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Top-10 Fine Arts stories of 2021

Top-10 Fine Arts stories of 2021

As we wind down a(nother) year of unprecedented firsts, it is with gratitude and awe that we look back on the student accomplishments, faculty successes, new appointments and visiting scholars who made 2021 memorable. Read on to see some of the things that kept our...

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Alumni activity this fall

Alumni activity this fall

Looking for a good example of the interdisciplinary impact of Fine Arts alumni on the local arts scene? Consider the recent CRD Arts Champion Summit held in December, which included presentations by a wide range of our alumni including Mercedes...

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Media & faculty activity this fall

Media & faculty activity this fall

There’s been no shortage of faculty activity beyond our departments this fall, with a wide range of professors and instructors appearing in the media, participating in festivals and exhibitions, or lending their expertise to workshops and symposia. Art History &...

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ONC Artist-in-Residence call for grad student applications

ONC Artist-in-Residence call for grad student applications

Call for Proposals  UVic's Faculty of Fine Arts and Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) are calling for graduate student applications for the 2022 ONC Artist-in-Residence program.  Note: the application period closes on December 17, 2021. s The Artist-in-Residence will ignite...

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Hot new electives for Winter ’22

Hot new electives for Winter ’22

Students, do you need a fascinating elective for Winter 2022? Fine Arts has you covered, no matter what your faculty or area of study. While we're offering dozens of electives, we're highlighting these four as they're open to all students across campus.The Ongoing Art...

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Orion Series presents visiting artist Julian Hou

Orion Series presents visiting artist Julian Hou

The Orion Lecture Series in Fine Arts Through the generous support of the Orion Fund in Fine Arts, the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Victoria, is pleased to present: Julian Hou Visiting Artist 7:30 - 9:00 pm (PST) Wednesday, Dec 1, 2021 Room A162, UVic Visual...

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Fine Arts active during 5 Days of Action

Fine Arts active during 5 Days of Action

UVic’s fourth annual 5 Days of Action runs November 15 to 19, and Fine Arts is a big part of it this year. “We all know that small actions can collectively have big impacts,” says UVic President Kevin Hall. “I hope we will each make time to participate in the events...

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Orion Series presents visiting artist Hazel Meyer

Orion Series presents visiting artist Hazel Meyer

The Orion Lecture Series in Fine Arts Through the generous support of the Orion Fund in Fine Arts, the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Victoria, is pleased to present: Hazel Meyer Visiting Artist       7:30 - 9:00 pm (PST) Wednesday, Nov 17, 2021 Room A162,...

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Fine Arts online open house Nov 17

Fine Arts online open house Nov 17

Do you know someone ready to pursue a creative future? All are welcome to bring questions and inspiration to our free Fine Arts online open house, happening 6:30-7:30pm Wed, Nov 17 via Zoom. Register here. Note: registration closes two hours before the event. About...

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Orion Series presents visiting artist Tania Willard

Orion Series presents visiting artist Tania Willard

The Orion Lecture Series in Fine Arts Through the generous support of the Orion Fund in Fine Arts, the Faculty of Fine Arts, University of Victoria, is pleased to present: Tania Willard Visiting Artist   7:30 - 9:00 pm (PST) Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021 Room A162, UVic...

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Sandra Meigs returns with a new exhibit – don’t miss it!

Sandra Meigs returns with a new exhibit – don’t miss it!

The Visual Arts department is please to welcome Sandra Meigs back to VIA for the launch of her new book and exhibition. Meigs has deep ties at the university having mentored hundred of art students during her +20 years at UVic. Be sure to check out these upcoming...

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