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The Creative Spirit Art Centre provides art education and studio space for people with disabilities. Feel free to browse our site and contact us on how you can become a member, make a donation or let us know if you're aware of an individual who could make use of our resources, also see our contact page.

Please note our hours: Open Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Open Saturdays for scheduled events. See our announcements online (- or become a member and join our mailing list!), we're closed on all statutory holidays and the month of August.

The Botanical Eye

Botanical Art and Interpretive Floral Arts Exhibition

September 6 - October 25, 2014

Please join us on Saturday, September 6, from 1 - 4 p.m. for the opening of "The Botanical Eye”, a melange of botanical art, interpretive botanical, confectionary, paper and millinery art. Introducing artists who work within different aspects of botanical art, fashion, design and culinary worlds.

The proceeds from the sale of art  by Ayako Yamasaki, Robert J. Anderson and Lizel Yabut will go directly to Creative Spirit Art Centre.

This is a rare opportunity to view and collect art which honours the many aspects of the botanical world and gives a view from the point of view of “ The Botanical Eye”.




Summer Hours

Please make note of our summer hours:

June 24 – July 4 open from noon – 4 p.m.

Closed July 11 – 15. (Participating at the 2014 International Summit on Accessibility at Carleton University, Ottawa).

And a reminder that Creative Spirit is closed for the month of August.

Creative Spirit by Chiharu Omura

Featuring Artists Gabe Anderson, Catharine Little and Marc Labonté who created works for our Big In Japan exhibition in Tokyo. Thank you Chiharu!

Big In Japan

May 1 – June 20, 2014

To mark Creative Spirit’s 22nd year of Art and Universal Access, we bring you Big In Japan, our current gallery exhibition and join us for our Anniversary celebration on Saturday, May 24, 1-4 pm.

Gabe Anderson, Catharine Little and Marc Labonté created art over the past two years for an exhibition at the AA Gallery in Tokyo, Japan, in March/April 2014. Artist Yuriko Kubota acted as facilitator and liaison. The Japanese Paper Place provided sponsorship. Please come and celebrate 22 years of Art and Universal Access. Meet the artists, the founder, Ellen Anderson and the Board of Directors and Volunteers.