Artists in Stittsville

This week in the community, I had the pleasure of meeting Charlie Spratt – a local artist who was hard at working painting our beautiful greenscapes at Poole Creek in Amberwood.


Charlie and the group of five I met with are part of the Manotick Art Association who go out to paint plein air at locations around Ottawa every Thursday morning.


The Association will be meeting tomorrow, August 5th at the Shenkman Arts Centre from 8:00-5:00 where they will display their works inspired by the theme “Inspiration”. The exhibition is free. For more information, please visit


Charlie and his wife are new to Stittsville having moved from Manotick where they lived for forty years and are thrilled to be among the quiet parks and walking paths plus the convenience of stores and services in Stittsville. Welcome to the community, Mr. and Mrs. Spratt!