Author Archives: Ottawa-Gatineau Printmakers

Canada Naturally

In celebration of Canada’s 150th Anniversary, the Ottawa-Gatineau Printmakers’ Connective honours the tradition of the depiction of Canadian landscape in print.

“Canada Naturally’ showcases the prints of various kinds and techniques of fourteen artists: Mary Baranowski-Lowden, Louise Butler, Debra Carter, Murray Dineen, Helen Dineen (1916-2012), Marven Donati, Carol Howard Donati, Deidre Hierlihy, Shaylah Marsh, Tina Petrovicz, Barb Ringer, Ileana Springer, Lee Thirlwell, and Peter Timbrell.

The vernissage is on Tuesday, July 18th, from 5 to 7 pm.

This exhibition runs from June 28 to September 7, 2017
At the Nepean Creative Arts Centre
35 Stafford Road (Bells Corners) Ottawa ON K2H 8V8

As the Nepean Creative Arts Centre is on summers hours, please call 613-596-5783 for gallery hours.

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For the Birds/ Pour les ornithophiles

‘For the Birds’, an exhibition  by eleven local printmakers: Louise Butler, Alex Finchera, Leonard Gerbrandt, John Graham, Deidre Hierlihy, Rob Hinchley, Tina Petrovicz, Rod Restivo, Barb Ringer, Madeleine Rousseau and Beth Shepherd. In twenty-one prints, the exhibition showcases a variety of printmaking techniques, images and colours.

 
‘Pour les ornithophiles’, une exposition par onze artistes-graveurs/estampiers de la région: Louise Butler, Alex Finchera, Leonard Gerbrandt, John Graham, Deidre Hierlihy, Rob Hinchley, Tina Petrovicz, Rod Restivo, Barb Ringer, Madeleine Rousseau et Beth Shepherd. En vingt-et une estampes, l’exposition met en valeur différentes méthodes d’impression, images et  couleurs.

May 4 to June 28, 2017 / Du 4 mai au 28 juin 2017
At the Nepean Creative Arts Centre / Centre des arts créatifs de Nepean
35 rue Stafford Rd (Bells Corners) Ottawa ON K2H 8V8
For gallery hours call 613-596-5783 / Pour les heures, appeler le 613 596-5783
 
‘Pour les ornithophiles’, une exposition par onze artistes-graveurs/estampiers de la région: Louise Butler, Alex Finchera, Leonard Gerbrandt, John Graham, Deidre Hierlihy, Rob Hinchley, Tina Petrovicz, Rod Restivo, Barb Ringer, Madeleine Rousseau et Beth Shepherd. En vingt-et une estampes, l’exposition met en valeur différentes méthodes d’impression, images et  couleurs.

May 4 to June 28, 2017 / Du 4 mai au 28 juin 2017
At the Nepean Creative Arts Centre / Centre des arts créatifs de Nepean
35 rue Stafford Rd (Bells Corners) Ottawa ON K2H 8V8
For gallery hours call 613-596-5783 / Pour les heures, appeler le 613 596-5783

In the City

Print exhibition by Murray Dineen, Mark Glassford, Deidre Hierlihy, Madeleine Rousseau and Moira Toomey

“In The City”…an expression which brings to mind a load of images.  What do we find, what do you experience, what do we see, what else is there? These five members of the Connective offer elements of their reflections in prints. In ten prints, the exhibition showcases a variety of printmaking techniques, images and colours.
 
‘En ville’ par Murray Dineen, Mark Glassford, Deidre Hierlihy, Madeleine Rousseau et Moira Toomey
‘En ville’… une expression qui évoque plein d’images.  Ce qu’on y trouve, ce qu’on y vit, ce qu’on y voit, ce qu’il y a d’autre… Ces cinq membres du Collectif présentent en estampes des éléments de leur réflexion.  Avec ces dix estampes, l’exposition met en valeur différentes méthodes d’impression, d’images et de couleurs. 

Exhibition dates: March 2 to May 4, 2017 / Du 2 mars au 4 mai 2017

Location: The Nepean Creative Arts Centre / Centre des arts créatifs de Nepean, 35 rue Stafford Rd (Bells Corners) Ottawa ON K2H 8V8
For gallery hours call  613-596-5783 / Pour les heures, appeler le 613 596-5783

Connective Potluck

The Ottawa-Gatineau Printmakers Connective had its annual potluck on January 22, 2017 at the Nepean Creative Arts Centre.

Members bought prints for show-and-tell and Deidre shown us how to make a Chinese Thread Book with our prints. Here are Moira Toomey and Beth Shepherd thread books.

Moria’s Chinese Thread Book

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Beth’s Chinese Thread Book


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Jeff Stellick, Carol Howard Donati and Dedire Hierlihy at the NCAC wall gallery


“Random Exploration” by Madeleine Rousseau

Madeleine Rousseau presents prints depicting seemingly random subjects, but linked together by her journey of exploration of several printmaking techniques since she started printmaking three years ago.   Thirteen prints based on  linocut, wood engraving, collograph, drypoint, ecoprinting, suminagashi marbling  and letter press techniques make this exhibition.

November 3-December 23 2016
Nepean Creative Arts Centre 
35 rue Stafford Rd (Bells Corners) Ottawa ON K2H 8V8
For gallery hours call 613-596-5783
 
“Explorations sans queue ni tête“ par Madeleine Rousseau
Madeleine Rousseau présente des estampes sans thème apparent, mais reliée par son voyage exploratoire de plusieurs techniques d’impression depuis ses débuts il y a trois ans.Treize estampes  de linogravure, gravure sur bois, collagraphie, pointe sèche, impression de végétaux et métaux (traduction libérale de ‘ecoprinting’), marbrure suminagashi et typographie sont rassemblées pour cette exposition. 
 
Du 3 novembre au 23 décembre 2016
Centre des arts créatifs de Nepean
35 rue Stafford Ottawa Ontario
Pour les heures d’ouverture, appeler le 613-596-5783


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“Scene From a Car Window” by Katie Argyle

A series of nine relief prints based on what Katie witnessed from the front seat, passenger side, of a 2010 Mazda 6.

Katie Argyle is especially fond of large-scale, hand-printed, or steam roller printed, woodcuts. She is currently knee-deep in a long-term  art project based on the Canadian suburban lifestyle.

September 8 to November 3, 2016

At the Nepean  Creative Arts Centre 

35 rue Stafford Rd (Bells Corners) Ottawa ON K2H 8V8

For gallery hours call  613-596-578

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