Saturday, January 19, 2013

Visual Arts Mississauga 35th Annual Juried Show Jan 17 - March 2 2013

From a media release:

Visual Arts Mississauga
35th Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts
at the Art Gallery of Mississauga
January 17 - March 2, 2013


The Visual Arts Mississauga 35th Annual Juried Show of Fine Arts will be at the Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM) from January 17 - March 2. The AGM has hosted this exhibition since 1987.

The VAM call for entry is one of the region’s most anticipated visual arts events. This year, 248 submissions were received from working artists across Ontario. The exhibition is an annual opportunity to survey a variety of practices by artists who range from graduating students to senior members of the visual arts community.

Voting for the People’s Choice Award will take place for the duration of the exhibition. (Pictured: Justin Blayney's 'Spock' - below)

Christof Migone
is an artist, curator and writer. He is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Visual Studies at the University of Toronto Mississauga and the Director/Curator of the Blackwood Gallery.

Stuart Reid is Director/Curator of Rodman Hall Art Centre at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario. He is the author of over 60 exhibition catalogues and several published books including The Art of Tim Jocelyn, Celebrating Life: The Art of Doris McCarthy and Cities: John Hartman.

Brian Smith is a professional, award-winning graphic designer and a practicing fine artist focusing on classical drawing and painting from the figure.

Saturday, January 26, 1 pm, Walk the Talk | VAM Juror Talk
Join AGM Curator & Director of Programmes Stuart Keeler and VAM 35 jurors Christof Migone, Stuart Reid and Brian Smith in a casual walkthrough and discussion of the exhibition. FREE! All are invited!

Visual Arts Mississauga is a not-for-profit charitable organization with a mission to enrich community life by fostering an appreciation of the arts through active involvement in a variety of creative experiences.  VAM’s vision is to be a catalyst where art inspires and enriches the community.

The Art Gallery of Mississauga (AGM) is a public, not-for-profit, art gallery located in the Mississauga Civic Centre, across from Square One Mall. The AGM is proud to admit people free of charge, serve communities, and provide positive visual art experiences for all visitors.

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