Canadian Art Launch: Special Issue on Art Schools


The issue includes an interview with OCAD President Sara Diamond

 
DateTuesday, December 9, 2008 - 11:00pm to Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 1:00am

Cost

Free

Location

Elizabeth and Goulding Lambert Lounge (Rm 187) 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario

Join Canadian Art as we launch our first-ever education issue, featuring stories on major art schools across the country.

Included are reports on Emily Carr University in Vancouver, UQAM and Concordia in Montreal, NSCAD in Halifax and OCAD in Toronto. Plus: Art departments across Canada, new programs in curatorial studies worldwide and 10 of this year’s top art grads.

This issue is chock-full of topical lessons on the state of art education in Canada.

From Vancouver, Deborah Campbell looks at the Emily Carr University’s widely respected painting department, while, from Montreal, former Tate curator Christina Bagatavicius reports on how art programs at UQAM and Concordia are shaping that city’s vibrant art scene.

Writer Gary Michael Dault examines the future of the newly renovated Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax and Winnipeg artist Paul Butler writes about his new residency at the Banff Centre that reimagines art training in terms of communal workshops.
In Toronto, Noah Richler discusses the impact of creative-economy theories on the Ontario College of Art and Design with president Sara Diamond and author Richard Florida, and University of Guelph fine art program director John Kissick offers his perspective on art departments at major Canadian universities, accompanied by a special artist project by Kristan Horton. For an international perspective, artist and writer Eldon Garnet reports from Italy on an international conference about new university programs in curatorial studies.

As a special addition to the issue, art columnist Leah Sandals surveys a cross-section of this year’s art school graduates on how their schools have influenced their art practices.

The winter 2008 issue of Canadian Art is on newsstands from December 15, 2008 to March 15, 2009.

DateTuesday, December 9, 2008 - 11:00pm to Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 1:00am

Cost

Free

Website Location

Elizabeth and Goulding Lambert Lounge (Rm 187) 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario

Join expert character designer Vincy Lim for a drawing workshop featuring tips, tricks and feedback on designing your own unique characters!  
Please join the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences and School of Interdisciplinary Studies for two sabbatical talks: “Social Entrepreneurship, Specialty Coffee Production, and Transnational Trade in the Northern Philippines” by Dr. Lynne Milgram and “Artists, autobiography, auto fiction” by Dr. Charles Reeve.
Join the creator of the Ozman comics series for a hands-on workshop on colouring comic pages in Photoshop, including techniques like flatting and developing your personal style!
Open life drawing session offered by the OCAD U Alumni Association
The Centre for Emerging Artists & Designers is inviting all students who identify as creative women* entrepreneurs in design to join us for a dinner as part of our Good w/ Food dinner series, which brings together OCAD students, alumni, and broader professional communities over food.
Learn the basics of softcover bookbinding to give your zines and publications a handmade touch! 
The future presents new challenges and opportunities for design. Those who manage design must equip themselves to confront rapid change on all fronts – economic, environmental, and social. Research and practice must increasingly collaborate to keep pace with the needs of today and the future. 
The OCAD U Creative Professionals-In-Residence program (CPIR) is a mentorship initiative created to support the career success of current OCAD U students and recent alumni. Join us for an introductory talk with CPIR Liz Irkiriko.  
Join our top graduate students for a TED Talk Social
Join Tom Barker for a curatorial tour of CodeX: playable & disruptive futurist eArt.
Canadian Art
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 - 11:00pm to Wednesday, December 10, 2008 - 1:00am

Join Canadian Art as we launch our first-ever education issue, featuring stories on major art schools across the country.

Included are reports on Emily Carr University in Vancouver, UQAM and Concordia in Montreal, NSCAD in Halifax and OCAD in Toronto. Plus: Art departments across Canada, new programs in curatorial studies worldwide and 10 of this year’s top art grads.

This issue is chock-full of topical lessons on the state of art education in Canada.

From Vancouver, Deborah Campbell looks at the Emily Carr University’s widely respected painting department, while, from Montreal, former Tate curator Christina Bagatavicius reports on how art programs at UQAM and Concordia are shaping that city’s vibrant art scene.

Writer Gary Michael Dault examines the future of the newly renovated Nova Scotia College of Art and Design in Halifax and Winnipeg artist Paul Butler writes about his new residency at the Banff Centre that reimagines art training in terms of communal workshops.
In Toronto, Noah Richler discusses the impact of creative-economy theories on the Ontario College of Art and Design with president Sara Diamond and author Richard Florida, and University of Guelph fine art program director John Kissick offers his perspective on art departments at major Canadian universities, accompanied by a special artist project by Kristan Horton. For an international perspective, artist and writer Eldon Garnet reports from Italy on an international conference about new university programs in curatorial studies.

As a special addition to the issue, art columnist Leah Sandals surveys a cross-section of this year’s art school graduates on how their schools have influenced their art practices.

The winter 2008 issue of Canadian Art is on newsstands from December 15, 2008 to March 15, 2009.

Venue & Address: 
Elizabeth and Goulding Lambert Lounge (Rm 187) 100 McCaul St., Toronto, Ontario
Cost: 
Free
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