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Upcoming Show

Cats in the Country - Gwendolyn Best
May 11 - 29, 2016

Opening Reception:
Thursday May 12 th, 6 to 10 pm.

Ottawa artist Gwendolyn Best has established herself as a prolific painter selling over 1000 works in the past 5 years. Her famous cats, rats and ravens have found safe homes across Canada, United States and in many countries in Europe.

This series of works started after Gwendolyn visited an old French Canadian homestead in Bouchette, Quebec. The original farmhouse burned down many years ago (though the old summer kitchen remains). A second cabin was built on the footprint of the first. Then the buildings fell into disrepair. They were eventually bought by Rosaire Trudel, who gradually fixed up and decorated the old buildings. And of course Gwendolyn could not leave out the cats that wandered around the buildings and continue to visit still.

See past works from Gwendolyn Best art for sale online.

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About Us

Orange Art Gallery has become a permanent player in Ottawa's growing arts scene since opening in April 2010. We represent a very talented group of contemporary artists from Ottawa and the surrounding areas. Orange Art Gallery has relocated to the "Hipster and Trendy" City Centre Area and will re-open the doors in Spring 2014. Our new home is a beautiful historic building which used to house the Bank for CN rail 100 years ago. The 5000 sqft building is being renovated to feature local contemporary art and will include art studios and catering in the lower level. The New Orange will continue to offer a unique venue space to celebrate wedding receptions, parties etc. and there is plenty of parking. Orange Art Gallery is open 11 am to 5 pm from Wednesday to Sunday and open late every Thursday night until 9 pm.

Orange Art Gallery also works closely with interior designers, decorators and home stagers to help them find the perfect artwork for their residential and commercial clients. Please email us at or call us at 613.761.1500 to schedule an appointment.

Buy Art Online

In 2013 we made it possible for you to also purchase art online. If you like to take advantage of this, go to the artists page and select the artist of interest. The selected artist page displays PayPal buttons for available art items for sale online. Clicking on a PayPal button adjacent to the image brings you to a PayPal page to take care of completing a secure transaction. PayPal accepts several credit cards. Free shipping is available for customers located in Canada and the USA. For more information read our Terms and Conditions page.

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