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Permutations 1, Grace Nickel and Michael Zajac

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Grace Nickel and Michael Zajac among the recipients of the Manitoba Craft Council’s Judith Ryan Award 2020

September 10, 2020 — 
School of Art Associate Professor, Grace Nickel, and Sessional Instructor, Michael Zajac, are among the recipients of the Manitoba Craft Council’s Judith Ryan Award 2020 for their collaborative works in Lens Reflex, a juried exhibition exploring the intersection between fine craft and photography.

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Blair Fornwald, director/curator of the School of Art Gallery. Photo credit: Zoe Schneider

School of Art News

Meet the Director/Curator of the School of Art Gallery

September 4, 2020 — 
Blair Fornwald is the new director/curator of the School of Art Gallery, joining the University of Manitoba just prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. She shares with us some of her thoughts about her vision for the Gallery and what she looks forward to in her new position.


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Acting deans and director announced across campus

August 24, 2020 — 
The University of Manitoba is pleased to announce the following acting dean appointments.

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Late School of Art Professor Cliff Eyland

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School of Art mourns late Professor Cliff Eyland

May 20, 2020 — 
Acting Director Dr. Jeff Taylor and the entire School of Art community are grieving at the passing of Prof. Cliff Eyland.


Brenda Lafreniere receives a star blanket at the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

School of Art News

Campus leaders honoured at fourth annual Indigenous Awards of Excellence

March 11, 2020 — 
Family, friends and community gathered this week to celebrate 10 recipients of the Indigenous Awards of Excellence.

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Exhibition curated by Oliver Botar brings Bauhaus to the masses

February 10, 2020 — 
Professor Oliver Botar sat down with UM Today to talk about Bauhaus design, why you are probably interacting with the design right now and don’t know it, and how UM contributed to the movement in Canada.

2019 UM Welcome Day Volunteers - Orientation

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Volunteer at UM Orientation 2020!

January 31, 2020 — 
Orientation volunteers and more experienced Orientation team leaders build skills in leadership and communication, and receive credit on their co-curricular record (CCR). 

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Akimbo: We the Centre at Patel Division Projects, Toronto

January 13, 2020 — 
'There must be something in the river water that runs through the city because Winnipeg continues to provide a home for new artists'


Announcing new leadership appointments

December 4, 2019 — 
UM is pleased to announce acting and extended appointments

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Gedi Sibony’s 'The King and the Corpse 2018.' Portable porcelain-steel façade, steel, bolts, screws, wood, c-clamps. Image courtesty of the artist and Green Naftali.

Dialogues in Art

November 19, 2019 — 
Internationally acclaimed artist Gedi Sibony will share his experiences with students and the public

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