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Celebrating visual art of the human form / Célébrer l’art visuel de la forme humaine

Photo: Kristina Corre


Figureworks curates juried annual award shows in Ottawa, Canada. Both national and international artists who work with the human form as their subject matter are welcome to participate. All media are accepted.

Michigan Man after Arcimboldo by John Healey, 2019, Framed archival pigment print on Baryta, 40in x 32in

2022 First Prize

Untitled 1

by Ruth Steinberg

Untitled 1 by Ruth Steinberg, 2022, Medium format colour film, digital archival print, 15in x 15in

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Past awards

Figureworks is organized and governed by a dedicated group of board members and volunteers. We are always looking for more volunteers


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Allison Fagan, 2015, Coloured pencil on Stonehenge paper, 13 X 19 1/2"

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Sabrina Chamberland, 2014, Inkjet prints on archival paper of digital photographs, layered in photoshop, 88.9cm x 106.7cm

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Maria Saracino, 2013, polymer clay, wire, glass, resin, stainless steel, 14" x 20" x 8"

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Janet Slavin, 2012, oil on canvas, 16"x 20"

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Lorena Ziraldo, 2010, oil on canvas, 36"x 48"

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Barry Seguin, 2010, Graphite on paper, 27"x 19"

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