DR. SUZANNE MORRISSETTE NOMINATED FOR OAAG AWARD

 

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 12:00pm

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences & Graduate Studies, Dr. Suzanne Morrissette has been nominated for the OAAG's Curatorial Writing of the Year Award (between 2,000 and 5,000 words) for the essay, On Being Illiberal: Indigenous Artists Challenge Western Perceptions of Indigenous Political Knowledge, published by Prefix Photo Magazine (Issue 38, November 2018). 

OAAG Nomination List: Curatorial Writing between 2,000 and 5,000 words

Anthea Black
“Craft and the Polymorphous Perverse”
From the publication Making Otherwise: Craft and Material Fluency in Contemporary Art, 2018
Carleton University Art Gallery with Cambridge Art Galleries and Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery

Sara Knelman
“The Scale of Monuments: Daniel Alexander's When War Is Over”
From the publication Prefix Photo magazine, Issue 37, May 2018
Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art

Suzanne Morrissette
“On Being Illiberal: Indigenous Artists Challenge Western Perceptions of Indigenous Political Knowledge”
From the publication Prefix Photo magazine, Issue 38, November 2018
Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art

Click here to view the OAAG nominees for all categories:
http://oaag.org/awards/index.html

Image of plant in front of sun in distance
Footprints of the Rouge depicts the important connections experienced during Margaret Cornell Kirk's time as Photographer-in-Residence at Rouge National Urban Park.
Art by Stephanie Comilang, winner of the Sobey Art Award (Leroy Schulz)
OCAD U congratulates artist and OCAD U alum Stephanie Comilang on winning the prestigious 2019 Sobey Art Award. The announcement was recently made by the Sobey Art Foundation and the National Gallery of Canada at a ceremony at the Art Gallery of Alberta in Edmonton.The 39-year-old artist, representing the Ontario region, has been awarded Canada's most prestigious contemporary art prize worth $100,000 CAD.
l-r: Luis Jacob, Councillor Crawford, Dr. Diamond, Mayor Tory, Dr. Nagam.
Today, City of Toronto Mayor John Tory proclaimed 2021 as the Year of Public Art, a year-long celebration of art and community. The announcement was made at OCAD University, Canada's largest and most comprehensive Canadian university of art, design and media. Working in partnership with artists, arts organizations and communities city-wide, the City will engage residents and visitors in a city-wide recognition of public art. 
Glenn McArthur, assistant professor, OCAD University, has been awarded first place in the poster competition at The International Colour Association (AIC) conference held in Buenos Aires in October. The poster highlighted the work of OCAD U first-year Colour and Two-Dimensional design students Alacia Karishma Jiwanand (Lisa), Brendan Callan and Carrie Ma.
OCAD U Instructor Anson Liaw's two illustrations have been selected to be a part of this year's OCAD University “ArtWorks 2019” art exhibition. The two illustrations selected for exhibition are: 1) Title: "Solidarity for New Zealand" .  The first submitted illustration entry is a personal non-commissioned illustration created in response to the two consecutive Christchurch mosque terrorist shooting attacks in Christchurch, New Zealand, during Friday Prayer on 15 March 2019. 2) Title: "Pray for Amazonia" .     
The Canada School of Public Service has announced its new Digital Fellows -- among them, Dr. Jutta Treviranus, Professor, Faculty of Design, OCAD University and Director and Founder of the Inclusive Design Research Centre.
Important news updates from the Research Ethics Board
Professor Saskia van Kampen (San Francisco State U) and Associate Professor Cheryl Giraudy (OCAD U) have received almost $25,000 under the Canada SSHRC Partner Engage Grant (PEG) for their Toronto-based research project Design Wo/ManifesT.O. 2020.
Text, "On Being Illiberal" in Prefix Magazine
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 - 12:00pm

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences & Graduate Studies, Dr. Suzanne Morrissette has been nominated for the OAAG's Curatorial Writing of the Year Award (between 2,000 and 5,000 words) for the essay, On Being Illiberal: Indigenous Artists Challenge Western Perceptions of Indigenous Political Knowledge, published by Prefix Photo Magazine (Issue 38, November 2018). 

OAAG Nomination List: Curatorial Writing between 2,000 and 5,000 words

Anthea Black
“Craft and the Polymorphous Perverse”
From the publication Making Otherwise: Craft and Material Fluency in Contemporary Art, 2018
Carleton University Art Gallery with Cambridge Art Galleries and Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery

Sara Knelman
“The Scale of Monuments: Daniel Alexander's When War Is Over”
From the publication Prefix Photo magazine, Issue 37, May 2018
Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art

Suzanne Morrissette
“On Being Illiberal: Indigenous Artists Challenge Western Perceptions of Indigenous Political Knowledge”
From the publication Prefix Photo magazine, Issue 38, November 2018
Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art

Click here to view the OAAG nominees for all categories:
http://oaag.org/awards/index.html