This article was written by Laurel Scott

Art NOW is a guest lecture series featuring nationally and internationally recognized artists and art professionals. Talks are open to the public and take place from noon until 1 pm in the Recital Hall on level 5 of the University Centre for the Arts, as well as on-view at Casa in the community room (230 8 street south). 

Monday Jan. 13th

Christine Cheung

Canadian artist currently living in Berlin, Cheung’s work ranges from painting, drawing, installation, performance, to writing. Using these modes of creating, Cheung often deals with themes of emptiness, remembrance, and imagination. 

Wednesday Jan. 15th 

Kristy Trinier 

Executive Director of SAAG, Trinier has a great knowledge and experience within the fine arts world as curator, art director, and arts consultant. With a Bachelor’s from the University of Victoria and a Master’s from the Dutch Art Institute, Trinier currently also pursuing PhD studies in Philosophy, Art and Critical Thought at European Graduate School based in Switzerland.

Monday Jan. 20th

Iris Häussler

Born in Germany and trained at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, Häussler has worked internationally creating immersive installations. Often revolving around fictitious stories, histories, and invention, her installations probe the boundaries between fiction and reality. 

Friday, Jan. 31st 

MFA-Art Group Presentations

During this Art NOW lecture, current MFA students in Fine Arts will present on their recent work in regards to their studies and artistic development. Come support your fellow students and learn what you can do within a Fine Arts Master’s program!

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