Exhibitions & Events
Lecture/Presentation: “Beautiful Destruction (Alberta Oil/Tar Sands) & Sunken Villages (Aftermath of the St Lawrence Seaway) Using Art to Unpack & Understand Contemporary Issues” Ottawa Fine Art Photographers Group, Monday, March 11, 2013 7PM.
Sunken Villages, Marianne van Silfhout Gallery, St Lawrence College, Brockville, ON, Canada. Sept 13 - Nov 2, 2013
Representation (select pieces on display & sale)
Marcia Rafelman Fine Arts 10 Clarendon Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada
in2art Gallery, Unit 2a, 136 Church Str, Oakville, ON, Canada
Ottawa Art Gallery, Art Rental & Sales Service, 2 Daly Ave, Ottawa, ON, Canada.
Alteriors Contemporary Furniture, 1165 Bank Street (Old Ottawa South), Ottawa, ON, Canada.
Viva Vida Gallery, 278-2 Bord du Lac/Lakeshore, Pointe-Claire, (Montréal) QC, Canada.
Highlights: Past Events & Exhibitions
Presentation/Lecture, "The Sunken Villages in the St Lawrence - of local and national historical significance." Ottawa Chapter Save Ontario Shipwrecks (SOS), February 25, 2013.
'The Alberta Tar/Oil Sands – the perfect Teachable Moment – using Art to Overcome Polarized Conflict' Keynote Address, Teaching Choices Symposium, Education Faculty, University of Ottawa, February 19, 2013
Sunken Villages - Canada's Atlantis. University of Ottawa - Faculty of Education. Guest Lecturer as part of on-going series: Narratives and Collective Memory in Education/Récits et Mémoire Collective en Éducation, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Nov 8, 2012
Aerial Abstractions. Row Boat Gallery, Blakeney, ON, Canada. Oct 5 - Oct 24, 2012
Exteriors. Interiors. Alteriors. part of Ottawa's 2012 photo festivalX. Alteriors, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Sept 15 - Oct 15, 2012
From the Ground Up, Joint Exhition with Rob Huntley & Glenn Upton. Orange Gallery, 233 Armstrong St., Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. August 1-19, 2012. Vernissage: August 8, 6-10 pm.
Corridor Gallery & Chambers Gallery, Almonte, Ontario, Canada. Feb 2 - Apr 12, 2012. "Beautiful Destruction - Alberta Tar Sands Aerial Photographs"
Artist Talk, “Aerial Art by Louis Helbig,” Mississauga Camera Club, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. April 5, 2012.
Culture Talk & Presentation, "Sunken Villages: Canada's Atlantis" Ontario Power Generation, Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. Mar 24, 2012.
Artist Talk, “Louis Helbig on Aerial Art,” Latow Photographers’ Guild, Burlington Art Centre, Ontario, Canada. Jan 31, 2012
Ontario Society of Artists New Members' Show, John B. Aird Gallery, Macdonald Block, Queens Park, 900 Bay Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Dec 6, 2011 - Jan 6, 2012
Francescos, 857A Bank Str, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Sept 30-Nov 1, 2011
Ottawa Art Expo, St Elias Centre, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Oct 29 & 30, 2011. (Opening Gala Oct 28th)
Jordan Art Gallery, 3836 Main Str, Jordan, ON, Canada. June 2011
Canvas Gallery, 665 Dupont Str, Toronto, ON, Canada. April 29 - May 28, 2011. Sunken Villages.
Shanghai Restaurant, 651 Somerset Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada. April 7 - May 7, 2011.
Ottawa Art Gallery, Sales and Rental, 2 Daly Ave., Ottawa, ON, Canada. Mar 22 - April 16, 2011.
Exposure Gallery, Wellington Street, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Jan 20 - Mar 15, 2011. "Aerial Abstractions"
Theatre Passe Muraille, Toronto, Ontario. "Beautiful Destruction" Feb 3-25, 2001 in conjunction with "Highway 63: The Fort Mac Show.
Toronto One of Kind Show, Direct Energy Centre, Juried. Nov 25-29, 2010
Artist Talks,Toronto Camera Club, Ottawa RA Photo Club and Ottawa Mixed Media Artists. Lectures about "Beautiful Destruction - Alberta Tar Sands Aerial Photographs" Oct & Nov 2010
Ottawa Art Expo, St Elias Centre Ottawa, ON. Juried. Oct 29 - 30, 2010.
Art in View Lecture, hosted by the Volunteer Circle at the National Art Gallery, Ottawa. Sept 29 & 30, 2010.
Ottawa City Hall Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON. 2010 Exhibition Season, July 23 to Sept 26, 2010. Solo exhibition, Beautiful Destruction – Alberta Tar Sands Aerial Photographs. July 23 - September 26, 2010
New Art Festival, Central Park (Glebe), Ottawa. Sat & Sunday June 5 & 6, 2010.
Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, Nathan Phillips Square, Fri, Sat & Sunday, July 9, 10 & 11, 2010.
Contact Toronto Photography Festival. May 1 – 31, 2010. The Rivoli, 334 Queen St. West, Toronto, ON Canada. Beautiful Destruction – Alberta Tar Sands Aerial Photographs.
galleryDK, Toronto. March 4 – 28, 2010. Toronto, ON, Canada. Solo exhibition, Beautiful Destruction – Alberta Tar Sands Aerial Photographs.
Toronto Art Expo, Toronto, ON, Canada. Feb 25-28, 2010. Juried.
Snapdragon Gallery, Ottawa. Dec 10 – Jan 31, 2010. Solo exhibition.
Frederic Remington Art Museum, Ogdensburg, NY, USA. International Juried Art Exhibit Nov 7, 2009 – Jan 16, 2010. Joint exhibition; selected work: Alluvial Fan.
University of Ottawa. Campus exhibition & lecture. Beautiful Destruction – Alberta Tar Sands Aerial Photographs. Nov 2, 2009 – Jan 7, 2010.
Ottawa expo d’Art expo 2009. October 30 – November 1, 2009. Juried. Winner Tom Thomson Trailblazer Award for outstanding achievement in a work of fine art & Nominated Emily Carr Legacy Award
Arts and Architecture Gallery, Ottawa. July 8 – Aug 2, 2009. Solo exhibition, Beautiful Destruction – Alberta Tar Sands Aerial Photographs.
The New Art Festival, Ottawa. June 6&7, 2009. Awarded Best Work on Paper (Printmaking/Photography) – the Patrick Gordon Framing Award.
Contact Toronto Photography Festival, May, 2009. Koma Designs, solo exhibition Beautiful Destruction – Alberta Tar Sands Aerial Photographs
Ottawa International Writers’ Festival. April 22 – May 2, 2009. Saint Brigids Centre for the Arts & Humanities, solo exhibition, Beautiful Destruction – Alberta Tar Sands Aerial Photographs
Over and Under, Aerial & Underwater Photographs. Joint Exhibition with Ric Frazier. May 2 – May 13, 2008. Red Wall Gallery, School of Photographic Arts Ottawa (SPAO).