Process in contemporary Canadian architecture

The Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, February 6 – April 13 Two concurrent exhibitions emphasize distinct, yet closely inter-related attitudes toward architecture. “Man-Size and Headquarters” consisted of constructions installed in a large, open industrial space by thirteen artists. For “Pentimenti: Process in Contemporary Canadian Architecture,” the work of eleven emerging architects and architectural partnerships was assembled.… Read More »

Kate Whiteford

G.H. We wanted to ask you about working with both an inherited language and also a cultural language. K.W. It is a bit like voices which can be transcribed into a contemporary idiom. I started looking at this whole idea especially at St. Andrews–this underlay of the culture and how it had been destroyed. I… Read More »

Choosing to smile book

Although all three of them have had their lives touched by cancer their stories are most definitely not just about this disease. The book follows their lives as three ordinary women who encounter extraordinary life circumstances. They decided to share their message of hope with others by writing this book in 2009. Their book Choosing… Read More »


Below is an article from Michelle Rickaby Just over a year and a half ago Darren and I moved from a townhouse to a house. This has changed our lives in so many ways. We were so lucky in our townhouse that it had a yard that backed onto a path that followed a creek.… Read More »

the story of living colour

Barbara Harrow is an artist who uses dance to present her visual imagery. She studied textiles at Winchester School of Art in the early 1970s and since that time her work has centred around the theme of colour and movement combined. At Winchester, Barbara became fascinated with colour and as she found that colour itself… Read More »

Henry Asencio

“This was not really what I thought art should feel like when I got to the end result of achieving Realism,” Asencio explains. “Being naive as I was when I was young, I thought once an artist had mastered Photorealistic work with precision, that would be the end result–then you would feel fulfilled as an… Read More »