By Lia Pizarro
More than 100 years after the beginning of the First World War, the story of a Canadian soldier’s love for his daughter — along with the flowers he sent home to her — have inspired a touring art exhibition called WAR Flowers.
The $110 million rejuvenation of the National Arts Centre has been given an award of excellence from the Ottawa Urban Design Awards. The seventh edition of the biennial program recognizes projects built in Ottawa between Sept. 1, 2015 and Sept. 1, 2017.
At $110.5 million, the
A Chalmers grant from the Ontario Arts Council was the launching pad for Alison Pick's novel Strangers with the Same Dream. The money allowed her to travel to Israel three times and to conduct the kind of research needed to prepare a historical novel that
Ottawa's strong literary community was on view Wednesday night as the annual book awards were handed out in City Hall's Jean Pigott Place to John Metcalf, Charlotte Gray and Andrée Christensen.
Each took home a prize of $7,500. The other finalists get $1,000 each. The annual
The Canadian biennial at the National Gallery is no longer exclusively Canadian, and now includes art from around the world?
Why, even the poster image is American — specifically, Nick Cave’s soundsuit, which initially looks like a cross between an embroidered wetsuit and an
By Natalie Harmsen
In 1992, led by Laura Margita, a band of students from the University of Ottawa took hold of an empty bread factory building on Gladstone Avenue and turned it into the largest artists studio co-operative in the city of Ottawa.
Drawing on the
Canada is a great and prosperous country. But that prosperity always seems so fragile. And as we grapple with a protectionist United States in contentious trade talks we may rightly wonder how we can maintain our standard of living.
One of the keys could be a
Ambera Wellmann of Guelph, Ontario, has won the $25,000 RBC Canadian Painting Competition for 2017. Her win was announced at the National Gallery of Canada onTuesdayy night.
She emerged as the pick from list of 15 talented artists by a jury of artists, curators, and art directors.