Digest

2019/05/19

Arteast Digest: Budding Artist, Blackburn Hamlet, Francois Dupuis, Field Trip, etc.


1. Budding Artist Exhibit



You are invited to the Arteast Budding Artist exhibit
Presented by Arteast May 23 to July 15, 2019
Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony
Sunday, May 26 1:00 to 3:00 p.m
Shenkman Art Centre
245 Centrum Blvd, Orleans

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Vous êtes invités à une exposition d’art Artiste débutant d’Arteast
Présenté par Arteast du 23 mai au 15 juillet 2019
Vernissage et cérémonie des prix
Le dimanche 26 mai de 13h00 à 15h00
Centre des arts Shenkman
245, Boul. Centrum , Orléans



2. Blackburn Hamlet Exhibit


Who Hélène Lepage
What: Exhibition of Water- based Media and mix media
When May 25th to July 27th 2019
Where: Blackburn Hamlet Library
Why: to promote local artists within the community
Fee: Free.
Contact: Art Coordinator Jessie Parker Jessie@photobasedart.com

Hélène Lepage exhibition of water based media and mix media

Title : Femmes de rêve/ Dream Women

The Blackburn Library in conjunction with Arteast is proud to present an exhibition of water-based-media and mix media paintings by Hélène Lepage. This solo show titled “Femmes de rêve” / “Dream Women” runs from May 25th to July 27, 2019.

The watercolor and liquid acrylic paintings on different supports plus collages are brought together to offer you and imaginary dream women for your viewing pleasure.

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

Location: Blackburn Hamlet Library branch of the Ottawa Public Library, 199 Glenpark Dr. Ottawa K1B 5B8.

Hours: Mon. through Thurs. 10 – 8:30. Friday 1 – 6:00 and Sat. 10 – 5. Closed Sunday.

3. Francois Dupuis Exhibit




4. Annual Field Trip


The Annual field trip to Montreal is Thursday, June 13
Hannah Claus at the McCord Museum
Deadline to sign up: Cheques must be received by 5 pm on Friday, May 31, 2019.
Échéance pour l’inscription: Réception de chèques avant 17 h le vendredi 31 mai, 2019.


Treasures at the McCord Museum- (Weaving our Identity, Haida Supernatural Stories, & Hannah Claus https://www.musee-mccord.qc.ca/en/exhibitions/hannah-claus/)
Afternoon at the Botanical Gardens
Contact: Mary Ann Varley, varleymaryann1@bell.net
Le musée McCord à Montréal

Porter son identité, Haida histoires surnaturaelles, & Hannah Claus
L’après-midi au jardin botanique de Montréal
Contact: Mary Ann Varley, varleymaryann1@bell.net.

**Itinerary - Thursday, June 13, 2019
8:15 a.m. Leave the Shenkman Art Centre
by air-conditioned bus
10:30 a.m. Arrival at McCord Museum
11:00 a.m. Self guided tour
12:00 p.m., Lunch or brown bag at the gallery
(your cost)
Free time to roam the galleries
2 p.m. Depart museum
2:30 p.m. Arrival at Botanical Gardens for plein air,
(painting, sketching, photography, etc)
Optional supper or brown bag at local
venues (your cost)
6:00 p.m. Departure for Ottawa
8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Arrival at the Shenkman Centre, depending on traffic and stop for a break.
Price: $60/member $70/non-member
Included in the price is bus transportation, entrance fees. We need at least 25 people for the trip to be viable.

Le musée McCord à Montréal

Porter son identité, Haida histoires surnaturaelles, & Hannah Claus
L’après- midi aux jardines botaniques
Contact: Mary Ann Varley, varleymaryann1@bell.net.

5. Misc News



Danielle Beaulieu, membre d'Arteast, offrira une conférence en français au centre Le MIFO, afin de permettre à ceux qui s’intéressent à l’art de découvrir différentes ressources et véhicules (classes, vidéos, livres, etc.) afin d'apprendre à créer.

La conférencière abordera aussi les avantages de joindre une communauté d'artistes ainsi que les nombreuses associations d'art qui existent dans la région.

Par exemple, Arteast, association artistique de la région de l’est de l’Ontario, offre des opportunités de création et de rencontres inspirantes.

Cette conférence gratuite aura lieu le jeudi 23 mai à 18h, au MIFO.

Vous pouvez faire circuler l’information dans votre réseau.

Si la conférence vous intéresse, merci de vous inscrire sur MIFO.CA, sous l’onglet galerie.


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Last month’s Grow with Art meeting was met with locked doors to the City building. There was a glitch in the invoicing system, so Arteast members were locked out in the rain. Thanks to some quick thinking members like Catherine Niman and Mike Phillips, we were able to have a special presentation at the Lexus Restaurant by Rosalie Favell. Lexus even had a projector screen! It turned out to be a great evening!

Thanks to all the Arteast members who participated that evening.

6. Member's News


Art Sale

Some art items for sale: Jessie Parker is downsizing prior to leaving Ottawa.

She is offering artists the opportunity to snag some professional quality items which will save them $$$$$. These include:

1. A hinged display table top 40” high x 3/28” w panels. Useful for displays at art shows.
2. Professional display tent suitable for outdoor trade shows.
3. Powerlight 600Watt electronic light with 6ft stand and large 30”x30” softbox. Ideal for portraits, still life, etc.
4. wooden cradles for stretching canvas: all very strong thick wood that will not warp. 2/ 20”x30”; 1/30”x30”, 1/30”x40”, 1/15”x30”
5. Also there are quite a few professional art books on various media, and historic artists, sculpture, architecture, art movements, etc.

You may come and view, by appointment, on Saturday June 1, 2 to 5 pm at her house.

If interested, contact her at Jessie@photobasedart.com



7. Arts Network Ottawa


Exhibition Space at Arst Network Ottawa: Donna Quince


8. News from Sponsors




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2019/05/05

Arteast Digest: Call for Art, Call for volunteers, Annual field trip

1. Call for Art - Promenade Arteast


“Members Show”

Exhibition dates- July 25th to September 24th

Coming up in July 2019 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) If work is not framed, gallery canvas must be used.  The complete rules are with the application form.

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 .

Please review the rules for additional information

Application deadline- May 12th

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 the evening of July 25th 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: July 24th 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

July 25 juillet – 24 septembre

Juillet 2019, 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). Si l’oeuvre n'est pas encadré, vous devez utiliser une toile gallerie.  Les règlements en entier sont jointes au formulaire

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 : 12 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 25 juillet, 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


2. Call for volunteers


Call for 3 Artists to design and paint a 5’ X 3 ‘ board: May to June 1st (One -two day project)

Face Cut Out Stand -Shenkman 10th Anniversary June 14th 2019;

The Shenkman, 10th anniversary celebrations will take place in front of the building and the upper lobby. Arteast will create a face cutout stand with a painting featuring the #10, the Shenkman logo and the Arteast logo which will be included in the design. A group of artists is needed to paint a picture on the wood. The Arteast face cut out stand will be used annually at the Shenkman. Your names will also be featured in the painting.

For more information, please email lindycousineau@rogers.com.

3. Annual Field Trip


The Annual field trip to Montreal is Thursday, June 13
Hannah Claus at the McCord Museum
Deadline to sign up: Cheques must be received by 5 pm on Friday, May 31, 2019.
Échéance pour l’inscription: Réception de chèques avant 17 h le vendredi 31 mai, 2019.


Treasures at the McCord Museum- (Weaving our Identity, Haida Supernatural Stories, & Hannah Claus https://www.musee-mccord.qc.ca/en/exhibitions/hannah-claus/)
Afternoon at the Botanical Gardens
Contact: Mary Ann Varley, varleymaryann1@bell.net
Le musée McCord à Montréal

Porter son identité, Haida histoires surnaturaelles, & Hannah Claus
L’après-midi au jardin botanique de Montréal
Contact: Mary Ann Varley, varleymaryann1@bell.net.

**Itinerary - Thursday, June 13, 2019
8:15 a.m. Leave the Shenkman Art Centre
by air-conditioned bus
10:30 a.m. Arrival at McCord Museum
11:00 a.m. Self guided tour
12:00 p.m., Lunch or brown bag at the gallery
(your cost)
Free time to roam the galleries
2 p.m. Depart museum
2:30 p.m. Arrival at Botanical Gardens for plein air,
(painting, sketching, photography, etc)
Optional supper or brown bag at local
venues (your cost)
6:00 p.m. Departure for Ottawa
8:00 - 9:00 p.m. Arrival at the Shenkman Centre, depending on traffic and stop for a break.
Price: $60/member $70/non-member
Included in the price is bus transportation, entrance fees. We need at least 25 people for the trip to be viable.

Le musée McCord à Montréal

Porter son identité, Haida histoires surnaturaelles, & Hannah Claus
L’après- midi aux jardines botaniques
Contact: Mary Ann Varley, varleymaryann1@bell.net.

2019/04/28

Arteast Digest: Orleans Library Exhibition Changeover, Open Studio, North Gloucester Library

1. Orleans Library Exhibition Changeover - Reminder: May 7, 2019


It's time to change the exhibition of members' artworks at the Orleans Library Branch, 1705 Orleans Blvd., Orleans, Ontario.

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019, please retrieve the works that are currently hanging and/or bring in new paintings (or other two-dimensional art). Artworks need to be D-ringed/wired (not single ply wire).

These new pieces will be hung until July 2, 2019.

The changeover at the Orleans Library branch is between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.

It is an ideal opportunity especially for new Arteast members to exhibit their work.



2. Open Studio


Open Studio meets on May 9 and on May 23, 2019.
At the St. Laurent Complex, Visual Arts Studio.
Time: 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.
Location: 525 Coté Street, Ottawa.

Register by email: openstudio@arteastottawa.com (space is limited).




3. Call for art at the North Gloucester Library



It's time to change the Arteast exhibit
At North Gloucester Library
On Tuesday, May 14, 2019 :

Please retrieve the works that have been hanging for the past two months and/or bring in new paintings (or other two dimensional art) for the North Gloucester Library, 2036 Ogilvie Road, Ottawa, K1J 7N8.

The coordinators will be at the Library between 10:30 a.m. and 11:30.a.m. For those who are dropping off art work, please arrive between 10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. so that your work can be documented and hung before 11:30 a.m.. For those who are picking up only, please arrive no later than 11:15 a.m

These new pieces will hang for two months.

The next change-over will be on Tuesday, July 9, 2019.
If you are interested in exhibiting, an advance email, on or before Wednesday, May 7, 2019 to Darina Boldizar, dboldizar@sympatico.ca, indicating the number of works and their sizes, would be helpful. Or, just show up at the date, but risk being turned away.

Please be prepared to record your paintings with: Title, Medium, Size, and Price along with your name, phone number and e-mail. You can bring up to 3 paintings although, depending on the total number received, not all may be accepted. North Gloucester Library can accommodate 20 paintings. Paintings must be ready for hanging, with appropriate framing and hardware to Arteast standards. Those who are bringing in a painting for the first time this year must sign an Arteast contract form. Blank contracts will be available at the library.

Fifteen percent (15%) of any sale is payable to Arteast for its operational budget.

When someone shows an interest in purchasing a piece, they will be advised to contact you directly to make the transaction. We prefer to leave all works hanging for the duration of each exhibition. If you must remove your work prior to the next change-over, please notify the appropriate coordinator, so the Librarian can be advised and take note of the authorized removal. Neither the Library nor Arteast takes responsibility for the security of works exhibited but reasonable care is taken to ensure their security. Remember that these are very public areas that put your work and name before the public. Do your part to encourage people to visit the North Gloucester, Orleans, St. Laurent Complex, and Blackburn Hamlet Libraries, where Arteast members exhibit on a continuing basis.

We look forward to seeing exhibitors on Tuesday, May 14, 2019.

The North Gloucester Coordinator
Christine Gendron: christinegendron@sympatico.ca
Pari Zati: pari.nz@gmail.com
Donna Sivyer: donnasivyer17@gmail.com
Roxanne Decelles: roxy_may13@hotmail.com
Darina Boldizar: dboldizar@sympatico.ca



4. Workshop for Members


By popular demand, another Stone Bear Carving workshop will be held. This time the project will be a crouching bear in brown stone.

When: Saturday May 25, 09:00 to 17:00
Where: Smith and Barber Atelier
1520 Triole (Belfast and St. Laurent, behind Red Lobster)
Workshop Leader: Patrick Imai

Looking for a special handmade gift to give for a wedding or other occasion. Learn how to carve stone using hand tools. You will be guided by the instructor, Patrick Imai, through the stone carving process of cutting, shaping, sanding and polishing to produce a small bear, 3” x 3” x 5”. Tools and materials are provided.

Patrick Imai is a self-taught sculptor who has carved for more than 40 years. He has dabbled in other art forms: sketching, painting and glass (stained, fused, flamework), but he always returned to carving. He carved in wood, whittling small animals and figures with a pocket knife or with palm chisels, then in the late 90’s, Patrick tried stone carving. He was hooked by the ease of working with soapstone and by the colours and texture of the polished stone. He has since carved alabaster, serpentine, limestone, selenite and marble. Patrick has a passion for carving bears. He works to evoke human emotions and movement in his carvings.

Patrick is a member of Arteast, Arts Network Ottawa, the Kanata Civic Art Gallery and the National Capital Network of Sculptors.

Registration
Registration closing date is Tuesday May 14.

To register, send an email to Cheryl Mattice (cherylmattice@me.com). Send your cheque or etransfer to the Treasurer, Arteast, Box 5, Suite 260 , Shenkman Arts Centre 245 Centrum Blvd, Orléans, ON K1E 0A1.

Member cost $120
Non members $150


5. Call for Artists


Shenkman 10th Anniversary June 14th 2019

The Shenkman, 10th anniversary celebrations will take place in front of the Shenkman building and the upper lobby. There will be variety of activities going on.

We need 6 Arteast artists to demo and exhibit their work for a couple of hours in the upper lobby. Your names will be added to the City’s announcements.

If you are interested , please email lindycousineau@rogers.com.


6. Misc News



ARTPRENEUR Conference 2019 Registration Now Open!

2019/04/23

Arteast Digest: Passing away of two memorable members

It is with deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of two of our beloved members who were generous volunteers and valuable members of the Arteast Management and Planning Committee. 

Bernard Poirier



Bernard Poirier was often seen volunteering for the Promenade and Trinity teams and other activities and was awarded an Arteast Lifetime Membership. His contribution to the Arteat By-Laws will be long-lasting. He was a kind, gracious and compassionate person who always respected others.

Bernard was also a long time volunteer at the General Hospital who devoting his time visiting patients to make their stay most pleasant


The funeral mass will be held at Notre-Dame-de-Lourdes Roman Catholic Church, 435 Montreal Road, Ottawa, Ontario on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. The family will receive condolences at the church from 10 a.m.

http://ottawacitizen.remembering.ca/obituary/bernard-poirier-1074150660



Ted Johnston




Ted also volunteered on different teams and was key in obtaining Arteast's incorporation.

Ted once said that "Creating something with my own hands from start to finish and being totally responsible for it – a far cry from working in a bureaucracy as I did for 32 years – is satisfying and rewarding."

Ted was a lon
g-time donor to the arts community, including the Shenkman Center.

A service will be held in a few weeks at Beechwood. More details will be communicated once available.




Our sincerest sympathies to the families of Bernard Poirier and Ted Johnston.