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Michel Daigneault

Michel Daigneault

Michel Daigneault’s art practice has for many years focused on Investigating what constitutes abstraction today and thereby exploring how abstraction relates to larger social forces. A key for understanding his recent work lies in what is unstated, but implied, in the titles, eg: It was once abstract.. and Don’t look at me like that! If […]

David Scott Armstrong

David Scott Armstrong

David Scott Armstrong is a visual artist interested in the entwining of things, natural phenomena, and the act of looking. Early experiences on his grandparent’s farm in south-west Saskatchewan and his later University studies, taught by Tim Lilburn, Liz Ingram, Walter Jule, Lyndal Osborne, were foundational. As an artist he is attentive to materiality and […]

Dan Adler

Dan Adler

Professor Adler’s areas of research include the history of art writing, modern and contemporary sculpture, German modernism, Frankfurt School theory, conceptual art, and the theory and history of contemporary art. He teaches courses in 19th-, 20th-, and 21st-century art, with particular interests in 19th-century European painting, French and German Dada, and the development and reception […]

Kevin Yates

Kevin Yates

Professor Yates' art practice and research revolves around creating sculpture which functions like film stills: objects that hold space like a “pause” so the viewer can examine and inspect them. He creates installation experiences which confound the expectation of knowing-through-seeing, setting the stage for a perpetual mystery. He is particularly interested in crime scenes, in […]

Nina Levitt

Nina Levitt

An artist working in photography, installation and video, Nina Levitt’s practice examines the representation of women in popular culture and often involves the recovery and manipulation of existing images. Her work has been recognized with dozens of grants including a SSHRC Research Creation Grant, and has been widely published and reviewed, including feature articles in Parachute #100 and Canadian […]

Yam Lau

Yam Lau

Yam Lau’s creative work and research explore new expressions and qualities of space, time and image. His most recent works combine video and computer-generated animation to re-create familiar spaces in varied dimensionalities and perspectives. In addition to his new media work, he is actively involved in the local art community. Certain aspects of his practice, […]

Janet Jones

Janet Jones

Professor Jones' teaching and research interests combine creative work and academic study, focusing on studio art and cultural theory, and how these two areas interrelate. The influence of critics on artists has been a topic of particular interest in her writings. Her current research focuses on the present situation of painting in relation to modernism […]