Bird-Safe Award

Bird-Safe is an organization made of professors and students at Ottawa University who want to put in place best practices to save birds. They made a call for artists to submit a design for a glass corridor of the Engineering Department. My design was selected and I drew it on 18 panels of the corridor.

City of Ottawa Seed Grant

In June 2022 Maria Gomez-Umaña and Lori Victor were awarded the Seed Grant from the Equity and Inclusion in the Arts Fund for their project Our Shared Spaces. The project is a woven metaphor about the search for identity by two women artists living and working in Ottawa. It is an experiential collaboration between two artists who want to learn from each other. We are interested in making a work of art based on our diverse histories and backgrounds, and our commonality of living in Ottawa.

Maria Gomez Umaña and Lori Victor with the maquette for Our Shared Spaces