News & Events

 


Exhibition: MELANIE AUTHIER Contrarieties & Counterpoints

Posted in Arts & Culture
May 12, 2017 to Aug 19, 2017

Image: Melanie Authier, L.A. Flex (detail), 2015, acrylic on canvas, 152 x 170 cm.

 MELANIE AUTHIER Contrarieties & Counterpoints / Contrariétés et Contrepoints

COLLEGE ART GALLERIES

UNIVERSITY OF SASKATCHEWAN

MAY 12 - AUGUST 19, 2017

CURATED BY ROBERT ENRIGHT 

OPENING RECEPTION: FRIDAY, MAY 12 AT 7:30 PM, COLLEGE ART GALLERIES

The artist in dialogue with the curator: Melanie Authier and Robert Enright

THURSDAY, MAY 11 AT 12 NOON, GORDON SNELGROVE GALLERY

Artist statement:
I believe my work references and, at times, wrestles with the after-burn of painting’s past, art history with a capital “A.” It also works to carve out a space for itself in current dialogues and continues to look ahead at painting’s potential. So my preoccupying question is, “Where do we go from here?” -Melanie Authier (2015)

This exhibition is co-produced and circulated by the Thames Art Gallery. In collaboration with the Ottawa Art Gallery, Art Gallery of Guelph, Galerie de I’UQAM, MSVU Art Gallery and Musée régional de Rimouski.


 

Back to News Listing

Related Articles

Prairie Fairies book launch with author Valerie Korinek

2018-09-25
Posted on 2018-09-18

Book recovers the previously marginalized experiences of queer people in Western Canada between 1930-1985


Saskatoon StarPhoenix: 91-year-old artist part of Prairie-focused exhibition at Remai Modern

Posted on 2018-09-13

Landscape painter Dorothy Knowles (BA'48) is one of the College of Arts and Science's Alumni of Influence


USask and Saskatoon Symphony Orchestra conduct joint research: Do brains play the same tune?

Posted on 2018-09-13

Researchers investigate whether synchrony between performers’ brain activity causes beneficial brain activity patterns


Department of Music announces New Collaborations concert

Posted on 2018-09-12

Véronique Mathieu, holder of the David L. Kaplan Chair in Music, will perform in Saskatoon for the first time


Prairie Paladin Medieval Market and Faire

2018-09-29
Posted on 2018-09-06

The Bowl is transformed into a medieval marketplace with combat demos, music, gallery tours and hands-on activities


The Shadow of the Sun: Ross Bleckner and Zachari Logan

2018-10-05
Posted on 2018-09-06

The College Art Galleries features the work of Ross Bleckner and Zachari Logan