• Print Pop | DNA Artspace

    By DNA Artspace, March 10, 2019

    DNA Artspace presents 'Print Pop: Vendor Market & Exhibition’ Saturday, March 16th, 11am - 5pm, during JunoFEST. This exhibition and sale features artwork by our Printmaking technician Jessica Woodward& BFA alumna Alayna Hryclik.

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  • From SkyWorld to Cyberspace : Skawennati Curated by Matthew Ryan Smith | McIntosh Gallery

    By McIntosh Gallery, March 08, 2019

    Alumnus Matthew Ryan Smith (PhD'12) has curated the exhibition rom SkyWorld to Cyberspace : Skawennati, opening Thursday, March 21 at 8p.m. at the McIntosh Gallery. Attend the reception following our Art Now lecture, featuring Corrie Jackson at 7pm in NCB 117. Skawennati will also be presenting an artist talk, Tuesday, March 19, in VAC 100 at 4:30pm.

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  • Alumnus Brendan Fernandes (MFA'05) selected for 2019 Whitney Biennial

    By Jillian Steinhauer, New York Times, February 28, 2019

    For most artists, inclusion in the 2019 Whitney Biennial is not only a tangible milestone but also an affirmation of their work and an encouragement to keep going. Congratulations to Western University Visual Arts Alumnus Brendan Fernandes (MFA'05) whose work has been selected for inclusion in the 2019 Whitney Biennial. Read the full New York Times announcement to learn more.

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  • Art Now! Presents: Ed Pien, Exhibition Tour and Artist Talk at Museum London

    February 07, 2019

    Join us Thursday February 7 at Museum London, for an exhibition tour led by curator Cassandra Getty at 6:30pm, followed by an artist talk by Western Visual Arts alumnus Ed Pien (BFA '82) at 7:30pm. Ed Pien is a Canadian artist based in Toronto. He has been making art for over 30 years. Born in Taipei, Taiwan, he immigrated to Canada with his family at the age of eleven.

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  • The Ben Portis Archive Curated by Iraboty Kazi | Weldon Library

    By Iraboty Kazi, Spencer Gallery, Weldon Library, February 01, 2019

    Ben Portis was a writer, curator and artist from London, Ontario who made an indelible mark on the contemporary art and music scene in Canada prior to his untimely death in 2017. Selected from his archives, which were recently acquired by the McIntosh Gallery Curatorial Study Centre, this exhibition comprises examples of his writing, ephemera, small works of art, recordings, and other materials amassed by Portis over the past 30 years. Curated by MA Candidate Iraboty Kazi as part of her internship at the McIntosh Gallery. On view on the main level display cases at Weldon Library.

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  • Alumna wins 2018 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Award

    January 31, 2019

    Congratulations to alumna Anosha Khan (BFA '18) who was the recipient of a 2018 Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant for painting and Sculpture

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  • Pattern (dis)Placement | Soheila K. Esfahani

    January 31, 2019

    Alumna Soheila K. Esfahani, (MFA '10) is featured in an exhibition titled Pattern (dis)Placement, on view January 30 to March 23, 2019 Redeemer University College Gallery. Her work is also featured in "Connections & Contexts" on view until February 10, 2019 at The Museum in Kitchener.

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  • Winter Opening Reception | Museum London

    Museum London, January 21, 2019

    Join us at Museum London to celebrate their Winter Opening Receptions, Friday, January 25, 2019 at 8:00 pm to 10:00pm including the exhibitions: "Creative Cloth" featuring work by Prof. Sky Glabush, and alumni Ed Pien and Sharmistha Kar; and the exhibition "The Long and the Short of It: The Tangled Story of Hair" with artwork by alumna Christine Negus.

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  • Broad Topics.07 - Curated by Aliya Pabani | Artlab Gallery

    Artlab, January 21, 2019

    LOMAA’s Broad Topics is excited to continue this series on femme-spectrum Canadian media artists with a listening party “Live listen: Broad Domain” curated by Toronto-based artist and podcaster Aliya Pabani. A talk about Pabani’s practice and the program will precede the audio event and a text by the curator will be available for guests. This event is presented in partnership between Artlab and LOMAA. January 24, 6-8pm

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  • Art Now! Presents: Kari Cwynar

    January 14, 2019

    Join us Thursday January 17, at 7pm in NCB 117 for the first Art Now! lecture of 2019. Kari Cwynar is the Curator at Evergreen Brick Works, where she is developing a program of temporary, site-specific public art projects in Toronto’s Don Valley. Free and open to the public.

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  • Sorry, I'm busy | Support Gallery

    January 13, 2019

    Organized by Liza Eurich and Tegan Moore. Closing Reception: Saturday, January 19 from 3 - 5pm. Including work by: Aryen Hoekstra, Maryse Larivière, Anna Madelska, Kim Neudorf, Jonathan Onyschuk, and Niloufar Salimi.

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  • Exhibit features power, beauty of tornadoes

    By Deborah Van Brenk, Western News, January 09, 2019

    Tornadoes carry destructive power and fearsome beauty – and a new exhibit led by Prof. Patrick Mahon at the John Labatt Visual Arts Centre attempts to convey both. 'Please – Do Not Take This Lightly' is an amalgam of research and creation influenced by Engineering professor Greg Kopp’s tornado and wind studies and is on display until January 24, 2019.

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  • Please - Do Not Take this Lightly | Artlab Gallery

    Artlab, January 09, 2019

    Opening January 10, 2019. 5-7pm, this large-scale exhibition organized by Prof. Patrick Mahon will be accompanied by a “Tornado Store,” containing artist’s multiples for sale. The proceeds from the sales will be split between the artist producers and a contribution to be weather-related disaster relief. The expansive artistic undertaking is linked with a major initiative by researchers from Western Engineering. The Ontario Tornado Project is an important multi-year investigation into tornado effects in this province, led by Acting Dean of Engineering, Dr. Greg Kopp.

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  • President’s breakfast celebrates diversity

    By Western News, December 04, 2018

    MFA alumna, Sharmistha Kar presented Dr. Chakma with an original work of art – an embroidered map of the world at the sixth annual President’s Breakfast for International & Exchange Students. Touched by the gift, Chakma said, “I love this wonderful piece of art. Not only for its sheer beauty, but what it represents. I am proud to be Canadian. But I am also proud to be a global citizen.”

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  • Broad Topics.06 | LOMAA

    LOMAA, December 03, 2018

    LOMAA’s Broad Topics is excited to continue this series on femme-spectrum Canadian media artists with the screening titled An Intuitive List curated by Lauren Fournier and Daniella Sanader, both currently based in Toronto. Featuring video work by Alumna Christine Negus.

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  • Art Now! Presents: Julia Paoli

    November 20, 2018

    Julia Paoli is a curator of contemporary art based in Toronto where she is currently Director of Exhibitions & Programs at Mercer Union, a centre for contemporary art. Her practice is focused on researching and developing projects with artists that meld models of influence and actively consider the complexities of genealogy. Join us at 7pm, NCB 117

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  • The Living River Project: Art, Water and Possible Worlds | Art Gallery of Windsor

    Art Gallery of Windsor, October 15, 2018

    In The Living River Project: Art, Water and Possible Worlds, co-curators Patrick Mahon and Stuart Reid build on previous iterations of the exhibition to consider the cultural, historical and environmental significance of water issues in the Windsor-Detroit corridor. Featuring work by alumni Quinn Smallboy, Soheila Esfahani, Dickson Bou, Colin Miner, Gautam Garoo, and Joscelyn Garner.

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  • Philadelphia Museum Of Art Appoints Louis Marchesano

    Art Forum, September 17, 2018

    Alumnus Louis Marchesano (BA, Art History '87) has been named as the new senior curator of prints, drawings, and photographs at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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  • Top Visual Arts News Stories of 2017-2018

    August 27, 2018

    Read some of our top stories from the past academic year including highlights from faculty, alumni, staff, and our current students!

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  • Art Work. Work. Work.

    March 14, 2018

    Recent Western Alumni Share Their Stories about Working in the Arts. Tuesday March 27, 2018 
4:30pm-6:00pm in VAC 100 Free Admission, Snacks & Refreshments Provided.

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  • Reverberations of a Topological Daydream - Santiago Tavera | Forest City Gallery

    Forest City Gallery, March 02, 2018

    Reverberations of a Topological Daydream, by BFA alumnus Santiago Tavera presents a suspended state of mixed realities, triggering in the viewers virtual narratives of dislocation, accompanied by fictions of self re-presentation. Friday, March 2, 2018 to Friday, April 13, 2018 Opening reception: Friday, March 2, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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  • Tegan Moore: Variations | Zalucky Contemporary

    Zalucky Contemporary, January 12, 2018

    Alumna Tegan Moore's exhibition "Variations" will be on display January 12 - February 10, 2018 at Zalucky Contemporary. Opening Reception: Friday, January 12, 6 - 8PM

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  • Alumni Shelley Niro Wins $50K Scotiabank Photography Award

    Canadian Art, May 10, 2017

    Shelley Niro has won the seventh annual Scotiabank Photography Award in a ceremony at the Ryerson Image Centre in Toronto. Shelley Niro was born in Niagara Falls, New York, in 1954 and currently lives in Brantford, Ontario. She is a member of the Six Nations Reserve, Bay of Quinte Kanien’kehaka (Mohawk) Nation, Turtle Clan.

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  • If You've Got it Flaunt it | McIntosh Gallery

    Mcintosh Gallery, January 25, 2017

    New exhibition at the McIntosh Gallery, featuring work by alumnus Danny Welsh, and curated by alumnus Lucas Cabral. January 25 - March 24, 2018. Join us for the opening Reception: Thursday January 25, 7-9 PM

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    University of Waterloo Art Gallery, January 12, 2017

    Two Western alumni, Brendan Fernandes and Diana Yoo, continue their explorations of intercultural translation, displacement and identity construction, this exhibition brings together a group of Canadian artists from diverse cultural backgrounds. Opening Reception: Thursday, January 12, 5:00–8:00 PM

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  • Kim Neudorf Exhibition

    Paul Petro Contemporary Art, January 06, 2017

    Kim Neudorf the Digital Technician and Visual Resource Librarian, at Western Visual Arts, is part of the exhibition “UNTITLED 2011” at Paul Petro Contemporary Art.

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  • Alumna named as one of the 14 Emerging Women Artists to Watch in 2017

    By Sarah Cascone, Artnet News, December 25, 2016

    Esmaa Mohamoud completed her BFA in 2015 at Western University Before the age of 24 she had her first solo exhibition at YYZ Gallery. See the full list on Artnet news.

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  • Art Now! Speaker's Series: Patrick Mahon, Gu Xiong & Jenny Jaramillo

    November 01, 2016

    November 17, 2016 at the Room 113 in NCB. Join us for the Speakers' Series from 7:00 - 8:30 pm. 113

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  • Mind Mouth: Jenine Marsh and Kim Neudorf | Forest City Gallery

    Forest City Gallery, October 28, 2016

    Forest City Gallery is proud to present mind mouth, a collaborative exhibition by Jenine Marsh (Toronto, ON) and Kim Neudorf (London, ON). Opening Reception: Thursday, October 27th from 7 - 9 PM; Drawing Workshop: Saturday, November 12th from 1 - 3 PM

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  • David Merritt | Christie Contemporary

    By David Merritt, Christie Contemporary, October 21, 2016

    Christie Contemporary is pleased to announce its inaugural exhibition opening Friday October 21, from 6-9pm featuring the work of Therese Bolliger, Marla Hlady, Samuel de Lange and David Merritt. 64 Miler St. Toronton, Ontario.

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  • McIntosh Gallery Re-Imagines the Selfie | Western Gazette

    By Amy Skodak, Western Gazette, September 25, 2016

    This exhibition explores the relationship between portraiture and our society's obsession with representation through media ranging from paintings to sound installations. Featuring work by Western University Faculty, Students and Alumni. Read the full review on the Western Gazette website.

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  • Yonder | Koffler Gallery

    Koffler Gallery, September 21, 2016

    Exploring themes of intercultural translation, displacement and identity construction, twenty Canadian artists of diverse cultural backgrounds examine the immigrant condition through recent and new works in a variety of media. September 21 to November 27, 2016 with works by alumni Brendan Fernandes & Diana Yoo. Artist-Led Tour: Saturday, September 24, 2016 | 2 PM

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  • Evolution of Self Reflected in Portraits | Western News

    By Adela Talbot, Western News, September 01, 2016

    Contemporary artists, including Western University students, alumni, and faculty, respond to modern portraiture conventions in social media. Read the full review on the Western News website.

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  • Mark-Making | Olga Korper Gallery

    The Olga Korper Gallery, July 16, 2016

    Mark-Making’ will include a selection of works by Olga Korper Gallery artists Paterson Ewen, Gerald Ferguson, Robert Fones, Angela Grauerholz, Ken Nicol, Ron Shuebrook, Denyse Thomasos, Tim Whiten and Western University MFA alumna Barb Hobot. Opening July 16th, 6-9pm.

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  • New exhibitions by MFA alumna Soheila Esfahani

    Equinox Gallery, June 04, 2016

    Alumna Soheila Esfahani is included in 3 upcoming exhibitions: "where|between" at Equinox Gallery, "Material Girls" at Contemporary Calgary and "Connect 2016" at the Cambridge Centre for the Arts. More information is available on her website.

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  • CAFKA.16: Contemporary Art in Public Space

    CAFKA, May 28, 2016

    CAFKA.16: What we do together that we can’t do alone, features 14 new projects commissioned by CAFKA. This year CAFKA featured installations and projects by MFA candidate Paul Chartrand, alumni Ed Pien as well as Jamelie Hassan and Ron Benner.

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  • Liza Eurich and Tegan Moore: Semiopaque | G Gallery

    G Gallery, May 12, 2016

    MFA alumni Liza Eurich and Tegan Moore's exhibit Semiopaque will be on display at G Gallery, Toronto, May 12 - June 25, 2016. OPENING: Thursday, May 12th 2016, 6-8pm

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  • Chronologues | Museum London

    Museum London, May 07, 2016

    This group exhibition examines issues of memory and time, through personal narratives and larger, shared histories. It includes works by Barbara Astman, Michael Bidner, Colin Carney, Stan Denniston, Amy Friend, Wyn Geleynse, Maggie Groat, Natalie Hunter, Cyndra MacDowall, Myfanwy MacLeod, Charlotte Moth, Allison Rossiter, Susan Schüppli & Parker Branch (Anna Madelska & Jason Hallows). Reception: Friday, May 13, 2016 at 8:00 pm

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  • MARK KASUMOVIC: INSTRUMENTAL | Art Gallery of Mississauga

    Art Gallery of Mississauga, May 05, 2016

    Mark Kasumovic's photographs of scientific instruments and facilities offer an investigation of how advances in technology have altered the previously symbiotic relationship of photography to the material world. Opening: May 5th - 6-9pm Artist Talk: Sunday, June 12, 1 pm

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  • Hard Science | Magenta Magazine, Spring 2016

    By Matthew Ryan Smith, Magenta Magazine, May 01, 2016

    PhD alumnus Matthew Ryan Smith discusses Plastiglomerates and the implication of the Anthropocene era with Prof. Kelly Jazvac in the Spring issue of Magenta Magazine.

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  • Hard Science | Magenta Magazine, Spring 2016

    By Matthew Ryan Smith, Magenta Magazine, May 01, 2016

    PhD alumnus Matthew Ryan Smith discusses Plastiglomerates and the implication of the Anthropocene era with Prof. Kelly Jazvac in the Spring issue of Magenta Magazine.

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  • WORK/S | Undergraduate Awards | Featuring "The Stacks" at Artlab Gallery

    The Undergraduate Awards/Artlab Gallery, April 29, 2016

    WORK/S is a series of art exhibitions taking place over the course of 7 weeks, across 8 higher education institutions of art and design in 5 countries: Ireland, Scotland, Singapore, USA, and Canada. The institutions are displaying the work of their past and current students who were either Winners or Highly Commended Entrants in The Undergraduate Awards 2015 program. Alumna Emily Copeland's work currently on display in the Artlab is included in this online exhibition.

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  • New Article and Conference Paper by Prof. Kathryn Brush

    the Medieval Academy of America, April 01, 2016

    Professor Kathryn Brush delivered a paper at the conference of the Medieval Academy of America in Boston. The topic of her paper was “Imagin(in)g the Middle Ages in Ruins: Arthur Kingsley Porter and Lucy Wallace Porter in the régions dévastées, 1918-19.” She has also published an article: Kathryn Brush, “Adolph Goldschmidt und Arthur Kingsley Porter. Vergleichende Corpuswerkforschung in Deutschland und Amerika vor 1933,” Atlanten des Wissens. Adolph Goldschmidts Corpuswerke 1914 bis heute, ed. Kai Kappel, Claudia Rückert and Stefan Trinks (Berlin and Munich: Deutscher Kunstverlag, 2016), pp. 62-83.

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  • The Terror of Knowing, Curated by Player 2 | LOMAA

    LOMAA - London Ontario Media Arts Association, March 19, 2016

    LOMAA's Visiting Artist Program is excited to host the first of three curated exhibitions. Player 2, the curating duo of Western University Alumni Diana Poulsen (MA 2010) and Matt Sparling (MFA 2008), will present an evening of video game art where viewers are encouraged to play and interact, while additionally facilitating a game-making workshop.

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  • Drawing 2016: 17th Annual Juried Exhibition | John B. Aird Gallery

    John B. Aird Gallery, February 09, 2016

    Alumna Nilou Salimi has work included in the Drawing 2016 exhibition at the John B. Aird Gallery. Exhibition dates: February 9 to March 4, 2016Opening Reception: Thursday February 11th, 6 to 8 p.m.

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  • Matthew Ryan Smith Announced as New Curator at Glenhyrst Art Gallery

    Glenhyrst Art Gallery, February 01, 2016

    Alumnus Matthew Ryan Smith has accepted the position of Curator at the Glenhyrst Art Gallery of Brant in Brantford, ON. He has also recently published the articles "Hip to be Square: The Pixel Revolution in Art and Visual Culture" in Blackflash Magazine and "March of the Land Writers: Indigenous Graffiti Art Interventions" in First American Art Magazine, as well as a feature interview in Afterimage: Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism titled "Climbing "Internet Mountains": A Conversation with Clive Holden."

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  • Drawing Conclusions | RISD Museum

    RSID Museum, January 22, 2016

    Drawn from the Museum’s collection of works on paper, this exhibition explores the multivalence of narrative in contemporary art. It presents a diverse collection of works that tell stories, blending the public and personal, the real and fictional. Co-curated by Western University alumnus Jagdeep Raina.

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  • Barbara Hobot: Strong Bonds | UWAG

    UWAG, January 14, 2016

    Alumna Barbara Hobot’s multidisciplinary artworks are made from objects that have been manipulated, traced, and translated from one medium into another. Her exhibition at the University of Waterloo Art Gallery opens Thursday, January 14 from 5:00–8:00 pm

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  • Montañas y ríos sin fin | Cuenca, Ecuador

    Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno Equador, January 14, 2016

    Professor Patrick Mahon, Current PhD candidate Ulises Unda and MFA alumnus Gautam Garroo are included in an exhibition opening at the "Museo Municipal de Arte Moderno Equador" It is co-curated by part time faculty member Andres Villar.

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  • Sotto | Modern Fuel

    Modern Fuel, January 09, 2016

    sotto brings together work by five artists who employ the language of contemporary painting to explore themes ranging from matter and material to presence and place. Participating artists include Western University Alumni Kim Neudorf (MFA) and Jag Raina (BFA) Opening Reception: 9 January, 2016 at 7 pm

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  • 17 Visual Artists You Should Know In 2016 | Huffington Post

    By Priscilla Frank, Katherine Brooks, Huffington Post, January 01, 2016

    Huffington Post names alumnus Brendan Fernandes, (MFA '05), one of the "17 Visual Artists You Should Know In 2016" Follow the link to read the full article.

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  • In Kind | Forest City Gallery

    Forest City Gallery, December 04, 2015

    Opening Reception: Friday, December 4th from 6 - 10 PM Closing Day/ Reception: Tuesday, December 15th from 12:00- 5:00 PM | This Show and Sale acts as both an appreciation event to our Membership, as well as FCG's biggest fundraiser of the year. Participating artists include many Western Visual Arts Faculty, Students and alumni.

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  • Ed Pien: Luminous Shaddows | McIntosh Gallery

    McIntosh Gallery, November 05, 2015

    Ed Pien is a multidisciplinary artist based in Toronto. He holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from York University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Western University. Opening reception: November 5 at 7:30PM Artist-led tour: November 6 at 12:30PM

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  • The Work of Wind | Nuit Blanche, Toronto

    Nuit Blanche, October 03, 2015

    Faculty member Christof Migone commissioned by alumna Christine Shaw (MFA, 1999) to present “Hit" as part of her Nuit Blanche exhibition called The Work of Wind. The sound performance Hit will feature 10 mixers and 25 performers including recent graduate Randi Aiken (BFA 2015), and current undergraduate students: Michelle Bunton, Ronnie Clarke, Amy Cunningham, and Robin Scott.

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  • Matthew Ryan Smith: Big Whoop | Good Sport Gallery

    Good Sport, September 12, 2015

    Alumnus Matthew Ryan Smith's solo exhibition "Big Whoop" will be on view at Good Sport September 12 - October 3, 2015. The exhibition opens Saturday, September 12 from 7-9pm.

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  • Uncooperative | Forest City Gallery

    Forest City Gallery, September 12, 2015

    Forest City Gallery is pleased to present its Biennial Emerging Artists Exhibition. This year addressing the theme of 'exhaustion,' Uncooperative will feature works by eight emerging artists from Southwestern Ontario. Including work by Western Visual Arts alumni Taylor Doyle, Jamie Dronyk, Faith Patrick and Niloufar Salimi. Reception September 12th from 6 - 9 PM.

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  • Book Launch: Jamie Q | DNA Artspace

    DNA Artspace, July 16, 2015

    Produced during an artist's residency at L'APPÂT in Brussels, Belgium, Swatches follows up Jamie Q's recent solo show at DNA. Printed by hand in a signed and numbered edition of 72 copies, the book features the artist's patterns screen-printed onto fabric pages. Jamie Q holds a BFA from the Alberta College of Art & Design (2002) and an MFA from Western University (2010).

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  • Up With Art | Unity Project

    Up With Art, June 20, 2015

    The compassion and generosity of London’s arts community will be on display at Unity Project’s 7th annual UPwithART show. 75 works of art, donated by artists or off the walls of notable collectors, will be up for bid by silent auction. London’s best arty-party for relief of homelessness. Including artwork by Western University Faculty, Alumni & current students.

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  • D'Clinic Shovel Artist Residency | Lendava, Slovenia

    D'Clinic studios, June 01, 2015

    Congratulations to recent graduate Taylor Doyle (BFA 2015) who has been accepted to the "Shovel" artist residency for the month of June at D'Clinic studios in Lendava, Slowvenia.

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  • The Visible Universe, Including the Fires of Hell | Brad Isaacs

    McMaster Museum of Art, May 30, 2015

    "The Visible Universe, Including the Fires of Hell" by MFA alumnus & Visual Arts technician Brad Isaacs will be on view at the McMaster Museum of Art May 7-August 15 2015. A reception will be held Saturday, May 30, 2-4 pm

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  • Janice Gurney: All the Spaces | McIntosh Gallery

    McIntosh Gallery, May 14, 2015

    An exhibition by aluma Janice Gurney (PhD 2012) Curated by Julian Haladyn is currently on view at the McIntosh Gallery. Extending the project further, works from the McIntosh collection by faculty members Patrick Mahon, David Merritt are also included in the exhibition.

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  • Recent Publications: Matthew Ryan Smith

    bepress, May 01, 2015

    Alumus Matthew Ryan Smith (PhD 2012) has recently published 3 articles: "Awol Erizku: The Only Way is Up" in the Spring issue of Blackflash Magazine; "Notes on Curating Autobiographical Art" in issue 84 of esse arts + opinions; "A Conversation with Tlinglit-Unangax artist Nicholas Galanin" in the spring issue of First American Art Magazine.

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  • Human Nature | Carleton University Art Gallery

    Carleton University Art Gallery, April 27, 2015

    Human Nature, curated by Western alumna Corinna Ghaznavi (PhD 2011) presents fourteen contemporary Ontario artists whose works look at the state of the natural world and our impact on it. Artists include alumna Soheila Esfahani (MFA 2010) and faculty member Kelly Jazvac.

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  • Jamie Q: Surfacing | DNA Artspace

    DNA Artspace, April 25, 2015

    DNA artspace is pleased to present Surfacing, a solo exhibition by Western University alumni Jamie Q (MFA 2010). Join us in celebrating the Opening Reception on Saturday April 25th from 7 to 10pm.

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  • Opening Soon: Michelle McGeean | Forest City Gallery

    Forest City Gallery, April 17, 2015

    Western University alumna Michelle McGeean (MFA 2011) currently has a artist project installed in the windows of Forest City Gallery. Sunday, April 12, 2015 to Friday, April 17, 2015 Opening Reception: Friday, April 17th, 7 - 10 PM in conjunction with Nancy Anne McPhee’s exhibition Nictitate.

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  • Opening Soon: Michelle McGeean | Forest City Gallery

    Forest City Gallery, April 17, 2015

    Forest City Gallery presents, a project by MFA alumna Michelle McGeean: Opening now. The window project will be on display until Friday April 17th and it's reception will correspond with the opening of Nancy Anne McPhee’s exhibition Nictitate on April 17th from 7:00 - 10:00 PM.

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  • Brendan Fernandes | 2015 Longlist, Sobey Art Award

    Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, April 15, 2015

    Congratulations to alumnus Brendan Fernandes (MFA 2005) on being selected for the 2015 longlist! The 2015 shortlist will be announced on June 3. Work by the shortlisted artists will be shown in an exhibition at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia in Halifax, opening on September 26, 2015, with the winner being announced there on October 28, 2015.

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  • Reconstruction Vol. 15, No. 1 | Studies in Contemporary Culture

    Reconstruction, April 01, 2015

    Read "Reconstruction: Studies in Contemporary Culture " Vol. 15, No. 1 for an essay by alumnus Matthew Ryan Smith entitled "Unorthodox Autobiographies."

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  • Soheila Esfahani | Jameel Prize Nomination

    V&A, April 01, 2015

    Alumna Soheila Esfahani (MFA 2010), has been nominated for the Jameel Prize at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, UK. The Jameel Prize is an international award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition. Its aim is to explore the relationship between Islamic traditions of art, craft and design and contemporary work as part of a wider debate about Islamic culture and its role today.

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  • Shelley Niro: Seeing Through Memory, by Madeline Lennon

    McIntosh Gallery, March 29, 2015

    Author Madeline Lennon's Shelley Niro: Seeing Through Memory is the latest volume in the Canadian Artist Monograph Series (CAMS) published by London, Ontario-based Blue Medium Press. It is the first major book devoted to Niro, an internationally-acclaimed First Nations artist and filmmaker from Brantford, Ontario. The author and the artist will discuss the project and autograph copies of the book at the event.

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  • Just Human Enough | London Public Library Central

    London Central library, March 12, 2015

    Join us for an exhibition featuring the work of Western alumni Brian Rack. March 12, Steven Hunt Meeting Room B, 5-9 PM. The show will feature digital prints, silkscreen prints and graphic story books.

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  • Prof. Patrick Mahon reviews Brendan Fernandes | Canadian Art

    By Patrick Mahon, Canadianart, February 12, 2015

    Western University Alumnus Brendan Fernandes Balances Politics and Optimism at the Rodman Hall Art Centre, St. Catharines, October 14, 2014, to January 4, 2015

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  • Nature's Handmade Opening Reception | Museum London

    Museum London, January 30, 2015

    On view December 13th 2014 to April 5th 2015. This exhibition includes work by Western University Alumni Conan Masterson (MFA 2007) and Ed Pien (BFA 1982)

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  • Ron Benner: Three Questions | McIntosh Gallery

    McIntosh Gallery, January 15, 2015

    Curated by Julian Haladyn. Please join us at the McIntosh Gallery for the opening reception Thursday, January 15 at 7:00 P.M. A Talk and tour of the exhibition is scheduled for Friday, January 16 at 12:00 P.M.

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  • Wish List: Members' Exhibition and Sale | Forest City Gallery

    Forest City Gallery, November 28, 2014

    Western University faculty members, students and alumni have donated artwork to FCG's annual members' exhibition and fundraising sale. Proceeds benefit London's Artist Run Centre. Opening Reception Friday, Nov. 28th from 6 - 10 PM

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  • Tegan Moore: Specs | MKG127

    MKG127, November 22, 2014

    In MKG127's Front Space, Western University alumna Tegan Moore (MFA 2014) presents Specs, an exhibition of new work that is an extension of her material investigations into how weather and climate control is consumed and mitigated.

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  • Carte Blanche | DNA Artspace

    DNA Artspace, November 21, 2014

    Carte Blanche involves over one hundred contemporary artists across Canada including faculty, students and alumni from Western University; Sky Glabush, David Merritt, Brad Isaacs, Jenna Faye Powell, Neil Klassen, Christine Negus, Gabriella Solti, Kyla Brown, Maryse Lariviere, and many more! Opening Reception: Friday, November 21, 7-11pm

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  • Alumna Jenna Faye Powell | The Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery

    Judith & Norman Alix Art Gallery, November 06, 2014

    Jenna Faye Powell, Western University BFA alumna and Director of Forest City Gallery (FCG) in London will join JNAAG assistant curator Darryn Doull for a conversation tracing the history of the FCG, and the efforts of the London Regionalists during the 1970's.

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  • Paintings & Prints by MFA Alumni Jamie Q | The Root Cellar

    By Joe Belanger, The London Free Press, November 04, 2014

    Paintings and Prints by Jamie Q are on display at the Root Cellar until November 29th. Read more about the exhibition in the London Free Press.

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  • Temporary Structures | Westland Gallery

    By Joe Belanger, The London Free Press/Westland Gallery, October 30, 2014

    Reception Thursday, October 30 at 7:30pm This exhibition features five young artists from London and beyond: Heather Carey, Sandra Martin, Western University alumna Jenna Faye Powell (BFA 2005), Tom Seymour and Matt Trueman.

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  • UAAC-AAUC Conference

    UAAC-AAUC, October 23, 2014

    Many of our students, alumni and faculty presented at the UAAC-AAUC Conference in Toronto that took place from October 23-26. Presenters and participants included: Joy James, Kirsty Robertson, Stephanie Anderson, Helen Gregory, Erin McLeod, Christof Migone, Jennifer Orpana, Matthew Ryan Smith, and Anthea Black.

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  • balloon / portal / starres / fiends | DNA Artspace

    DNA Artspace, October 17, 2014

    Exhibition curated by Part-Time Studio Faculty and MFA Alumna Kim Neudorf. Participating Artists include Western University Alumni: Liza Eurich, Mackenzie Ludlow, and Jennifer Martin. October 09 - Thursday, October 09 - November 12, 2014

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  • Possible Futures: What is to be done?
 - Art Gallery of Windsor

    Art Gallery of Windsor, October 04, 2014

    Possible Futures: What is to be done?
 The 2014 Windsor-Essex Triennial of Contemporary Art Participating artists will include Western University Studio Faculty members: Colin Carney Patrick Mahon & Kelly Jazvac; and Alumni Barbara Hobot (MFA 2014) Jenna Faye Powell (BFA 2009)

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  • Artist led tour at DNA Artspace

    DNA Artspace, September 24, 2014

    Artist led tour of exhibitions by recent Western University MFA alumni; Barbara Hobot: The Sliced Belly of the Berm and Tegan Moore: A Negentropic Promise. Doors at 7pm, Tour Begins at 7:15

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  • Alumnus Scott Chalmers exhibits at Forest City Gallery

    Forest City Gallery, September 05, 2014

    "Tell Me What You're Made Of" is a group exhibition on view at Forest City Gallery from Friday, September 5, 2014 - Friday, October 24, 2014. Scott Chalmers is a London-based multidisciplinary artist, who recently graduated from Western University’s BFA program. Chalmers was the winner of the ArtLab’s Annual Juried Exhibition in 2014.

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  • Alumnus Matthew Smith published in issue 82 of ESSE

    Spectacle, September 05, 2014

    Matthew Smith published his essay "Hennessey Youngman and the New Art Criticism" in issue 82 of ESSE: Arts + Opinions, a hybrid memoir / interview essay for ARC Connexion Artist-Run Centre, St. John, New Brunswick, and a short essay on Nicholas Galanin's video Tsu Heidei Shugaxtutaan in First American Art Magazine.

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  • The Source: Rethinking Water Through Contemporary Art at Rodman Hall Art Centre

    Rodman Hall Art Centre, May 23, 2014

    Featuring work by Faculty member: Patrick Mahon; Phd Candidate: Colin Miner; Alumni: Soheila Esfahani & Gautam Garoo. Curated by Stuart Reid. Opening Reception: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 7 pm

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  • Sobey Art Award Longlist Announced

    Sobey Art Award, April 15, 2014

    Congratulations to Studio Faculty Member Kelly Jazvac and Western University alumnus Jean-Paul Kelly (BFA 2001) who have made the 2014 Sobey Art Award Longlist!

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  • Western Heads East: Art in the Market

    Great Hall, March 19, 2014

    Visual Art Students and Alumni will be exhibiting there work in a fundraiser exhibition and sale at the Great Hall. All proceeds will benefit the Western Heads East Program. Artists include alumni: Conan Masterson, Neil Klassen, Jamie Q & current students: Yara El Sefi and Brenda Fuhrman.

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  • Alumna Jenna Faye Powell interviewed by LondonFuse

    London Fuse, February 14, 2014

    Visual Artist Jenna Faye Powell completed her BFA at the Department of Visual Arts at Western University in 2009. Read about her current artistic practice and curatorial projects on londonfuse.ca

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  • Alumna Sarah Fortais Exhibits at Art Gallery of Algoma

    Art Gallery of Algoma, December 30, 2013

    Sarah Fortais' (Western University, BFA 2011, Department of Visual Arts) Uniforms for Everyday Rituals presents 8 videos of a single character performing banal tasks in eccentric and cumbersome sculptural garments.

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  • Print London with Love | The Arts Project

    The Arts Project, March 28, 2019

    Print London is a collective of artists who will display a wide variety of print techniques. The exhibition of prints features Western faculty, staff, students and alumni, including Tricia Johnson and Jessica Desparois. Opening night: Tues, Feb 10th from 5-8PM.

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