The faculty of Art History would like to congratulate Jack Fallon for winning the David Murray Medal in Arts for 2016. Jack was selected by the Awards Committee of the College of Arts for his excellence in scholarship and citizenship, an honour that made him the College of Arts nominee for the Winegard Medal, the University of Guelph's top convocation award to an undergraduate student. We commend his achievements and wish him the very best of luck.
MA.AHVC graduate student Timothy Chandler has won the "TD Education Curatorial Fellowship" at the Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery. In this position, intended to encourage greater career opportunities within the museum field, Timmy will work closely with the Power Plant's Curator of Education and Public Programs and other members of the education, outreach, and visitor services team to learn about all of the diverse facets of the work in a contemporary art gallery. He will participate in all phases of program development, assist with the gallery's youth-related programming, and research and develop public programs and liaise with artists, curators, and other cultural producers.
We are thrilled to announce that Ambera Wellmann (MFA at the University of Guelph) is this year’s recipient of the fourteenth Joseph Plaskett Award! The 2016 jury was impressed with Ms. Wellmann’s work, the ideas expressed in her statement, and the letter of support from esteemed critic and art historian Robert Enright, one of her professors at the University of Guelph.
Former MFA student Ashleigh Bartlett has been awarded the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta