Tuesday, March 17, 2020

interlude. exhibition catalogue

interlude catalgue cover

In light of the disappointing cancellation of the 4th Year Undergraduate Exhibition, the Fine Arts department and the 4th year class would like to share the catalogue that was created to accompany the exhibition.

The interlude. catalogue may be viewed online or downloaded.

Monday, March 16, 2020

2020 Fine Arts 4th Year Undergraduate Exhibition cancellation

interlude exhibition logo

The University of Waterloo Art Gallery, working in conjunction with the Department of Fine Arts, is sad to announce that we have made the difficult decision to cancel this year's senior undergraduate exhibition which was scheduled to open this week. 

In considering public health and University of Waterloo directives to limit the spread of COVID-19 we felt it was necessary to make this difficult decision.

Monday, March 16, 2020

Fine Arts event cancellations

Due to  concerns surrounding COVID-19, and following the directives given by the University of Waterloo, the Department of Fine Arts has cancelled all events that are not vital to our academic mission for the duration of the Winter 2020 term.

The cancellations include:

  • Fine Arts Awards Day 
  • 2020 Fine Arts 4th Year Undergraduate Exhibition
  • Upcoming Life Drawing Sessions

We take the well-being of our students, staff and faculty seriously and will do our part to help stabilize the situation in our community.

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Aislinn Thomas (MA 2016) gives an artist talk at the Kitchener Waterloo Art Gallery

Aislinn Thomas

The Kitchener Waterloo Art Galley (KWAG) will present Fine Arts Alumna Aislinn Thomas' commissioned response to The Myth of Consensus.

On Thursday March 12 Kitchener-based artist Aislinn Thomas will give a free Artist Talk about the process behind her commissioned response to the works on display in The Myth of Consensus exhibition. 

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Bojana Videkanic's new book

Book cover of Nonaligned Modernism

Professor Bojana Videkanic's new book is available from McGill-Queen's University PressNonaligned Modernism is an account of the role of Yugoslav socialist art in emerging global modernisms.

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Agents for Change| Facing the Anthropocene

Agents for Change Facing the Anthropocene banner

Agents for Change| Facing the Anthropocene, co-curated by Nina Czegledy and Jane Tingley, presents ten interdisciplinary women artists working on the theme of ecological change at the intersection of science, technology, and art.

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Canadian Art interview about Jana Omar Elkhatib's performance work

Jana Omar Elkhatib's performance in Artery gallery

In her interview Writing Performances, Razan Samara converses with University of Waterloo Fine Arts student Jana Omar Elkhatib over several months discussing a series of recent performative works that Jana developed during her residency at Hamilton Artists Inc.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Sarah Kernohan (MA 2015) at the X-Camera Speaker Series

Sarah Kernohan X-Camera speaker posting

SARAH KERNOHAN: Collections. Deposits. Processing. Making.  

As part of Inter Arts Matrix's X-Camera Speaker Series, Fine Arts Alumna Sarah Kernohan will speak about her approach to the landscape, based on memory and the recall of natural imagery.  The talk is on Friday December 6, 2019 at noon (doors open at 11:30) at Fresh Ground, 256 King St. E., Kitchener, Ontario.

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Melissa Doherty (BA 1993) at the X-Camera Speaker Series

Melissa Doherty x-camera poster


As part of Inter Arts Matrix's X-Camera Speaker Series, Fine Arts Alumna Melissa Doherty will speak about her painting and how she plays with the perceptions of both landscape and landscape painting.  The talk is on Friday November 15, 2019 at noon (doors open at 11:30) at Fresh Ground, 256 King St. E., Kitchener, Ontario.

Friday, November 8, 2019

Submissions for the SoFA holiday art market

Sofa holiday market submissions

SoFA will be putting up a Holdiay Art Market on November 21 and are looking for your submissions! 

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