MARK YOUR CALENDARS . . . . . . . IT’S THIS WEEKEND!
Here’s a look at what you can expect at the 2nd Annual Sculpture Studio Tour – May 5 and 6th . . . . .
Remember . . . The more stops you visit the more chances you have to win an original sculpture by Sandra Marshall. The studios are open from 10am to 5pm.
9 Studio Stops – 21 Artists
STOP #1 – Sandra Marshall at Galerie Côté, 98 Richmond Road in Westboro. At this stop you will see some of Sandra’s human and animal ceramic creations. Not only will Sandra be demonstrating, but she will be giving you a chance to try this medium yourself. Don’t forget to enter our draw from one of Sandra’s beautiful sculptures – The Mustang Ceramic on Plexiglass.
STOP #2 – Alpine Clayworks is located at 1200 Alpine Avenue in Ottawa’s west end. For clay sculptor, Art Petch, it’s all about shapes and colour, often a narrative in nature. From extruded to hand-built pieces the sculptures are mesmerizing. Increasingly, decals are an important part of his work in that they support the narrative aspects.
STOP #3 – The newly opened Hello Studios is host to the Polymer Clay Artists this weekend. Maria Saracino and Line Labrecque will be showcasing the possibilities of poymer clay in the art world. Watch or take part in a workshop or shop for Mother’s Day from the large assortment of gift items priced under $50. Hello Studios is located at 1735 Courtwood Crescent – the entrance is at the back off Woodward Drive.
STOP #4 – Heading east, Hengameh Studio is a brand new location on our tour where ceramic artist Hengameh Kamal-Rad opens her doors to the emotion and movement of her ceramic works. Guest artist Kathy Bergquist joins her with a collection of works created from metal and found materials. You can find Hengameh and Kathy at 2222 Saunderson Drive.
STOP #5 – A little further east and you’ll arrive at our biggest stop on the tour, Smith and Barber Sculpture Atelier located at 1520 Triole Street. Stone sculptors Danny Barber and John-Phillipe Smith are hosting 5 additional guest artists. Stone sculptors Patrick Imai and Terry W. Schaub; Ceramic artist Colette Beardall; Fibre artist Christine Mockett and Ephemeral artist James W. Cook. There will be demonstrations and hands-on experiences where you can make a beautiful stone pendant. Sign up for workshops or find a treasure for your home or garden.
STOP #6 – In the heart of Sandy Hill, Worldview Studio artists, Janet MacKay and Mitchell Webster will showcase their beautiful cast bronze and stone sculptures surrounded by some of Janet’s amazing paintings. Guest artists, ceramic sculptor Taunyee Robbins and metal and recycled artist, Tick Tock Tom make this a very interesting stop on our tour. You can find Worldview Studio at 210 Blackburn Avenue.
Then it’s time to cross the river and head over to La Belle Province. We have three studio stops starting with . . .
STOP #7 – Meet Rosemary Breault-Landry and Dominique Dennery – Bronze, hydrostone and hydrocal artists working out of the RoseDen Studio at 35 rue de Villebois in Gatineau. Influenced by the human condition, history, myths and legends, these artists are looking forward to showing you the drawing and clay sculptures that take their art from real people to three-dimensional sculptures.
STOP #8 – La Fab Studio is home base for Uwe Foehring’s stone and cement sculptures. Located at 212 Old Chelsea Road, this studio is right in the heart of charming and picturesque Chelsea in the Gatineau Hills. Self taught, Uwe takes his inspiration from nature, animals, politics and injustice. Watch as he coaxes the shape of the stones in his unique and emotional process.
STOP #9 – Not far is the last, but not least stop in the Sculpture Studio Tour. Theo Burtick, citizen artist and sculptor welcomes you to Chelsea Sculpture Studio located at 54 chemin Belle-Terre. Theo is a visual artist working in traditional mediums of stone and metal to create work that physically engages the viewer and provokes thought.
See you this Weekend!