The Department of Visual Arts at Western University is pleased to present the 2015 MFA/PhD Open Studio. Now in its second year, Western Open Studio allows members of the community, art enthusiasts and the general public access to our graduate studio spaces. Join us at the John Labatt Visual Arts Centre as we open our doors for the evening. See the art; Meet the artists! Participating student artists will be in attendance to discuss their work. A full list of participating artists can be found below.
Open Studio will be held in conjunction with the BFA Practicum graduating exhibition “Vault” at the ArtLab gallery, David Rokeby’s exhibition “Very Nervous System” at McIntosh Gallery, as well as the the “Boredom” Visual Arts Graduate Conference that will be held the following day from 10am-7pm.
1:00pm – 8:00pm: MFA, PhD, and BFA Practicum Open Studios.
3:45pm – 4:45pm: Tour of David Rokeby Exhibition led by James Patten at McIntosh Gallery.
7:00pm – 9:00pm: “Vault”: BFA Practicum Graduating Exhibition in the Artlab.
9:00pm – Midnight: After-Party Drinks/Food/Dance with DrDJPhD.
Catered by Hosiptality Services – Cash Bar.
Lynette de Montreuil
Randi Aiken, Megan Arnold, Mariah Bailey, Cayley Cowan, Vikki Delle Donne, Taylor Doyle, Jamie Dronyk, Amy Harrington, Mitchell Kemp, Odre Lefebvre, Francesca Mak, Faith Patrick, Nicholas Reddon, Angelika Schulz, Mackenzie Sinclair, Erik Skouris, Jennifer Stevenson, Devan Vasile
FREE PARKING on Friday in Lot Y, (Visual Arts Perimiter Lot) on the North side of the VAC, 2pm-12 Midnight.
Metered parking is also available on the south side of the Visual Arts building.
For directions to the John Labatt Visual Arts Centre, please use the Western Maps tool. Use the keyword “Visual Arts” or VAC to find our building.
There will be a FREE BUS from Toronto departing from Mercer Union at 1:30pm and returning at 9:30pm.
RSVP is required to ensure a spot on the bus: http://westernopenstudios.rsvpify.com/
Space is limited.
We encourage conference attendees to arrive one day early so they may join faculty, students, and families for this day of studio visits and receptions. Visit the Western Open Studios Facebook page for more information. More details about the bus to Toronto will be communicated soon.