The Canada Council for the Arts has announced that Spring Hurlbut (AOCA, 1973) and Midi Onodera (AOCA, 1983) are among this year’s winners of the $25,000 Governor General’s Awards in Visual and Media Arts. The prestigious $25,000 awards are funded by the Canada Council for the Arts, recognizing artistic achievement in visual and media arts and fine craft.
We, the undersigned members of the Provost’s Taskforce on Indigenous Learning, join together to express our solidarity with the family of Colten Boushie, the Plains Cree/Nehiyiw community of Red Pheasant First Nation, and Indigenous people across Canada who are reeling this week in shock, grief, anger and despair following the acquittal of Gerald Stanley.
This past December, the Consulate General of Canada hosted a group exhibition in Dubai’s foremost arts hub, Alserkal Avenue, as part of the Canada 150 program. The exhibition included works by OCAD U alumni, Sara Pearson and Camille Jodoin-Eng, as well as Canadian artists, Arwa Abouon, KC Adams, Babak Golkar.