Boreal Baroque

Boreal Baroque
Wednesday, July 2, 2008 - 4:00am to Saturday, August 30, 2008 - 4:00am

A member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts (RCA), OCAD alumna Mary Anne Barkhouse is a recognized Canadian artist who lives in Haliburton County. This installation is a stunning display of Barkhouse's belief and understanding of nature juxtaposed into our domestic surroundings. She describes the work as follows: I will be doing sculptural works that combine the ideas of both baroque and boreal to look at issues of survival and sovereignty in a northern I am using animals that have developed specific survival strategies for living in this delightful climate that we have and then putting them in a baroque living room setting...
A partnered exhibition with the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa; Art Gallery of Sudbury; Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery, Waterloo; Thames Art Gallery, Chatham. Sponsored by the Ontario Arts Council

Venue & Address: 
Agnes Jamieson Gallery 176 Bobcaygeon Road, Minden, Ontario

Mary Anne Barkhouse: Boreal Baroque

Boreal Baroque
Sunday, March 30, 2008 - 4:00am to Sunday, June 8, 2008 - 4:00am

The Canadian Clay and Glass Gallery in Kitchener presents work by OCAD alumna Mary Anne Barkhouse in the Keith & Winifred Shantz Gallery and the Donald & Pamela Bierstock Gallery. The exhibition includes exquisitely crafted representations of animals adorning baroque furniture; this juxtaposition provides a stark contrast reminiscent of the palace gardens at Versailles. Forest creatures lounge on side-tables. Glass bats hang carefully from a finely worked metal chandelier. The atmosphere of the entire exhibition is strange, unusual and wonderful. Boreal Baroque also presents an incredible level of workmanship in bronze, glass, and copper.

Venue & Address: 
Canadian Clay & Glass Gallery 25 Caroline Street North, Waterloo, Ontario
$10 for Adults, $5 for Students and Seniors under 12 free with adult accompaniment Tues. - Fri.: free admission 5 - 6 pm

K. Jake Chakasim - wapimisow: a boreal approach to art, architecture + identity

Thursday, March 31, 2016 - 5:30pm to 6:45pm

Please join us in room 510A in the Annex Building

K. Jake Chakasim will be presenting his talk 

wapimisow: a boreal approach to art, architecture + identity

K. Jake Chakasim is a lecturer at the School of Architecture where he teaches Architectural Design Studio. His interdisciplinary approach to the profession of architecture addresses the need to re-contextualize Aboriginal traditions through refined typologies. For his efforts, Jake was awarded the Architectural Research Center Consortium (ARCC) Jonathan King Medal for 2010-11, an award that acknowledges innovation, integrity and scholarship in architectural and/or environmental design research. Jake is currently pursuing a PhD in Human Studies at Laurentian University with a focus on the design-based economy of Indigenous communities. 


presented by the 

Indigenous Visual Culture Program 

and Writing and Learning Centre

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Venue & Address: 
Annex Building, room 510A
wapimisow poster with event info and aurora borealis