The Sensual World
3 March - 2 April 2017
The Sensual World is an exhibition of artworks by five contemporary Canadian artists working in and around comics.
The artists are Marc Bell, Elisabeth Belliveau, Jessica Campbell, Julie Doucet and Eli Howey.
Curated by Patrick Allaby.
Image: Jessica Campbell, Megaphoning, acrylic carpet on wood panel, 2016. Photo: Robert Chase Heishman and Emily Kay Henson
The Colville Gallery
14 May - Ongoing
A permanent exhibition space devoted to the work of Alex Colville (1920-2013), one of Canada's most celebrated artists and one of Mount Allison University's best known graduates. The Gallery features the installation of the mural Athletes, commissioned by Mount Allison for its new Athletic Centre in 1961. Designed around the theme of the student athlete, the mural was the focal point of the new building; it remained there for over 50 years, until its present installation in the stable and secure environment of Owens Art Gallery. Other artworks by Colville are also on view, including many of the preparatory drawings for Athletes and examples of the artist's serigraphs.
Image: Alex Colville, Athletes, 1961, oil and synthetic resin on board
A Virtual Companion to All Things Useful and Artistic: Applied Arts at Mount Allison University 1906-1960
This Virtual Companion accompanies the exhibition All Things Useful and Artistic: Applied Arts at Mount Allison University 1906-1960. Serving as a legacy for the exhibition, this website provides in-depth features on selected objects, behind-the-scenes documentation of the exhibition installation, video footage of conservation treatments, archival photographs and oral histories from graduates of the Applied Arts program.
The Virtual Companion is made possible through funding from the Sheila Hugh MacKay Foundation.
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