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Become a student monitor!

The School of Art is looking for Fall 2021 Student Monitors in the following areas: 

Please read through the job description below carefully. If you think you are a suitable candidate please submit your resume and cover letter to   

*Please make sure you indicate which position(s) you would like to be considered for in your cover letter. 

Student Monitor: Job Description

Maintenance/Set up:

  • Prepare classroom, clean up the classroom, i.e., take out/put away supplies, inventory supplies, end of term clean up
  • Monitor studio environment, safe use of tools/equipment
  • Clean sinks and counters
  • Organize storage closets and lockup cabinets/cupboards
  • Report situations that may violate fire or EHSO regulations to the general office.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Must be a full-time student
  • Must be able to implement and carry out studio procedures
  • Must be organized and punctual
  • Strong communication skills


  • Detailed verbal/written instruction


  • Requires some physical effort such as lifting and moving materials
  • Knowledge/ability to use studio materials
  • Ability to make informed choices on behalf of students about the use of materials/tools

Hours of work 0 – 10

Interested? Submit your cover letter and resume outlining your qualifications for the job!

SOA Student Gallery 

Exhibition proposals

Solo, group, and curated shows are all welcome in any medium ranging from painting to performance, audio to animation, and everything in-between, including traditional and expanded practices, and interdisciplinary works. Exhibitions will typically run for one or two weeks, but we welcome proposals for exhibitions, events, performances, and/or happenings for shorter lengths of time. Please contact David Foster for more information.


Visiting Speaker Series

The SoA Visiting Speaker Series offers students and faculty the opportunity to engage with professional Canadian and international artists, curators, critics, designers, and art historians.

2021 Programming


2021 Proposals

The Visiting Speakers Committee accepts proposals each academic term for guest lectures, artist talks, workshops, and studio visits. In accordance with Covid-19 health guidelines, visiting artists will participate through Zoom or other forms of virtual communications. 

Visiting speaker application form   |    Winter 2021 academic term application period: CLOSED


Contact us

School of Art
Room 313 ARTlab Building
180 Dafoe Road
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry campus)
Winnipeg, MB  R3T 2N2

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