SÉLECTIONS Annual Juried Exhibition

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Arts Network Ottawa’s (formerly AOE Arts Council) annual SÉLECTIONS exhibition promotes Ottawa artists by featuring jury selected works created by our visual arts members. The exhibition is sponsored by DeSerres, St. Laurent Shopping Centre.

Photo : Claude Brazeau MPA

SÉLECTIONS is one of the largest juried group art shows to use both Salons A and B of the Trinity Art Gallery at the Shenkman Arts Centre. Operated by the City of Ottawa, the Trinity Art Gallery has a contemporary hanging system and professional lighting. The gallery is open to the public Monday to Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. In 2017, 2,000 people attended the month-long show which included photography, painting, sculpture, drawing, mixed media and printmaking by 40 Arts Network Ottawa (formerly AOE Arts Council) members.

Jurors Awards

At the opening reception, three artists are recognized by their professional peers with a Juror’s Award and a 100$ DeSerres gift certificate. The jury is comprised of professional local visual artists of different art practices.

People’s Choice Award

The public is able to vote for the People’s Choice Award, at the gallery, over the duration of the SELECTIONS exhibit. The selected artist is announced at the end of exhibit and also receives a 100$ DeSerres gift certificate.


2018 Exhibition dates:
Thursday, September 20th – Wednesday, October 17th 2018

Meet the artists:
Opening reception: Thursday, September 20th 2018 – 7:oo – 9:00 PM

SELECTIONS 2018 artists

Shanna Steals • Rashmi Gupta • Fabriola Bedin Lima • Philip Ross • Carol Howard Donati • Katharine Fletcher • Anne Theriault • Mark Douglas • Suzan Mandla • Mary Hindle • Laura Ajayi • Michael Vuckovic • Barbara Ursel • Lenore Gale • Christine Godin • Roger Sutcliffe • Pina Manoni-Rennick • Brian Turner • Rose Somerville • Danielle Beaulieu • Mark Stephenson • Virginia Dupuis • Barb Lougheed • Atticus Gordon • Maureen Rooney Mitchell • Rob Snikkar • Jennifer Foster • Tina Petrovicz • Hengameh Kamalrad • Lissa Rachelle • Anna Wagner-Ott • Judi Miller • Yumiko Katsuya • Maria Saracino • Raymond Stern • Patrick Imai

SÉLECTIONS is promoted actively by Arts Network Ottawa (formerly AOE Arts Council) and the City of Ottawa online, through social media, and with marketing materials.