The Department of Prints and Drawings 11 Jun 2016 – 19 Aug 2016
How can a small university art gallery, itself a department, oversee a Department of Prints and Drawings? The provocative title of this exhibition is meant to prompt skepticism about the medium-based categories that still define large public collections, such as those at the National Gallery of Canada.
Sara Hartland-Rowe: Look to the Living 26 May 2012 – 12 Aug 2012
Sara Hartland-Rowe’s figure paintings probe the psychological relationship that exists between model and painter. The shared anxiety of the subjects and their observer is reflected to the viewer in their facial expressions.
Paperworks 8 Apr 2006 – 30 Jul 2006
In 2004, Eye Level Gallery commissioned Paperwork30– a limited edition of 25 boxed sets, each containing one original work by each of 20 Halifax-affiliated artists—to celebrate its thirtieth anniversary. MSVU acquired one set for its permanent collection.