Visual Studies Resources - Updated March 6, 2018
Art Museum - http://artmuseum.utoronto.ca/
One of the largest gallery spaces for visual art exhibitions and programming in Toronto with the director of the museum being a faculty member.
→ Works by the five Sobey Awards finalists was displayed in the museum this fall.
→ where the MVS Studio Program Graduating Exhibition and the Shelley Peterson Student Art Exhibition takes place.
→ Hosts curated gallery tours.
Hart House Art Committee - https://www.facebook.com/harthouseartcommittee/
→ Holds life drawings workshops, curated art gallery tours
→ HaS 4 subcommittees: acquisitions committee, arbor room subcommittee, education and outreach subcommittee and the student projects subcommittee
- by joining the acquisitions subcommittee you can take part in the acquisition of new art for Hart House!
- Find out more @ http://harthouse.ca/art-committee/
History of Art Students’ Association - https://www.facebook.com/hasa.utoronto/
→ hold workshops and talks with scholars and curators working in Toronto and the GTA
→ call for submissions if you’re interested in writing/curating
Visual Studies Student Projects - https://www.facebook.com/VSSP.UofT/
→ A student-run initiative to select, display, discuss, and reward exceptional student work.
→ VSSP requests work for public display in planned shows
→ Share events happening around campus and in Toronto
Events coming up!
March 10th: The Fourth Annual History of Art Undergraduate Symposium
→ Theme: The Art of Passage: Trade, Colonial Expression, Globalism
March 16th: Revealing the Renaissance: (De)constructing Early Modern Identities
→ The Fourth Annual Conference by the Association of Renaissance Students at UofT
March 23rd: Opening Night of The University of Toronto Shelley Peterson Student Art Exhibition
→ The University of Toronto Shelley Peterson Student Art Exhibition showcases the artistic excellence of undergraduate students in the University of Toronto’s tri-campus visual studies programs. Selected for artistic merit and originality, these works highlight the artists’ diverse and experimental practices.
→ You can rent LCD Projectors, DSLRs, Lightsphere and alot more
→ Robarts: 9-13th floors
→ Fine Arts Library : Sid Smith, 6th floor
→ website full of interviews with artists about their works and exhibitions
→ tutorials for various softwares
→ login in with your daniels credentials to access the tutorial
→ A journal of art that offers in-depth analysis of artists’ work along with essays that broaden the context in which to understand it. The AGO, the Daniels Faculty, UAL and many more and involved in the publishing process of this journal offering a range of cultures and diverse content.
AVSSU’s magazine: https://www.facebook.com/uoftshift/
General Visual Studies Representative: firstname.lastname@example.org
Studio Representative: email@example.com
Questions concerning 3rd & 4th year VIS studios email Robert: firstname.lastname@example.org or Scott: email@example.com
Stay tuned for more resources & events coming up and feel free to email us with any comments, questions or concerns @ firstname.lastname@example.org !