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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 […]


Barbara Cuerden Residency: Littoral Sept.14-27

In 2014, i worked with the river ‘wash’ during my shared residency at Blink Gallery with Cynthia O’Brien. It ended with a ‘white wash” installation of collected garbage that I cast in plaster and cleaned up, as I cleaned up the river bank.  This year when I went down to […]

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New Member Artist: Michael Ashley’s Four Dimensions

“Ambiguity thrills me as I explore the dominance of the visual and the seductiveness of representation. My interest in a holistic approach and in avoiding being typecast has led me to intermedia. This itself is a practice that occupies an ambiguous conceptual space within the art world and art history. My experience with […]


SOMETHING LEADS TO SOMETHING ELSE Sept.26-Oct.5 1

Artist Deborah Margo curates something, leading to something else…. Curator’s Statement and information about the artists: Something Leads to Something Else considers how artists conceptualize their research, of how their work comes to be.  It is not a definitive account, but rather allowing room for different approaches, across different media, including […]


Barbara Staulus: Between Here and Then

Between Here and Then is an exhibition that explores the relationship between the railway and imaging technology. Incorporating photography, video and sculpture, the exhibition presents visions of real and imagined train travel, focusing on the mystery and allure of moving through time and space. Barbara Staulus is an artist who […]


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 […]


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. […]


MAPPING OTTAWA July 17-27 1

Artists Stephanie Marton, Jessie Raymond and Zanaib Hussain occupy Blink with work curated by Anna Paluch. “Mapping Ottawa” references how artists Stephanie Marton, Jessie Raymond and Zainab Hussain uniquely document their surroundings in the city they live in, Ottawa. The show is meant to portray various features of Ottawa, whether […]