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Guelph Students at East China Normal University, Shanghai. For the 5th consecutive year, a group of Guelph undergraduate students are spending a full semester at ECNU in Shanghai, the world’s most exciting city! The school is one of Shanghai’s oldest and most respected universities, as well as being among the country’s most picturesque campuses.
Prof. Judith Thompson, English and Theatre Studies, is directing a play currently running at Buddies in Bad Times theatre in Toronto.
Of the 15 artists shortlisted on June 14, 2014 for the $25,000 RBC Canadian Painting Competition, five are graduates of the University of Guelph's Studio Art program. They are
Ashleigh Bartlett (MFA, 2011)
Jennifer Carvalho (MFA, 2013)
Tiziana La Melia (MFA, 2011)
Wallis Cheung (BA, 2008)
James Gardner (BA, 2008)
Roberta Smith will talk about how she became an art critic; her responsibilities as she sees them as well as the workaday nature of newspaper criticism, how her job and view of her job has changed over time and how both have been affected by academia, by social media and the globalized big-spending art world/market.