OCT 1-31, 2018
I’m so excited for this event! Coinciding with the exhibition will be a live music performance on the opening night by Daniel Couper and Ben Wright. Couper's single "Luna" features one of my collages on the cover.
Show description: In her first solo exhibition, Rebecca Clouâtre has brought together recent works that highlight a variety of themes and concepts in her art practice. While playing with scale and balance, her handcut paper collages aim to encourage viewers to contemplate the intricacies of nature and our complex relationships with it. The importance of human connection, the breaking down of hierarchies, and a focus on a holistic world view frequently influence Clouâtre’s creative process.
AUG 18 - SEPT 18, 2018
Just a Square at Darling Mills Studio Gallery in Mittagong, Australia
Two of my collages will be included in the group exhibition Just a Square, located inside Just a Smidge in Mittagong, Ausralia! I'm so excited that my work will be travelling so far! A thriving arts hub, Darling Mills Studio Gallery hosts monthly rotations of curated group exhibitions.
ARTIST MEET AND GREET
AUG 31, 2018
Two of my collages will now be exhibited and available for sale at The Art House Café! Swing by on August 31st - I will be there for their monthly artist meet and greet!
Description: Opened in February 2017, the mission of The Art House Café is to bring the Ottawa arts scene to you in a space where you can eat, drink, create, and learn. By day we are a café serving a full range of hot drinks, baked goods, and in-house lunch options. By night we are a lounge and bar where you can enjoy live music, beers from the region, and a selection of curated cocktails.
In this heritage house we feature work from nearly 100 local artists, and we're always looking for more. Everything we do celebrates creativity and collaboration - come visit us to be a part of it!
JUNE 9-10, 2018
The New Art Festival at Central Park in the Glebe, Ottawa, ON. 10 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Come and see my art-filled tent!
Description: The New Art Festival (TNAF) is Ottawa’s longest-running outdoor art exhibit. This juried festival features handmade, one-of-a-kind artwork by nearly 200 visual artists working in a wide range of styles and media that reflect artistic excellence, innovation and strong craftsmanship. Every June – rain or shine – thousands of artists and art enthusiasts gather in beautiful Central Park, the Glebe to be inspired in a vibrant, relaxed environment and meet with friends old and new. The New Art Festival is a community-oriented event for emerging and established professional artists to promote their studio practices and to network directly with the public and their colleagues. Organized to strengthen the connections among artists, the larger arts community and the general public, it attracts thousands of visitors annually. Artists working in all media – from painting to ceramics, photography to wood, textiles to jewellery – travel from throughout Ontario, Quebec and the rest of Canada to participate.
MAY 12, 2018
Pop-up Shop at Hello Studios at 1735 Courtwood Crescent, Ottawa, ON. 10 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Description: To celebrate their grand opening, Hello Studios is hosting a pop-up shop featuring 25 local artisans with a variety of handmade items.
FEB 23-24, 2018
Unnatural Symmetry at The Yards Collective in the Rochester Public Market, Rochester, NY
Show description: All around us we are immersed by aspects of life which do not quite sit soundly when we take the time to investigate them deeper. The world is full of shapes, concepts, and truths which sit on opposite sides of an axis which seems to find balance, yet we are left to question how that balance is achieved. Featuring over fifty artists, the Rochester Collage Society aims to explore the concept of “Unnatural Symmetry” through understandings and correspondences of balances and imbalances of the world, life, and perceptions. These are found in forms such as unnatural and natural, real and imaginary, predator and prey, life and death, and many more.
The Rochester Collage Society was founded in March of 2017. The focus of the group is to share and grow the appreciation of collage as an approach to visual media.
NOV 30, 2017 - JAN 20, 2018
Articulations at Studio Sixty Six
I'm thrilled that one of my pieces will be included in this important exhibition. Details below:
Co-curated by Studio Sixty Six and Myka Burke, Articulations (November 30-January 6) features the artwork of 39 women/femmes artists working in the National Capital Region (unceded Algonquin territory). As a landmark year in terms of Canadian colonial history, it is a crucial time to identify ways in which our country can and should grow. Historically and currently, female-identifying artists (especially those of colour) are, sadly, underrepresented in Canada’s art galleries.
As a gallery run by women, Studio Sixty Six wishes to focus our efforts towards encouraging local Canadian women/femmes artists. Co-Curator Myka Burke interviewed all 40 artists regarding their experiences and perspectives as women/femme artists working in the region, compiled and available to listen during the exhibition and on a special online minisite.
10% of all artwork sales from the duration of the exhibition will be donated to OCTEVAW (Ottawa Coalition to End Violence Against Women), who will be present at the reception to share information about their impressive initiatives.
ALEXANDRE AIMÉE / GABRIELA AVILA-YIPTONG / AMY BARKER / BARBARA BOLTON / MELISSA BLACKMAN / NATALIE BRUVELS / REBECCA CLOUÂTRE / HEIDI CONROD / KRISTINA CORRE / JOYCE CRAGO / ANNE DAHL / BRENDA DUNN / VIRGINIA DUPUIS / MARISA GALLEMIT / ABIGAIL GOSSAGE / ANNA GRIFFITHS / LEA HAMILTON / PETRA HALKES / MELLE HARRIS / LESLIE HOSSACK / SAYWARD JOHNSON / SHARON KATZ / LILLY KOLTUN / CHARLYNNE LAFONTAINE / HILDE LAMBRECHTS / LESIA MARUSCHAK / KELSEY McGRUER / MIQUE MICHELLE / JUDY MORRIS DUPONT / KOSISOCHUKWU NNEBE / SUSAN ROSTON / KATHRYN SHRIVER / RUTH STEINBERG / JOANNA SWIM / ANNE WANDA TESSIER / PATRICIA WALLACE / VERONICA WATERFALL / YVONNE WIEGERS
DEC 1-3, 2017
Old Girls' Art Show at Elmwood School.
Three of my pieces will be included in the Old Girls' Art Show at Elmwood School in Rockcliffe, Ottawa. The weekend will start with the Art Show Vernissage on Friday, December 1st from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Over 90 pieces of artwork (painting, pottery, jewellery, textiles) will be available for purchase.