Announcing the 2018/2019 Awards for Distinguished and Early Stage Research

 

Monday, February 4, 2019 - 4:30pm

Congratulations to Gabrielle Moser and Bonnie Devine, the 2018/2019 recipients of the OCAD University Awards for Excellence in Early Stage Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity and Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity.

The Award for Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity is conferred on the basis of a strong impact on the broad spectrum of art and design research and practice internationally. The award also recognizes meaningful contribution toward undergraduate and graduate research and scholarly training. The Award for Excellence in Early Stage Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity recognizes promising, recently-appointed faculty members for their outstanding promise to be distinguished researchers, scholars, artists and designers within a university context.

The 2018/2019 recipient of the Award for Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity is  Bonnie Devine, an Associate Professor at OCAD University and the Founding Chair of OCAD U's Indigenous Visual Culture Program. Devine is an installation artist, curator, writer, and educator, and a member of the Serpent River First Nation of Northern Ontario (Anishinaabe/Ojibwa). In her role as the Founding Chair of OCAD U's Indigenous Visual Culture program, Devine has developed curriculum, taught classes, built ancillary programming, and developed student services to support OCAD's growing population of Aboriginal students and provide a critical Indigenous perspective within the art and design academy. Her installation and video works have been shown in Canada, the USA, Russia and Europe. As an independent curator Devine has worked with emerging and established Aboriginal artists since 1997. Her work has been recognized with numerous scholarships and awards, including an Eiteljorg Fellowship for Contemporary Native Art in 2011.​

The 2018/2019 recipient of the Award for Excellence in Early Stage Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity is  Dr. Gabrielle Moser,  a writer and independent curator. Her writing has appeared in venues including Artforum, Art in America, ARTnews, Canadian Art, Fillip, Flash Art, Journal of Curatorial Studies, and the Journal of Visual Culture. She is the author of the recently published book, Projecting Citizenship: photography and belonging in the British Empire (Penn State UP, 2018). She has organized exhibitions for Access Gallery, Gallery TPW, the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Oakville Galleries and Vtape. Gabrielle has held fellowships at the Paul Mellon Centre for the Study of British Art, Ryerson Image Centre, the University of British Columbia and was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar in the department of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University in 2017. She is a member of the Toronto Photography Seminar, and a founding member of EMILIA-AMALIA feminist working group.​ 

 

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Monday, February 4, 2019 - 4:30pm

Congratulations to Gabrielle Moser and Bonnie Devine, the 2018/2019 recipients of the OCAD University Awards for Excellence in Early Stage Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity and Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity.

The Award for Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity is conferred on the basis of a strong impact on the broad spectrum of art and design research and practice internationally. The award also recognizes meaningful contribution toward undergraduate and graduate research and scholarly training. The Award for Excellence in Early Stage Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity recognizes promising, recently-appointed faculty members for their outstanding promise to be distinguished researchers, scholars, artists and designers within a university context.

The 2018/2019 recipient of the Award for Distinguished Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity is  Bonnie Devine, an Associate Professor at OCAD University and the Founding Chair of OCAD U's Indigenous Visual Culture Program. Devine is an installation artist, curator, writer, and educator, and a member of the Serpent River First Nation of Northern Ontario (Anishinaabe/Ojibwa). In her role as the Founding Chair of OCAD U's Indigenous Visual Culture program, Devine has developed curriculum, taught classes, built ancillary programming, and developed student services to support OCAD's growing population of Aboriginal students and provide a critical Indigenous perspective within the art and design academy. Her installation and video works have been shown in Canada, the USA, Russia and Europe. As an independent curator Devine has worked with emerging and established Aboriginal artists since 1997. Her work has been recognized with numerous scholarships and awards, including an Eiteljorg Fellowship for Contemporary Native Art in 2011.​

The 2018/2019 recipient of the Award for Excellence in Early Stage Research, Scholarship and Creative Activity is  Dr. Gabrielle Moser,  a writer and independent curator. Her writing has appeared in venues including Artforum, Art in America, ARTnews, Canadian Art, Fillip, Flash Art, Journal of Curatorial Studies, and the Journal of Visual Culture. She is the author of the recently published book, Projecting Citizenship: photography and belonging in the British Empire (Penn State UP, 2018). She has organized exhibitions for Access Gallery, Gallery TPW, the Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Oakville Galleries and Vtape. Gabrielle has held fellowships at the Paul Mellon Centre for the Study of British Art, Ryerson Image Centre, the University of British Columbia and was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar in the department of Modern Culture and Media at Brown University in 2017. She is a member of the Toronto Photography Seminar, and a founding member of EMILIA-AMALIA feminist working group.​ 

 

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