Oct 17th, 2016
Congratulations to AHVA faculty member Dana Claxton who has been awarded the 2016 Mayor’s Arts Award for Visual Arts and to AHVA MFA graduate Carlos Colín who was named by Claxton as an emerging artist who demonstrates the promise of the next generation in the Visual Arts. Twenty-four individuals, one artist collective, and one business are […]
Jun 8th, 2016
A community-based experiential learning project On May 17, 2016, Gordon Neighbourhood House in Vancouver’s West End hosted a celebration of A Thousand Kinds of Wind, the recently installed sculptural work in the atrium of the building. The event recognized both the achievements of students from Professor Richard Prince’s VISA 401D class in the Department of […]
Oct 29th, 2015
ABBAS AKHAVAN WINS THE 2015 SOBEY ART AWARD! Halifax, October 28, 2015 – The prestigious 2015 Sobey Art Award has been presented to Abbas Akhavan representing the Ontario region during tonight’s annual Award Announcement Gala at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia. The 2015 finalists emerged from a longlist of 25 Canadian artists under the […]
February 25th, 2017
The Vancouver Art Gallery exhibition Vancouver Special: Ambivalent Pleasures includes work by forty visual artists, as a survey of the contemporary art activity in the city over the past five years. The featured works of art do not adhere to a singular subject or style but instead point to overlapping and...
December 3rd, 2016
The Vancouver Art Gallery is pleased to launch Vancouver Special, a triennial exhibition surveying contemporary art in Vancouver. Co-curated by Daina Augaitis and Jesse McKee, Ambivalent Pleasures, the first iteration within this series, assesses the arts activity and discourse in the city over the past five years. Presenting...
November 30th, 2016
Artifacture features works by alumni from the BFA Visual Art and BA (Major, Visual Art): Mary Agoncillo Annabelle Allan Dustin Chan Emily Cho Angela Ji Yiying Wu Opening reception: Wednesday, November 30 4:00 to 6:00 pm Robert H. Lee Alumni Centre 6163 University Boulevard Vancouver, BC Exhibition runs to January...
From Imperial to Canadian Citizenship: Photography, Race, and Belonging in the Former British Empire, 1900–1948
September 28th, 2016
Free Public Talk by Dr. Gabrielle Moser, AHVA Postdoctoral Fellow This talk traces the emergence of citizenship as a photographable subject in the British Empire at the beginning of the twentieth century, taking as its focus an archive of 6,700 images produced by the Colonial Office Visual Instruction Committee:...
June 17th, 2016
Graduating exibition by Critical and Curatorial Studies MA student Kristine Olson Franc Gallery is pleased to present Absence in Remembrance: The Japanese Canadian Internment, a group exhibition featuring Canadian artists Lillian Michiko Blakey, Leslie Hossack, Emma Nishimura, and Cindy Mochizuki. The exhibition is curated by Kristine Olson, an MA Candidate...
June 2nd, 2016
Offsite Opening | Thursday June 2, 2016 | 6-8pm Join us for the opening of Offsite: Marina Roy, the 13th installation in the Gallery’s ongoing Offsite series. Artist Talk: Tuesday June 7, 7pm | Blue Moon Theatre, Shangri-La, 1100 West Georgia Street
February 25th, 2016
Reception Thursday, February 25, 2016 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm. To April 2, 2016. Vancouver, BC – grunt gallery presents a new exhibition entitled “Sausage Factory” by artists Weronika Stepien and Stephen Wichuk. The opening night reception will be heldThursday, February 25, 2016 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm. This is...
September 24th, 2015
A free evening of cultural activities! AHVA Faculty, Staff and Grads are cordially invited to Arts Night Out and the Centennial Harvest Feast next Thursday, September 24, 2015. UBC’s Arts & Culture District partners with Centennial Harvest Feast to present a free evening of cultural activities Arts Night Out after...
October 10th, 2012
7:30 pm – 9:00 pm You are invited to join your fellow alumni and friends from UBC’s Department of Art History, Visual Art & Theory to hear notable alumniGrant Arnoldand Patrik Andersson speak about what they have been up to since graduating from UBC. Hosted by Heffel Fine Art, New...
April 4th, 2012
You are invited to join your fellow alumni and friends from UBC’s Art History, Visual Art & Theory Program as well as hear notable alumnus Ian Wallace speak about what he’s been up to since graduating from UBC. You are invited to join your fellow alumni and friends from UBC’s...