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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

Nuit Blanche 2016 Winnipeg. Photo credit: Kira Koop.

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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

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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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Dichroic, from the shadow play performance, Vis-à-Vis, Hank Bull et al., 1978. // Photo Kate Craig

Hank Bull: Connexion exhibit featured at School of Art Gallery

September 26, 2016 — 
The School of Art Gallery presents Hank Bull: Connexion, an exhibition opening on Sept. 29 that showcases an artist’s archive assembled from several decades’ accumulation of objects, media, sources of inspiration, the evidence and remnants of activity and collaboration acquired during a life-long practice

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Open studio: Atmospheric Resonance

July 22, 2016 — 
Art show, one night only

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Free Press: Thorny dilemmas

June 16, 2016 — 
...two years of intense focus, outside scrutiny and self-doubt can certainly feel like self-inflicted torture

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Robert Houle

Alumnus Robert Houle receives another honorary degree

June 10, 2016 — 
Congratulations Mr. Houle.

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