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  • Thunderstruck – Behind the Scenes

    Now that the exhibition has been up for a while, and having had some time to reflect, I find myself thinking about all that went on behind the scenes that made the show possible. Because Thunderstruck’s focus is on dance,

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  • The Arts and Wellbeing: Art and Successful Aging

    What are some of the benefits of renting art from the Canada Council Art Bank? Our Arts and Wellbeing series looks at how the presence of art can have a positive impact on our lives—in the workplace and beyond. In

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  • Weaving together a history of textiles in the Art Bank collection

    This past spring I was invited to speak at the Ottawa Valley Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild about the Art Bank textile collection. This prompted me to explore how the Art Bank has collected textiles over its 45 year history—and led me

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  • The Art Bank’s Summer Student finds Inspiration in the Collection

    This summer I joined the Canada Council Art Bank as their summer student, and was tasked with updating digital images of over 1000 artworks from the collection. Having just completed my first year in the Bachelor of Fine Arts program

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