2019 Fine Arts 4th year undergraduate exhibition opening

Thursday, March 14, 2019 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

2019 4th year exhibition - Caesura//
The Fine Arts Department and the University of Waterloo Art Gallery (UWAG) present the 45th Senior Undergraduate Exhibition, Caesura//. The exhibition's opening reception is March 14 from 5:00-8:00 pm.  (Please note that Jana Omar Elkhatib will perform, score for my mother: gestures for wordless letters, at 5:30 pm during the opening.)

Students have worked over the last two semesters to develop a body of self-directed work that reflects their progress and sustained commitment to artistic practice. The exhibition will run until April 6.

Featured artists: Alejandra Alfaro, Jessica Barch, Desiree Bender, Olivia Carvalho, Melissa Castillo Romero, Michelle Chung, Kennedi Cole, Jessica Dam, Emily Diamond, Jana Omar Elkhatib, Cheryl Fong, Lenora Huynh, Martin Jarman, Helga Jiang, Erin Kim, Kieran Klockars, Tee Kundu, Lucia Lakotos, Lila Lavereau, Earlene Li, Eleta Mitton, Katelyn Morris, Cecilia Mulvey, Steven Restagno, Jessie Rowe, Devin Skolud, Emily Smart, Nyssa Tilford, Andrei Tiriba, Joseph Tu, Kara Van Muyen, Wilma G. Vanderleeuw, Anqi Yang, and Laura Zhang.

A caesura (pronounced say-sura) denotes a brief and silent pause within a metrical foot of a poem, song, and other forms of art. Alternatively, it references a break of an era; where one ends, and another begins. This exhibition presents the work of thirty-four artists, on the verge of completing their final year as Fine Arts students at the University of Waterloo. The exhibition captures a caesura of sorts: in the moment where a group of artists come together to take a breath, in celebration of their achievements and the possibilities that their futures hold. The diverse collection of artworks on display speaks to the distinct paths that the artists have pursued, on a shared four-year endeavour towards an undergraduate degree. While marking the end of one era, Caesura previews new chapters to come, for this soon to be graduating class.