Rogers TV RegArts, Talking Portraits

RegArts, the Francophone Cultural Magazine of Rogers TV features the Talking Portraits Series.


In 2005  Producer Jean-François Dufault of Rogers TV’s RegArts featured Tompalski’s  Talking Portraits Series. RegArts is the Francophone Cultural Magazine of the Greater Ottawa Region. Marlene Hoff, a well known arts advocate in the Capital Region, spoke to RegArts at the Red Salon art show in Ottawa. Marlene was also a subject of a portrait in Tompalski’s Talking Portrait series as shown below.


Marlene sitting for Portrait in Tomaplski’s Ottawa Studio

Marlene Hoff, research facilitator at University of Ottawa, has an extensive career in the Ottawa Arts community including: managing the City of Ottawa on-line Arts Calendar; Arts Ottawa East (AOE) publications (E/F): ARTnews, ARTS Calendar; AOE website content development and management; Arts events coordination: FestivArts annual arts festival; Selections, the annual juried art show; Luncheon for the Arts (annual fundraising event). Co-organizer for the Annual Juried Student Art Show; Co-founder of Ed Video Inc. from the inaugural Video Arts program; Co-recipient of an LIP grant to bring Video Arts into schools and the community; recipient of an OAC Arts grant for portfolio development and exhibition.


Marlene’s Portrait by Sherry Tompalski

Psychologist and arts supporter Annick Chenier, Founder and Principal at Merlia Coaching and Consulting, known for her work with Department of Justice Canada | Ministère de la Justice du Canada, Canada Public Service Agency, and the Canada School of Public Service, was also interviewed by RegArts about her Talking Portrait recorded by Tompalski and Thompson.


Annicks portraits is shown below: