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Figureworks 2019

Figureworks 2019 
Celebrating visual art of the human form / Célébrer l’art visuel de la forme humaine

Vernissage: Wednesday 20th November  6:00 -10:00 pm
Awards Ceremony at 8:00 pm

No admission fees to attend the show and 100% of the purchase price for artworks goes directly to the artist, Figureworks takes no commission!

The Figureworks 2019 vernissage will feature appetizers prepared by Chef Matthew Iley

Show continues from Nov 21st to Nov 30th, 2019

THURSDAY & FRIDAY  November  21, 22 – 1:00 to 5:00 pm
SATURDAY & SUNDAY November  23, 24  - 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
WEDNESDAY THURSDAY & FRIDAY November 27, 28, 29 – 1:00  to 5:00 pm
SATURDAY November 30th – 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

We are excited to announce the 35 artist finalists selected for Figureworks 2019. This year the prize received a record 530 entries from 346 artists located across Canada and internationally, including photographs, sculptures, paintings, drawings, videos and fibre art.

Finalists were selected from our distinguished jury who bring a depth and breadth of experience across art forms: Michael Davidge, Andrew Morrow, and Joanne Stober.

A big congratulations to all our 2019 finalists:

Andrew Ackerman, Durrah Alsaif, Nima Arabi, Kendall Ayoub-Nichols, Steven Bradbury, Robert Creighton, Christine De Vuono, Benjamin Entner, Allison Fagan, Gary Franks, Ao Gao, Brandon Giessmann, Gianni Giuliano, Michael Goodson, Abigail Gossage, Nicci Haynes, John Healey, Horst Herget, Niloo Inalouei, Lindsay Irene, Jason John, Louise Kermode, Patricia La Prairie, Jaymie Lathem, Ava Margueritte, Celeste Marten, Angelina McCormick, Addie Kae Mingilton, Hanna Newman, Rosemarie Peloquin, Tamar Segev, Bonnie Sheckter, Aaron Sidorenko, Mike Steinhauer, and Scott Waters.

The vernissage will be held Wednesday, November 20, 2019 from 6:00 to 10:00 pm at Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, 310 St. Patrick Street (entrance on Cumberland Street), Ottawa. Awards ceremony will begin at 8 pm with a total of $7,500 being awarded in cash prizes as well as gift vouchers valued at $650 from Rosemary Brushes and Wallack’s.  Arrive early if you would like to participate in the People’s Choice Award.

The Figureworks show will be open to the public from November 20 until November 30. Complete dates and times listed at Many pieces will be available for purchase directly with the artist.

Wallack’s is the Figureworks 2019 presenting sponsor. Wallack’s has a strong tradition of supporting the arts, supplying professional art supplies through their stores, and representing artists through their gallery. We would also like to thank Rosemary Brushes, Rothwell Gallery, Patrick Gordon Framing, Sivarulrasa Gallery, and Saint Brigid’s Centre for the Arts for their contributions.

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