Sunday, June 29, 2014

ArtNow for July 2014



Martha Markowsky

Jean Bruneau

Tuesday July 8th, at

Westmount Public Library


ArtNow Westmount presents:


Martha Markowsky

Martha Markowsky is a nationally known Ottawa artist, represented in galleries in Quebec and Ontario.  The artist has been painting professionally for 28 years with more than 15 solo gallery exhibitions.
She is an elected member of the Society of Canadian Artists and in 2008, the City of Lachine awarded Martha the Award of Excellence for her contributions in art.  In 2009,she was awarded  second prize for originality in oil painting at the Circle des Artistes et Peintres de Quebec (CAPSQ). As well, she has received many other awards.
Martha teaches acrylic and oil painting with numerous associations, and has given workshops in the Charlevoix as well as Kamouraska regions of Quebec as well as in Limoux, France. 
Private and corporate collectors include Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney, Right Honourable Jean Chretien, Ottawa Senators Hockey Association,  Royal Ottawa Golf Club, TSN Toronto, the late Josef  Karsh, Senator Norm Adkins, Carmichael Engineering,  and many more.

Jean Bruneau

Native to Montreal Jean Bruneau has been an active photographer since 1971 and a journalist since 1990. Along side his  commercial photographic work he has  been specializing in underwater photography for the last few years.

Throughout the years, Jean's writing and photographs have been published in many magazines, books and catalogues, some of which are listed here: Canadian Wildlife Magazine, Ciel Variable, Espaces, Divers (Canada), La Plongée, L'Ardoise, L'Escale Nautique, Ski Press, Les Débrouillards, L'Image Vidéo (France), Photo Digest, Photo Sélection, Sloop, Sud-Ouest (France), Tandem, Sel & Poivre, Coup De Pouce, Joseph Giunta (Art work coffee table book). My Images are also part of private collections in Brazil, Canada, Cuba, Denmark, United States, France, Italy, Switzerland and Venezuela.