Author Archives: umschoolofart

ACI Manitoba: Youth Mentorship Program, Now Accepting Applications

Don’t miss this opportunity to be mentored in any artistic discipline! ACI Manitoba writes: 19-29 year-old Individual Mentorship *NEW age for 2017-18 2017-18 applications now being accepted. Will be assessed in order of submission. Final date to apply is June 26. Creative Manitoba’s Careers in the Arts mentorship program is in its 11th season. Youth […]

New Exhibit in the Main Gallery of the Urban Shaman Contemporary Aboriginal Art

Join the Urban Shawman Gallery at the Opening Reception for Home=Land Surveys (And Other Atrocities) The Urban Shaman writes: Home=Land Surveys (And Other Atrocities) Artist: Roger Crait Dates: June 23 – July 29, 2017 Opening Reception: Friday June 23, 8pm-11pm Artist Statement This much-anticipated solo exhibition by local Winnipegger, Roger Crait, is an assault on the […]

Aesthetica Art Prize

Call for Entries! Aesthietica wirtes: Aesthetica Art Prize The Aesthetica Art Prize 2017 is open for entries. Now in its 11th year, the Prize presents an opportunity for emerging and established artists to showcase their work to new international audiences and further their engagement in the art world. Prizes include: £5,000 Main Prize Winner £1,000 […]

Large Format Printing Notice!

Large Format Printing July Closure: Large Format Printing/Vinyl Cutting will be closed this year in the month of July. Closing July 3 and re-opening on July 31.

LandMarks: Place and Placelessness

LandMarks: Place and Placelessness Please join us at an exhibition of site-specific artwork by: Robyn Adams Jean Borbridge Katherine Boyer Ellaina Brown Meganelizabeth Diamond Nichol Marsch Laura Monkman Sammi St. Clair Lauren Wiebe Emily Wolverton LandMarks: Place and Placelessness Exhibition: June 13-21, 2017 At The Forks National Historic Site and at Union Station * Projects […]

National Aboriginal Day

Join the University of Manitoba in Celebrating National Aboriginal Day! In preparation for National Aboriginal Day, a teepee will be raised on Thursday, June 15 from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on the lawn in front of Migizii Agamik – Bald Eagle Lodge. Anyone who wants to help raise the teepee is welcome to join. On June […]

2017 MFA Thesis Exhibition: Make Life Still

Make Life Still The School of Art and the Art Gallery are pleased to present the second thesis exhibitions and oral examinations of the Master of Fine Art students in, Make Life Still. Make Life Still, including works by Hassan Kamali Jamil, Lori Lofgren and Kelley Morrell.  June 13 – 23, 2017 Reception: June 16, 6:30 pm – […]

Congratulations to Qidong Bai

Congratulations to Qidong Bai! (BFA Honours 2016), who has recently been accepted into the MA Illustration and Visual Media program at the University of the Arts in London, England. Congratulations Qidong! Illustration by Qidong Bai If you or someone you know from the Faculty of Arts at the University of Manitoba has received an exciting […]

National Gallery of Canada 2017 Sobey Art Award

Congratulations Divya Mehra! The National Gallery of Canada writes: The finalists for the 14th edition of Canada’s prestigious contemporary art prize, the 2017 Sobey Art Award, were announced today by the Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada. By choosing a nominee from five different regions, the award provides visibility and support to young Canadian […]

Volunteers Needed for a Nutrition Study at the University of Manitoba

The Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals has put out an open call for volunteers. Volunteers must be between 18-45 years old. If you fall between this age range you may be eligible to participate in a study to examine the effects of zero-caloric sweetners on blood sugar, and gut microbiome. This study is […]