News & Events
- May 15-23, 2014
SISYPHUS IS HAPPY, Solti’s MFA thesis exhibition with Performance: Thursday, May 15th > 5 PM
& Closing Reception: Friday, May 23rd > 6- 8 PM
- May 1- 8, 2014
The Artlab Gallery is pleased to present MFA Thesis exhibition, Liquidation, with an Artist Closing Reception on Thursday May 8th from
- April 17-25, 2014
Across Boundaries brings attention to the injustice of the Korean War—revealing that another society’s oppression is also our own. Closing Reception Artlab Gallery - April 25th, 6-8pm
- April 2014
VAS 1020 students worked in collaborative pairs to produce short animated GIF’s. See the work they have created.
- Wednesday April 9th, 2014 > 8-9pm
"It" could be the sound and video and performance work produced by students in the Intro to Contemporary Media class, but we are not exactly sure of what "it" is. We only know that "it" will be there.
- March 21 – April 8, 2014
What Plants Crave combines works of sensual materiality, acts of protest and activism, the unease and seduction of commodification and investigations of identity. March 21 – April 8th, 2014; Opening Reception: Friday March 21st 7-9pm
- March 21st - April 8th 2014
March 21st - April 8th 2014, Opening Reception: 7pm-9pm, March 21st 2014 Concourse Gallery.
- Thursday March 27 & Friday March 28, 2014
The Faculty of Arts & Humanities and the Department of Visual Arts at Western University are proud to present the 2014 MFA/PhD Open Studios.
Thursday March 27 & Friday March 28, 2014
- March 28, 2014 - 3:00pm
An afternoon of presentations for the sharing of research, work, and ideas between Visual Arts faculty, students, and the public. This second installment features Kelly Jazvak (artist/faculty member), Matthew Purvis (MA Candidate, Art History), Helen Gregory (PhD Candidate), Maryse Lariviere (PhD Candidate) and Gabriella Solti (Studio MFA Candidate).
- March 27, 2014 - 7pm
Duane Linklater is Omaskêko Cree, from Moose Cree First Nation in Northern Ontario who has exhibited and screened his work nationally and internationally at the Vancouver Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Alberta, Family Business Gallery in New York City, the Power Plant in Toronto.
- March 10, 2014
Students in art history courses are invited to submit a presentation proposal outlining their topic to Lisa Lawlis at email@example.com
- March 13, 2014
Talk, Book Launch and performance. Conron Hall, University College, 7pm. Presented in partnership with the McIntosh Gallery, Western University, and the Forest City Gallery.
- March 6, 2014, 7pm
Free public artist talk by artist and activist Jamelie Hassan 7pm, VAC 100
- Opening Reception: February 27, 5-7pm
Join the third and fourth year advanced sculpture students for their kinetic sculpture show, Make It Move at the Concourse Gallery.
- Opening Reception: February 27, 5-7pm
Exhibition curated by Gallery Practices VAS/VAH 3384. February 27 - March 14 2014, Artlab Gallery
- February 28th, 2014
Featuring talks by Patrick Mahon, Mark Kasumovic, Jared Peters, Kelly McKenzie & Tom Baynes 3:30pm, VAC 100
- February 13, 2014
Georgiana Uhlyarik, Associate Curator of Canadian Art at the AGO, will be speaking in VAH2272G 20th-Century Canadian Art this Thursday at 11:30 am in NCB 114.
- February 6, 2014
Free public artist talk by Montreal based painter Francine Savard. February 6th 7pm VAC room 100
- February 4-8, 2014
Exhibition by Prof. K. Moodie's 3rd year Honours Seminar Class. Opening reception, Feb 4th, 5-7pm
- January 30, 2014
The Artlab Gallery Presents:
Twelfth Annual Juried Exhibition
January 30 - February 13, 2014
Opening Reception: Thursday, January 30 > 5:00- 7:00 pm
- January 30th - Febuary 13th 2014
The Third Year Advanced Drawing class Project. Opening Reception: 5pm-7pm January 30th 2014
- January 30, 2014
Toronto-based Artist Ed Pien will present an artist talk Thursday, January 30th in Conron Hall. UC 244 Free & open to the public
- January 9-21, 2014
Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth, exhibition in the Artlab. Opening Reception: January 9, 5-7pm
- January 16, 2014
A Performance at Museum London: “The Face of Everything, Live Animation” January 16, 2014, 7:00 PM.
Please click to read more and see full information regarding guidelines, deadlines and eligibility.
This graduate seminar explored some of the complex and often contradictory ways in which medieval and medieval-inspired forms and philosophies have been employed to articulate the "modern" in avant-garde cultural discourse from the early twentieth century to the present.
- Fall 2014
Starting in fall 2014, we are offering a one-year MA in Art History. This is a research-intensive degree offering training in the histories and theories of art and visual culture.
- Nov. 21 - Dec. 5, 2013
Advanced Fourth Year Studio Seminar Exhibition at the Artlab. Opening Reception: November 21, 2013 > 5:00 PM.
- November 27, 2013 - 4-8pm
Buy artwork from our students, Wednesday November 27th, 4-8pm in the Visual Arts Centre. Cash and Carry Only.
- November 22, 2013
The Visual Resources Library is offering a workshop on embedded metadata on Friday, November 22 from 12noon to 1:00pm in the Media Lab (VAC134).
- November 21, 2013, 7:00 PM
Join us Thursday November 21st in room 100 for a free artist talk. Free and open to the public.
- November 20, 2013 - 11:30am
November 20th at 11:30am Elder will discuss Canada's participation in both the 1954 and 1957 Triennale di Milano design exhibitions.
- November 14, 2013, 7:00 PM
Join us at 7pm, Thursday November 14th in room 100 for a free artist talk by painter Scott Everingham. Free and open to the public!
- November 4 - 13, 2013
Presented by the VAS1025 Advanced Foundations Studio Class. Closing Performance: November 13, 2013 > 4:30 PM.
- November 7, 2013 - 5:00-7:00 PM
Join us in launching Word Hoard's second issue "The Unrecyclable" in the Concourse Gallery
- November 7, 2013, 8:00 PM
Join us for an Artist Talk by Geoffrey Pugen. October 24th at 8pm in VAC 100. Free and open to the public!
A Digitally-generated Linocut Mural for Western's New WindEEE Research Dome.
- October 24, 2013, 7:00 PM
Join us for an Artist Talk by Lois Andison. October 24th at 7pm in VAC 100. Free and open to the public!
- October 17, 2013, 7:00 PM
Artist Talk by Ron Shuebrook in VAC 100, Thursday October 17, 7pm. All are welcome!
- October 10 - 25, 2013
Second Year MFA Exhibition at the Artlab Gallery. Opening Reception:
October 10, 2013
5:00PM to 8:00PM
- Opening Reception: October 10, 2013 - 5-7pm
Practicum Response: Concourse Gallery
Department of Visual Arts Phd Candidate
Erin McLeod, Alumni Leanne Carroll
and Amy Wallace published in the current
issue of RACAR vol.28 no.1
- October 8, 2013
This award recognizes academic excellence and acknowledges Andy's outstanding contribution to the field of Art and Visual Culture.
- Wednesday September 25th at 3 p.m. VAC 100
Alumnus Joanne Latimer BA '90 presents practical tips and ideas about how to land a job with a Fine Arts degree.
- Tuesday September 24, 2013 - 5:30pm
Burtynsky's Oil and the Zizekian Sublime
- September 12 - October 2, 2013
Exhibition featuring artwork by faculty and staff of the department of Visual Arts at Western University
- Tuesday, September 17th, 5pm onwards
VASA presents :Movie Scrolls and Rolls,
at the Concourse Gallery and adjacent patio (weather permitting).
A night of music, movies and delectable food.
- Closing reception: September 12, 2013 at 8 P.M.
Meet the exhibiting artists and other Department of Visual Arts graduate students at the closing reception, Thursday, September 12th at 8:00 P.M.
- August 22-30, 2013
The Artlab Gallery is Proud to present this MFA Thesis Exhibition with Closing Reception on Thursday August 29th, from 7-9pm
- Opening: August 9, 2013
MFA Thesis Exhibition opening Friday August 9th, 7-9pm at the Artlab
- August 1, 2013
These exciting courses, open to all and taught by award-winning professors, examine images, ideas, and associations linking the art and architecture of the past (e.g., ancient temples, Gothic cathedrals, the Mona Lisa, Impressionist painting, and the Eiffel Tower) to contemporary visual culture.