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2021 Joseph Plaskett Award winners announced

The School of Fine Art & Music (SOFAM) and the College of Arts are delighted to announce that 2 Master of Fine Art Students have swept major art awards the Joseph Plaskett Award in Painting and the Nancy Petry Award!

2020 UGFA Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching

We are pleased to announce that Amanda Boetzkes, Art History Professor, School of Fine Art and Music, has been awarded the 2020 UGFA Distinguished Professor Award for Excellence in Teaching in the College of Arts.  Congratulations Amanda and thanks for all the hard work you do in both the undergradate and graduate program.

Art History Speaker Series

The School of Fine Art and Music is pleased to announce the 2020-21 Art History Speaker Series, Terra Insum: On the Ground of Art, Knowledge and Politics

Six Gryphon Singers singing on stage.

Gryphon Singers Choir Awarded Second Place in National Choir Competition

The University of Guelph’s Gryphon Singers placed second in the National Competition for Canadian Amateur Choirs in the Collegiate Choir division. The Gryphon Singers competed against McGill’s Schulick Singers who won first place, and Western University who placed third.

The competition was open to all amateur choirs across Canada and featured a highly competitive pool of applicants.

To listen to their award-winning performance, click here.