Donna Legault, B.A. Art Hist., B.A. Vis. Arts

About: Donna Legault, B.A. Art Hist., B.A. Vis. Arts

Donna Legault is an experimental artist based in Ottawa, Canada. Her cross-disciplinary practice includes sound art, electronic installation, sculpture, and performance. The intersection of these practices focus on the resonance of sound as a dynamic extension of everyday actions. Donna Legault has a degree in Art History from Carleton University, and in Visual Arts from the University of Ottawa. This coming year, Donna will be teaching courses in Electronic Arts at both The Davis School of Art in Ottawa and at The University of Ottawa. She has exhibited widely in solo and group exhibitions, festivals and conferences, including Send + Receive in Winnipeg, Subtle Technologies Festival in Toronto; Emmedia and Truck Gallery in Calgary; Ottawa City Hall Art Gallery; AXENEO7 in Gatineau; Espace F in Matane, Quebec; art-image in Gatineau; DAÏMÕN in Gatineau; Karsh Masson Gallery in Ottawa; InterAccess Media Arts Centre in Toronto; Artspace in Peterborough, PDCON Exhibition in Weimar/Berlin, Germany, ISSTA Conference in Maynooth, Ireland and IMOCA in Dublin, Ireland.

Website:  http://www.donnalegault.com

Courses

Circuits and Speakers

Bilingual Instruction
Weekly on Tuesdays from 7 pm to 9 pm October 14 to December 16
Instructor: Donna Legault
(Some materials included)

Circuits and Speakers is an introduction to everyday electronics that will explore how electronic components work, with hands on experience and tips on where to access resources in unexpected places.  We will develop basic skills in soldering and build beginner level circuit boards leading to their application in your own creative projects.


Sticky Circuits

Bilingual Instruction
Ages 8 – 12
Weekly on Saturdays from 9:00 am – 11:00 am
October 25 to December 13
Instructor: Donna Legault

Students will build their own wired artwork using clay, paper, wires, LEDs, speakers and more