Visiting Artist | Bee Kingdom

WHEN: Tuesday, October 24, 2017, from 7 until 8 p.m.

WHERE: Room 340, ACAD

Calgary-based artist duo Phillip Bandura and Ryan Fairweather comprise the Bee Kingdom Hot Glass Studio. They will present their work and self-promotional tactics that they use to get it out there in Professional Practices for Artists.

Bee Kingdom is doing a public talk at ACAD on October 24th from 7-8 pm in room 340, they will be using the Lecture hall and introducing students to self-promotion techniques in the arts.

Bus Tour to Indigenous Landmarks

WHEN: Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Calgary and Southern Alberta

A bus tour to Indigenous Landmarks will take participants on a tour through Calgary and surrounding areas to discuss and explore significant Indigenous landmarks.

This event will be activated by Brittney and Richelle Bear Hat, Reg and Rose Crowshoe, Laurie Somerville and Troy Emery Twigg.

The tour will pick up participants at both UofC (in the main bus loop at 8:30 a.m.) and ACAD (front entrance 9:10 a.m.) and travel to the following landmarks:

Artist Talk: Wes Niven of Converse

WHEN: Friday, March 31 at 1 p.m.

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, ACAD

Wes’ practice focuses on branding, illustration, and custom apparel graphics. The Toronto native now resides in Boston, working as a Designer at the HQ of Converse. With a Bachelor of Design in Illustration from ACAD and a post graduate from SVA, Wes is back in town to collaborate with senior VCD students for the ACAD x Fridge Gallery mural in the gallery on the fifth floor.

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Visiting Artist - Artist Melissa-Jo Belcourt Moses

WHEN: Thursday, April 6 from 9 until 3 p.m.

WHERE: Lodgepole Center, ACAD

Visiting Artist Melissa-Jo Belcourt Moses will be giving a traditional beading workshop for ACAD Students, Thursday, April 6 from 9 am until 3 pm in ACAD’s Lodgepole Center.

Materials will be provided for students who pre-register. Space is limited so sign up today in the Lodgepole Center!

Artist Talk: Laurel Johannesson

Image caption: The Oblivion Seekers

WHEN: Tuesday, March 16 at 11 a.m.

WHERE: Room 532, ACAD

Time on the surface could be thought of as linear, flowing like a conveyor belt moving horizontally from the past, present to the future. However, through surveying ideas, philosophies, and representations of temporality, and looking at the interplay between contemporary art and technology, we can understand how time is a much more complex concept.

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