Mark Stephenson

Visual artist and designer

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I've been nominated for a 2022 Ottawa Award

Mark, January 7 2022

Well, thank you to whomever nominated me for the Faces Magazine, Ottawa Awards, in the Digital & Social Visual Artists category.  It always feels wonderful to be thought of and I am grateful. This is a people's choice award and relies on votes from you! Voting ends January 29, 2022 and you can vote once per day. I don't expect to win but I apprecia...

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Art

Wilf and Ada's, "Eclectic Nine"

Mark, September 19 2019

A friend of mine Jennifer Ford has curated a small show of works at Wilf and Asd's, a little restaurant at 510 Bank St in Ottawa.  That's my pen and in drawing in the middle. Here is the list of the artists in the show, go check it out while it's up.

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Art

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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Design

Saturnfly

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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