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Jenny McMaster: Shadow Play

Friday, September 30th to Sunday October 2nd , 12 to 5pm Vernissage Thursday, September 29th from 6 to 9pm Shadow Play is a meditation on the porousness and inter-connectivity of living organisms and human concepts. The absorption and exchange of light, oxygen, and water are essential to existence of life. […]

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LITTER/LITTORAL photogenic wash

Stumbling around the edge of the river below BLINK, I twisted an ankle and was forced to rely on our photographer friend, Tom Evans, to provide documentation. With his camera, Tom painted stunning images out of my meagre brushstrokes marking garbage. Please come and join us this weekend for our final […]


Lisa Creskey: new member artist at Blink Gallery

Welcome Lisa Creskey Lisa Creskey is an artist from Chelsea, Quebec exploring the sculptural painting and installation potential of the ceramic medium. Her primary drive as a visual artist has been that of story telling from a personal point of departure or connection. Through her work, Lisa attempts to question […]


ECHO: Tami Galili Ellis and Erin Robertson, Sept. 19-21, vernissage Ottawa’s Nuit Blanche

Artists’ Statement: echo noun ˈe-(ˌ)kō  Something that is similar to something that happened or existed before (such as a feature or quality) that repeats or resembles something else.  merriamwebster   Echo  drawing/installation at Blink Tami Galili Ellis and Erin Robertson bounce the elements of form, line space and colour off […]


JORDAN SEAL: Visions Beyond Heaven

Artists’s statement:  Visions Beyond Heaven is a reunion of artistic forms. Visual, music, dance, poetry together.  To find what is crouched down in the deepest hollow. That which is extraneous to life’s most sacred outer reaches. A realm where luminous clay surges and crashes. Where thought is matter.   Ottawa […]


Genevieve Cloutier: Performing Ghosts

Artist’s Statement: As a hauntological artist pursuing graduate work in education, I deconstruct my silenced First Nation Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet) ancestry as I look towards the intergenerational narratives of my grandmother, mother, and I. I employ the arts-based educational research methodology of a/r/tography, the intersection of autobiography and art-making, as I […]


URBAN HARVEST COLLECTION

Urban Harvest continues at Blink Gallery this weekend. Be come part of eco-art. The First Blink Residency takes a final plunge into the backwaters of the Ottawa River behind the gallery, extracting art from the river banks.  Join artists Barbara Cuerden and Cynthia O’Brien Saturday and Sunday (August 16 and […]


Cynthia O’Brien: Coming To Terms


First Blink Residency: Cynthia O’Brien & Barbara Cuerden

Coming to Terms      Cynthia O’Brien The First Blink Residency begins with the interment of flowers within the earth.  This composition of clay flowers by Cynthia O’Brien is a burial of work and emotion, creating compost for new insights to be developed, as the artists confine themselves at Blink. […]


COLLABORATE WITH HEALING/ WHISPERERS Aug 1-3

  Whispers project brings together the resonance between three artists – musician/composer Judith Manger, visual artist Maria Gomez Umaña, and poet charles c smith. During three days this summer, the artists will present a collaborative performance to show notions of healing – individually, as community, as a planet. Each artist is active in […]