Digest

2018/05/20

Grow with Art Speaker Series; Open Studio; Arteast Blooms at Canadian Tulip Festival; Contact Information for Newsletter Editor

1. Grow with Art Speaker Series

When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018 (note correction of date)

  • 7:00 p.m.: Meet and Greet
  • 7:30 p.m.: Presentation

Where: 255 Centrum Blvd, Orléans (next to the Shenkman Arts Centre)
Title: Watercolours... A magic carpet ride

Speaker: Elvi Edwards

Elvi Edwards will explain how she uses her photos to execute her paintings. She will take a few examples and discuss in detail how they were conceived.

Abstract realism...using illusion to create reality. It is always a journey.. That magic carpet ride. This presentation will be an open forum addressing all that Elvi has learned in the past thirty or so years painting and teaching her watercolours.
Elvi Edwards paintings

2. Arteast's next Open Studio: Thursday, May 24, 2018

Open Studio days are the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
At St. Laurent Complex Centre, Visual Arts Studio
525 Côté Street ,Ottawa, ON, K1K 0Z8.
Open Studio provides opportunity for members to meet and work
on their artworks in a casual setting. (Bring a lunch, tea provided)
Sign up by email: openstudio@arteastottawa.com
More info: website link: Open Studio: http://www.arteastottawa.com/openstudio.php



3. Arteast Blooms at Canadian Tulip Festival


Thanks to Lindy Nadarajah, who spearheaded Arteast's participation in the Canadian Tulip Festival, a number of Arteast members contributed in various manner to the different tulip theme exhibitions and demonstrations.



4. Change of Contact Information for Newsletter Editor



Effective immediately, the newsletter editor has a new e-mail address:  editor.arteastottawa@gmail.com.  Therefore, please send articles and any other e-mail communications intended for the newsletter editor to that address.


5. AOE Announcements




6. VO'S EDUCATION PROGRAM FOR OTTAWA'S NON-PROFITS



Volunteer Ottawa is where board members, management and staff in Ottawa's non-profit community go for professional development, training and resources.

We offer workshops on a wide range of topics designed specifically for non-profits and charities - delivered by a faculty of instructors who are leaders in their field - at a cost that is affordable.

Upcoming professional development opportunities are listed below. Everyone is welcome to register. Click the links for more information, and to register. Visit our Upcoming Workshops page for the full listing, and subscribe to our Event RSS Feed to be among the first to know when a new workshop is added to the roster.



Project Management for NPOs


Volunteer Ottawa is partnering with the organization NPO PM Training.org to offer high-quality, immediately applicable, Project Management skills via a one-day workshop on Project Management specifically for NPOs. This will be followed by one-on-one Coaching by experienced and certified Project Managers, who can consult on your project for up to 20 hours over 3-4 months (longer by special arrangement).

Tuesday, May 29, 2018. 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Your Instructors: NPO PM Training.org is a local non-profit which exists to improve the capacity of local charities and NPOs to deliver on their mandates by managing their initiatives more effectively.

Related Course: Effective Delegation. Tuesday, September 25, 2018. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.



Featured Blog Post: Why do you need a volunteer handbook?

A good volunteer handbook underpins and supports all aspects of your volunteer management practice. It puts important information into one place, for your reference as well as for your volunteers.

Click here to learn how a good volunteer handbook can support all aspects of your volunteer management practice.


Working with the Media

Does just the thought of calling a journalist make you sweat? And what about actually doing the interview? What will you say and how will you prepare for difficult questions? Volunteer Ottawa is collaborating with Heather Badenoch of Village PR to bring you this timely and important workshop which will help you learn how to handle a media request and how to ace a media interview.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Your Instructor: Heather Badenoch, the Chief Strategist at Village PR, she provides communications planning and implementation, public relations, social media engagement, and training across Canada.

Related course: Social Media for NPOs. Wednesday, June 20, 2018. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Excel 101

Everybody needs to use numbers to do analysis. Whether you are tracking volunteer hours, counting donor dollars, or planning spending for the month, you need to keep track of numbers and use them to plan for the future. Excel can be used to conduct planning, manage budgets, create charts, analyze usage data, and keep records. This workshop is for you if you want to get beyond the very basics, to learn how to use excel to do your calculations, make charts, organize data, and track progress against goals. Bring your laptop to this interactive session.

Thursday, May 24, 2018. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Your Instructor: Maria Lahiffe, Education Officer with Volunteer Ottawa, has worked in Engineering, Education, and Business across Canada and around the world.

Related course: Excel 201. Thursday, June 21, 2018. 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


If you want to attend a VO Workshop at a discounted rate click here to view some of the benefits of becoming a member with Volunteer Ottawa or email Sophie at membership@volunteerottawa.ca for more information.

For more information on workshops:
Please contact our Education Manager at 613-736-5266 ext 114, education@volunteerottawa.ca

Tailored Workshops

All of Volunteer Ottawa’s workshops can be customized for the unique professional development needs of your organization. We can lead day-long retreats for your staff or board, professional development sessions at staff meetings, lunch and learn sessions, or other formats.

Please contact Maria Lahiffe, our Education Officer, to discuss a tailored session for your staff. She can be reached at education@volunteerottawa.ca or 613‑736‑5266 x114.

About Volunteer Ottawa

VO builds community by strengthening the non-profit sector through a focus on building expertise, fostering collaboration and promoting volunteerism. For over sixty years, we have been a leader in helping people make a meaningful difference in our city.

Our workshops and training sessions, inclusive programs, networking opportunities, and database of volunteer opportunities ensure that individuals and non-profit organizations have the skills, knowledge and resources they need to make a difference in the lives of the people they serve. We support over 300 local non-profit organizations and place over 2000 volunteers per year, who passionately contribute to the common good of our city.


2018/05/13

Grow with Art Speaker Series; Workshop at DeSerres St. Laurent; St Laurent Complex Exhibit; Francois Dupuis Exhibit

1. Grow with Art Speaker Series

When: Tuesday, April 24, 2018, 

  • 7:00 p.m.: Meet and Greet
  • 7:30 p.m.: Presentation


Where: 255 Centrum Blvd, Orléans (next to the Shenkman Arts Centre)

Title: Watercolours... A magic carpet ride

Speaker: Elvi Edwards

Elvi Edwards will explain how she uses her photos to execute her paintings. She will take a few examples and discuss in detail how they were conceived.

Abstract realism...using illusion to create reality. It is always a journey.. That magic carpet ride. This presentation will be an open forum addressing all that Elvi has learned in the past thirty or so years painting and teaching her watercolours.

Elvi Edwards paintings

2. Workshop at DeSerres St. Laurent

Arteast members are invited to a Demo and Workshop “Pebeo Paint marker” with Sheena hosted by DeSerres.

Date: Saturday May 19th
Time: 1:00 PM to 3PM Pre- registration is required as there are limited seats.
Where: DeSerres at the St. Laurent shopping center

Pre-register by Wednesday May 16th with Josie De Meo 613-590-7627 or josiedemeo@bell.net

Pebeo Paint makers:
Artist oil-based paint markers come in a variety of vibrant hues. The lightly-pigmented paint dries to a glossy and lightfast finish. Ideal for use on smooth and non-porous surfaces, these markers dry quickly and the paint can be reactivated, even after several weeks, to obtain gradiants and shades.



3. St Laurent Complex Exhibit

Summer Mix Show.at St Laurent Complex features Carole Renaud, Nasri Georges, Paul Vincent and Fabiola Lima



4. Francois Dupuis Exhibit

Arteast members Richard Pell, Hélène Lepage, Jennifer Garland and Kerstin Peters showcase some of their art works at the latest exhibition “Summer Colours ~ Couleurs d’été” at the Francois Dupuis Centre



5. Change of contact information for newsletter editor 

Effective immediately, the newsletter editor has a new e-mail address: editor.arteastottawa@gmail.com. Therefore, please send articles and any other e-mail communications intended for the newsletter editor to that address.


6. AOE News


7. Sponsors



Notices must be sent to the Arteast Digest coordinator arteastottawa@gmail.com one week ahead of Sunday publishing

2018/05/06

1. Arteast's next Open Studio

Thursday, May 10, 2018
Open Studio days are the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month.
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
At St. Laurent Complex Centre, Visual Arts Studio
525 Côté Street ,Ottawa, ON, K1K 0Z8.
Open Studio provides opportunity for members to meet and work
on their artworks in a casual setting. (Bring a lunch, tea provided)
Sign up by email: openstudio@arteastottawa.com
More info: website link: Open Studio: http://www.arteastottawa.com/openstudio.php

2. Call for Art - Promenade Arteast

“Summer Medley 2018”
Exhibition dates- June 14 to August 21

Coming up in June 2018 is the next unjuried Promenade Arteast exhibition.
One artwork per member may be submitted.
(One piece up to a width of 38 inches x 72 inches tall including frame or one three dimensional work:- size limit-12” x 12” x 36” h)


Members who wish to participate are requested to fill out an application form
http://www.arteastottawa.com/forms/Promenade Application 2013efd.doc
with all the details of the artwork they wish to submit and send it to
promenade@arteastottawa.com .

Application deadline- May 13th
There is no theme for this show.

If a large selection of work is submitted the applicants will be added to the list for subsequent shows providing applications are received by the posted deadline. Members will be informed if they are accepted in the posted exhibition or a subsequent show.
Please be advised, if you cannot attend the vernissage on June 17th please let us know and we will slot you into a later show that you can attend the vernissage for.

Drop off day for selected artwork is the day before the exhibition starts 10am – 11am

Exhibitors must bring the completed, signed form with their work on changeover day.

Entrants must be members or will become members of Arteast.
There is a $5 hanging fee.

For information contact:

Maureen Rooney Mitchell
promenade@arteastottawa.com


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Appel d’oeuvres d’art
Promenade Arteast

14 juin – 21 août

Juin 2018, est la prochaine exposition sans jury de la Promenade Arteast. Une oeuvre par artiste peut être présentée : ( dimension maximale d’une pièce incluant le cadre : largeur 38 pouces par hauteur 72 pouces).
Les membres qui désirent participer doivent compléter un formulaire
http://www.arteastottawa.com/forms/Promenade Application 2013efd.doc
avec tous les détails de l’œuvre qu’ils présentent et le faire parvenir à : promenade@arteastottawa.com

La date butoir d’application : 13 mai

L’exposition n’a pas de thème.

Si trop de tableaux sont soumis pour une seule exposition, les noms sont retenus selon la date de réception du libellé postal, pour une exposition subséquente. Les membres sont informés s’ils participent à l’exposition affichée ou à une subséquente.
Veuillez noter que si vous avez l’intention de ne pas être présent(e) au vernissage (artiste participant(e) le 17 juin, s.v.p. nous en aviser et nous trouverons un espace pour votre œuvre dans une exposition où vous pourrez être présent(e).

Le dépôt au Centre Shenkman, de l’œuvre sélectionnée, est le jour précédent l’exposition, entre 10h et 11h a.m.

Les participants doivent apporter leur formulaire dûment complété, signé, avec leur œuvre, le jour d’échange indiqué.

Les participants doivent être membres réguliers ou doivent s’inscrire.

Les frais d’accrochage sont de $5 pièce.

Pour information contactez :
promenade@arteastottawa.com


3. Volunteers Required


Hello fellow artists,

We need your help!

Arteast is organizing a Community Outreach project and we need your help for this event to be a success. We chose St Brother Andre Catholic School, because of its special needs.

When: Tuesday May 15th, 2018.
Who: Junior kindergarten kids to the 6th grade.
Where: The school is located at 1923 Elmridge Dr. in Ottawa.

Activity proposed: The day long “Art Festival” Theme will include seven stations: printing, acrylic mural painting, watercolor paintings and painting their Buddy Bench.

If you want to make a difference in a child’s life using our passion for art participate in this wonderful activity. Arteast will provide all materials, all you need to do is come with your smile and passion toshare your talent as an artist. We will need volunteers in each of the stations; you can participants for half or all day.

For more information please contact me Josie De Meo at 613-590-76278
or email josiedemeo@rogers.com.

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Chère membre,

Nous avons besoin de votre aide!

Nous cherchons des bénévoles pour le Projet Outreach d’Arteast : programme de sensibilisation dans la communauté. Pour le 15 mai 2018.

L’école élémentaire St Brother Andre Catholic School, 1923 Elmridge Dr. in Ottawa, a été choisie parce ce que c’est un secteur en besoin. C’est une activité pour des enfants anglophone, de la maternelle à la 6e année. Arteast offrira aux élèves, des activités artistiques pour la journée, comprenant : aquarelle, créations de murale en acrylique , signets avec des gravures et peintre « Buddy Bench ».

Si vous êtes bilingue et que vous désirez être bénévole pour cette activité, soit quelques heures ou la journée, veuillez communiquer dès que possible auprès de :

Josie De Meo 613-590-7627 ou Courriel : josiedemeo@bell.net


4. Misc. News


Arteast is pleased to announce that we now accept e-transfers and credit card payment for all activities. Please contact the Treasurer at treasurer.arteast@gmail.com for further details.

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Arteast a le plaisir de vous annoncer que les paiements de toutes les activités peuvent se faire par e-transfert et par carte de crédit. S.V.P. contactez la Trésorière pour plus de détails : treasurer.arteast@gmail.com


5. AOE News