Artist Talk: Colin Menzies

WHEN: Weds, Jan 18, 2017, at 7 p.m.

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, ACAD

Colin Menzies is an interdisciplinary artist, producing music videos, short films, and animated series under alias Subliminal Rabbit. Colin also manages Studio C, an art centre that creates inclusive culture through collaborative projects, art classes, and gallery exhibitions. Studio C is the recent recipient of the CCVO Innovation award and the Sandstone City Builder award, and described by Avenue Magazine as a place that ‘defies stereotypes and inspires invention’.

Artist Talk: Morgan Campbell

Morgan Campbell, Greenhouse Guerrillas (Detail), oil on canvas, 78cm x 96cm, 2016.

WHEN: Mon, Dec 5 at 4:45 p.m.

WHERE: Room 532, ACAD

FORMAT: 20 minutes presentation followed by discussions and Q & A.

Artist Statement
My creative research practice strives to consolidate my social and psychological self-portrait.

Through a series of self-portrait paintings, I seek to map out my evolving understanding of my role as a performing social body.

Artist Talk: Su Ying Strang

WHEN: Weds, Nov 30 at 7 p.m.

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre

Su Ying Strang is an artist and cultural worker based in Calgary, Alberta.

Hailing from the southern United States, Strang relocated to Canada in 2006 to pursue her BFA from the Alberta College of Art + Design.

In addition to her studio practice, Strang is the Director of The New Gallery, and the President of the Alberta Association of Artist-Run Centres.

Elder talk: Randy Bottle

WHEN: Mon, Nov 28 at 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Room 340

Kainai knowledge keeper, Randy Bottle, will be presenting to ACAD students and staff on various issues relating to colonialism and reconciliation from a Blackfoot perspective.

Artist Talk: Deborah Schwartzkopf

Covered Jar, mid-fire procelain

WHEN: Thurs, Nov 10 at 1 p.m.

WHERE: Stanford Perrott Lecture Theatre, ACAD

Deborah Schwartzkopf was born and raised in Seattle. From 1999-2002 she earned her BA at the University of Alaska and worked for studio potters in the Anchorage area.  After a year of independent study at San Diego State University, Deborah completed her MFA at Penn State in 2005.