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Day 2: 31 New Plinths !!!

Day 2 has been finished with 31 new plinths built, sanded, and painted.   Congratulations on your efforts!!!      

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Plinths Building – Summer 2017 – Day 1

We can call this Traditional Summer Gathering of the most enthusiastic NCNS members to celebrate the arrival of the hot Ottawa summer as well to make a great contribution to the group – building of the new plinths. Day 1, … Continue reading

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NCNS Celebrating Sculpture Show at Kanata Civic Art Gallery, June 11-25, 2017

Nine members of the National Capital Network of Sculptors  will present thir latest work at Celebrating Sculpture Show at Kanata Civic Art Gallery from June 11-25, 2017: Eiko Emori, Rocky Bivens, Blaise Ivoulou, Jim Lawrence, Kathy Bergqust, Gordon Wright, Hengameh … Continue reading

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NCNS Artists at Shenkman Art Centre – April 2017

Traditionally every year during the month of April, NCNS sculptors presents their  small to medium size sculptures at the Display Case at the Shenkman Arts Center. This year following 14 NCNS sculptors have presented their work to the public: Rosemary … Continue reading

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Edmonia Lewis: First Female Black Sculptor to Achieve International Acclaim When Slavery Was Legal

“There is nothing so beautiful as the free forest. To catch a fish when you are hungry,cut the boughs of a tree, make a fire to roast it, and eat it in the open air, is the greatest of all … Continue reading

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NCNS Glass Artist France Grice: January Member Interview by Glass Art Association of Canada

Here is a preview of the interview  with NCNS glass artist France Grice, given to “Glass Art Association of Canada (GAAC)”, in January 2017. GAAC: What was it that drew you to glass as your artistic material of choice? France Grice: A … Continue reading

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How do you react when one of your works is stolen?

       This was a first experience of having  my artwork stolen.  I had  poured my heart into its creation.        I have experienced breakage (more than once) and that hurts, but I got over the disappointment and took measures to … Continue reading

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NCNS Members at 3rd Annual TRACES Visual Arts Symposium

Angela Verlaeckt Clark and Elisa Funnell, members of the NCNS, are among  37 painters, sculptors and land-artists participating at 3rd Annual TRACES Visual Arts Symposium. Angela was awarded the Juror’s Choice Award for Sculpture 2015 and Elisa was chosen as … Continue reading

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1st Thursday of the month – Art Walk at Galerie Côté Créations

Thursdays night,  starting September 1,  from 6-9 pm at Galerie Côté Créations . Most of the artists will be on hand to talk to about their work/inspiration. … NCNS member Géraldine Petit-Gras is an artist, and curator of Galerie Côté Créations.

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NCNS Member Shaukat Chaney with “Colour fields and hard edges” at EBA Studio

NCNS member, Shaukat Chaney, the sculptor and the painter will display his latest work at the exhibit, ‘Colour fields and hard edges”. The event starts on 9th of September, 2016 and continues on September 10 and 11, 2016. At Enriched Bread … Continue reading

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