Medicine Art Show now accepting submissions under theme “The Future is Now”
This year’s theme is “The Future is Now.”
Navjit Singh, a first-year medical student and one of the organizers, said the group brainstormed ideas for possible themes relevant to health care and everyday life that could be interpreted in a variety of ways.
“With technology constantly changing and impacting not only our everyday lives, but also the functioning of the health-care system, we felt that this theme was the perfect choice for this year’s art show,” he said.
Amy Lee, a second-year medical student and an organizer, added that the theme can mean different things to different people.
“Perhaps you may want to focus on the benefits of advancing technology or you may want to consider the downfalls,” she said. “You can interpret this theme from the perspective of a patient, a health-care provider, a student or a citizen of Canada/Manitoba. We thought the possibilities with this theme were endless.”
The show is being organized by the college’s Creative Arts Interest Group.
Who is eligible to submit art for the show?
Everyone is eligible to submit art. Students and staff from all Rady Faculty colleges on either campus, as well as doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists, rehabilitation scientists and all other health professionals are encouraged to submit a piece for the show.
What can be submitted?
Anything that you want! You can submit a(n) painting, sculpture, poem, letter, song, needlepoint, interpretive dance, etc.
Where do I submit my work?
People wishing to submit works for the art show can fill out the form here.
When is the deadline for submissions?
Wednesday, April 15 at 11:59 p.m. will be the last day for people to submit information about their work on the Google form. In terms of bringing in their art, that will be coordinated between the individual artists and the Creative Arts Interest Group and will happen on the first day of the art show (Mon. Apr. 20) and the week before the show.
Can I get my work back?
Yes! If you would like your work back, you can pick it at the end of the week on April 24th.
The Max Rady College of Medicine Art Show will run from Mon. Apr. 20, 2020 to Fri. Apr. 24, 2020 in the Brodie Atrium. There will also be an informal gala on Wed. Apr. 22, 2020 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., featuring speakers, musical performances, and refreshments, to celebrate the artists and their work. Everyone is encouraged to attend the gala.
For more information, please contact: mmartclub [at] gmail [dot] com