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Sound Studies Institute relaunches with new student-designed website

BDes student Mikaela Yeo brings a fresh take on SSI’s innovation and creativity.

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Immune Nations at McMaster Museum of Art

Immune Nations, curated by professor Natalie Loveless, is the first multi-year research-based exhibition to specifically address the issue of vaccination from a collaborative, interdisciplinary perspective, attentive to the arts and its many roles for advocacy and political intervention.

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DY3CORPIA exhibit explores relationships of the body and technology

DY3CORPIA delivers two "floors" of artist content, all centred around themes of technology and the body, justice, and aesthetics.

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Work by Nina Haggerty artists featured alongside van Gogh

University of Alberta faculty of arts professor Joan Greer approached Explore Edmonton about doing an art workshop with the centre. Greer held a Zoom class for 34 of the students, who painted their interpretation of van Gogh from a lesson about the Dutch artist.

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Michelle Lavoie claims Governor General’s Academic Gold Medal

MFA Printmaking alumna Michelle Lavoie wanted to find new ways to mentor 2SLGBTQ+ youth and young adults through art practice. Now set to receive her PhD in Educational Policy Studies, her research earned Lavoie one of the most prestigious academic awards a Canadian student can receive.

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Return Of The Phone Booth — No Change Necessary

Nick Kazakoff ('13 BDes) and Brendan Gallagher ('13 BDes) bet big on an office space resurgence.

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The UNREALITY NOW exhibit displays projects from 14 University of Alberta senior printmakers

The University of Alberta’s senior printmaking class shares their projects in UNREALITY NOW, featuring both digital and print work of 14 senior printmakers from the Department of Art & Design.

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Memory and Place: In Conversation with Michelle Paterok

BFA graduate Michelle Paterok’s paintings are hauntingly arresting, depicting everyday landscapes and portraits of those surrounding her using deep hues of violet, cerulean blue, and pale pinks.

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Blair Brennan: the artist who broke his back and knows he must keep moving

One of the things that’s always been enviable about Brennan — his major, text-infused drawings and sculpture up everywhere from the Art Gallery of Alberta to Medalta in Athens, Greece — is his seemingly unstoppable flow of creative output.

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Faculty of Arts Celebrates Fifteen Teaching, Learning and Research Award Winners

Congratulations to Associate Professor Natalie Loveless on her election into the Royal Society of Canada’s College of New Scholars, Artists and Scientists.

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Hostile Terrain 94

Hostile Terrain 94, an exhibition in the U of A's Fine Arts Building Gallery, is a memorial to the estimate 3,200 migrants from South America who have died since 1994 after crossing the U.S./Mexico border.

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Meet the Remote Teaching Awards Recipients

These professors and instructors showed exceptional dedication, creativity, and compassion as they transformed traditional face-to-face courses into remote teaching environments.

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Edmonton investors poised to save historic Hangar 11 from demolition

A deteriorating Blatchford-area airplane hangar could be saved from the wrecking ball if Department of Art & Design professor Tim Antoniuk, and his partners, have their way.

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Designing for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion

How Bachelor of Design student Jorden Edmondstone created imagery to help the Faculty of Arts dismantle structural oppression and racism

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Improvisational, multimedia performance art comes to FAB Gallery

Artist Stephanie Patsula blends live performance with digital photography, video, and sound.

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International Education Week Q&A with Aidan Rowe

Meet Aidan Rowe, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Art & Design. Earlier this year Aidan was awarded the Dr. Helena Fracchia International Teaching Award for his commitment to international teaching and learning.

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Top 40 Under 40 2020: Michelle Schultz

EDify Magazine has released its annual list of Edmonton's Top 40 under 40, including Michelle Schultz, ‘09 BA (Hons) in the History of Art, Design, and Visual Culture.

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Horror in Highlands: A Cold Sweat outdoor art show designed to unnerve

'A Cold Sweat' — a spooky outdoor art show at Lowlands Project Space — features the work of 15 artists from across Alberta, including many Art & Design students and alumni.