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Buddhist art exhibit gives students hands-on experience with museum work

Sung Eun Cho, a BA Honors student in HADVC, has created the exhibit Lion, Lantern, Lotus: Chinese and Buddhist Symbols in the Mactaggart Art Collection exploring the combination of Buddhism and Chinese symbols on a Buddhist textile from China. (February 2022)

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Have You Met April Dean?

Meet April, Gallery Manager in the Department of Fine Arts, Faculty of Arts.

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Long List Announced for The 2022 Eldon + Anne Foote Edmonton Visual Arts Prize

Two members of the UAlberta Art & Design community are on this year's Long List for the Eldon and Anne Foote Art Prize. Tammy Salzl is a member of Academic Teaching Staff in painting, and Blair Brennan served the department as Exhibitions & Gallery Manager from 1987–2018.

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Two of alumni Braxton Garneau’s pieces added to the U of A Galleries

Through his work, Garneau hopes that his viewers come to understand that humans have a lot more in common than we think and that communication and connection should not be prevented by what we see of another person. His work Cowries, as well as one of his 2021 untitled pieces, have been added to the U of A’s galleries.

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Mile Zero Dance's upcoming show blur formed a new collective of artists

Edmonton-born Stephanie Patsula graduated with an MFA from the University of Alberta in 2020, finding in her studies that she needed to follow her artistic urges wherever they led her.

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How urban design could help Alberta diversify its economy

University of Alberta urban design expert Tim Antoniuk has a new book, Situating Design in Alberta (University of Alberta Press), co-edited with former U of A design studies student Isabel Prochner.

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Think Like a Designer

“When you ask someone to innovate and they don’t have an initial solution, that’s a tall order — especially when there are multiple paths to multiple solutions,” says Justin Pritchard, ’13 BDes, ’15 MDes, sessional instructor in the Department of Art & Design and co‑creator of the Design Thinking workshop.