Open Studio; Call for volunteers; Workshop

1.  Open Studio

The next OPEN STUDIO is Thursday, September 27, 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 to openstudio@arteastottawa.com. (Space is limited)
Info: http://www.arteastottawa.com/openstudio.php

2. Call for Volunteers

Maker Faire
This year, Arteast will be participating in Maker Faire to promote Arteast. We are seeking volunteers to attend a portion of this event. Arteast members will be able to paint in addition to speak to attendees about Arteast. When volunteering during this event, you will have the opportunity to help Arteast and the arts community while meeting like-minded, arts-loving individuals.

Volunteering is a great way to meet new people and connect with the local arts scene. Dynamic and dedicated volunteers are an essential part of Arteast. You can be part of it.

Event Date: Sep 29, 2018 - Sep 30, 2018 9AM – 5PM, each day
Location: Canada Science and Technology Museum

Please contact Danielle Beaulieu to volunteer for this event or seek additional information
Email: dbeaul0155@rogers.com
Telephone: 613-833-0155


Arteast Ottawa will be participating in two Outreach Projects in October and
we need volunteers!

#1 Project:  We need 4-6 volunteers for 1 hour project at Bob McQuarrie
Complex in Youville.
Who:  14 Adult Developmentally Delayed Adults at Variety East
What: One watercolour painting of Autumn
When: Oct 2, 2018 at 11:15 a.m.
Where: Bob McQuarrie Recreation Centre Hall D.
Why: This group does not have any funding for art classes. Arteast volunteer
artists will l teach them how to paint  an Autumn landscape  in watercolour.
Therapeutic Recreation Specialist /Spécialiste des loisirs récréatifs

#2 Project:  We need 4-6 volunteers for 1 hour project at Bob McQuarrie
Complex in Youville.
Who: Adult Brain Injury  15 Clients
What: One watercolour painting- Landscape of Autumn
When: Oct 10 at 11:15 A.M. .You will have 45min-1hour.
Where: 1490 Youville Drive, Hall A (first door on the left when you enter by
the front entrance)

Why: A paint nite for the client. They have done that in the past and enjoy
it. In the past we were able to have a free workshop.
The clients really enjoy mixed media projects so we could do that. But we
are happy to try anything. Please bear in mind we will need more time to
complete the steps so a painting with fewer steps would work better for us.
Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
Acquired Brain Injury Day Program
Recreation, Cultural and Facility Services City Wide Inclusive Recreation
Please email Lindy at lindycousineau@rogers.com to volunteer.

3. Workshop / Atelier

Arteast Grow with Art presents/ Arteast l’Art en herbe présente
Love Yourself Workshop with Suzanne Valois

Embrace the face that greets you in the mirror each morning and dispel your self-critic through positive reinforcements while drawing it out! This workshop was developed to improve observational skills but perhaps more importantly to become mindful of the messages that we often feed ourselves about ourselves. Draw your own self portrait (with a lot of guidelines to help you get there) while enjoying soothing positive, meditative affirmations. See the difference that it makes in the lines and expression of your face which is indeed mirrored in your soul. No experience is necessary – just an open mind!

Saturday, October 20, 1:30 – 5:30 a.m.
Dance Studio, Shenkman Arts Centre, Orleans
$50/members; $60/non-members (All materials are included)

Suzanne Valois is a certified Expressive Arts practitioner, teacher, artist and founder of the Art of Being Human, who has been committed to helping individuals uncover and value their authentic voice through Creative Expression, for personal and global wellbeing. Suzanne currently works with the City of Ottawa, the University of Ottawa, and the Ottawa School of Art, offering workshops on Creative Expression for groups and individuals, creating and promoting programs using VTS (Visual Thinking Strategies) and Art for Health.

Chaque matin, embrasse le visage qui te salue dans le miroir et dissipe ton autocritique par un renforcement positif pendant que tu le dessines. Cet atelier a été développé pour améliorer des habiletés mais surtout pour devenir attentif aux messages qui souvent nous nourrissent nous-mêmes à notre sujet. Dessine ton portrait (avec plusieurs points de repères pour t’aider) jusqu’à un apaisement positif, méditatif. Regarde la différence que font les lignes et expressions de ton visage qui est le reflet de ton âme.

Samedi, 20 octobre : 13h30 – 17h 30
Dance Studio, Centre des arts Shenkman
$50/membre $60/non-membre

Suzanne Valois est certifiée Expressive Arts praticienne, enseignante, artiste et fondatrice de Art of Being Human dont le but est d’aider les individus à découvrir et à apprécier leur voix authentique par l’expression créatrice, pour leur bien-être personnel et global.

Suzanne travaille couramment avec la Ville d’Ottawa, l’Université d’Ottawa, et l’École d’art d’Ottawa offrant des ateliers d’expression artistique autant pour des groupes qu’individuels, créant des programmes utilisant les VTS (Visual Thinking Strategies) et l’Art pour la santé.
Register early – space is limited!

Complete the following and return with your cheque ($50.00 members $60.00 non-members) payable to ARTEAST

To: Treasurer, Suite 260, Box 5, Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Blvd. Orléans, ON, K1E 0A1

Complétez et retournez ce formulaire avec votre chèque (50$ membres, 60 $ non-membres) libellé à ARTEAST à, trésorière,, suite 260, C.P. 5, Centre des arts Shenkman, 245, boul., Orléans, (ON) K1E 0A1

Name (NOM) :_________________________________________ Tel :
Email: ________________________________________o Member (MEMBRE) o Non- member
Amount enclosed (MONTANT INCLUS) _______

Complete a form for each person attending/ completez la formulaire pour chaque personne.

Other payment options are e-transfer or credit card. Please contact the Treasurer at treasurer.arteast@gmail.com for further details.

Le paiement peut se faire par e-transfert et par carte de crédit. S.V.P. contactez la Trésorière pour plus de détails.

4. Misc News

This is an invitation to participate in Ottawa’s newest, affordable and unique art event for visual artists.

Wall Candy: Sweetly Affordable Art Sale.

This is a 1 day event on Thursday, November 8th in the Horticulture building at the resurgent Lansdowne Live, Ottawa.

Registration is on now. Spaces will go fast so do not delay.

Why is this affordable you ask? Registration for each participant has been kept to a minimum of only, $150. We are simply covering our costs. Other trade events of this caliber start at over $1000 per day.

This is your chance to get in on the ground floor. It is our mission to get local art to local people while being fair to the artists.

No commission is taken so you get to keep your entire sale.

Lastly we ask that no paintings be priced over $999 and that you have some offerings under $50; Affordable for the customer as well.

We have 80- 8’ x 6’ pipe and draped booths for you to choose from. Wifi will be provided for your point of sale device.

The day and evening will be a great kick off to the upcoming festive season filled with music and beautiful displays.

Sign up now for this juried event. All the details are in the link below.


Look forward to seeing your name on our participant list.

In creativity,
Hello Studios team

5. Arts Network Ottawa

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