I'll be packing up and traveling to Toronto this weekend for the fabulous INLAND show at Queen Richmond Centre West. I'm excited to introduce my "everyday art pieces" to discerning Torontonians. If you are in the area, I would love for you to stop by my display and say hello!INLAND is a curated shopping event and retail showroom featuring exclusively Canadian fashion, apparel, and accessory brands. There you can meet and shop directly from designers at the spring and fall pop-ups.
The School of Dance
200 Crichton Street, Ottawa
April 30th - June 6th, 2017
Please join me for the opening reception of
"BRANCHWORKS" on Sunday, April 30th from 2-4pm!
“Branchworks” features new pieces from a family trio of artists. The works presented here explore the aesthetics of fractal growth patterns and negative spaces seen within tree branches. The use of overlapping lines, contours, and shadow become a recurring motif in each of the artists' work as they draw inspiration from the complexity, beauty, and illusionistic qualities of humble branches. Each artist delves into their preferred medium, ranging from metalworking, embroidery, and pyrography. This range of approaches highlights the diversity in contemporary craft today.
Lawrence has been actively involved in Ottawa's photographic community for more than 30 years. He graduated from the Algonquin College's Advertising & Graphic Design program. His enduring involvement in photography is due to the positive challenges it brings to his life, keeping him intellectually active and creative. Lawrence has exhibited his photography and artwork locally in Ottawa's solo and group exhibitions. Lawrence is currently a full-time staff photographer with the National Gallery of Canada.
Maureen is a visual artist from Ottawa, Ontario and graduated from Algonquin College’s Fine Arts & Craft program. In her artwork, she combines textile techniques such as felting, dyeing, embroidery and knitting to create intricate and cohesive works of sculpture. Her works have been exhibited by public and commercial galleries throughout Canada. For over 15 years, Maureen has been an active mentor and instructor in Ottawa's fibre arts community.
Chayle is an artist goldsmith from Ottawa, Ontario. She completed her BFA at NSCAD University specializing in jewellery, printmaking, and book arts. Her interdisciplinary approach to her studies has led to an art practice that balances her interest in the fine arts with her love of craft and design. Her art jewellery has been exhibited nationally and internationally in solo exhibitions and juried shows. As an entrepreneur in the jewellery industry, her own brand “Chayle Jewellery” focuses on producing fine jewellery that uses only sustainable and ethical sources of metals and gemstones.
CRAFT ONTARIO SHOW
Artscape Wychwood Barns
601 Christie Street, Toronto
This season, I am thrilled to announce I have been accepted to the 2nd Annual Craft Ontario Show! Join me Thanksgiving weekend at the historic Wychwood Barns to enjoy the best of Ontario's craft professionals! I am very flattered to be welcomed into this breath taking show!
Complimentary Gift with every purchase!* While supplies last!
*Limited edition CHAYLE Jewellery anti-tarnish jewellery pouch, to store your jewellery in while you travel or to keep them sparkling while you aren't wearing it. A perfect addition for gift giving.
We would like to acknowledge funding support from the Ontario Arts Council, and agency of the Government of Ontario.
Visit Chayle September 25-27th for the launch of her featured Fall & Winter Collection. Chayle will be available to answer questions and share the inspirations for her latest designs!
50 Rideau Street
Friday, Sept. 25th
10 - 6pm
430 Richmond Road
Saturday, Sept. 26th
10 - 6pm
799 Bank Street
Sunday, Sept. 27th
11 - 5pm
Guests receive 15% off all purchases!
Complimentary Gift with every purchase!*
*Limited edition CHAYLE Jewellery Studio anti-tarnish jewellery pouch, is handmade using eco-friendly fabrics to store your jewellery in while you travel or to keep them sparkling while you aren't wearing it. A perfect addition for gift giving.
Visit Chayle Saturday, May 2nd for the launch of her new collection at Magpie Jewellery! Featuring her new Spring & Summer Collection, Chayle will be available to answer questions and share the inspirations for her latest designs!
SATURDAY, MAY 2nd
11:00am - 5:00pm
50 Rideau Street, Ottawa
Red Trillium Studio Tour
The Red Trillium Studio Tour is held semi-annually amidst the rolling hills and beautiful countryside of West Carleton, Ontario. The upcoming tour will be on the 4th weekend in November weekend. November 22nd & 23rd 2014.
This year I was invited to showcase my jewellery along side talented fashion designer, Megan Duffield of Duffield Design, and fine art painter, Jeffery Sugarman. Our work will be on display in their beautiful studio in Dunrobin. It is a picturesque and charming location. Please join us!
Red Trillium Tour: Studio 6
Art in Strathcona Park
Enjoy the work of the area’s most talented artists and artisans. This 14th annual exhibition & sale is fast becoming one of the area’s most popular outdoor artistic events. Strathcona park is beautifully located next to the Rideau river and nestled in Ottawa's downtown Sandy Hill neighbourhood.
Art in Strathcona Park is organized by MICA (Mental Illness Caregivers Association of Canada) and contributes fund raising from this event the Schizophrenia Society of Ontario. It is wonderful opportunity both support a great cause and to experience beautiful art for sale from local artists.
Urban Craft Market
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Le pARTy: Art Auction
One of Ottawa’s premier, spring-time social events, Le pARTy is your chance to bid on artworks by 65 regional artists, from emerging to established, working in a variety of media. All contributions to Le pARTy support creativity, curiosity and a unique vision for our city. Join hundreds of guests who have a taste for local art and food: your ticket price food and drink generously provided by a selection of the city’s finest restaurants and caterers.
The Multiples project is an exciting new initiative of OAG’s annual le pARTy Art Auction fundraiser. Curated by Danny Hussey, the multiples project is a limited edition of prints by 5 regional artists (Guillermo Trejo, Anne Tessier, Angelina McCormick, Chayle Cook and Drew Mosley). The pieces are packaged in an archival sleeve and delivered in a eye-catchy "Pizza Gallery" box. The boxes will be available for sale throughout the evening.
The Ottawa Art Gallery
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See behind the scenes of jewellery making and designing with Chayle Cook. On Saturday, June 21st, Chayle will be bringing her workshop to Flock Boutique! Come meet the artist, see how jewellery is made and enjoy her new collections of hammered jewellery.
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Beechwood Solstice Stroll
Come and enjoy an evening art walk along New Edinburg's beautiful Beechwood Avenue. Artist, craftspeople, musicians, and vendors will be set-up along the avenue on the evening of the summer solstice, Saturday June 21st. Partnered with Ottawa's Lumiere Festival, the event will continue until 10pm as the Lumiere lanters begin to glow.
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Beechwood Village Alliance