Mark Stephenson

Visual artist and designer

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Where to go life drawing in Ottawa and Gatineau

Mark Stephenson, February 9 2019

Life drawing, also know as figure drawing is one of my passions. The act of drawing the human figure is my meditation, at the end of it I feel calm and centered. No longer do I get to hung up on the end product, it's about being around other artists, my tribe, and the joy the act of creation brings me.

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Mark Stephenson, January 20 2019

My friends Mea and Stephane Arthur Kiss have a band called Saturnfly and I got to design their logo, album cover and a few other elements. As they developed their album Cyborg's Lament I had the pleasure of hanging out for a few sessions to soak in the sound, I'd describe it as a sci-fi chill that takes you on a galactic journey. Give them a listen...

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Part and Parcel

Mark Stephenson, November 23 2018

November 23, 2018 – January 2, 2019, Ottawa Art Gallery I have a couple pen and ink life drawings in the Ottawa Art Gallery Part and Parcel holiday show. This show features works by over 50 local and regional artists and makers, it's a great opportunity for holiday gift shopping.

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SAW Gallery Sketch 2018

Mark Stephenson, November 1 2018

When: Friday, November 2, 2018 at 7 PM – 1 AM Where: ANEXÉ07 at 80, rue Hanson, Gatineau, Quebec J8Y 3M5 Artists, illustrators and designers from Canada and around the world band together for a holiday fundraiser like no other in Ottawa-Gatineau! For the first time this year, all funds raised at SKETCH will be shared between two artist-run centres...

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