In the history of computational art in Canada, a group of forward-thinking artists and technicians at Western played a starring role.
Professor Tricia Johnson draws on all her experience and creativity as she teaches her visual arts classes online.
A Hospitality staffer committed to waste diversion and a student who designed an app to improve use of electric-vehicle charging stations are among winners of this year’s Western sustainability awards.
The Artlab Gallery doors may be closed, but its virtual walls are full of works celebrating students.
She starts with the eyes – perhaps that is why the eyes are the most striking aspect of Abbygale Shelley’s most recent work, ‘The Trenches of COVID-19.’
More than 50 years after futurist and architect Buckminster Fuller visited London, Visual Arts students have staged an exhibition that examines the man whose name is synonymous with the interlocking triangles of a geodesic dome.
No one knows what changes the mindset of an inmate. Prison is punitive, intended to strip power and deliver pain. But through creativity, Visual Arts professor Sky Glabush has found a way to empower inmates and deliver a bit of compassion into those dark corners.
Eleven Western alumnae have been named recipients of the 2019 Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award, the Women’s Executive Network recently announced.
Unless deeply involved in the London arts scene, the rich and vibrant history of Forest City independent publishing may be lost to you. One Western PhD student, however, hopes to change that with her latest curated show at the McIntosh Gallery.
A recent art exhibition curated by a Western alumnus was one of several community catalysts credited with leading to one Ontario city to open a residential addiction withdrawal and treatment centre this fall.
Future Fossils was a series of events and projects in London, Toronto and New York, including exhibitions, a workshop, and a graduate summer school, that brought together a group of people working on museums, contemporary art, the Anthropocene, and climate change.
A lifetime of experimental conversations between brain and body have lead Visual Arts professor Sky Glabush to stand among the country’s leading artists. Two of his large works, painted with oil and sand on canvas, have recently been acquired by the National Gallery of Canada.
Hello! His name is Cody Barteet. He prepared a list of favourite things to read, watch and listen. Prepare to enjoy.
More than a decade ago, as an MFA student, Brendan Fernandes, MFA’05, attended the opening of the Whitney Biennial, a contemporary exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. “Enamoured” in the moment, the young artist pledged to return one day – but as more than an observer.
Artlab Gallery Manager Liza Eurich answers three simple questions about her reading, viewing and listening habits by taking her turn on Read. Watch. Listen.
Tornadoes carry destructive power and fearsome beauty – and a new exhibit at the John Labatt Visual Arts Centre attempts to convey both.
In a milestone for the university, every faculty at Western now has at least one Innovation Ambassador whose job it is to help share and cultivate all these ideas and values.
A Western-led team is helping El Salvadorans share and archive their stories of genocide and massacre during the country’s civil war.
Earlier this summer, Visual Arts graduate student Jessica Cappuccitti curated an exhibition, Welcome to Detroit: Suzy Lake and Orlando Ford, at the McIntosh Gallery. The exhibition offered viewers an opportunity to understand how these images – some of Detroit’s decay and others that capture people with smiling faces and open arms – shape ideas about the city.
Julia Beltrano, Technical Specialist Manager in the Department of Visual Arts, is the new president of Western’s Professional & Managerial Association. She follows Melanie Molnar from the Faculty of Education to the position.