Tag Archives: 2017-03-08

Voluntary Withdrawal Deadline: Friday, March 31

Voluntary Withdrawal A Voluntary Withdrawal (VW) is the act of dropping a course following the end of the registration revision period and prior to the Voluntary Withdrawal deadline. Remember: No refund will be issued for a VWd course; VWd courses will be recorded on official transcripts and student records; Courses cannot be withdrawn from after […]

MAWA “OVER THE TOP” ART AUCTION AND CUPCAKE PARTY 2017!

March 26, 2017 | 1:00 to 5:00 pm | $10 advance tickets, $12 at the door | MAWA 611 Main St Munch as many cupcakes as you can handle, quaff a beverage, buy tickets for MAWA’s fabulous raffle baskets and bid on work by artists such as Eleanor Bond, Diana Thorneycroft, Aganetha Dyck, Steve Gouthro […]

REMINDER: March 24 is the final day to submit an application for the Aimia | AGO Photography Scholarship

The Aimia | AGO Photography Prize Scholarship Program awards three $7,000 CAD scholarships each year to students entering the final year of study toward Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees with a focus or major in photography at select Canadian academic institutions. The University of Manitoba is among the 16 participating institutions, so get your application […]

Zaha Hadid: She Who Dares Wins | Women in Design at WAF

On March 22, the Winnipeg Architecture Foundation will screen the film Zaha Hadid: She Who Dares Wins at Fourth Coffee Shop. The film is a documentary profile on Zaha Hadid, who “was perhaps the most successful female architect there has ever been.” Read more here. Throughout the month of March, WAF is hosting a series of Women in […]

MFA Open House

In Tache Hall: Katherine Boyer, room T384 Julia Wake, room T397 Mallory Donen, room T373 Hassan Kamali Jamil, room T376 Lori Lofgren, room T380 Bonnie Marin, room T383 In the Art Barn Mary Stankevicius, room C124 In the Ceramics and Sculpture Building Pancho Puelles, room S105

Submit your Letter of Intent for “Place and Placelessness” by end of day today!

To gain permission to register for Place and Placelessness, students must submit a statement explaining why they would like to participate in the School of Art’s LandMarks2017 project. Your statement should answer three related questions: Why do you want to take the Place and Placelessness course? Why are you interested in LandMarks2017? Why do you think you’re a […]

UNIQUE NEW COURSE! May/June 2017

Place and Placelessness: Site-specific art in a land much older than 150 years In conjunction with Canada’s sesquicentennial anniversary and LandMarks2017/Repères2017, the School of Art is offering a unique course that will take place in May and June of 2017. Students will consider and produce site-specific art and investigate notions of nationhood, nature and wilderness, […]

SoA’s Mark Neufeld in Arizona: The 2017 Taliesin Artist in Residency Program

In film, the green screen offers unending possibilities for post-production visual effects. Displacing what is present, it conceals and re-invents. In a series of works made during a four week residency at Taliesin West, Mark Neufeld adopted the cinematic veil to investigate its metaphoric weight in terms of human and social displacements. His film, The Green Screen, […]

Living On Opens at the School of Art Gallery this Friday, March 10

In conjunction with Mosaic’s 50th Anniversary Symposium, “Living On,” the School of Art Gallery is pleased to present the photographic work of Lidwien van de Ven. Curated by Dr. Shepherd Steiner, Lidwien van de Ven: Living On is van de Ven’s first solo exhibition in North America. Ever-attentive to the shifting borders of aesthetics, politics, and religion, van de […]

SoA’s Grace Nickel invited to Portland, Oregon for the 2017 NCECA Annual Exhibition

The Evocative Garden 2017 NCECA ANNUAL EXHIBITION On March 4, 2017, the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts’ Annual Exhibition opened at Disjecta Contemporary Art Centre in Portland, Oregon. The exhibition, titled The Evocative Garden, is curated by Gail M. Brown. Winnipeg ceramic artist, and Assistant Professor at the School of Art, Grace Nickel, was invited to install […]