Library and Archives Canada is proud to include, among its vast art collections and exhibits, a special exhibit that has attracted over 17, 000 artists from around the world. The exhibit, In Your Face: The People's Portrait Project features original 4 inch by 6 inch portrait drawings and paintings, and can be viewed by the public until September 1, 2008 at the Portrait Gallery of Canada in Ottawa, Ontario. For more information visit the Library and Archives Canada website at: www.portraits.gc.ca .
This amazing collection is a must see for art lovers who enjoy portrait works of art from both professional and amateur, adult and child artists from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds. In addition to the video displayed here, sample photos of the exhibit can be viewed on the Portrait Gallery of Canada’s website by following this link: In Your Face: The People's Portrait Project.
In Your Face: The People’s Portrait Project is organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario, (Toronto) and is exhibited by the Portrait Gallery of Canada.
Video recorded April 14, 2008 at Library and Archives Canada, 395 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.