The deadline for registration is April 13, 2018.Rules and entry fees are to be found on the website under show schedule at www.ottawaorchidsociety.com


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