Artist Rosalie Favell receives the Karsh Award

September 2012

This spring, I was invited to join Martha Hanna and Marie-Jeanne Musiol as members of the Karsh Award jury.  The Karsh Award honours the artistic legacy of celebrated photographers Yousuf and Malak Karsh.  It is presented every two years to an established visual artist in Ottawa for outstanding work in a photo-based medium.

It was my great pleasure to introduce Rosalie at the September 13 award ceremony, an event also celebrating a stunning installation of her work at the City of Ottawa’s Karsh Masson Gallery.  Here is an excerpt from those remarks: More…

Queen’s Diamond Jubilee exhibition along the
Chateau Laurier Terrace
On view May through October 2012

May 2010

Sometimes, my interpretive projects are based on very solemn subjects; at other times, they are just jubilantly mad! Since October 2011, I have been working with the Department of Canadian Heritage to find engaging ways to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee throughout 2012. 

Come and see the Royal Tour exhibition installed along the Chateau Laurier Terrace, developed in partnership with the National Capital Commission! More…

New York’s First Airport Takes Off!

May 2010

The US National Park Service has just celebrated the opening of a new visitor center in the restored Floyd Bennett Field air terminal in Brooklyn, New York City’s first municipal airport.

Since 2008, I have been working as project curator with the Park Service team and my colleagues —   architectural partner Acheson Doyle and Partners (New York) and design partner Origin Studios (Ottawa)  —   in providing a new interpretive program to inhabit the renovation of the first floor of the famous terminal. More…