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Special Merit Award for “Vieled lady” (2017)

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Colour Fields & Hard Edges (2016) 3D Walkabout

Colour Fields & Hard Edges art show was held at the Enriched Bread Studios in Ottawa.The show was held on September 9, 10 and 11, 2016. The show was a success with approximately 200 people attending over the three days.

Many thanks to the Enriched Bread Artists for allowing me to hold my show on their premises.A special thanks to Svetlana Swinimer for her huge help through out the process and expertise in hanging the show. Many thanks to our dear friends Simmy, Pardeep, Dinaz, Neville, Sarada, Raju, Vinod and so many others who helped in so many different ways to make the show a success.Huge thanks to Aron, Nadia and Stacey for their support and help always. And my undying gratitude to my wife, Venetia without whom this show would not have happened.

A Family Matter _ 2014

“A Family Matter” was seen in an Indian movie filmed in Canada and India.
The movie titled ‘Two Countries’ was produced by M. Renjith and directed by Shafi.

Tabla Player (Composition on Violet) selected for juried show at Ottawa Arts Council, Selections 2015 show at the Shenkman Arts Centre, Ottawa. Winner of the People’s Choice Award.

September, 2016 and continues on September 10 and 11, 2016

Colour Fields and Hard Edges

“A joyous rendition of colour and structure”

You are cordially invited to a painting exhibit, ‘Colour fields and hard edges’, where i will display my latest work.

The event starts on 9th of September, 2016 and continues on September 10 and 11, 2016. At Enriched Bread Artists Studio, 951 Gladstone Ave., Ottawa.

Exhibit in support of St. Joe’s Women’s Center, Ottawa, Ontario

May 7th, 2009

Pivotal Woman Show – Poetry Reading


Shaukat Chaney thanks guests for attending the Pivotal Woman show in support breast cancer patients at the Ottawa Hospital. Nadia Chaney presents poetry.

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February 21st, 2009

Appearance on CTV’s “Regional Contact” February 21st, 2009


Shaukat Chaney is featured on CTV’s “Regional Contact”. A 10 minute video interview with the artist describes how Shaukat discovered art and his path to becoming a sculptor.

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September 21, 2008

Pivotal Woman a Success!

A stone and bronze solo show titled “Pivotal Woman” was held at the Rockcliffe Park Recreation Centre on September 12, 13 and 14, 2008. The show was also in support of breast cancer patients at the Ottawa Hospital. A sum of $6739.13 was raised for the breast cancer clinic, through the sale of the sculptures and ‘Black Madonna’ lapel pins. The show was very well attended with approximately 300 people on opening night. The incredible food was prepared by Arup Jana, owner of Allium restaurant. A big thank you to everyone who helped make the show a success.

September 12,13,14, 2008

Pivotal Woman

Stone and Bronze Sculpture Exhibit at the Rockcliffe Park Recreation Centre, 380 Springfield Rd. Ottawa

October 2007

A Man of Many Talents

A magazine article about Shaukat Chaney appears in Fifty-Five Plus.
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September 2, 2007

Dentists and Goddesses

A Patrick Langston interview with Dr. Shaukat Chaney is published online.
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October 2005

Dimensions 05

Dimensions 05 show was held at the Crichton Community Centre in October 2005. Three sculptures were submitted to the jury. Trinity, Troll-in-the-hole and Henri. All three were selected by the jury. A total of 25 sculptors (and 42 sculptures) participated.

January 2005

A Visit to Jaipur, India

Shaukat visited Jaipur, India. Jaipur is famous, amongst many other things, for it’s marble. Hence there are many marble sculptors there. He sculpted at the Arjun Arts Studio under the tutelage of Mr. Arjun Prajapati and his team of sculptors for two and a half weeks. It was a great learning experience.

December 2004

Dimensions 2004

The Network of Sculptors held their annual Dimensions 2004 show on November 17th, 2004. The show was juried by Mr. John Sadler, an artist and teacher, Mr.Gary Hayes, artcritic of CBC Radio Canada and Mr. Greg Hill, assistant curator of contempory arts at The National Art Gallery. Forty two sculptures were judged. The ‘Stone Fish’ obtained the highest mark.

The theme of the show was ‘The Poetry of Sculpture’. Each sculpture was accompanied with a poem related to the sculpture.

On opening night and two subsequent Fridays we had poets recite their poetry. Nadia was one of the featured poets and was a big hit.

Opening night was a huge success with over two hundred people attending the vernissage. Three sculptures were sold on opening night and two more later. One of the sculptures sold was the ‘Stone Fish’.

See related article in ‘Newspaper Articles‘ section.

November 2004

‘Stone Fish’ Ranks First

Jurying for the upcoming Dimensions ’04 annual show was held on October 16, 2004. The jury team consisted of John Sadler (artist and teacher), Gary Hayes (art critic for CBC Radio Canada) and Greg Hill (Asst. curator of contemporary art, National Art Gallery of Canada). Shaukat’s sculptures were entered. The ‘Stone Fish’ was ranked first out of 42 sculptures. ‘On Wings of Gold’ was entered as well and placed 5th.

The Dimensions ’04 show will open on November 18, 2004 at the EBA Building, 951 Gladstone ave, Ottawa. The theme of the show is “The Poetry of Sculpture”. Each sculpture will be accompanied by a poem relating to the sculpture. As an added attraction two poets will recite poetry on opening night. Eva Boros-Furesz, a member of the ‘Network’ and Nadia Chaney will recite their poetry. The show has been sponsored by CIBC Wood Gundy.