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Thursday, January 17, 2019

Natalie Hunter exhibition at Rodham Hall Art Centre

Natalie Hunter artwork Songs of May (detail), 2018, giclée prints on transparent film

Natalie Hunter's (MFA 2013 and Fine Arts sessional instructor) exhibition Staring into the sun runs from January 25 to April 28, 2019 at Rodman Hall Art Centre, Brock University, St. Catharines.  The opening reception is Thursday, January 31 at 7:00 pm.

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Brubey Hu is a finalists for this year’s UNTAPPED Emerging Artists Competition

Artwork by Brubey Hu "Untitled Purple Shadow"

Fine Arts MFA student Brubey Hu is one of the finalists chosen from hundreds of applicants for this year’s UNTAPPED Emerging Artists Competition.  These finalists will each be given a free booth to showcase their work at this year’s Artist Proje

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Fine Arts Alumni Rob Nicholls has solo exhibition in Toronto

Rob Nicholls Endless, Endless, 2018 (detail)
Rob Nicholls (MFA 2012) has his first first solo show, Spirit Trails, at the Angell Gallery. The exhibition runs from Saturday, January 12 until Saturday, February 9, 2019, with the opening reception on January 12 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
 
Nicholls likens making a painting to composing music.
Thursday, October 18, 2018

Remembering Nancy-Lou Patterson 1929-2018

Nancy-Lou Patterson

Nancy-Lou Patterson, founder of the Department of Fine Arts at the University of Waterloo, has died. It has been a while since she was able to visit, but this Department literally wouldn’t be here without her initiative, imagination, leadership, and service. I hope many others will share their stories of her life, but here is a small celebration of her teaching.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

Eryn O'Neill (MFA 2018) receives Kevin J. Batchelor Emerging Artist Award

Eryn O'Neill receives award

Recent MFA graduate Eryn O'Neill received the Kevin J. Batchelor Emerging Artist Award at the Orillia Museum's Carmichael Canadian Landscape Exhibition.

Saturday, September 29, 2018

Remembering Serena Lawrence (BA 2012)

Serena Lawrence

It is with great sadness that we announce that Serena Lawrence (BA Fine Arts Honours 2012) passed away at St. Joseph's Hospital in Hamilton on Wednesday, September 26, 2018. Serena was an exemplary student, a lovely person and a talented artist, but most importantly she was very brave as she battled pulmonary arterial hypertension.

Friday, September 28, 2018

Lumen festival features current and past Fine Arts students

Lumen festival logo
The Lumen festival showcases light based new media, media art, and projection based installations.
 
Lumen is free and takes place in uptown Waterloo on September 29, 2018 from 6 - 11p.m.
Friday, September 28, 2018

Bruce Taylor exhibition

Bruce Taylor exhibition poster
Fine Arts Professor Bruce Taylor has an exhibition of his ceramics sculptures at Jonathon Bancroft-Snell Gallery in London, Ontario.  The show opens October 11, 2018 at 7 pm and runs until October 27.
 
Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Call for volunteers

Logo for Univesity Art Association of Canada
Fine Arts is looking for VOLUNTEERS to help with hosting the Universities of Art Association Canada (UAAC/AAUC) conference in East Campus Hall from Thursday October 25 -  Sunday October 28, 2018
 
This major arts event consisting of talks, panels, keynote performances by Lori Blondeau and Louise Lilliefeldt, and more.
Monday, September 10, 2018

Fine Arts alumna Gloria Kagawa 35 year retrospective exhibition

Gloria Kagawa's artwork
Fine Arts alumna Gloria Kagawa (BA 1982) has a retrospective exhibition at the Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre in Toronto until October 24, 2018.  The exhibition, Gate: ink and paint, is an overview of her 35-year career and encompasses painting, drawing, photography, and printmaking.
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