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Art Shows

Upcoming Art Shows & Exhibits

2012

The New Art Festival
Central Park, the Glebe, Ottawa
June 2 and 3, 2012

TEN PLUS TEN: H’Art’s 10th Anniversary Celebration/Fundraiser
SAW Gallery

Friday, May 25, 2012, 7-10 pm

Nepean Fine Arts League Spring Sale
March 16, 17, 18, 2012
Ukrainian Church, Byron Ave, Ottawa
The Nepean Fine Arts League has chosen H’Art as their charitable organization. H’Art will participate in this show.

At the Bottom of the Sky
Ottawa Bagel Shop and Deli
1321 Wellington St. West, Ottawa
March 12-May 14, 2012
Opening/Vernissage: March 15, 2012

Past Events/Exhibits

2011

H’Art of Ottawa AGM/Open House
November 15, 2011

International Peace Day Art Show
International Peace Day Art Show
September 21, 2011
SHENKMAN ARTS CENTRE
245 Centrum Blvd., Ottawa ON
H’Art Studio was invited to participate in this show and had 12 paintings exhibited. H’Art artists include: Bella Bowes, Ildiko Fejes, Mike Hinchcliff, Alixe Hysert, Tracey King, Analisa Kiskis, Chris Maveety, Marika Smart, Alex Stacenko, Alexa Vanveen, Jessica Whitney. Other participating artists include: H’Art, Basement Artists, Sandy Woods, Sandra Millar, K.C. Geoffrey Ng, Jamie Koebel, etc. Alexandra Badzak, Director of the Ottawa Art Gallery will be spoke about the role arts play in building stronger communities. This event is recognized as an International Peace Day event.

The New Art Festival
June 4 and 5, 2011

2010

“The New Art Festival”, Central Park, the Glebe, Ottawa
The New Art Festival
Saturday, June 5 and Sunday, June 6, 2010, 10 am to 5 pm
“Ottawa’s largest, non-profit, non-commercial, juried outdoor art exhibition. This annual event draws thousands of visitors and participants from across Canada and around the world.” H’Art had a tent and exhibited and sold paintings. Many thanks to Art Mad, in Stittsville.

“All a Flutter”
Ottawa Bagel Shop & Deli
March 16 – May 3, 2010
1321 Wellington St. West, Ottawa
Opening/Vernissage: March 18, 6-8 pm

Saint Paul University, Canterbury Book Store
March 22 to August 30, 2010
223 Main Street Ottawa
Fifty paintings were exhibited to coincide with Disability Week.

2009

“Fall Light, Winter Bright”
The Green Door Vegetarian Restaurant
198 Main St., Ottawa
Nov.8 – Dec.5, 09
Vernissage/Opening: Mon., November 9, 6-8pm

C4 Gallery(Contemporary, Conceptual, Compartmental, Community)
Hintonburg Community Centre – Wellington Room
1064 Wellington Street
October 14 to December 14, 2009
Opening Reception: Wednesday October 14, 7 to 9 p.m.
A community based travelling compartmental gallery that houses temporary artwork and moves between neighbourhood community centres. H’art artists are randomly featured.

“Art for Art” Our first Public Art!
McNabb Community Centre Mural and Pottery
Opening Oct. 2, 2009 6-8pm
A wonderful collaboration between McNabb and H’Art. H’Art artists created a mural for the McNabb Centre and in return, McNabb provided the artists with three weeks of pottery lessons. Special thanks to Pray Bhindi, Jan and Yolanda.

Ottawa Rotary Home
Opening May 29, 2009
The official opening of the new Ottawa Rotary Home.
A selection of 50 H’Art paintings were on display for the opening.

Here Comes the Sun”
Ottawa Bagel Shop & Deli
March 16 – May 3, 2009
1321 Wellington St. West, Ottawa
Opening March 19, 6-9
H’Arts 5th anniversary at the Bagel Shop!

“Band of Outsiders” at Galerie Saw Gallery
Saw Gallery
67 Nicolas St. Ottawa
February 26 – April 4, 2009
Opening Feb. 26, 8pm-2am
Saw gallery chose one of our artists, Irene B., to participate in this exhibit. “A refreshing look at the influences of outsider art on contemporary art practices, the smash exhibition Band of Outsiders brings together 13 emerging and established artists from the Ottawa and Gatineau regions. Expanding upon the definition of outsider art, the exhibition includes a wild array of contemporary, folk, intuitive and naive art, displaying the personal and visionary work of Angie the Barbarian, Irene Beck, JeanGuy, JP Danys, Marika Jemma, Anne Johnson, Karen Jordan, Mike Hewko, Trevor Laalo, Ron Noganosh, Rene Price, Herman Ruhland and Tina Tolgyesy.” H’Art also participated in the art fair held on the same night as the opening.

“A refreshing look at the influences of outsider art on contemporary art practices, the smash exhibition Band of Outsiders brings together 13 emerging and established artists from the Ottawa and Gatineau regions. Expanding upon the definition of outsider art, the exhibition includes a wild array of contemporary, folk, intuitive and naive art, displaying the personal and visionary work of Angie the Barbarian, Irene Beck, JeanGuy, JP Danys, Marika Jemma, Anne Johnson, Karen Jordan, Mike Hewko, Trevor Laalo, Ron Noganosh, Rene Price, Herman Ruhland and Tina Tolgyesy.”

H’Art also participated in the art fair held on the same night as the opening.

2008

Art Bus 2008
H’Art of Ottawa Studio
Room 304, 211 Bronson, Ave., Ottawa
October 18, 2008 10 am – 5 pm
H’Art of Ottawa studio artists participated in Art Bus 2008.

H’Art of Ottawa at Gallery Four.Seven.Nine
Gallery Four.Seven.Nine
479 Sussex Drive, Ottawa
October 3 – October 9, 2009
Opening Oct. 03, 6-9 pm

Prism”
Gloucester Gallery
255 Centrum Blvd. Orleans
May 29 to July 1, 2008
Opening June 1, 1-3 pm

“H’Art Warming”
Ottawa Bagel Shop & Deli,/a>
1321 Wellington St. West, Ottawa
March 13 to April 21, 2008
Opening Thurs. March13, 6:30-8 pm

2007

H’Art of Ottawa at IPO Gallery
IPO Gallery
110 O’Connor St. Ottawa, ON
November 29, 2007 – January 4, 2008
Opening Nov. 29, 5-8 pm

“Full Moon”
The Green Door Vegetarian Restaurant
198 Main St., Ottawa
October 14 to Nov. 10, 2007
Opening Oct.22, 6-8pm

H’Art of Ottawa Showcased at Minto Place
The Artists Showcase at Minto Place
Minto Place Concourse, Lyon St. Entrance
July and August 2007
The Artists Showcase is a new partnership between Minto
Developments Inc. and the Ottawa School of Art to exhibit
and promote the visual arts in our community by showcasing
the talents of emerging local artists. Other arts organizations,
such as H’Art of Ottawa, were invited to share the space and
showcase their members work as well.

“Sunny Side Up”
Ottawa Bagel Shop & Deli
1321 Wellington St. West, Ottawa
March 14 to April 15, 2007

H’Art of Ottawa at Gallery Four.Seven.Nine
Gallery Four.Seven.Nine
479 Sussex Drive, Ottawa
Thursday Feb.22 to Monday Feb.26, 2007

2006

“Harvest”
The Green Door Vegetarian Restaurant
198 Main St., Ottawa, ON
September 17 to October 15, 2006

H’Art of Ottawa Studio Artists at The Mud Oven
The Mud Oven
1065 Bank St., Ottawa, ON
September 5 to 29, 2006

The Cup of Coffee Collective
Community Arts Initiative at Second Cup
399 Elgin St., Ottawa
June, July, August 2006

“Colour Floes”
Ottawa Bagel Shop & Deli
1321 Wellington St. West, Ottawa
March 17 to April 23, 2006

Gowling’s Art Sale
Art Display and Sale at Gowling and Henderson.
February 10, 2006
H’Art of Ottawa was the provider of the firm’s Christmas cards for 2005.

2005

“Before The Snow”
The Green Door Vegetarian Restaurant
198 Main Street, Ottawa ON
November 6 to December 3, 2005
Vernissage November 7th, 7:00 to 9:00 pm

First Annual Mayor’s Art Festival, Ottawa City Hall
Ottawa City Hall
110 Laurier Avenue West
Ottawa, Ontario
October 14 to 16, 2005
Opening October 13th, 4:30 pm
Mayor Bob Chiarelli hosted the First Annual Mayor’s Art Festival at Ottawa City Hall in honour of its 150th Anniversary. H’Art of Ottawa was featured among the works of 150 local artists.

Rideau Hall, The Governor General’s Estate
Daylight” Centrepointe Theatre Gallery
Centrepointe Theatre Gallery, Ben Franklin Place
101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa
June 3 to June 29, 2005

H’Art of Ottawa Display, Main Branch Ottawa Public Library
Ottawa Public Library
120 Metcalfe Ave. Ottawa
February 1 to 28, 2005

“Colours”
Ottawa Bagel Shop & Deli
1321 Wellington St. West, Ottawa
January 10 to February 15, 2005

“At The Table”
The Table Vegetarian Restaurant
1230 Wellington Ave., Ottawa
October 9, 2004 to January 3, 2005

2004

“Here I Am”
The Mud Oven
1065 Bank St., Ottawa
February- March 2004

2003

H’Art Display at Olga’s Delights
October 7 – November 4, 2003
An exhibition of 28 pieces of art created by the participants was displayed at Olga’s. It was a wonderful opportunity for the community to gain awareness of our program, and for the artists being profiled. Two paintings were sold.

About H’Art Studio
H'Art of Ottawa is a unique and innovative art studio where self-expression and a sense of place are encouraged and celebrated for people with developmental disabilities. Through the common language of art and self-expression, the artists of H'Art contribute to the community and the cultural life of Ottawa. Please visit our artists, art collection and card collection pages to view H'Art Studio work.
Studio Location:

H'Art of Ottawa
211 Bronson Avenue
Room 304
Ottawa, ON, K1R 6H5

Studio Hours:

Monday through Friday
9:00 am to 3:00 pm

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