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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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New Travelling Group Exhibition: Le Canada pour moi c'est ...

New Traveling Group Exhibition

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 20. September 2017 | 3 Comments

New Traveling Group Exhibition: Le Canada pour moi c’est … Please stop by at the new traveling group exhibition “Le Canada pour moi c’est…” (translated: Canada for me is …) at seven venues across the Eastern Townships until the end of the year. This group exhibition showcases works of 50 francophone, anglophone and immigrant artists who express their vision of…

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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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Save the date 14th Symposium de Peinture in Thetford Mines

14th Symposium de Peinture in Thetford Mines

By Martin Lukas Ostachowski | 20. February 2016 | 0 Comments

I am excited to announce that my application was selected for the 14th edition of the Symposium de Peinture “Ma ville en couleurs” in Thetford Mines, Québec. It will be my first group exhibition and brings me already halfway towards one of my challenging art goals this year: the participation in two art events. It is also exciting for me…

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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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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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