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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 […]


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 […]

Dr. Mary Ann Steggles heads to University College Dublin’s, Canada 150 Conference – April 28!

Dr. Mary Ann Steggles will be celebrating Canada’s 150th birthday by giving a talk ‘Peaceniks and Canadian Ceramics:  the Untold Story of the Impact of Vietnam Resistors on Canadian Culture’ at University College Dublin’s  Canada 150 Conference, titled “Untold Stories of the Past 150 Years’ on April 28.  Dr. Steggles research is supported by a […]

St John’s College Fifth Annual Student Art Competition!

First prize is $300, second prize is $200, and third prize is $100, as determined by a selected jury. Who: Any University of Manitoba student registered during the 2016- 2017 school year. What: Submissions accepted include: wall pieces, prints, paintings, and photographs. Please provide your full name, title of the piece, artistic medium, phone or […]

Dominique Rey “Pieces of Me Pieces of You” March 4 – March 25, 2017

Dominique Rey “Pieces of Me Pieces of You” March 4 – March 25, 2017 In the same way that photography became a dominant medium of contemporary art in the 1980s as it expressed and embodied a growing awareness of the mediated nature of reality, collage now speaks to the subjective fragmentations that have grown from […]

Place and Placelessness course – CALL FOR STUDENTS! Deadline March 15!

UNIQUE NEW COURSE AT SOA!   Place and Placelessness: Site-specific art in a land much older than 150 years May-June 2017 Part of Canada 150 // LandMarks 2017 // Site-Specific Art in Canada’s National Parks // Field Trip to Churchill – Most expenses paid as part of LandMarks  CALL FOR STUDENTS Letter of Intent required to register […]