Work, Work, Work


It has been a very busy summer for Kalkidan painting murals, including  Westfest’s 2016 community mural at Laroche Park, House of Paint’s Community Jam celebration at the Canada Science and Technology Museum  to celebrate the completion of the largest joint mural ever painted in Ottawa and with En Masse Pour Les Masses at the N’we Jinan Festival.

Check out some of his murals at!murals/ck0q


There’s always time for tea

Artist Allan Andre painted a Victorian inspired floral mural inside  The Vanitea Room (551 Somerset).  The Vanitea Room is a one of a kind upscale tea salon located in Ottawa, Ontario. Check them out online and on Facebook &

If all goes according to plan I’ll be stopping by for a cuppa this Friday! There is always time for tea and art.


Decolonize Art


This SATURDAY Ningoshkoz presents Decolonize Art

In response to Ottawa’s vandalized murals Ningoshkoz is inviting you to Decolonize Art. Decolonize Art will provide a space to discuss and promote combating racism and oppression within art and education. Various artists will speak about their work. There will be discussions on decolonizing art and gaining hands on experience with graffiti.


Guest artists:
Kalkidan Assefa
Dominique Boisvenue

11:00 – 5:00 Decolonize Art Workshop
12:00 – 1:00: Lunch / the law of drawing in public workshop
PWYC! – Pay what you can

Venue is fully accessible and have gender neutral bathrooms.

**Currently collecting paint donations. Spray paint, white paint, and all paint. As a side, large wooden boards and paint equipment would be awesome. Drop off paint at Kind Space