THE OTTAWA ART GALLERY PRESENTS
Friday 26 February at 12:30 pm
In the context of the exhibition "Exploded View," Jennifer R. Angus will present and discuss her work.
Arts Court, 2 Daly Avenue
Research Fellowship Lectures: General Idea
Friday, February 26 from 2 pm to 5 pm
Three presentations by Fellows from the 2009/10 program focus on the Canadian artists' group General Idea. The Research Fellowships Program encourages and supports advanced research. The Fellowships emphasize the use and investigation of the collections of the National Gallery of Canada, including those of the Library and Archives.
In the Lecture Hall of the National Gallery (380 Sussex Drive). In English with bilingual discussion. Free admission.
OAG | GAO : Subjecting Figures (from the Firestone Collection of Canadian Art)
The official opening will take place on February 25 at 5:30 p.m.
Arts Court, 2 Daly Avenue
On the heels of its winning performance in Hintonburg, the C4 Gallery has now set up shop at the Shenkman Arts Centre. True to its name - the four Cs stand for contemporary, conceptual, compartmental, community - Ottawa's newest gallery is a unique one-of-a-kind mobile exhibit that brings art directly to people. The C4 Gallery can be viewed free of charge until March 19 at the Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard. An opening reception will be held February 25 from 7 to 9 p.m. The arts centre is open seven days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.
La Petite Mort Gallery presents "fresh juice II"
Featured artist: Todd A. McCullough
Vernissage Friday February 26, 2010 / 7 - 10pm
306 Cumberland Street
Large Paintings on Wood Canvas by TARA BARNES (pictured: Constellate)
February 26th - March 31st, 2010
Vernissage: Friday February 26th, 2010 8 p.m.
Wurm Gallery | Invisible Cinema
319 Lisgar St.
The Independent Filmmakers Co-operative of Ottawa Inc. (IFCO) will host a presentation of acclaimed filmmaker Alex MacKenzie's illuminating Wooden Lightbox: A Secret Art of Seeing, on Friday, February 26th at the Mercury Lounge (56 ByWard Market - Upstairs). Alex Mackenzie transports his audience into a labyrinth of cinematic imagery with the Wooden Lightbox: A Secret Art of Seeing. Come out and join us for this awesome projector experience!
SaturdayMonty Reid gives a feature reading in The A B Series! His band, Call Me Katie, joins him for an introductory musical set.
Doors open at 7pm / the fun starts at 7:30pm | Saturday, February 27, 2010
Gallery 101 | 301 1/2 Bank Street
$7 admission at the door / $5 low income | cash bar
Natasha Doyon, "Héros & Héroïnes"
Walk-through with the artist (in English with bilingual Q & A):
Sunday, February 28 at 2 p.m.
Open to the public. Free of charge.
Karsh-Masson Gallery | 136 St. Patrick Street
Liz Magor: Sunday, February 28 at 2 pm
Liz Magor will discuss her recent work. A bilingual question period will follow.
Since the early 1970s, Liz Magor's work in photography and sculpture has explored tensions between artifice and the real, production and reproduction, and the place of wilderness in the Canadian cultural imagination. The Vancouver-based artist's work has been the subject of solo exhibitions across Canada and has featured internationally in the Venice Biennale and Documenta VIII. Liz Magor received a Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts in 2001 and the Audain Prize for Lifetime Achievement in 2009. She is an Associate Professor at the Emily Carr University of Art and Design.
In the Lecture Hall of the National Gallery (380 Sussex Drive). Free admission
Carleton University Art Gallery invites you to a free public tour by Carol Wainio of her current exhibition "The Book." The tour takes place on Sunday, 28 February 2010, at 2:00 p.m. Free parking is available in all campus lots on Sunday.
Any time at all!
Johanna Nousiainen's 40_under_40 Performance-art Series: A suite of 40 art-acts in 40 days leading to her 40th birthday.
February 22 to April 1, 2010. Johanna is a Finnish Fibre Artist living in Wakefield. Through this project she explores an "Amazing Decade" of women's performance-art and filters it through her own life experience. All 40 art-acts will take place in Wakefield, and many will be participatory!
The Mud Oven's gallery has a new show that you do not want to miss: Mixed Media Rock Art by Jag Maru
Jag is an emerging artist and has had a few shows in Ottawa. All the art work is made from small stones in different colours, and shapes to form unique images.
Show runs from Feb.15 - March. 27 2010 | 1065 Bank St. (at Sunnyside)
Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Orléans (Lower Level)
TRINITY ART GALLERY
Salons A & B
Arteast: Orléans: A Celebration of 150 Years
The year 2010 is the 150th anniversary of the founding of Orléans. In recognition of this historic milestone, Arteast has chosen this theme for its first juried exhibition in both salons of the Trinity Art Gallery. Artists were invited to offer works that reflect on the continuum of local history, in which we all play a role. This anniversary year gives us a chance to honour the places, people, things and experiences of the past and to embrace the future.
February 18 to March 23, 2010
Arteast: Long Serving Volunteers
Works by some of the artists who offer their time to keep this active visual arts organization going and growing.
Until March 23, 2010
DUST EVANS GALLERY (Gloucester Pottery School Exhibition Space)
Raymond Warren - until February 16, 2010
Chandler Swain presents new figurative works February 18 to April 15, 2010
Visit arts&architecture for our next show, "Portrait of the Artist," a collection of self-portraits by over a dozen Ottawa photographers. The exhibition will be on display from February 17 - 28. | 1181 Bank Street
Galerie Old Chelsea is pleased to invite you to an exhibition, "Flights Fantasies and Florals" by Elvi Edwards 19 February to 10 March 2010 | 10 Chemin Scott, Old Chelsea