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Art & Design 2.0

The second in a series of three exhibitions celebrating the University of Alberta Department of Art & Design's 50th anniversary in the FAB Gallery until November 28, 2015, Art & Design 2.0 features the work of the department's technicians. As the show demonstrates beautifully, these technicians have contributed immensely to the continued quality and success of the department.

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Heather Logan - Top 40 Under 40

Surgical Design Simulationist, Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine wins Avenue Top 40 Under 40 spot.

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Exploring the creative side of disability

In the work of 'neurodivergent' artists, Vanier scholar Alexandra Duncan sees a distinctive way of communicating with the world.

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Edmonton Journal: Derek Jagodzinksy ('10 BDes), a first year U of A MDes student preps A Northern Evening for Western Canada Fashion Week

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Cornerstone Magazine: Printmaking on the Prairies

In the 1970s, when Liz Ingram joined her colleagues Walter Jule and Lyndal Osborne to develop the University of Alberta's printmaking program, its success was far from a sure thing. Today, Ingram and her colleagues appear to have proven skeptics wrong. Under their guidance, the now internationally renowned program has become a magnet for aspiring printmakers. Story by Michael Hingston. Photos by John Ulan.

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Designing 3-D smiles for cancer survivors

Alumna Heather Logan (BA '09) who now works at the Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine uses computer modelling to change the way you go under the knife. The story includes an interview with Robert Lederer from the Department of Art and Design.

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Professor M. Elizabeth (Betsy) Boone Receives International Recognition

Betsy Boone was selected from a national applicant pool as an NEH Summer Scholar to attend one of this year's 23 seminars and institutes supported by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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BFA grad Kasie Campbell garners international prize for her sculpture Scopophilia

For the second time in two years, a UAlberta student has won the prestigious Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture award from the International Sculpture Centre (ISC).

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Shaw TV visits FAB Gallery

Shaw TV visits FAB gallery for Amanda Forrest-Chan's Felt Breathless All Day and Aaron Veldstra's Our Anaerobic Future.

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Curious Arts: Aaron Veldstra's Our Anaerobic Future

UAlberta artist investigates industrial uses of landscape as it relates to oil production in Alberta.

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Amanda Forrest Chan Felt Breathless All Day

MFA printmaker's lush artwork will leave you feeling breathless

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Dinner Television at FAB

Bridget Ryan from Dinner Television visits FAB gallery to see Our Anaerobic Future & Felt Breathless All Day

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Chris Brodt: From catering to convocation

The Curious Arts blog: Chris Brodt once delivered catering to a FAB Gallery opening reception but this year his own furniture designs were featured in the gallery as part of the Bachelor of Design grad show.

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Acclaimed visual artist Jane Ash Poitras paints portrait of inspiration

For Jane Ash Poitras ('83 BFA), receiving an honorary doctor of letters degree from UAlberta was a full-circle moment in her well-rounded life.

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Design Latitudes

The Curious Arts blog: Q & A with curator and UAlberta design studies prof Aidan Rowe about the international exhibition mapping the innovations, influences and future directions of design studies in the north. The show is in the FAB Gallery until June 6, 2015, as part of the University of Alberta's Department of Art & Design's 50th anniversary celebrations.

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Placemaking: DIY City

The Curious Arts blog: UAlberta design students answer Make Something Edmonton's call for projects that transform public spaces

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Book design as choreography

The Curious Arts blog: UAlberta design prof Sue Colberg brings text and images together in seamless dance for The Body in Question(s), a collaborative project which recently tied for first place at the Alcuin Society Book Design Awards in the category of Prose Non-Fiction Illustrated.

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By Risk and By Reckoning

The Curious Arts blog: Q & A interview with Adam Whitford, Veronica Frank and Lisa Jones, three students featured in the 2015 BFA graduate show. Image: Pillow Talk. Oil on Canvas. By Kirsty Templeton-Davidge.

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Faculty of Arts alumni clean up at Mayor's Celebration of the Arts

Arts alumni among many to be recognized for important contributions to the Edmonton arts scene

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Global News: Treehouses installed in Churchill Square as part of public art project

It's not a sight often seen in downtown Edmonton, but on Monday, some very realistic miniature houses were being hoisted into the trees above Churchill Square. They are part of a public art project by the Threshold Collective, a group comprised of University of Alberta design students. The goal of the project? To spark discussion and thought about public and private space.

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Edmonton Journal ArtPic: Siying Chen's floor lamp a highlight of U of A design show

Chen's geometric lamp is based on collapsible-expandable ball toys. The brightness of the bulb shifts depending on your telescopic manipulation of how the plywood frame sits on its gorgeous industrial green neck. It's a work of hands-on beauty.

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Destabilizing Dystopia: art exhibition and artist talk

The University of Alberta's Art and Design Graduate Student Association (ADGSA) exhibition Destabilizing Dystopia at dc3 Art projects features the work of current UAlberta students and recent alumni, as well graduate students from across North America. A thread that runs through the show is dystopia as it relates to the environment with many of the works creating moments of pause and reflection for viewers to consider their own role in our planet's future.

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Global Morning News: Darian Goldin Stahl displays her work, inspired by her sister with MS (video)

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CTV: MRI scans as art

Darian Goldin Stahl is transforming her sister Deven's MRI scans into art

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Darian Goldin Stahl's HABITUS fuses her sister's MRI scans with her own skin impressions

Stahl's final MFA visual presentation in printmaking concentrates on the complex emotions that accompany a medical diagnosis of chronic illness and the status of our fallible bodies.

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Artist in residence at U of A Transplant Services

Brad Necyk ('13 MFA) is creating short films with organ and tissue transplant donors and recipients

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Vue Weekly: Songs from the Labyrinth

Songs from the Labyrinth is reality wrapped in a dream. Michelle Falk interviews UAlberta painting professor Jesse Thomas about his exhibition of work in the FAB Gallery until February 14, 2015.

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Vue Weekly: History and Progress

FAB Gallery celebrates 50 years of art and design with the first of three exhibitions