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

May 28, 2020, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Artwork Assessment via group video conference

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   All participating artists will receive an email that includes the works being discussed this week.

June 4. 2020, 1:00 pm to 2:00

Workshop with a Special Guest Artist via video conference

The Artist for this session will be announced shortly. To register for this session, please email the Art Studio Coordinator at artstudio@familyservicesottawa.org

June 11, 2020, 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Talking about Art – Special Topics via group video conference

This week the talk will be about artist Georgia O’Keefe. O’Keefe is celebrated as one of America’s preeminent modernist painters. The talk will discuss her fascination with the world of nature balanced with the principles of abstraction that were central to her artistic senses. If you would like to participate, please email the Art Studio Coordinator artstudio@familyservicesottawa.org

June 18, 2020, 1:00 pm to  2:30 pm

Artists discuss special project assignments via group video conference

A small number of Art Studio participants will be able to present special project assignments that they have sent to the Coordinator in advance.  Works will be discussed by all participants.  If you would like to participate, or submit a work for presentation, please email the Art Studio Coordinator artstudio@familyservicesottawa.org

 

The Art Studio is a partnership between Family Services Ottawa,  Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre, Hintonburg Community Centre, City of Ottawa Community Arts Program, and Psychiatric Survivors of Ottawa.

 

 

Family Services Ottawa
312 avenue Parkdale Ave.
Ottawa ON K1Y 4X5
T. 613-725-3601