A few weeks ago, Ottawa mayor Bob Chiarelli announced a $500,000 increase in the city’s art funding.
When people think of storytelling they picture children in a circle, listening attentively to somebody reading from a picture book.
Dina Vescio of the Ottawa Art Gallery has spent the last four months organizing one of her very first art exhibition. She spoke to artist upon artist and went through painting after painting, and sculpture after sculpture.
Ottawa mayor Bob Chiarelli may have given false hope to artists and art lovers alike by announcing a funding increase that has been in place for two years.