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Artist of the Month, Patrick Imai, Stone Carver

 By Sandra Marshall Patrick Imai carves stone bears. His passion for art matches his enthusiasm for travel. He served 34 years with the Canadian Armed Forces and has been to all provinces of Canada. Having visited over 48 countries on … Continue reading

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Artist of the Month

by Sandra Marshall At a young age, Rocky Bivens’ interest in art was first piqued by museum shows such as a Van Gogh exhibition at the Detroit institute of Art, but he did not engage in the art world at … Continue reading

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Artists Speak – Dealing with Isolation

The Covid-19 pandemic has taken a toll on all our lives and the economy. As our city starts trying to regain some type of normalcy I hope that we make the effort to support  small independent business. I’m sure you’ve … Continue reading

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Artists Speak – Dealing with Isolation

Some artists are using this social distancing time to replenish their stock, catch up on commissions or simply keep working as usual. For others it’s created a disturbance in the creative process, particularly a kink in their medium of choice. … Continue reading

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Artists Speak

James W. Cook  – Multimedia Artist “The COVID-19 pandemic has seen the cancellation of one of my most important ice-carving gigs as well as left my upcoming summer sand-sculpting season in a state of uncertainty. Some jurisdictions plan to remain … Continue reading

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Artists Speak – Dealing with Isolation

Eiko Emori – Glass sculptor My pâte de verre technique results in a translucency that shows how colours change with light. The shifting light and unique colours bring movement to otherwise static objects. The vibrancy of “Fall Colours” reflects the … Continue reading

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Artists Speak – Dealing with Isolation

Bill Lockyer – Stone Sculptor “My name is Bill, I am born and raised in Ottawa.  I am still working at CHEO on the cancer ward.  I have been working in lots of venues such as painting and wood sculpture, … Continue reading

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Artists Speak – Dealing with Isolation

Colette Beardall – Clay Sculptor “As a clay artist it is my habit to spend many hours alone in my studio but always with my 5 various animal companions to keep me company.  Often in the warmer months I bring … Continue reading

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Artists Speak – Dealing with Isolation

Patrick Imai – Stone Sculptor “Covid-19 has meant the cancellation of all my artistic engagements: shows, workshops, mentoring, and association meetings, for the next few months.  This means I can focus on stone carving.  So, things haven’t changed too much.  … Continue reading

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Artists Speak – Dealing with Isolation

Jim Lawrence – Wood Sculptor “Two weeks ago I was in southern France (Aix-en-Provence) in the middle of a 6 week vacation. We did hikes in the countryside and visited sites where Cezanne, Van Gogh and Picasso hung out. All … Continue reading

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