Emerging artists to watch

October 2nd, 2013 · No Comments · Advisory, Architecture, Fine Art, School of Art, Students

 Photo by Michael Zajac
John Patterson, a third-year School of Art student, won first prize in the inaugural Emerging Voices competition at Nuit Blanche Winnipeg.
The Winnipeg-born artist received the honours and a $1,000 for his work, “Flood”. But he is not the only U of M student honoured in this competition: the five finalistsare all U […]

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Announcement regarding the School of Art Gallery

September 23rd, 2013 · No Comments · Aboriginal, Indigenous, School of Art

The Canada Council for the Arts will make an important announcement and presentation at the University of Manitoba’s School of Art Gallery on Sept. 24.
The announcement involves Robert Houle, a prominent Indigenous artist and Residential Schools survivor.
What: Media conference
When: Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, 11:00 am. – 12:00 p.m.
Where: School of Art, Rm. 370, ARTlab, 180 […]

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Students win national art prize

July 26th, 2013 · No Comments · News, News Release, School of Art, Students

Two University of Manitoba students have won the BMO Financial Group’s 1st Art! prize at the Invitational Student Art Competition.
Erika Dueck, who graduated from the School of Art in 2013, won the $10,000 National Prize for her sculpture The Ephemeral Mind. Hillary Smith, who also graduated from the School of Art this year, won the […]

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Lyndal Osborne: Rivers

July 8th, 2013 · No Comments · Fine Art, School of Art

A new exhibition opening on July 12 is composed of one extraordinary artwork by Lyndal Osborne that takes over and inhabits the whole School of Art Gallery.
The work’s full title is Shoalwan: River Through Fire, River of Ice. Lyndal Osborne created this work in 2003 in response to her experiences of walking along two rivers […]

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Works of art

June 18th, 2013 · No Comments · Fine Art, News, School of Art, Students

The School of Art and School of Art Gallery are pleased to present thesis exhibitions by three Master of Fine Art students, Sigrid Dahle, Ray Fenwick and Shannon Yashcheshen.
June 21-28, 2013
Opening reception: Friday, June 21, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Performances by Ray Fenwick on June 21: 5:30, 6:30, 7:30
Sigrid Dahle: I Never Stopped Being a Curator
I […]

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Bev Pike: Hymenal Views

March 6th, 2013 · No Comments · School of Art, arts

In celebration of International Women’s Day the School of Art Gallery is honoured to host the solo exhibition of the work of Bev Pike. Hymenal Views features six 20-foot-long paintings that depict mountainous bundles of clothing enveloping the gallery creating a visual topography of overlapping social histories and constructions of gender.
Highly illustrative and detailed, […]

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January 28th, 2013 · No Comments · Fine Art, News, News Release, School of Art

Bonnie Marin: What are you afraid of? is the third exhibition in the series of projects that the School of Art Gallery is mounting featuring the work of prominent artists who are, or have been, associated with the School of Art.
This exhibition features a brand new body of work by Bonnie Marin consisting of collaged […]

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