The Institute for the Public Life of Arts and Ideas (IPLAI) is thrilled to announce our first art installation competition winner, "Everyone Needs a Boudoir," by artist Diana Cheng.
Drop in and learn to edit Wikipedia articles on art, feminism and more. This inclusive event will feature mini workshops on editing, open access resources and copyright.
The P. Lantz Initiative for Excellence in Education and the Arts presents:
A Space for Art
Maria Ezcurra, Artist-in-Residence with the Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), invites faculty and students to weekly art workshops each Wednesday.
Faculty and students are invited to the library space on the 1st floor, between 10 am and 3 pm, to develop art projects. Art materials will be provided. Participants are encouraged to donate a piece of unused clothing for a series of textile portraits.
Montreal's OBORO gallery presents Anne Ashton's Tiburón from September 12, 2015 until October 17. Anne Ashton currently teaches painting with the Faculty of Education.
The Tiburón installation "deals with the great white shark," reveals OBORO's promotion for the exhibit, "in danger of extinction due to human impact. The artist's intention is not to romanticize or demonize this animal, but rather to emphasize the uniqueness, as well as the primeval and mystifying beauty of this rare species..."
Veronika Horlik, Art Education instructor with our faculty's Department of Integrated Studies in Education (DISE), has been announced as the recipient of the 2015 RBC Emerging Artist People's Choice Award. The award particularly celebrates the artistic medium of clay. Horlik's winning submission is entitled PROUNS(SLASH), and is a 300-pound ceramic reinterpretation of Japanese video game Katamari Damacy, also drawing inspiration from Horlik's experience with the Canadian reforestation industry.
Richard Lynn Studham, professor emeritus in our Department of Integrated Studies in Education, will be displaying his work A Paragon of Chivalry at Galilee Chapel in Durham, England, this autumn. The exhibit will be shown as part of Durham Cathedral's celebrations of the 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta. Founded in 1093, Durham Cathedral -which houses Galilee Chapel, is designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Photo exhibit dives into the heart of creativity and the human brain
WATCH the video clip (30sec): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LuKKTdgFzw
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Indigenous Access McGill and the First Peoples’ House are hosting Algonquin artist Nadia Myre for an artist talk on Wednesday, February 6 at 3 pm in the Wendy Patrick Room, Wilson Hall. Myre’s artwork is inspired by participant involvement as well as recurring themes of identity, language, longing and loss.
Myre returns for the Scar Project workshop on Wednesday, February 20 from 2-5 pm in the Wendy Patrick Room, Wilson Hall.