STEFAN EMBARKS ON INTERNATIONAL TEACHING EXCHANGE IN CHENGDU, CHINA
Stefan engaging the university students of Sichuan Normal University in Chengdu, China.
UFV's Associate Professor, Shelley Stefan, has embarked on an international teaching exchange with the Sichuan Normal University in Chengdu, China. Stefan is delivering a Painting class to 25 Chinese students from the SNU Fine Arts College. Her course is entitled "Smart Art: Lessons in Contemporary Painting" and it is one half of a 2 part series, making up an exciting exchange, the first of its kind between the Fine Arts College of Sichuan Normal University and the Visual Arts Department of the University of the Fraser Valley.
Beginning on June 2 through to June 13, 2014, Associate Professor, Tang Jianhui, will lead a two-week Chinese painting intensive course as part of this exchange program between UFV and SNU. This once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to learn a form of painting filled with rich tradition and technique will be offered Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 9am to 1pm, in room C1043 in Abbotsford. Please contact Vicki Bolan, email@example.com for more details. Pre-requisites for this course is the completion of VA223.
Safe travels home, Shelley! Read about Stefan's experience in the UFV Today blog post.
2014 BFA GRAD, NASTASHA MOL, RECEIVES RESEARCH POSTER AWARD
The UFV Visual Arts department proudly announces 2014 BFA Grad, Nastasha Mol, has been awarded the Associate Vice President Academic Award at this year's Student Research Day. The prize, worth $150, is given to Mol in recognition of the extensive research she completed for her work, Learned Compassion, currently featured in the BFA Grad Exhibition, Some Assembly Required.
Mol and other winners will be honoured at the annual awards banquet. Congratulations Nastasha!
THE PARTICIPATE POSTER WINNERS ARE ANNOUNCED
The pARTicipate project received a number of impressive submissions for the 2013/14 call, which focused on the ideas of recognition, healing and reconciliation concerning the Indian residential school systems, informed by the national event held in the fall of 2013 by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). See the First Prize winner's poster on the project's webpage. Congratulations to all those whose posters were recognized for their work!
WE JUST WANTED TO SAY THANKS!
The 2014 BFA Grads would like to thank you, UFV, for taking part in this year's extremely successful BFA Silent Auction. There was record turn out and the grads were able to raise over $3000 in 5 days. All funds generated go towards the BFA Grad exhibition and visual arts scholarships.
So thank you, UFV. We couldn't have done it without you!
2014 UFV VISUAL ARTS DIPLOMA GRAD SHOW OPENING RECEPTION
Sunday, March 09 from 1-4pm.
Visit the Kariton Art Gallery between 1pm and 4pm for the Opening Reception of INCEPTIONS, the 2014 UFV Visual Arts Diploma grad show. Featuring the works the following artists:
This event is free to the public
ANNUAL BFA GRAD FUNDRAISER - SILENT AUCTION
February 24, 2014 - February 28, 2014.
The Gallery, Room B136
The Silent Auction is an exciting event dedicated to the development and support of the Visual Arts at UFV. Proceeds go to the production of the BFA Grad Show and for VA scholarships. The event is open to the public for five days only and provides a rare opportunity to acquire artworks that are affordable. This year the BFA Grad Silent Auction raised an astounding $3000. Thank you to everyone who came out to support the grads by biding on quality art works.
Location: VA Gallery, B 136, Abbotsford Campus Hours: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Mon – Thurs. Friday 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM.
ATTENTION! The BFA Grads of 2014 need your help!
Please donate to their online funding campaign, and help them reach their goal. All funds raised go to the 2014 Grad exhibition, Some Assembly Required
Visit http://www.gofundme.com/ufvbfa to give today