Exhibitions

Owens Art Gallery

 

All Things Useful and Artistic: Applied Arts at Mount Allison University 1906-1960

1 May - 20 September 2015

The exhibition All Things Useful and Artistic: Applied Arts at Mount Allison University 1906-1960 includes woodcarving, leatherwork, jewellery, metalwork, china painting, pottery, basketry, and weaving by students and faculty between 1906 and 1960. Organized by the Owens Art Gallery, this exhibition examines the important place of the Applied Arts program in the history of art education at Mount Allison University and in Canada. Curated by Jane Tisdale

Image: Gay Barrett, Applied Arts student, creates a piece of jewellery at the Owens, 1953, Collection of Aaron Roulston, Max Roulston's papers

 

Owens Art Gallery

 

Planes, Trains, Automobiles and Donkeys

10 July - 18 October 2015

Drawing on the rich resources of the Owens collection, this exhibition presents viewers with a wide range of artworks depicting various modes of transportation. The exhibition presents work by 24 artists including Alex Colville, Christopher Pratt, and Dorothy Stevens, as well as two large-sale, 45-foot long images of trains made by Ottawa artist Eric Walker.

Image: Richards Jarden, Untitled, c. 1969

 

 

 

 

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