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Education etc.... 2017

John Felice Ceprano


Education... etc. 


University of Ottawa                                               Photography                       1985-90

Rhode Island College                                         MA in Photography              1983-84

University of Rhode Island                               BFA in Fine Art                    1968-71

Rhode Island Community College                 Associate Physics                 1966 -68



1987- 2017     “Balanced Rock Sculpture Project”, Remic Rapids, Ottawa, contracted by National Capital Commission 2000-2017 

2017              Permanent sculpture, Upper West Luxury Condominium, Minto Group, Ottawa

                      “Ottawa 150” Arts grant 

                     Permanent sculpture, Martin residence, Ottawa


2016              CARFAC membership, copyright applied to Balanced Rock Sculptures

                     Sesqui 360° HORIZON Film production, Remic Rapids with Inuit Throat Singers


2015             Permanent sculpture, Atling-Mees residence, Ottawa

                    BAWI (Balanced Art World International Festival) Sorrento, Italy          

                    Urban Arts Award, ‘Public spaces and parks”, Award of Excellence, City of Ottawa 

2012- 14     “Ottawa BAWI” (Balanced Art World International Festival) hosted by ORA


2014           Permanent sculpture, Jean Charles Belanger, Hull sector Gatineau, QC

                  Permanent sculpture, Manour residence, Ottawa

                  Permanent sculpture, Fountain Landscaping & Minto Group, CHEO Dream Home  


 2013         “Save the Shore” Festival, balanced rock sculptures, Kingston, Ontario

                  Permanent sculptures, “Artist Alley” Sparks Street Mall, Ottawa


 2012           Permanent sculpture, Gentes residence, Kanata sector, Ottawa.

                   Kiwi Sculpture Park, Perth, ON, permanent rock sculpture installation             

                   Permanent sculpture, Hnatiuk Residence, Ottawa

                   BAWI Italia: First International Stone Balance Festival, Ancona, Italy

                   Finalist, Ottawa Public Art programming, "Fire Stations 46 &47", Kanata

                   Finalist, Community Arts Programming, "Half Moon Bay Park", Ottawa

2011         “Featured Artist”, Ottawa Art Expo, Ottawa, Balanced rock sculptures and demo.


2010          Permanent sculpture, Anandavel residence, Kanata sector Ottawa


2009           Establishment of ORA (Ottawa Rock Art Inc.) non for profit corporation

                   Patrick John Mills Sculpture Garden, project manager and designer Ottawa                            


2008            Patrick John Mills Gallery, Ottawa, ‘two man show’ with Patrick John Mills

                   Parkdale Gallery, Ottawa, group exhibition, sculptures.


2007           Finalist, Ottawa Public Art Programming, Shenkman Arts Center, Ottawa.


2006           Finalist, Ottawa Public Art Programming, “Richmond Signage”, Ottawa

                  “Best of the Web” Gallery, Nomination for "The Wedding Dance", Ecological Art, NYC                                     

 2005          Finalist, Ottawa Public Art Programming, “Open Arch”, GJ Armstrong, Ottawa

                  Youth Peace Conference:  Ottawa School Board, Guest Artist


2004           Permanent sculpture, Downtown B&B, Ottawa


2003            Research and Creation grant, DAÏMÕN artist run center, , Gatineau, QC

                   ‘Direct Purchase’, Ottawa Public Art program: purchase of gyclee prints

                    FRAMED Gallery, solo exhibit, gyclee prints


2002           Featured Artist,  Ecological Art, NYC, "ECOLOGICAL INSTALLATIONS”


2001            “The Men’s Healing Center”, Ottawa, commission of gyclee prints.

                   Soutien aux première oeuvres: animation, DAÏMÕN artist run center, Gatineau, QC


2000           ‘Les Gondoles’, Installation of balanced rock sculptures, Axe-néo 7, Gatineau, QC          


1999           Installation of balanced rock sculptures, Axe-néo 7 Gallery, Gatineau, QC


1989            Canada Council Arts grant, “The Art Of Balanced Rocks"










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