Dec 162015
 December 16, 2015  Community Art Space

Currently there are three separate shows taking place;

Lotter - Nouvelle FranceDavid Chandler presents his collection of antique maps in a show titled “Antique Maps from the Holy Land to New France.”

The exposition consists of 56 maps printed between the late 16th and late 19th centuries that depict either the Holy Land and surrounding areas, or early North America (including Montreal).  In the 1980s David began using antique maps as aids while teaching history and geography classes. Since this time, David’s collection has grown to include thousands of maps from all parts of the world.

Displayed in the Community Art Space until January 31.



sklarStanley Sklar presents a lovely display of three dimensional art.

Stanley has been involved in the arts his entire life. Whether it be through painting, studying, or a career as an award winning fashion designer. This culminated in his newest art form. His 3D sculptures engage the audience. Meticulous attention to detail; from the hand-crafted bricks, worn stairs, to the people who inhabit each neighbourhood, makes this art unique.

Stanley is keen on sharing his knowledge and vast experience with students as a teacher at the Cummings Centre.

Displayed in the fiction section of the library.


arlene maskArlene Roter presents a beautiful display of her handmade ceramic masks.

Arlene is a multi-disciplinary artist who works in embroidery, collage and ceramics. These masks are a great representation of Arlene’s style across all of her mediums. They are fun, bright, unique, and each piece has a certain amount of whimsy.

Displayed in the Library curio cabinets.

Dec 022015
 December 2, 2015  Community Art Space

image 3Katrina Ochsenbein Feracini presents her wonderful watercolour paintings in this self titled exhibit.

Katrina captures the essence of water unlike anyone else. Her ability to catch waves and the reflections of light is breathtaking. Katrina presents a large variety of studies, from water and still life, to portraits and fauna.

Katrina has a great talent for adding life and depth to objects and to people while never straying too far into the obscure. This is an exhibit not to be missed.

Until December 6


Dec 022015
 December 2, 2015  Community Art Space

Choicetruth (1)Kathy Feig presents her display titled “Writings on the Wall” Calligraphy and Mixed Media.

Kathy is a member of “La Société des Calligraphes de Montreal” and her immense talent is put on display in this beautiful exhibit. Kathy does a wonderful job of incorporating her beautiful calligraphy with swirling colourful backgrounds. Kathy has even translated her art form into the creation of posters, bookmarks and signs. Kathy has a beautiful gently touch to her brushstrokes and is available to create custom works if the need arises.

Until November 1, 2015

Dec 022015
 December 2, 2015  Community Art Space

Jianchun 1Jianchun Zhang presents her exquisite photographs in an exhibit titled “Moving Colours”.

Jianchun’s photos can easily be mistaken for abstract paintings. She has a great eye in capturing colour and shaped throughout the remarkable landscaped on China. Her aerial views of water, fields and land formations are brightly coloured and whisk you away to a far off land. This beautiful exhibit is not to be missed.

Until September 27, 2015

Dec 022015
 December 2, 2015  Community Art Space

freemanLinda Freeman presents her paintings in a beautiful exhibit.

Linda is relatively new to the world of painting. Linda started out by visiting a small gallery in Pointe Clair Village to purchase art. It was here that it was suggested that she start painting her own works. Linda took to the medium quickly and continues to take classes on Wednesday afternoons. This exhibit represents three years of her “Wednesday afternoons”.

Until August 23, 2015


Dec 022015
 December 2, 2015  Community Art Space

_DSC8272-EditMichael Derrick presents his lovely photography exhibit titled Cuba 2013 “To Travel is to Live” H.C. Andersen.

Michael has a great eye for catching candid shots of a beautiful country. His exploration of the back streets of Cuba has created a display of great depth. This is a refreshing series of photos that really brings to life the parts of Cuba that are not usually seen.

Until July 19, 2015

Dec 022015
 December 2, 2015  Community Art Space

KadanerJack and Reesa Kadaner present their show titled From Generation to Generation.

This talented father-daughter duo have presented a lovely exploration of their unique styles. Jack has a lovely eye for detail and brings life to his works. Reesa’s personality shines through in her colour theory and whimsy. The juxtaposition of the two styles works perfectly in this display.

Until June 19, 2015

Jul 082015
 July 8, 2015  Community Art Space

Community Art Celebration posterCommunity Art Celebration
Wednesday, July 22 at 7 pm

The Community Art Space at the CSL Library has featured the work of Côte Saint-Luc’s artists for more than five years. Come celebrate our local artists who have exhibited their work in this space at this one-night-only group exhibit!




Artists present this evening include:
Suzy Charto
Michael Derrick
Jack Kadaner
Reesa Kadaner
Valeriya Khomar
Ron Novolker
Carol Rabinovitch
Alexey Reingevertz
Arlene Roter
Chavi Weiss
Annette Wolfstein-Joseph

Light refreshments will be served.

May 012015
 May 1, 2015  Community Art Space

art library 3Suzy Charto presents her lovely exhibit titled “Art of the dog”.

Suzy is a member of the Women’s Art Society of Montreal, was educated at Dawson and McGill and continues to expand her skills and knowledge through courses.

This exhibit is an ode to dogs. All 32 pieces depict our furry friends in different states of emotion and well being. All animal lovers who view these pieces will immediately feel comfortable and at ease. Suzy has perfectly captured the “essence” of our companions, and the limitless love that they give. They are great teachers and exude compassion, patience and gentleness.

Until  May 10

Mar 032015
 March 3, 2015  Community Art Space

Dancer_Mixed Media on Canvas_Framed_12x10in_Dec14 (1)Valeriya Khomar presents her beautiful exhibit “Unity”. This exhibit includes two separate series of works titled Jugs and Mixed Media.

Valeriya started her art career as a watercolorist but in recent years has been inspired by the vast range of aesthetic possibilities presented to her by acrylics. Her watercolour background is prominently displayed in the techniques she uses in her “Mixed Media” series.

Valeriya’s paintings explore the interconnectedness between ourselves and the world we leave in. Vivid, colourful and alive with “moving forms” her work seeks to capture the light and joy of the human spirit.

Until March 29, 2015