Archived Art Now

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Barbara Edwards discovered her passion for contemporary art at an early age when she experienced a Gerhard Richter exhibition while visiting the Art Gallery of Ontario. This fascination led Edwards to pursue a career in contemporary art. She studied under Professor Mark Cheetham at The University of Western Ontario and earned her Master's Degree in Art History in 1999. She...

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Douglas Walker, born 1958 in Brockville, Ontario, is internationally toured and widely acclaimed Canadian artist. His disparate media articulates a finely wrought vision of the beautiful residing in the strange.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Call and Response: On Being Black, and an Artist

Friday, April 11, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Mike Hein was born in Cincinnati, OH and currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. He received his BFA from Columbus College of Art and Design, OH and a MFA from Syracuse University. Hein’s work has been exhibited at Mulherin Pollard, NY, Edward Thorpe, NY, Acuna Hansen, LA, Pamona College, LA and in Canada at Eyelevel Gallery, NS.

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Screening RealitiesHorne will introduce his perspective on art criticism and screen three videos from three artists he has collaborated with as curator (Emanuel Licha, Berlin film artist, Yam Lau, Toronto film artist, and André Jodoin, film artist).

Friday, April 4, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm

Monday, March 31, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Corinna Ghaznavi is an independent curator and freelance writer. Since 1997 she has curated exhibitions across Canada and in the Netherlands. Her writing has been published in Canadian and European art magazines as well as in numerous exhibition catalogues.

From Thy Creature series, 2013 - ongoing, watercolour on Terraskin paper
Monday, March 24, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Elizabeth MacKenzie: Drawing Through Doubt   Drawing is all about uncertainty. It’s a practice. It’s about doing something provisional and transitory over and over again. This talk will present a number of my projects that use drawing to interrogate portraiture and other forms of intersubjective experience in response to ambivalence and doubt.

Friday, March 21, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
What lies at the intersection of a software engineering practice and an art studio practice?  Evelyn, a trained software engineer, has always created computational tools to enable others to unleash their creativity with computers.  Now, she is trying to reverse the trend by creating artwork herself in more traditional media.  Surprisingly, or not, she is finding...

Monday, March 17, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Sudbury as SubjectKenneth Hayes will present a general cultural assessment of Sudbury, Ontario, and detailed observations on four major photographers have worked in the city since the early eighties: Louie Palu, Edward Burtynsky, Allan Sekula, and Geoffrey James.

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Kristy Trinier is a contemporary artist, cultural director, writer and researcher based in Edmonton, Canada. She is a Curator at the Art Gallery of Alberta.

Monday, March 10, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
“My work offers a lens mesmerized by hyperreality.  A preoccupation with the destructive and frivolous nature of consumerism and a life-long obsession with thrift-stores and unwanted goods had led me to become an avid collector of Centennial-era Canadian trinkets, half-way finished craft projects, animal figurines and cheaply-made, mass-produced items of everydayness.

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Alex Janvier, Denesuline, from Cold Lake First Nations in Alberta has been a professional artist for several decades. Janvier is a trendsetter, renowned for his distinct curved lines and use of bright color combinations.  His unique abstract style has blazed the trail for the newcomers in First Nations Art, but also Canadian Art.

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Megan Morman’s transdisciplinary visual practice explores the roles of gossip, storytelling, and play in establishing the professional identities of artists and cultural workers. Her performances, portraits and interactive installations have shown in festivals and solo exhibitions across Canada, including the Art Gallery of Alberta and Visualeyez (Edmonton), Neutral Ground (...

Friday, February 28, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Anika Schwarzlose investigates the methods and structures we invent in order to organize the world around us through a diverse range of media. Her fundamental belief in the ability of images to exceed our imagination – and therefor expand our concept of reality is owed to a longstanding fascination with photography. Processes of image creation, mediation and reproduction...

Monday, February 24, 2014 - 12:00pm
Rohan Hutchinson is an Australian born artist, currently residing in Melbourne.  The majority of his work has been documenting the built landscape by the use of photography, prominently throughout Japan and Australia.  His research into architecture has been to analyse the differences in structures depending on the importance they hold within the community.  As...

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Sarah Cale investigates the intertwined histories of painting and collage in her meticulously executed artworks. While both mediums suggest a spontaneous act of creation, Cale subverts these expectations with her calculated and exacting process.

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 12:00pm - 12:50pm
Jennifer Marman and Daniel Borins: The Collaborationists