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Where are some of my paintings now?

Where are some of my paintings now?

See Maurice Dionne FINEART on Wescover Within Wescover, CLICK on View MapSelect Artwork Location Map I've used Wescover in order to map a few of my painting's new home locations.   It's interesting for me to see and follow. I've only chosen a few pieces to do this and...

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Viewers’ Choice Award for “Rhythm”

Viewers’ Choice Award for “Rhythm”

I am thrilled to have the Viewers’ Choice Award for my painting “Toronto Skyline” presented during this past exhibition at Foyer Gallery.   As such, this painting will continue to be exhibited for an additional 3 weeks.   If you have not yet taken the opportunity to...

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New at Rothwell Gallery

New at Rothwell Gallery

I am happy to announce that my artwork is now represented at Rothwell Gallery in Ottawa, Ontario.   They are located at 1718 Montreal Road, near the corner of Blair and Montreal roads and the National Research Council facilities.    I'd encourage anyone to visit this...

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Thrilled to Have Gained Representation at Studio 87

Thrilled to Have Gained Representation at Studio 87

N EW You can now find some of my artwork at Studio 87 in Perth! Studio 87 Contemporary Art Located in the heart of beautiful historic Perth, Ontario, they are a one-of-a-kind store operating in a beautiful heritage building.  The Town is known for its age-old beauty...

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NEW – Now at UGallery!

NEW – Now at UGallery!

I’m proud to be represented online by UGallery. View my portfolio here: https://www.ugallery.com/Artist/maurice-dionne Founded in 2006, UGallery is a juried online platform representing top emerging and mid-career artists from around the world. Check out my profile...

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Library and Archives Canada receives award at TMAC2021

Library and Archives Canada receives award at TMAC2021

Library and Archives Canada by Maurice DionneBy Maurice Dionne Library and Archives Canada Award winning watercolour paintingThe Library and Archives building is located on Wellington street in Ottawa, Canada, just a few steps away from the parliament district.   It...

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The Exchange receives award of merit at TMAC2020

The Exchange receives award of merit at TMAC2020

The Exchange by Maurice DionneBy Maurice Dionne The Exchange Award winning watercolour paintingAn Ottawa streetscape inspired by the World Exchange Plaza. Award of Merit at TMAC 2020 at The Marketer Magazine. The World Exchange Plaza is an office and retail building...

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Elgin View Award

Elgin View Award

Elgin View by Maurice DionneBy Maurice Dionne Elgin View Award winning watercolour paintingInspiration for this piece came from the view of Parliament from Elgin Street.   I decided to give it a graphic component where you seem to look through the pattern.  This...

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Art Gallery of Ontario – Portraits of Resilience

Art Gallery of Ontario – Portraits of Resilience

In the spring of 2021, the Art Gallery of Ontario called for artwork submissions showing the resilience that we and the community have shown over the past year. I selected a piece named "Lift Selfie". It depicts the bond that is strengthened by Father and Son when out...

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Feature Artist at Electric Street Gallery

Feature Artist at Electric Street Gallery

You are invited to see my artwork featured in the window Aug 25 to Sep 8, 2021.  Click here to check out when they are open or to schedule a specific appointment.Interpretations of Ottawa by Maurice Dionne, local artistI'm thrilled to be the featured artist in the...

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Launching my NEW Website!

Launching my NEW Website!

I am thrilled to finally publish my new website.   I'm still at https://mauricedionne.com, however, I've been spending time learning new ways of assembling a website with Wordpress.   As an artist, I've been looking for more flexibility in designing the look and...

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Finding the best coffee

Finding the best coffee

So where do artists go for their caffeine?  to sit and look at the world and to ponder our next project?  You may not always notice us.   Yes there are many computer developers, bloggers, browsers on their laptops seemingly engrossed in their bubbles.   There are the...

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Now Showing at Electric Street Gallery

Now Showing at Electric Street Gallery

I am excited to announce that eight of my paintings have been taken in by Electric Street Gallery. What a wonderful treasure in Ottawa. I encourage anyone to go have a visit. You may just find that one item that sings to your heart. Such wonderful artists represented...

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My Favorite Brushes

My Favorite Brushes

This ‘little project’ of mine has been in the works for a bit now.  In fact, it was a good experience to see where I have ended up with regards to these tools of the trade.  As most artists know, we tend to try many different brushes and tools to obtain the exact mark...

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My artwork part of the OAG Collection

My artwork part of the OAG Collection

Wow! I’m thrilled to once again have artwork join others in the Ottawa Art Gallery (OAG/GAO) collection for the next year. Laurier at Elgin was selected through the OAG juried process to be included in the 2021-2022 collection. It will be on consignment through the...

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I am not the same

I am not the same

I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world. Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. - Mary Anne Radmacher photo by...

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