The Art Studio

The Art Studio is a unique service for artists who live with mental health challenges. The studio offers a warm and welcoming, creative space where artists can pursue their art and are supported to express their creativity.

The Art Studio is open using virtual/remote ways of connecting.  Please check here often to see the schedule of Studio activities and events. For more information, please email the Art Studio Coordinator at artstudio@familyservicesottawa.org or leave a phone message at 613 725-3601 ext. 220

February 4th   2021, 12:30-2:30

Talking about Art – Special Topics via group teleconference or videoconference. We will be using Zoom.

Talking about Art -This week the talk will be on one of Canada’s outstanding visual artist Betty Goodwin. Part III.  Betty Goodwin communicated an insightful vision of the human condition in her drawings, etchings, sculpture, mixed media and installations. The talk will span the years of her different series and the changes to her creative practices

February11th 2021, 12:30 – 2:30

– Special Topics via group teleconference or videoconference. We will be using Zoom.

“Ideas – On and About Art “This is a type of discussion gathering that will open with a Topic introduced by the coordinator on an art related question. This will then lead into a peer led interaction. This week’s topic is “SEEING the BEAUTY in NATURE and MAN- MADE ART. A talk which includes visual examples assisting our way of seeing and appreciating the world we live in. Through this process we can gain a better understanding of what and why the beauty we see has attracted us to  it ‘s sense of design , colour , and form etc .  If you would like to participate, please email the Art Studio Coordinator artstudio@familyservicesottawa.org

February 18th 2021, 12:30 – 2:30

Artwork Assessment via group teleconference or video conference. We will be using Zoom.

We will discuss works of art that have been submitted in advance to the coordinator.  To join, or request that your work be reviewed, please email the Art Studio Coordinator at artstudio@familyservicesottawa.org

February 25th 2021, 12:30 -2:30

– Special Topics via group teleconference or videoconference. We will be using Zoom.

Talking about Art Special Topics via group teleconference or videoconference. We will be using Zoom.

Talking about Art -This week the talk will be on Graffiti art and artists, its early beginnings in ancient Egypt moving forward to a more contemporary time of extended hip hop culture and an international scene .This talk and discussion will explore graffiti artists such as Keith Haring and Jean Mitchel Busquiat and including marginalized artists with no access to mainstream media, to display their art or political views in public locations. .  If would like to participate, please email…… the Art Studio Coordinator artstudio@familyservicesottawa.org

 

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312 avenue Parkdale Ave.
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