Congratulations to Emma Mayer, Winner of the University of Manitoba’s Gold Medal in Art.
On Wednesday June 6th, Emma Mayer was recognized for her achievement in art at this year’s Spring convocation. UM Today featured an interview with Mayer, an excerpt reads:
What is the most interesting thing that happened to you here?
The most interesting part of my university experience was definitely getting the opportunity to interact with working artists. The great part about art school is that almost all of your professors are themselves artists with their own professional practices. It was really inspiring to see the diverse approaches that different artists take to art making. Meeting the various visiting artists who came through the school to give lectures and facilitate workshops also helped give a broader perspective on the possibilities of art.
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