Category Announcements

Grace Nickel in Tasmania

SOA Professor to Present at Australia Ceramics Triennale School of Art Associate Professor Grace Nickel has been invited to present at the Australian Ceramics Triennale in Hobart, Tasmania. The conference takes place from May 1 to 4, 2019. She will be speaking about her innovations in fabric-formed mould-making and exhibiting her work as part of […]

Ceramics Studio Space Available

SOA Has Ceramic Space for Students this Summer These studios are open to all SOA students. The cost is $75 / week or $300 / month and includes Kiln Firing. The fee is non-refundable and to be paid by cash or debit at the SOA office. Students with studios will have after-hours swipe card access. […]

“Melancholy for the Future”

Professor Botar’s essay appears as lead article in the Bulletin of the Moravian Gallery An article by Prof. Oliver Botar (written in collaboration with Prof. Klemens Gruber of the University of Vienna Dept. of Theatre, Film and Media Studies), entitled “Melancholy for the Future,” has just appeared as the lead article in the 77th issue […]

30th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow

Saturday, May 4, 2019   The 30th Annual Traditional Graduation Pow Wow will take place on Saturday, May 4th, 2019 at the Investors Group Athletic Centre. Please join us in celebrating the achievements of the 2019 University of Manitoba’s Indigenous graduates. A Pow Wow is a celebration; it is a cultural event that brings people […]

New Finishing Room in ARTlab

Now Open! The School of Art’s new finishing room (located in ARTLab 337) is now open permanently for students to use. A few students in the Graphic Design 4 graciously helped us test and use the equipment in this space, and we would like to thank them for their willingness to participate in our testing […]

Film Screening at SOA

BURDEN, a film by Richard Dewey and Timothy Marrinan BURDEN, a film by Richard Dewey and Timothy Marrinan. With Chris Burden, Marina Abramovic, Vito Acconci, Larry Gagosian and Robert Irwin. A probing portrait of Chris Burden, a disenchanted prospective architecture student turned into an artist, who took creative expression to the limits and risked his life in […]

Leigh Bridges at Plan Z in Altea, Spain

Energetic Conduits – Exhibition by Leigh Bridges For Plan Z in Altea Spain, Bridges will present two new works that address ideas of functionalism and design in art in addition to notions central to modernist form, landscape and backyard Do-It-Yourself technology. “DIY Gathering Tool”, a stack of take-away posters consisting of a pop-out schematic of […]

Take Your Art Home

A Friendly Reminder from the School of Art As we approach the end of term, the planning begins for our BFA Graduation Exhibition. We will be clearing all furniture from the ARTlab spaces and painting walls. As such, please remove your artwork by the end of the day on April 9. If you cannot make […]

Talk ‘n bead with Katherine Boyer

Presented in partnership with Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art Gallery 1C03 writes: Talk ‘n bead with Katherine Boyer March 21, 2019 6:30 – 8:30 pm Gallery 1C03 presented in partnership with Mentoring Artists for Women’s Art Beading has long been integral to Katherine Boyer’s artistic practise. She tries to bead every morning, often alone, but she […]

Scott Leroux Fund recipient Colby Richardson

Artist in Residence at Video Pool Video Pool writes: It is our pleasure to announce Colby Richardson as the 2019 recipient of the Scott Leroux Fund for Media Arts Exploration. Colby will inhabit Poolside Gallery for the month of March and has some ambitious plans for our legacy video equipment that has been faithfully stored […]