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About mariasaracino

Figurative Artist

Celebrating Rosemary Breault-Landry

Read the story of Rosemary’s bronze sculpture of Canada’s first indigenous Senator, James Gladstone “The Gentle Persuader”. He was a lifelong advocate for Indigenous rights and he helped secure the vote for his people. Congratulations Rosemary on this wonderful recognition! Read … Continue reading

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Celebrate Ottawa

Thank you to Leila Grein and the team at Rogers for a great segment on Celebrate Ottawa. Although the Fall Sculpture show is over, there are still several sculptures on display by NCNS artists. It’s well worth the trip out … Continue reading

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Artist of the Month – Colette Beardall – For the Love of the Wild

by Sandra Marshall Colette Beardall was born in the sixties when Toronto was still considered a grouping of small towns with friendly neighbourhoods rich in culture. Her parents had immigrated from Germany and established businesses in Toronto. She was always … Continue reading

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Fall Sculpture Show

Monday to Wednesday 10am to 5pm Thursday and Friday 10am to 9pm Saturday and Sunday 10am to 6pm

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Artist of the Month – In Memory of Shirley Jean Lawrence

By Sandra Marshall Shirley Lawrence was a a go-getter and a generous Ottawa artist as well as a top-of game-sports enthusiast. She died peacefully in April, and the NCNS wishes to honour her memory with this tribute. She dedicated her … Continue reading

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Artist of the Month – Jim Lawrence, Wood Sculptor

by Sandra Marshall Since his early years, Jim Lawrence has been enthralled by nature, camping in the wild and loving the forest and ocean near his hometown of Halifax. Rocks, plants and animals all drew him and he drew them … Continue reading

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Artist of the Month – Béla Simó, Sculptor with a Passion

by Sandra Marshall Sculptor Béla Simó’s journey began in Transylvania, Romania where he studied industrial millwright and fine instrument making and repair. From a young age, Béla was strongly influenced by his father.  Disillusioned by communism, his father inspired his … Continue reading

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SPRING SCULPTURE SHOW

The National Capital Network of Sculptors (NCNS) Spring Sculpture Show has arrived! In collaboration with The NAK Gallery we are presenting our group Spring Sculpture Show April 7-10th. We are very excited about this opportunity to showcase the work of … Continue reading

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Artist of the Month – Carolyn Sandor-Weston

By Sandra Marshall Carolyn Sandor-Weston hails from the small northern Alberta town of High Prairie. In the 60s, the town bloomed as a destination for immigrants of many nationalities, joining the First Nations residents in surrounding reserves and bringing together … Continue reading

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Artist of the Month

As a youngster in Windsor Ontario,  Rosemary Breault-Landry had tasted the infinite possibilities of art in two and three dimensions through colour, form, gesture and tactile expression in many media  – paint, clay, canvas and paper.  Along with art, her … Continue reading

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