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Milestone - First Digital Painting Sale

Milestone: First Digital Painting Sale

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 19. July 2018 | 0 Comments

Fascinated by the socio-economic potential of blockchains (see below for more info), I started exploring this subject through geometric minimalism. With digital hand-painted sketches, I visually interpret the concept of blockchain architecture in preparation for my larger works on paper. In the past few weeks, I was accepted by two pioneering blockchain online art galleries based in Manchester, UK (KnownOrigin.io)…

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New Art Goals 2018 and Art Goals 2017 in Review

New Art Goals 2018 and 2017 Art Goals in Review

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 20. February 2018 | 0 Comments

One and a half months into the new year, I set my new art goals for 2018 and reviewed my 2017 art goals and. Let’s start with the new art goals.   2018 Art Goals For this year, I want to reach my biggest milestone when I started this blog back at the end of 2014: secure my first solo…

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Late Half-Time Review Art Goals 2017

2017 Art Goals – Late Half-Time Review

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 17. October 2017 | 0 Comments

It is almost three months since my move to Sherbrooke QC, and while there are still some boxes unpacked, my very first studio is already up and running. I already painted a few times and it is such a treat to have a dedicated room to one’s passion. With some delay, it’s time to evaluate the status of my annual…

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Art Goals 2017 and 2016 in Review

Art Goals for 2017 and 2016 in Review

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 13. January 2017 | 11 Comments

Art Goals for 2017 and 2016 in Review Happy New Year and thanks for stopping by! Before I post my 2017 art goals, I would like to start with a review of my 2016 goals. 2016 was a great year with a lot to be thankful for, and my blog, Art by MLO, was no exception, as it made quite…

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Half-time 2016 Art Goal Review

Half-Time Art Goals Review

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 1. July 2016 | 2 Comments

You can’t improve what you don’t measure, states a popular quote controversially attributed to author and consultant Peter Drucker. It’s been half a year passed since I posted my 2016 Art Goals, so I’m posting a short goal review to assess where I’m at. In typical German fashion, I created a simple spreadsheet to track my progress on a monthly basis; this allows…

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Milestone: My First Art Symposium

Milestone: My First Art Symposium

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 17. May 2016 | 0 Comments

It’s been two weeks now and I am still thinking a lot about my first art show as it was a great experience. The Art Symposium de Peinture “Ma Ville en Couleurs” was held from April 29 to May 1 at the Maison de la Culture in Thetford Mines, QC and attracted close to 1,000 visitors during these three days.…

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Art Goals for 2016 by Martin Lukas Ostachowski

Art Goals for 2016

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 28. January 2016 | 0 Comments

Last year, I broke out off the anonymity and started this blog to document my progress in pursuing my passion for art. Only eleven months later I reached a first milestone I had not expected to achieve in my first year; I submitted my painting Reflective Rhythms in Yellow to a regional art contest and was part of the exhibition.…

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Milestone: First Exhibited Painting

Milestone: First Exhibited Painting

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 12. December 2015 | 0 Comments

I am really excited to write about a first milestone: my first painting in an exhibit. My last work Reflective Rhythms in Yellow …  is currently at the museum Musée Marius Barbeau in St-Joseph-de-Beauce, Québec. I submitted the painting for the Concours d’oeuvres d’art Desjardins de la Chaudière-Appalaches and it is on display with the other submissions on the third floor…

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Domainchange Ostachowski.net becomes Ostachowski.com

New Domain Ostachowski.com

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 9. September 2015 | 0 Comments

Please note: My blog is moved from the .net domain to ostachowski.com. After checking on the domain for almost three years, I was finally able to backorder ostachowski.com this fall. The .net domain redirects currently to the .com. However, please update your bookmark, as I plan to let the .net domain go.

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The First Step and the First Blog Post

The First Step

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 11. December 2014 | 0 Comments

  Hi , I ‘m Martin Lukas Ostachowski and I live in Ottawa, ON. Since my childhood, I have been painting, designing and enjoying visual arts in my daily life. On my 30th birthday I decided to bring my life-long passion more into focus. I set myself the target to have my first solo exhibition. I invite you to join…

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