Promenade - Call for Art; Tour of the New Ottawa Art Gallery; North Gloucester Library Change-Over; Arteast Juried Awards Exhibition 2018 / Exposition d'art par jury pour prix 2018

1. Promenade - Call for Art

More Big Ideas - Voir plus grand
August 23 to October 16, 2018

Promenade Arteast in the Shenkman Arts Centre will be showcasing an exhibition of large size pieces. (Wall hung artwork only, though there is space for two regular size 3d pieces in the sculpture cabinet)

We are looking for artwork between 39” wide up to 60” wide plus up to 72” tall. As we will only be able to accommodate 5 to 10 pieces (depending on response) we will let you know if your piece is accepted when the Call for Art deadline expires.

The application is available on the forms page: http://www.arteastottawa.com/forms.php (under Promenade Arteast - Large Format Show Application Form)

Please send applications or an email with all relevant artwork information (including volunteer preference) to promenade@arteastottawa.com

Deadline for applications July 8th


Appel aux artistes

More Big Ideas - Voir plus grand
23 août – 16 octobre 2018

La Promenade Arteast, dans le Centre des arts Shenkman, présentera une exposition de pièces de grande taille (Le mur prévoit des tableaux et le cabinet pourra recevoir 2 œuvres en 3D).

Les tableaux devront avoir entre 39 et 60 pouces de large et 72 pouces de haut. Comme nous serons capable d’accommoder entre 5 et 10 oeuvres (selon les réponses), nous vous laisserons savoir si votre pièce est acceptée lorsque la date butoir sera atteinte pour l’appel aux artistes.

Le formulaire d’application est disponible : http://www.arteastottawa.com/forms.php (Sous Promenade Arteast - Large Format Show Application Form)

Faites parvenir votre application ou un courriel avec les informations de votre œuvre (incluant votre préférence comme bénévolat) à: promenade@arteastottawa.com

Date limite pour postuler le 8 juillet 

2.  Tour of the New Ottawa Art Gallery, FREE

Grow with Art has organized a tour of the new Ottawa Art Gallery , Ottawa Art Gallery | Galerie d’art d’Ottawa 50 Mackenzie King Bridge, Ottawa ON K1N 0C5| T: 613.233.8699 +241

July 10th at 7pm. The guide will be Diana and she will meet you at the Daly Avenue entrance (10 Daly Ave.) We have stairs and elevators, and we have foldable stools in the gallery spaces for anyone that might like to sit. The tour will last about 70-90 minutes.

Please let Mary Ann know if you wish to attend -so far she has people. varleymaryann1@bell.net

3. North Gloucester Library Change-Over

It's time to change the Arteast exhibit
On Tuesday, July 10, 2018

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, September 11, 2018.
If you are interested in exhibiting, an advance email, on or before Wednesday, July 4, 2018 to Christine Gendron, christinegendron@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, July 10, 2018.

The North Gloucester Coordinators
Christine Gendron christinegendron@sympatico.ca
Pari Zati pari.nz@gmail.com

4. Arteast Juried Awards Exhibition 2018 / Exposition d'art par jury pour prix 2018

Call for artists / Invitation aux artistes

The 37th Annual Arteast Juried Awards Exhibition will be held at St Laurent Complex, 525 Côté Street, Ottawa K1K 0Z8 from Sunday September 16th, 2018, through Wednesday, November 21st, 2018.

The "Rules of the Exhibition" and the "Registration Form" are inserted in the summer issue of the "Communiqué" and can also be found on the Arteast web site at www.arteastottawa.com

Online registration in English

Please, note the following:
The Arteast Juried Awards Exhibition is open to all paid members.
If you don't remember your membership expiry date contact the Treasurer at treasurer.arteast@gmail.com. Mail your membership fees to Arteast, 245 Centrum. Suite 260, Box 5, Orleans, ON K1E 0A1. This year, the registration is online only and must be submitted by Saturday, Sept 1st, 2018). Contact Cheryl at 613-824-7835 should you require assistance.

  • Artists will receive an electronic acknowledgement upon receipt of their application.
  • The number of artworks has been limited to one per artist due to the space restrictions.
  • Bring your signed 'hard copy' of the registration form and submission fee to the drop off.
  • The drop-off on Saturday, Sept. 15th, between 9:00 AM and 10:00 AM at the St. Laurent Complex. There will be signs directing artists.
    Refer to the attached "Rules" for more details.
  • Please send your photo in jpeg format if you would like your work to be considered for the AJAE invitation design ajae@arteastottawa.com.
  • All sales will be coordinated by Arteast on takedown day, Thursday, November 22nd, 2018 

Last year's exhibition was a great success due to the number of participating artists and the quality of the artwork. Let's have an even greater show this year!

La 37ième exposition d'art annuelle par jury pour prix aura lieu au Complexe St-Laurent, 525 rue Côté, Ottawa K1K 0Z8, le dimanche 16 septembre jusqu'au mercredi 21 novembre 2018.

Les règlements de l'exposition et le formulaire d'inscription se retrouvent dans le "Communiqué" d'été et se trouvent aussi sur le site web d'Arteast. www.arteastottawa.com

Inscription en ligne en français
Notez ceci :

L'exposition d'art annuelle d'Arteast par jury pour prix est ouverte à tous les membres (adhésion payée).  Si vous désirez vérifier la date d'expiration de votre carte de membre, contactez la Trésorière à : treasurer.arteast@gmail.com. Postez vos frais de membres à Arteast, 245 Centrum, Suite 260, Boîte postale 5, Orléans, ON K1E0A1.

Cette année l'inscription se fait en ligne et doit être reçue avant le samedi 1er septembre, 2018). Contactez Cheryl 613-824-7835.

  • Les artistes recevront un accusé de réception de leur application.
  • Dû au manque d'espace, le nombre d'oeuvres d'art est limité à une oeuvre par artiste.
  • Lors du dépôt d'oeuvre, apportez votre formulaire d'enregistrement et votre paiement.
  • Le dépôt des oeuvres sera le samedi 15 septembre entre 09h et 10h au Complexe St-Laurent. Il y aura des affiches pour diriger les artistes.
    Pour plus de détails, référez aux règlements ci-inclus.
  • Veuillez fournir une photo (jpeg) de votre oeuvre si vous désirez que votre oeuvre soit considérée pour l'invitation d'AJAE à ajae@arteastottawa.com.
  • Toutes les ventes seront coordonnées par Arteast le jour de décrochage, 22 novembre 2018. 

L'exposition de l'an dernier a été un grand succès grâce aux nombreux artistes participants et à la qualité de leurs oeuvres. En espérant la même qualité d'exposition pour cette année!

 5. Lunasole Restaurant.Exhibit

The show is called, Art Stories.
The artist is Lore Organ.
The show begins on June 26th and end July 31st.

Lore Organ has been passionate about painting since early childhood and as she explains in her own words, “the need to doodle, then draw and then paint has been part of me since the time I could hold a pencil and colour”. Over the years Lore has been able to develop her skills by participating in workshops and experimenting with a variety of media. These experiences, as well as the encouragement and support of other artists have greatly factored into her success as a painter.

Even though Lore’s participation in the arts was minimal during her teaching career, her passion never ceased. She was able to use some of that creativity to assist her in reaching out to students with special needs.

Lore’s retirement from the York Region Board of Education, allowed for a more concerted re-engagement with the art community and a re-ignition of her passion for painting. Lore held memberships at Kingcrafts, and SOYRA in southwestern Ontario. Since re-locating back to Orleans, Lore has become a member of Arteast, Nepean Fine Arts, and the Manotick Art associations.

Her art is entitled, ‘Art Stories by Lore Oser’. As she explains – every scene/image has a story attached which can be obvious or imagined in order to elicit a connection with the viewer. Simply put, her goal is to be a good story teller through her art.

6. Member's Announcement

The Basics of Shading in Graphine with Lissa Rachelle
Sunday, July 15th
Time: 10 am til 3 pm

Location: The Artists’ Workshop Gallery, 119 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa (free parking available on site).
Fee: $65

Discover the true magic of pencils in this single day, 5 hour workshop, which is designed to introduce you to the tools used by pencil artists who work in a realist style. Besides learning about all the various tools that help create the magic, you will also learn the real secret behind achieving those beautifully smooth blended tones that so many artists struggle to perfect. No previous drawing experience is necessary for this workshop...but this workshop is a pre-requisite for my other workshops and classes being offered later in the summer and fall.

See http://lissarachelle.com/workshops.html for supply list, registration details and contact information.

7.  News from Sponsors

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