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Deadline Approaching: The Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP)

Two Months Remaining for Artist Submissions to the Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP). Offering $30,000 in Awards. The intent of SSNAP is to encourage artists whose practice demonstrates originality, quality, integrity and creativity, resulting in significant work with visual impact and depth of meaning. Canadian artists and permanent residents of Canada are invited to submit […]

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TURISMO: School of Art Alumnus Solo Exhibition

 John Patterson, School of Art Alumnus, (BFA Honours, 2015) is having a solo exhibition. Opening: May 11, 7:00 pm Exhibition Statement: Turismo is guiding and focussing attentions onto specific objects and spaces. The words in Turismo are approximations. The art features irrelevant history, like multiple seasons of reality shows where the self-contained history of the show […]

Urban Shawman Contemporary Aboriginal Art Presents: Traces

Traces Curator: Becca Taylor Artists: Tanya Lukin Linklater, Dion Kaszas, Jaime Black Running dates at the gallery: May 4th to June 10th, 2017 Schedule May 4: 4pm – 7pm – Dion Kaszas Performance 7pm – Jaime Black Performance May 5: 7pm – Official Opening and Artists Talks 8pm – Tanya Lukin Linklater performance Curatorial Statement: […]

BFA Graduating Exhibit: People’s Choice

It’s not too late to cast your vote! This past weekend the halls of ARTlab, centre of the School of Art, were packed with families, guests and community members checking out the artistic achievements of nearly 30 students in the 2017 Bachelor of Fine Arts Graduating Exhibition. The exhibition presents and celebrates the growth and achievements of […]

The Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP)

Two Months Remaining for Artist Submissions to the Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP). Offering $30,000 in Awards. The intent of SSNAP is to encourage artists whose practice demonstrates originality, quality, integrity and creativity, resulting in significant work with visual impact and depth of meaning. Canadian artists and permanent residents of Canada are invited to submit […]

BFA Graduating Exhibition

School of Art 2017 BFA Graduating Exhibition Celebrates Achievements of Students! On Saturday, April 29, 5:00 – 8:00 pm the halls of ARTlab, centre of the School of Art, will echo with the festive sounds of students, their families, guests and community members checking out the artistic achievements of nearly 30 students in the 2017 […]

Creative Minds: At this critical moment, four artists discuss what makes a nation

CBC Presents: 4 Artists, 1 Conversation, on The Issue of Our Time April 21-listen live nationally at 7 pm CST on CBC Radio One The Creative Minds event brings together visionary artists for a conversation around the nation state and its impacts, touching on current global politics and how art shapes our understanding of place, history and […]

Grace Han Wins 2017 NICHE Award

Grace Han, who graduated from the University of Manitoba with an MFA degree in 2016 and is currently teaching as a sessional instructor in Ceramics at the School of Art, has won a Niche Award in the 2017 competition. Sponsored by NICHE magazine, the NICHE Awards celebrate excellence and innovation in American and Canadian fine […]

MATTER: Lecture Series Tomorrow!

Thursday April 13th, 2017 BORDER CROSSINGS and the Winnipeg Art Gallery are pleased to present our next MATTER lecture with internationally acclaimed artist ANN HAMILTON. The MATTER lecture series brings significant artists, curators, writers and cultural commentators from all across the globe to Winnipeg. Ann Hamilton’s work is as evocative as it is ephemeral. Her […]

A Place Between: A 60’s Scoop Arts Project Urban Shaman Contemporary Art Gallery

On April 7th, Urban Shaman Gallery invites you to the opening reception of A Place Between: A 60’s Scoop Arts Project. The exhibition features over twenty contemporary Indigenous artists who have produced artworks, performances, writing, and films in which they describe a myriad of experiences on being adopted out or placed in care. The exhibition, with […]