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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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EXPLORING SPACE: Karina Kraenzle – BLINK Artist Residency

  Artist Statement: Though originally expecting to be exploring the space in and around Header House for my first Blink Artist Residency, I’ve chosen instead to explore a different kind of space – the pictorial kind – through the art of collage, something I’ve always wanted to pursue in more […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


BLINK does the RedHead with InHabitus II

Blink Collective is excited to complete their counterpart exchange with the Red Head Collective in Toronto. InHabitus II takes to the road with curator Diane Bond, opening Dec. 6th and running to Dec. 14, annexing material beyond members’ studio and working spaces. Below is the brochure for our new exhibit. […]


GLIMPSE David Gillanders and Christine Nobel

Glimpse, an exhibition of new paintings by David Gillanders and Christine Nobel, addresses questions of perception and representation.  Each artist’s work transforms the representational image through sophisticated explorations in vocabularies of abstraction.  The paintings are at once conceptually rigorous and abundantly visual.  Gillanders interrupts the image through overlapping; blurring; shifts […]


Jane Burnstein Steals Stories Sept.5-8 1

Artist’s statement for “Stealing Stories“:  The mixed-media works in “Stealing Stories” are highly narrative in nature using stolen images drawn from a wide range of historical sources.  I have no final interpretation of these tales, but they are clearly stories of tension, ambivalence or unresolved conflict between pain and pleasure, […]