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This past fall my colleague Christine Mockett and I hosted a collaborative mapping project for clients of "the Place to Be" program at the Somerset West Community Health Centre. Our final project involved the collaborative creation of a map of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 21, 2018 at Jenny McMaster
Check out the article in Artsfile And listen to our segment on the CBC Ottawa Morning Continue reading
Posted Oct 20, 2017 at Jenny McMaster
Coming up this October at MVTM my long awaited show with Noelle Hamlyn exploring the history of Almonte and the textile industry. The Exhibition runs from October 10 to December 16, 2017. Vernissage: Saturday October 14 from 2 PM to... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2017 at Jenny McMaster
Me, Cindy Stelmackowich and Christos Pantieras stopped by on CTV Morning Live to talk about the Big Cake Projection at the Enriched Bread Artist Studios. Of course I was dressed up as cake...That's the best way to get on the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 27, 2017 at Jenny McMaster
Just around the corner this August at the Enriched Bread Artist Studios... Our new project, funded by Ottawa 2017 Arts, Culture and Heritage Investment Program, featuring a variety of visual displays, immersive experiences, and an all-out celebration with cakes! Cakes... Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2017 at Jenny McMaster
This spring it was my pleasure to work with Christine Mockett, Serguie Bouilenko and the clients of Rochester Heights Community House. Using a method created by Christine our students created a variety of characters by wrapping and bundling scraps of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 30, 2017 at Jenny McMaster
This spring I will again be offering my Intro to Encaustics Course at the Ottawa School of Art (Orleans location). The class will be held from 1:00 to 4:00 Monday afternoons from April 24th to June 19th. Please visit the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2017 at Jenny McMaster
Missed the Meat Meet performance at Gallery 101? That's okay check out this video by Sabastien Callender Gallery 101's Vimeo Page and some photos of the performance below by Jason Derikozison. Continue reading
Posted Dec 6, 2016 at Jenny McMaster
Looking to explore and experiment with a new medium this winter? Alternative Embroidery and Textile Arts is back at the Orleans Ottawa School of Art this January on Monday Afternoons from 1-4, January 16 to March 3rd. Register at on... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2016 at Jenny McMaster
October 15, 2016 6:00pm-8:00pm Gallery 101, 51B Young Street, Ottawa In 2006, Karina Bergmans and I presented The Cake Show, a performance inspired by the visual similarities between women’s clothing and pastry decoration as well as the communal importance of... Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2016 at Jenny McMaster
Blink Gallery in Major's Hill Park Friday September 30th to Sunday October 2nd , 12 to 5pm Vernissage Thursday September 29th from 6 to 9pm Shadow Play is a meditation on the porousness and inter-connectivity of living organisms and human... Continue reading
Posted Sep 26, 2016 at Jenny McMaster
Photo by Olivia Johnston The EBA Open Studio begins this week. I'd love to see you at the Vernissage! Stay tuned from some photos and live tweets the night of the event... Located in an old bread factory, the Enriched... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2016 at Jenny McMaster
This summer I took a trip out to Almonte to visit the Mississippi Valley Textile Museum to conduct research for my upcoming exhibition in October 2017. Never to early to get a jump on things. The exhibit will reference archival... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2016 at Jenny McMaster
BLINK Collective kicks off another exciting season of arts programming on Thursday June 2nd at BLINK Gallery in Major’s Hill Park, with its show entitled (un)supported. Please join us for our opening vernissage of the season, and learn more about... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2016 at Jenny McMaster
Nuit Blanche 2015 at Blink Gallery: Saturday, September 19th from 6pm to 1am At least once a day someone walks into Blink Gallery and asks, “What did this building use to be?” We’ve heard a few different stories about Header... Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2015 at Jenny McMaster
Some great portrait and progress shots of Rob Friday and I, by Tom Evans. So far only one wax accident and blender explosion. Rob's signature schematized animals on my animal skin shaped handmade papers... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2015 at Jenny McMaster
During our residency at Blink Gallery Rob Friday and I will investigate the local history and natural environment through the lens of the artist book. Artist and poet, Rob Friday spent his formative years in a little town, once renowned... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2015 at Jenny McMaster
Join us a Blink Gallery this Sunday for potluck, watermelon and performances by Karina Bergmans (1pm) and Helen Lefebvre (2:30pm). I will be facilitating the world's longest hopscotch. Wear your whites, ride your bike and get ready to play! Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2015 at Jenny McMaster
This weekend join us at Blink Gallery for our Tenth Anniversary Party, celebrating a decade of presentations and conversations in contemporary art! The fun begins with our Season Opener and Catalog launch, on June 11 from 6-10. On the walls... Continue reading
Posted Jun 8, 2015 at Jenny McMaster
Above: Emily Pearlman and Lis Woyzbun. The piece in the back is Tea and Taboo, Photo by Catriona Leger Thank you to Subdevision, and my coworker at the Department of Collective Trauma Emily Pearlman, and our two faithful interns, for... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2015 at Jenny McMaster
Hello all! Come on out to a great live theatre event by subDevision at the Enriched Bread Artist Studios. SubDevision specializes in boundary pushing, site specific plays which respond to the environments in which they are staged... My studio has... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at Jenny McMaster
From the curatorial mind of Andrea Stokes, In Railbender's super cool hybrid space at 3 Hamilton Ave. N Opening Thursday March 12 at 7:00pm - 10:00pm, on the walls until May Please join us for a celebration of the work... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2015 at Jenny McMaster
As 2014 draws to a close I am posting some belated images from the 2014 EBA Open House. Sorry it's been a crazy fall... Happy New Year to All! Jeanie Polisuk's rabbit who went on tour to Wall Space Gallery... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2014 at Jenny McMaster
If you missed the opening for the 2014 EBA Open House - you know who you are - dont worry there's still lots of time. This week we are open Friday, Oct. 31, 6-9pm, Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 1 and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2014 at Jenny McMaster
via My article on adventures in studio space... Continue reading
Reblogged Oct 21, 2014 at Jenny McMaster