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Monday, September 28, 2020

Lumen at Home festival features work by current and past Fine Arts students

Lumen at home logo

The annual Lumen festival has adapted in 2020 to a new format "Lumen at Home"; a virtual festival where art, light and tech meet. Visit online to enjoy interactive art installations that celebrate the intersections of light, art and technology. 

Friday, September 18, 2020

Personal property pick-up from East Campus Hall

East Campus Hall doors

Hello Fine Arts Students from Winter 2020,

The Fine Arts Department wishes to thank you for your patience while we made the necessary arrangements for you to retrieve your personal belongings left behind when the building was closed in March 2020 due the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. We recognize the difficulty and stress that this has caused. Please know that your personal property is completely safe and has not, and will not, be disposed of without your consent.

Thursday, July 9, 2020

Olivia Carvalho (BA ’19) is featured in Alumni Impact Stories

Olivia Carvalho

A profile of Fine Arts Alumna Olivia Carvalho (BA ’19) is featured in the Alumni Impact Stories.  Olivia talks about her experiences while a student in the Department and also working as a Liaison Officer for the University and now as Admissions and Recruitment Coordinator at St. Jerome’s University.

My days as a Fine Art undergrad instilled in me a testing mindset, and the importance of doing what you love, both as a student and in my life after graduation. 

Friday, June 26, 2020

Congratulations to Jess Lincoln (MFA 2017) for recieving a Greenshields grant.

Artwork by Jess Lincoln: Alcove (Marie in the kitchen). 2019-2020. Oil on canvas, hinges. Each panel 47" x 90"

Fine Arts Alumna Jess Lincoln has been awarded a 2020 grant from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation to support her in her studio practice.  The Foundation provides grants to emerging artists from all around the world who are working in a representational style.  

Saturday, May 9, 2020

Fine Arts Alumna writes about life in Italy during the lockdown

Bologna, Italy

The Faculty of Arts has published an article by Esmeralda da Conceicao (Fine Arts BA 1996) describing her experiences living in Bologna, Italy during the quarantine lockdown.  Esmeralda has been teaching there for several years and shares her perspective on finding balance while the coping with the changes. 

Thursday, May 7, 2020

2020 Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition II

Banner for 2020 MFA Thesis Exhibition two

The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Thesis exhibitions give the campus and community-at-large an opportunity to see the end result of two years of intensive research and studio production by emerging visual artists.  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting cancellation of the physical thesis exhibitions of the MFA candidates, the Department of Fine Arts and University of Waterloo Art Gallery (UWAG) invite you to explore their exhibitions online.

Friday, April 24, 2020

2020 Fine Arts award winners

UW Fine Arts logoEach year the Fine Arts Department recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of our students with the Annua

Each year the Fine Arts Department recognizes and celebrates the accomplishments of our students with the Annual Fine Arts Awards Day ceremony. Sadly, this year the ceremony could not take place.

However, the department would still like to publicly recognize the 2019-2020 award winners. Below is a list of the awards and recipients. Congratulations and well done.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Fine Arts at the annual Arts 3 Minute Thesis (3MT)

Group photo of participants in 2020 Arts 3 Minute Thesis

On March 6th 2020, Fine Arts graduate students Karice Mitchell, Carrie Perreault and Racquel Rowe participated in the Faculty of Arts annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT) heat.

Thursday, April 16, 2020

2020 Master of Fine Arts thesis exhibition I

Banner image for 2020 Master of Fine Arts Thesis exhibition 1 featuring Becca Wijshijer and Tyler Matheson

The Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Thesis exhibitions give the campus and community-at-large an opportunity to see the end result of two years of intensive research and studio production by emerging visual artists.  In response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting cancellation of the physical thesis exhibitions of the MFA candidates, the Department of Fine Arts and University of Waterloo Art Gallery (UWAG) invite you to explore their exhibitions online.

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