Category: Arts

SAW gallery rises from the flames

The next day Arthur II’s studio fire was front page news. Ottawa Journal, Friday March 9, 1973.

Centretown resident Arthur II inaugurated SAW Gallery’s new project display space at Arts Court with a solo exhibition entitled Crucible. This show explains the source of SAW’s curious name.

Nick Sikkuark: reacting to opposing emotions

Nick Sikkuark: Shaman (1990) at the National Gallery of Canada exhibit. (Jack Hanna/The BUZZ)

Nick Sikkuark, entirely self-taught, worked in many mediums: sculpture, painting, drawing, caricature, and illustrated children’s books. Like Picasso, he was a genius in all of them. The first major exhibit of his work is at the National Gallery – and ends soon.