Women's Art Festival: Immigrant, Refugee, and Racialized 2019

Women´s Art Festival:

Immigrant, Refugee, and 


Friday, August 2nd to Sunday, August 4th, 2019

Saw Gallery (Arts Court)​

67 Nicholas St, Ottawa, ON K1N 7B9

Meet The Artists

Azra Rashid

Montreal-based filmmaker and postdoctoral fellow in the department of Gender and Cultural Studies at the University of Sydney

Claudia Salguero

Colombian Community Engaged artist/muralist, award-winning Photo-fine-artist and Latin Folk Jazz singer.

Amanda Lowe

Sri Lankan-Canadian musician that writes enchanting and heartbreaking ambient-folk music.

Lucila Al Mar

A singer-songwriter who has the amazing skill of being an introverted hermit by day and an audience captivating performer by night.

Doreen Stevens 

Algonquin Anishinabeg actress, singer, songwriter, storyteller, poet, and visual artist from Kitigan Zibi. 

Nadine Williams

Nadine Williams, a native of St. Mary Parish, Jamaica, is an Award Winning Poet, Author and entrepreneur.

Empress Nyiringango

Passionate, dedicated Rwandan Canadian singer-songwriter djembe and guitar player.

Malini Guha

Malini Guha is an Associate Professor of Film Studies at Carleton University.

Tasht Collective

Interdisciplinary group, with each member bringing core strengths from various disciplines including visual and media arts, film studies, journalism, oral history and education.


Cyber is the moniker of Montreal-grown R&B crooner, Loédie Domond.

Marley Reville Brown

Marley Reville Brown is a Singer, Songwriter, Producer, Model, Dancer and Visual Artist. 

Aymara Alvarado

Aymara is a painter, performance artist, and musician from Ciudad de México, living in Quebec since 2004.

Patsea Griffin

Algonquin Métis/French/Scottish. Artist.

Zainab Hussain

Zainab Hussain is an artist who lives and works in Ottawa.

Carmel Whittle

An accomplished Irish, Mik’maq visual artist, musician and song writer, educator hailing from Newfoundland 


Together Yessica and Theo collaborate with indigenous drumming and singing across Turtle Island.


Born and raised in Ottawa, SeiiizMikk is an emcee, DJ and producer of Caribbean heritage. 


Originally from Warsaw Poland latak (aka kalina oh) has lived in Wakefield Quebec since 2007.

Evelyn O´Farril

Professional dancer born and raised in Havana, Cuba.

Sabah El Najjar

I came to Canada 19 years ago, as a refugee.
My hobbies include sewing, arts & crafts and I specialize in embroidery.

Made possible thanks to the support of :

©2019 by The Multicultural Artists´ Coalition.