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BFA Graduating Exhibition celebrates achievements of students

April 26, 2017 — 
ARTlab will be the home to the festive sounds of students, their families, guests and community members checking out artistic achievements

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Untold Stories of 150 Years: The Impact of the Vietnam War Resisters on Canadian Ceramics

April 13, 2017 — 
The story of how Americans who came to Canada as an act of resistance to the Vietnam war established craft associations, and how the craft revival of the 1960s and 70s can be attributed to these individuals.


Research and International

Kudos: Arbor Vitae

April 10, 2017 — 
Grace Nickel's work was displayed in the exhibition, The Evocative Garden, which represents some of the top artists in the field.

The 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Professional Achievement is Reva Stone

The 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient for Professional Achievement is Reva Stone

March 9, 2017 — 
Reva Stone’s [BA/68, BFA (Hons)/85] articulate vision and provoking artworks have helped to define the genre of new media

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Ione Thorkelsson’s installation Synthia’s Closet

Exhibit from award-winning Ione Thorkelsson on display through to Feb. 24

February 2, 2017 — 
Ione Thorkelsson’s installation Synthia’s Closet is the artist’s most recent body of work and is a beautiful illustration of her technical range. An artist talk will be held on Feb. 2, 2017

Faculty of Science

All STEAMed Up

February 1, 2017 — 
STEAM came about as a way to take what are known as the STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and incorporate Art and Design into the mix. The program endeavours to dispel the twin myths of the socially awkward, uncommunicative scientist and the self-involved, impractical artist while simultaneously using artistic creativity and practical science not only to facilitate innovation, but to make the subjects more accessible to those not currently involved with STEM.

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The top of the the 7.5 metre sculpture, Dream Machine, by U of M fine arts grad, Wayne Littlejohn

Wpg Free Press: Living the dream

January 30, 2017 — 
Fine arts grad Wayne Littlejohn's latest sculpture is generating huge buzz


Jennifer Still is the CCWOC's Winter 2017 Writer-in-Residence. // Photo from Facebook

U of M is ‘poet’s playground’

January 26, 2017 — 
The Centre for Creative Writing and Oral Culture has announced that Winnipeg poet Jennifer Still is its Winter 2017 Writer-in-Residence. It will welcome Still at a reception on Tuesday, Jan. 31

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Victoria Nolan, Meghan Montgomery, Andrew Todd, Curtis Halladay and Kirsten Kit win bronze in the LTA mixed coxed four at the Lagoa Stadium at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio. Photo Scott Grant/Canadian Paralympic Committee

Alumni achievements in 2016

December 22, 2016 — 
In 2016, graduates from all stripes were honoured for their hard work, dedication and professional success

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Manitoban: A Celebration Of Women And Their Art

November 3, 2016 — 
Alumna and one of the gala’s curators and artists, spoke about the importance of this event and the need for female artists to be celebrated in a male-dominated profession


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