Joyce Padua (BFA '19) is the winner of the 2021 Siminovitch Prize Designer Protege distinction. A costume and set designer, her work has been featured in a broad range of playing spaces—including shows with Factory Theatre, Canadian Stage, Thousand Islands Playhouse, and the Stratford Festival.
Set and costume designer Gillian Gallow (BFA 2004) was named the 2021 Laureate of the Siminovitch Prize, Canada’s largest and most prestigious theatre award.
Artist George Rickey and his kinetic metal sculptures are gusting back into view at the agYU.
AMPD second-year student Abraham David takes home Great Canadian Sci-Fi Film Festival top honours on a $400 budget proving anything is possible with a little bit of problem-solving and a lot of creativity.
Liminal Spaces focuses on the transitory moment of collective disorientation. United under the theme of “Intersection” that is being explored through the Dance Department’s events and performances for 2021-22, choreographers investigate the overlaps, counterpoints and margins they have experienced throughout these past 20 months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
On November 19, 2021, AMPD celebrated films finest with a mesmerizing evening of cinema and storytelling. From all 200 student-produced films in the 2020/2021 school year, 35 were shortlisted, and 15 took home top awards.
Professor Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory earns the 2021 Sobey Art Award, one of the world's most valuable prizes for Canadian emerging visual artists, at a ceremony at the National Gallery of Canada. Prof. Williamson Bathory takes home the $100,000 Canadian prize, generously supported by the Sobey Art Foundation.
Dr. Marissa Largo (Visual Arts & Art History) collaborates across York University to curate a collection of photos by Filipina nurses, personal support workers and in-home caregivers that capture everyday moments of struggle, while caring for the most vulnerable during the pandemic on display at A Space Gallery in downtown Toronto.