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Artist Voice Winter/Spring 2020 Speakers’ Series
January 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
One event on February 20, 2020 at 1:00 pm
One event on March 19, 2020 at 1:00 pm
One event on April 16, 2020 at 1:00 pm
One event on May 21, 2020 at 1:00 pm
January 16—Heather Gentleman
Ether: Flow and the Muse
Artist-in-residence Heather will discuss her process of creating a body of work and how the role of the muse comes into play. From being in the flow in a state of receptiveness to research, writing and using references, she will discuss the symbiotic interaction of all facets of creation.
February 20—Janne Reuss
The Creative Process
The creative process is multilayered. It takes deep work and courage to commit to this activity, but the journey is also magical. In this lecture, the artist will peel off the many layers and make them visible through her own work.
The Space Invaders of Durham Region
A recession in the 1990s created an opportunity to exhibit art in vacant spaces in Oshawa, with artists given unprecedented access. This created a mini-renaissance in art-making activity, where Steven, a multimedia artist and promoter of local culture was the driving force for these annual festivals.
April 16—Olex Wlasenko *
Naughty Bits: Censorship in the Arts
Censorship has been part of the arts for centuries. Join Station Gallery Curator Olex in an illustrated discussion of controversial artworks that were restricted or suppressed throughout history and in Canada. *Back by popular demand
May 21—Anne O’Callaghan
The Tree Museum
As co-curator of the Tree Museum from 1998 to 2016, and a multidisciplinary artist whose practice spans over three decades, O’Callaghan will describe some of the installations associated with this living gallery in the Muskoka forest.
Cost per lecture: WAAC members: $10, non-members $15
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