The goal of Artawa from the start was simply to build a non-exclusive community of artists that encourages and rewards participation and to help advance the overall art community in the NCR (National Capital Region, for those unfamiliar).

We accomplish this by hosting regular artist meet ups (aka: “Second Sunday”), have group collaboration, host events, facilitate community engagement, among other things.

Come create with us!

Call To Artists: Atomic Rooster Annual “Cock Show”

Call for Artists
Source: https://www.facebook.com/events/831902450326977/ **Call to Artists: Atomic Rooster's 2018 "Cock Show"** Don't miss out on your opportunity to be part of Ottawa's Favorite annual art show as we celebrate the mighty Rooster (or chicken)! Each year this show grows, hosting works from over 50 artists, in a variety of mediums and techniques. To take part, you must create: One original “rooster themed” art; ready to hang, no larger than 24”x24” Must include a card taped to the back of your work that includes the title, medium, artist’s name and price. Do not forget to sign your work! NOTE: Any work not ready to hang will be charged a $5.00 hanging fee upon drop-off. We use a chain hanging system, so D-rings and wires work best. To submit you work: Must be dropped…
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2018-07-08 – The giant update

Artawa News
Some updates! Artawa has grown to be quite an amazing community that has grown significantly over the past couple of years. We’ve created more than art - we’ve also created friendships and a mutual trust in one another over this period of time. For a large part of this time period it has been 98%* just the two of us (Kina Forney & Brad Nox) building this idea and slowwwwly getting the website together. The time is right, finally, for us to stop being stubborn and to reach out to you to help contribute. (*Shoutout to all of you who have made the effort already along the way - you know who you are and expect specific mentions in the future! <3 ) The goal of Artawa from the start…
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Call for artists!

Call for Artists
Call for artists! "Well Holy G’day!!! Finally got everyone on board, here is the call to artists I mentioned a week ago. Sorry it’s a bit late. Please share CALL TO ARTISTS for ALL HANDS ON DECK a fundraiser towards For Pivot Sakes being held at Beyond The Pale Looking for up to 200 local Ottawa Artists to participate in an upcoming skate board deck show with Beyond the pale and Birling Ottawa. The show will be in April of 2018 at Beyond the Pale and will be curated by Daniel Martelock. Registration can be done at either Beyond the Pale or Birling ottawa after February 7th 2018 where decks can be picked up upon registration (call ahead to ensure they have decks available as they will go quick). Only…
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Call for artists!

Call for Artists
Call for artists! Art House Cafe: "CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: SPECIAL EXHIBITIONS AT THE ART HOUSE CAFE The Art House Café is accepting bookings for Special Exhibitions, featuring either individual artists or group shows! Special Exhibitions at The Art House Café last for two weeks, and booking includes a vernissage taking place on the second Friday of the exhibition. We offer an intimate and friendly space for your art to be displayed in a gallery setting, as well as an eclectic nighttime bar atmosphere for people to enjoy your pieces! For more information, or to book your Special Exhibition, email events@thearthousecafe.ca."  
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