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HOMECOMING: THE ALUMNI JURIED EXHIBITION
WATERLOO - University of Waterloo Art Gallery (UWAG) presents an exhibition of works of
art by alumni from the UW Fine Arts Department.
WHAT – A jury panel, comprised of three Canadian curators, selected artists for the
exhibition from a list of 65 who responded to the Call for Entries. Alumni responded from
across the country: Nova Scotia to Vancouver and points in-between; as well, submissions
included artists who graduated in 1973 to those who just left campus in 2003! The resulting
exhibition is comprised of works by 27 artists in various media: installation, sculpture,
painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, and photography.
WHERE - University of Waterloo Art Gallery in East Campus Hall, 263 Phillip Street,
Waterloo. Parking is available in Lot B after 2 :45 pm daily and on weekends. There is also
metered parking available at the west end of East Campus Hall.
WHEN - Friday November 5th, 2004 - Thursday January 20th, 2005.
(Please note that the Gallery will be closed following the end of Fall Semester Classes, for
Exam Period and for the Holiday Break from Thursday December 2nd through Thursday
Opening Reception with UW President David Johnston, Dean of Arts Robert Kerton and Chair
of the Department of Fine Arts, Jane Buyers, is on Friday November 5th from 4 - 6 pm.
Remarks at 4:30 pm.
*The UW AG is 40 years on campus in 2004. In order to celebrate the history of the Gallery
and the University's collection, the Alumni exhibition is being held to document the part that
students have played in the history of the gallery. Jurors Barbara Fischer (U of T), Arlene
Kennedy (UWO) and Judith Nasby (U of G) selected twenty-seven artists from five provinces
from a general call to all fine arts alumni.
The artists included in the exhibition are: Mike Ambedian, ON, MFA 2001; Denis Bolohan,
ON,BA 1977; Amanda Burk, NS, BA 2001; Darlene Cole, ON, MFA 1995; Phil Delisle, ON,
BA 2000; Melissa Doherty, ON; BA 1993; Sohelia Esfahani, ON, BA 2002; Ryan Gibson,
ON, BA 2001; Sarah Jane Gorlitz, ON, BA 2002; Peter Harris, ON, BA 1997; Josy Hilkes
Britton, ON, BA 1979; David Hunsberger, ON, BA 1976; Sandra Martin, ON, MFA 2001; Eva
McCauley, ON, MFA 1996; Sheila McMath, ON, MFA 2001; Mike Murphy, ON, MFA 2003;
Mary Catherine Newcomb, ON, BA 1979; Joan O'Doherty, ON, MFA 2000; Wojiech
Olejnik, ON, MFA 2002; Catherine Paleczny, ON, BA 2000; Linda Perez, ON, BA 2001;
Sandra Scheller, BC, BA 1996; Carolyn Sheu, ON, BA 1991; Gaetanne Sylvester, MN, BA
1991; Karen Trask, QC, BA 1978; Victoria Wonnacott, QC, BA 1975; and Laura Wood, ON,
CONTACT: GALLERY OFFICE
519-888-4567 EXT 3575
Admission is free!
Gallery Hours: Tues./W ed./Fri. 12 - 4 pm; Thurs 12 - 7 pm; Sat 1 - 4 pm