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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

Alumnus Luther Konadu [BFA(Hons)/2019] won first prize, the Joan McConnell Award & Residency for Outstanding Work, for his piece Figure as Index.

Alumni win esteemed art prize

November 5, 2019 — 
Two School of Art alumni have won the prestigious Salt Spring National Art Prize


Victoria McIntosh smiles as her art is unveiled.

Extended Education

A Creation Story illustrated on glass

October 18, 2019 — 
“Pay attention. Don’t get ahead of yourself. The moment is right now. That’s what the stories are about.” - Victoria McIntosh

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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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Fort Garry campus.

Integrated art and music faculty explored

October 9, 2019 — 
Last week, President Barnard reported to Senate that he has asked Janice Ristock, Provost and Vice-President (Academic), Edward Jurkowski, Dean of the Desautels Faculty of Music, and Jeffery Taylor, Acting Director of the School of Art, to explore the possibilities of creating a new integrated faculty that includes art and music


Jocelyne Thorpe, Scott Ormiston and Joyce Slater are three of the many professors recognized by alumni.


Alumni name their fav UM profs

October 4, 2019 — 
We were overwhelmed with messages about faculty who taught challenging topics with ease; inspired news ways of thinking and creating; and expanded students’ horizons

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a photo of rotting food with a wilted flower and pearl laying atop the moldy mass

Grief Work, alumna showcases personal work at upcoming Nuit Blanche

September 23, 2019 — 
Following her husband's funeral, an alumna of UM's School of Art was inundated with flowers and food. Bereaving and overwhelmed, most of the casseroles, soups, breads and pastries sat, unconsumed, in her fridge and on her dining room table -- and began to spoil. From that, she created Grief Work


1000 Miles Apart ceramics conference

September 18, 2019 — 
The School of Art Gallery is launching an exhibition that connects the art of alumnus PJ Anderson with 10 Zulu artists

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