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Fine Arts News Archive


Announcing the Recipients of the 2019 Awards for Canadian Visual Artists and Curators

October 18, 2019 — 
Bachelor of Fine Arts student Annie Beach and alumna Niamh Dooley [BFA (Hons)/17] from the University of Manitoba were announced on Oct. 17 as two of the recipients of the Hnatyshyn Foundation Awards for Canadian Visual Artists

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Student Seebia Bharadwaj takes a selfie by the art in Extended Education.

Extended Education

Art is photo backdrop

June 19, 2019 — 
When you visit 185 Extended Education Complex, you can now take your photo before the perfect blue backdrop. This painting is one of a series called On Posing.

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CBC: Alum is re-creating Canadian camping in Sweden using only ice and snow

February 27, 2019 — 
Winnipeggers know a good deal about ice and snow, so it makes sense that an alumnus has helped Sweden build a theme room in a famous Icehotel.



Distinguished Canadian sculptor Jack Sures [BFA/57] dies at 83

May 22, 2018 — 
Jack J. Sures, one of Canada’s foremost ceramic artists, died May 12 in Regina, only a few weeks after receiving the Governor General’s Award in Visual and Media Arts.


Faculty of Science

Volunteer for Science Rendezvous!

March 22, 2018 — 
Consider volunteering for Science Rendezvous, the largest celebration of science and engineering in Canada!

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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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Robert Houle

Alumnus Robert Houle receives another honorary degree

June 10, 2016 — 
Congratulations Mr. Houle.

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Grasp the Nettle – 2016 MFA Exhibitions

May 30, 2016 — 
The School of Art and School of Art Gallery are pleased to present thesis exhibitions and oral examinations by four Master of Fine Art students: Gwendolyn Freeman, Grace Han, Shaun de Rooy and Phoenix Thomas

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Laura Letinsky, Untitled #54 from Hardly More Than Ever series 2002. Courtesy of the artist and Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York

Laura Letinsky: Still Life Photographs, 1997-2012

February 8, 2016 — 
Laura Letinksy offers her 21st century perspective of the genre in the photographs in a new School of Art Gallery exhibition


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Research and International

Game Changer team finalists have been chosen

February 2, 2016 — 
Seven finalist teams move forward to the final competition on Thursday, February 11

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